Life’s Simple 7
My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart Association with the goal of improved health by educating the public on how best to live. … This seven step list has been developed to deliver on the hope we all have–to live a long, productive healthy life.
Manage blood pressure
Reduce blood sugar
High Caloric intake at breakfast vs. dinner differentially influences weight loss of overweight and obese women
Daniela Jakubowicz, et al.
Obesity. Volume 21, Issue 12, pages 2504–2512, December 2013
High-calorie breakfast with reduced intake at dinner is beneficial and might be a useful alternative for the management of obesity and metabolic syndrome.
Strokes On The Rise Among Younger Adults
February 22, 2016
About 10 percent of all strokes occur in people between 18 and 50 years old, and the risk factors include some that Hodge had: high blood pressure, overweight, off-kilter cholesterol, smoking and diabetes.
Obesity Increases Stroke Risk in Young Adults
Opportunity for Prevention
Walter N. Kernan, MD
Stroke. 2015; 46: 1435-1436
Sugar substitutes linked to obesity
Artificial sweetener seems to change gut microbiome.
17 September 2014
The artificial sweeteners that are widely seen as a way to combat obesity and diabetes could, in part, be contributing to the global epidemic of these conditions.