Obesity continues to be a serious health epidemic in the United States. It has also been found to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and other heart-related conditions, such as heart attack and stroke.
Do you know that all too familiar feeling of burning in your chest, sour stomach, bloating, belching, or even shortness of breath? If so, you are most likely one of the 60 million Americans who deal with acid reflux.1 If you have acid reflux that is controlled fairly well throughout the year until the holiday season hits, then check out the tips below. There are a few steps you can take so that you can enjoy your holiday events without suffering from acid reflux symptoms.
You’re not alone if you start to get anxious at the mere thought of how you will stay on track with healthy living this holiday season. Most festivities tend to be associated with all sorts of delicious foods, and many people fear that they will lose the progress they’ve made throughout the year.
According to the World Health Organization, obesity is defined as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30.1 BMI is a screening tool that uses the numerical value of your weight in relation to your height to determine if you are at a healthy weight.