Category Archives: Style

What Is Obesity? BMI Ranges, Causes, Treatment, Prevention, and Statistics

Obesity

Obesity is a term that, well, carries a lot of weight, because of varying cultural norms and stigmas about body size and shape. But for the purposes of this overview, we’ll focus on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) definition: abnormal or excessive fat accumulation in the body that presents a risk to your health. (1) […]

What is healthy weight loss?

weight loss

It’s natural for anyone trying to lose weight to want to lose it very quickly. But people who lose weight gradually and steadily (about 1 to 2 pounds per week) are more successful at keeping weight off. Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a “diet” or “program”. It’s about an ongoing lifestyle that includes long-term […]