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Chronic stress: A Risk Factor For Obesity

Priti Kothari | May 23rd, 2014

Obesity continues to be a growing problem in the developed world. This global epidemic has complex roots and among the many contributors to an unhealthy weight, is chronic stress. Although it is natural for the body to undergo a “fight or flight” response when faced with a challenging situation, a prolonged stress response burdens the […]

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Improving ADD and ADHD Through Nutrition

Priti Kothari | May 16th, 2014

Nutritional deficiencies affect millions of people living with obesity in the United States. Inadequate nutrition in children and adults can not only affect physical health, it can also jeopardize mental function. New research supports the supplementation of a balanced daily diet to support treatment of ADD and ADHD in children and adults. Maintaining adequate levels […]

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Significant Reductions in Binge Eating Occur After Weight Loss Surgery

Priti Kothari | December 11th, 2013

Binge Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder in the United States and is prevalent in up to 30% of those seeking weight loss treatment.  Its prevalence in the population at large is eight percent.  It can have an exclusive night eating or nocturnal component for some patients.  It generally leads to obesity and […]

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Childhood Obesity and its Impact on Health

Priti Kothari | December 11th, 2013

Childhood obesity has become a major health concern among clinicians in recent years. In fact, more than 23 million children and teenagers in the U.S. are obese or overweight, a statistic that health and medical experts consider an epidemic. Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the last 30 years, resulting in about 20% of […]

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