Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Extreme Health Risk of Extreme Obesity

Like it or not, people that are morbidly obese are inherently unhealthy. That is a medical fact. In fact there was a recent study that found the strongest associations between obesity and death from all causes was found among study subjects who had never smoked and …

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My First Client’s First Healing Touch

Years ago when I was still a massage student, I had an evening job as a security guard that allowed me, between performing my duties, to read and study. I worked in an office building whose major tenant was a local child protection services office. One of the areas …

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Being Overweight Ticking You Off?
Being overweight has never been a good mood enhancing experience unless your playing Curly in the Three Stooges or Oprah and getting paid millions (Billions for Oprah) to do it.  Otherwise being overweight is depressing, sad, embarrassing, deadly at times (heart disease, diabetes etc), and only funny to those... Read more
How poverty effects diet and poor fitness

As a volunteer working with the very poor I frequently encounter other volunteers and missionaries that have come to offer their help. One day a missionary asked me, as a nurse, why the women were so heavy. He said that it’s difficult to find sponsors to help families when they see pictures of adorable small children with their over weight mothers standing behind them…

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