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Does Impulsive Mean Overweight And Neurotic Mean Yo-Yo?

Are You Impulsive — Or Neurotic? If you’re impulsive it seems that you are more likely to be overweight. If you’re highly neurotic and less conscientious, it’s more likely that you’ll see your weight go up and down. At least that’s what was found in a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social […]

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How Obesity Threatens Our Future

Since 2006, Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have released an annual report on obesity.  This year’s report, F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2011 (available as a PDF download), unveils some downright alarming statistics. Some Major Findings: Adult Obesity Rates and Trends (2008-2010)  Adult obesity rates rose […]

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