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Cafeteria Crisis — Here’s What Cafeteria Lunches Look Like Around The World Vs. The US [Infographic]

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Diet It UP, Health It UP, Infographics, Nutrition Lists, Obesity

Uh, we’re in trouble. Visual News put together a compilation of cafeteria lunches from around the world. Let’s just say it’s not pretty, unless you’re in school outside of the US.

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Experts Explain Why Being Underweight Might Be MORE Dangerous Than Being Obese [Study]

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Health It UP, News, Obesity, Study

New research reveals that being too thin puts you in quite a risky place, with a heightened risk of death. Could being underweight be MORE dangerous than being obese?

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Treadmill Desks: Research Shows It Pays To Go The Extra Mile While In The Office [Study]

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Disease, Gear It UP, Health It UP, Obesity

It’s your choice to be a couch potato, but an office job might force you to stay sedentary from 9 to 5 (or longer) — a lifestyle that’s linked with an increased risk of diabetes, obesity, and all-cause death. Research suggests that treadmill desks could be a powerful solution to increase calorie burn, boost productivity, and get you to move more.

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[Infographic] Catch Up On Obesity In The US With Georgetown’s 60-Second Fact Sheet

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in Health It UP, Infographics, Obesity

More than 1/3 of American adults are obese (35.7%) and 17% of children are, too. Catch up on obesity in the US with this simple 60-second fact sheet, appropriately titled ‘Fighting the Obesity Epidemic,’ courtesy of Georgetown University’s Nursing Program.

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[Infographic] The Cost Of Obesity

Posted by on Apr 14, 2013 in Health It UP, Infographics, Obesity

In 2004, the CDC ranked obesity as the number one health risk facing America. Today, we are still facing massive risk — if obesity rates continue on their current trajectories, 44% of Americans will be obese by 2030. The George Washington University shares its infographic detailing the startling rise in obesity and the ridiculous cost associated with it.

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