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Month: May 2021

Obesity and How to Fight it with Diet and Exercise

First, we must define obesity to better understand it and then discuss what can be done outside of medication and surgery to control or manage this disorder. Obesity is defined as a chronic condition resulting from the interaction between a person’s genetic makeup and the environment (phenotype). There are a lot of factors to include …

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Early Body Dissatisfaction & Depression in Adolescents

Body dissatisfaction and poor body image have been rising in prevalence continuously fueled by social and popular media channels leading to shifting attitudes among adolescents in particular. Such concerns are frequently reported in mid-adolescence and may be associated with the subsequent onset of mental health symptoms, ranging from disordered eating patterns to depression. As a whole, …

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