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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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What is the best approach to lose weight?

What is the best approach to lose weight? Consulting with a particular professional, like a nutritionist, or consulting with a team of professionals with a multidisciplinary approach?

Obesity is a worldwide problem and there are many types of weight loss programs out there. Some are more effective than others. It also depends on the context and the reality of the individual who is trying to lose weight. But what is the best approach?

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Effect of a tailored eHealth weight loss program

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Effect of a tailored eHealth weight loss program

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), eHealth is an emerging part of medical and public health practice. This refers to treatment supported by mobile devices, such as monitoring with wireless devices and telemedicine.

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