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Tag Results for "Obesity Among Hispanics"

Healthy Diet, Exercise Extend Life for Women in Their 70s: Study

Participants who were tops in both categories had 8 times the odds of survival. Women in their 70s can gain more years by following advice they may be giving their grandkids: exercise and eat your fruits and vegetables. continue reading »

Once-Obese Women Still Face Stigma, Study Finds

'Fat bias' may linger even after weight loss. Even after they shed their excess pounds, formerly obese women still have to contend with "anti-fat prejudice," according to a new study. continue reading »

Discovery Familia Joins In The Fight Against Obesity Among Hispanics

The Network Commits to Phase Two of "The President's Challenge" - Looking to Motivate Hispanics Nationwide to Actively Participate in "PALA+" - Discovery Familia announced today that it has joi continue reading »

Study Finds Direct Link Between Obesity, Heart Disease

Data from more than 75,000 people showed that having a higher BMI, in itself, is harmful. A large new study is the first to show a direct link between a high body-mass index and the risk of deve continue reading »