September 02, 2014

obesity

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  • Breakfast Cereal: Measure for Measure
    Wellness Tip

    Breakfast Cereal: Measure for Measure

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you eat breakfast cereal and are watching your weight, beware of overeating varieties with smaller, more densely packed flakes or pieces. In a recent study from Penn State, people helped themselves to standard wheat flakes or the same flakes crushed to reduce the volume by 20, 40, or 60 percent.

  • Can You Be Fat and Fit?

    Can You Be Fat and Fit?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Everyone knows that it’s unhealthy to be over­weight or, especially, obese. But what if you are physically fit? Could fitness cancel out the health risks?

  • Should You Be Tested for Diabetes?

    Should You Be Tested for Diabetes?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If your last medical exam didn't include a test for type 2 diabetes as part of its basic blood panel, you may want to have your glucose level tested. Millions of people may have diabetes and don’t know it.

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