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Study Finds That Teenagers Get as Much Exercise as 60-Year-Olds

Before technology became so prevalent, kids spent a lot of time outdoors. They played stick ball in the streets, flew kites, and rode their bikes...

By: Anna Johansson

The One Type of Sugar That's Hurting You Most (And How to Avoid It)

Sugar is sabotaging the health of millions of Americans. A 2013 report from Credit Suisse estimated that Americans collectively spend $1 trillion a...

By: Brandon Hall

Americans Epically Fail a Fitness IQ Test

Americans aren't doing too great when it comes to fitness. Over 68 percent of adults are considered overweight or obese, and childhood obesity continu...

By: Andy Haley

These 5 Alarming Stats Show Just How Bad the Average American Eats

It's an appropriate coincidence that the acronym for the Standard American Diet is SAD. Also known as the Western pattern diet, the SAD uses av...

By: Brandon Hall

Leptin: Could This Hormone Be The Reason It's So Difficult To Keep Weight Off?

Why is it so tough to keep weight off? It's a question many Americans struggle with. A 2015 study found an average obese person who lost more than ...

By: Brandon Hall