Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

 

MSG: What This “Delicious” Ingredient Can Do to Your Health

Posted on July 4th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  1 Comment »

MSG or monosodium glutamate is a flavor enhancer and additive that’s found in a wide range of processed food products, including frozen dinners, salad dressings, processed meats, and junk foods. While MSG makes food more savory, it hardly does wonders for your health. In fact, natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola says that consuming MSG-containing […]

 
 

Why Aspartame-Sweetened Soda Is a Big Diet Disaster

Posted on May 9th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  6 Comments »

Did you know that half of the United States population over the age of two drinks sugary beverages on a daily basis? The figures can be higher, as this statistic does not include 100 percent fruit juices, flavored milk, or sweetened teas. This high consumption has actually contributed to rising obesity rates among American adults […]

 
 

Walmart Stores Are Linked to Obesity

Posted on November 11th, 2011 by Elaine Rosales  |  15 Comments »

Walmart is famous for low-cost food and consumer products, which is a relief for people who are trying to slash their grocery bills costs. But are you aware that buying from Walmart may also have a significant effect in the rising rates of obesity? Researchers examined the effects of Walmart Supercenters on body mass index […]

 
 

Sedentary Lifestyle Causes Health Woes and Shortens Lifespans

Posted on October 8th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  10 Comments »

There’s a new epidemic called sitting disease or a sedentary lifestyle. And you may be an all too willing victim. Chances are you’re either at work or at home reading this article, seated on your computer chair. An eight-hour office job ties you to your desk. You spend an hour or two on the road […]