Tag Archives: American Medical Association

I Know Food Can be Fattening, But What About the Stuff I Drink

Too many calories is fattening. You can get too many calories from the food you eat and the things you drink. There seems to be more confusion about beverages and their effect on body weight than food. That’s not to say that food and body weight isn’t confusing, because it is. Beverages and body weight […]

Is Obesity is a Disease? AMA Says Yes… and So Does AHA

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease.  It was an action that asked doctors and insurance companies to put more emphasis on the health condition in order to minimize its effects.    The AMA made the decision that obesity is a disease at their annual meeting in Chicago […]