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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

U.S. OBESITY & EDUCATION LEVEL

U.S. obesity: 35% who did not graduate from high school are obese, but only 21% of college graduates

“Obesity rates vary by education. More than 35 percent of adults (ages 26 and above) who did not graduate high school are obese, compared with 21.3 percent of those who graduated from college or technical college,” according to the 2013 report titled F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America, 2013 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation who has been publishing this report for 10 years.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

HIGHER EDUCATION

College education reduces risk of obesity 40% in men, 27% in women

Among people who have a college education, the risk of obesity is 40 percent lower in men and 27 percent lower in women according to a study from Vara, Sweden, a rural community in the southwestern Sweden, that measured obesity rates from 1977 to 2002. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Thursday, April 05, 2007

EDUCATION LEVEL

Obesity rates in the U.S. lower among those with more than high school education

The prevelance of obesity in U.S. adults is lower among those with more than a high school education compared to those with a high school education or less: 29 percent versus 34 percent. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

TOPIRIMATE / LITHIUM / BIPOLAR PATIENTS

Adding lithium to Topmax increased weight loss in those with bipolar disorder by 3.7 lbs

Giving bipolar patients Topamax (topiramate) plus lithium, the help stabalize mood, may help to maximize weight loss a new study suggests. Patients who had been taking Topamax (topiramate), lost an additional 3.7 pounds, on average, after lithium was add. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Tuesday, April 13, 2004

The more educated a person is, the less likely they are to remain obese

Education is inversely related to the risk of remaining obese according to a recent study. In other words, the more educated a person is, the less likely they are to remain obese. Read the entire article | Email this article
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