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How Much Will I Lose on Nutrisystem? Kelly Lost 16 lbs and Joey lost 79 lbs

On Nutrisystem you can expect to lose 2 pounds a week. In total, you can lose anywhere between 10 and 100 pounds. I know people who lost  a few pounds only, because they didn't have much to lose anyway, and I have met people who lost over 100 pounds in a little more than a year. Get more information about the program and save $50 here.

Here is Kelly and Joey.


How to Protect Your Children from Obesity

The frequency of overweight and obesity has risen dramatically in both children and adults the last 20 years. People who are severely obese are more likely to have a variety of disabling or even fatal conditions including arthritis, asthma, and high blood pressure, and may also have a shorter life expectancy. A new study found that individuals who are obese early in life have a high risk of becoming severely obese in adulthood.


Weight Loss: An Effective Therapy For Osteoarthritis (OA)

In our era of baby boomers and Western diet, the population’s average age and body weight—two key biological determinants of musculoskeletal health—continue their upward trend.  Today, almost 3 out for 4 people over 65 suffer from osteoarthritis (OA). Along with age, obesity is the primary risk factor for developing OA.  Affliction of both knee joints is the type of OA most commonly found in overweight people. 

How Does Being Overweight Affect Your Joints?

Overweight and obesity affect your joints in two ways.


Mediterranean Diet and Weight Loss

Obesity has taken epidemic proportions in many industrialized nations including Spain and other countries of the Mediterranean basin. A health condition that has both a genetic and an epigenetic origin, obesity is associated with the occurrence of numerous diseases, such as hypertension, type II diabetes, coronary heart disease and even some forms of cancer.


Indoor Vaping Strongly Discouraged By WHO

The World Health Organization suggested e-cigarettes to be banned in public places as well as workplaces and stopping selling to minors. The WHO said in a report that promotional campaigns claiming e-cigarettes capable of helping smokers to quit should be called off until they can provide firm evidence. It is warned by experts that the device may threaten the health of juveniles and the fetuses of pregnant women.