The Awful Truth About Television: “Heavy” TV watching is a risk factor for obesity

This large amount of time spent motionlessly staring at a screen can be hazardous to your health. Numerous studies show a relationship between TV watching and obesity. The most striking were several studies published in The American Journal of Public Health. These studies found that people who watched three or more hours of television per day were almost twice as likely to be obese compared to people who watched less than one hour per day. Men, women, and children all had similar results. The waistlines of men, women, and children are all victims of their TV-watching habit. How does TV (and other screen watching), make us heavier?

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7 Secrets to a Fit and Healthy Family

Does this describe your family? You cook a different food for each member of the family three times a day, and your spouse and kids each have something they “won’t eat” or “must eat” at every meal. If you served a meal that everyone liked, it would have to be something deep fried or maybe pizza. It can be challenging to get members of your family on the same page regarding eating healthy foods

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Changing your diet is key when you try to get fit and lose weight. In fact, in the right setting, it happens naturally

One of the most important things to do when you are trying to get in shape is taking caution of your diet. This does not take any time from your schedule and you will feel much healthier when you eat the right foods in the right quantity.

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