Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Power of Water in Fighting Obesity

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
December 22, 2017

Over two in three Americans are overweight or obese.[1] That’s dangerous. Obesity is linked to over half of cancers among women and nearly a quarter among men.[2] Obesity also causes a host of other devastating diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and depression.[3] Sugary and low-nutrition beverages are a major reason for this epidemic. Swapping these […]

Don’t Forget to Exercise in the Winter

By StGeorgesUniversity
December 15, 2017

Every winter, Americans say good-bye to running shoes and workout clothes and hello to comfy couches and snuggly blankets. Indeed, far fewer Americans exercise during the winter than during the summer, according to a Gallup poll.[1] It’s easy to see why. It’s difficult to find time to run or bike outside when there are fewer […]