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The Southern United States may have the highest obesity rate in the nation, but that simply means that the Southern states have the most potential for weight loss success. It doesn’t matter where you live or what you are surrounded by. If you are ready to lose weight, then programs are available to help you […]



Is Obesity a Disease?

Posted In: Weight Loss By staff

Obesity rates have been on the rise in the United States for the past several decades, and with one in every three US adults being either overweight or obese it is no wonder as to why the topic of obesity has been so prominently in the headlines. While many people who struggle with excess weight […]

It is a question that is asked rather frequently: what makes it so hard to lose weight? If you’ve dealt with obesity for any length of time, then chances are this is a question that you have asked yourself in the past. It is also one of the questions that so many people bring to […]

Obesity impacts the body in many ways. One of the primary health concerns that many people face as a result of living with excess weight is hypertension, or high blood pressure. Your blood pressure measures the strength at which your blood pumps through your veins. It concerns your heart health because it is a direct […]

It is becoming more and more common to see obesity referred to as one of the biggest health threats to currently effect Americans, and there is an overwhelming body of evidence to support why. Obesity is associated with an increased risk for experiencing heart disease like a heart attack or stroke, it increases your blood […]



With staples like sweet tea, chicken and waffles, and no shortage of sweets to carry locals through every season of the year, it really should come as no surprise that obesity is a major problem throughout much of the Southern United States. Across the United States the rate of obesity is on the rise. Currently, […]