Obesity

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Map showing history of obesity in U.S. / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The animated map shows the increase in the percent of obese (BMI >30) U.S. adults from 1985 through 2011.

More than one-third of U.S. adults (34.9%) are obese according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since 1985, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States and rates remain high. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death. Diet and support can help change this.

The Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook

We can no longer afford to be a fat-phobic society says renowned physician, health advocate, and author Mark Hyman, MD, author of Eat Fat, Get Thin. Now, with The Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook, Dr. Hyman puts science into action with more than 175 mouthwatering recipes featuring nuts, coconut oil, avocados, and other superfoods to help you incorporate these good fats into your diet and continue on your path to wellness.

Surprising Contributors to Weight Gain

It is not only what you eat. Gut microbes, drugs, lack of sleep and toxins can all contribute to being overweight or obese.

The 10 Day Detox Diet

The secret of The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet is this: we simply swap out processed foods, sugar, flour, and inflammatory foods and add delicious, whole, fresh, real, anti-inflammatory, detoxifying food, and the body does the rest.

Confession of a Food Addict

Are you addicted to sugar and carbs? Read about this expert's own addiction and how you can recover from yours.

The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook

In The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook Dr. Mark Hyman shows you how to take an assessment of your own health status and how to prepare your kitchen to follow the principles of eating healthy for life. Best of all, it has more than 175 recipes to fill your kitchen with the enticing aroma of world-class meals.

The Blood Sugar Solution

The Blood Sugar Solution has a bold central goal: to address and begin to reverse a global epidemic of diabesity. It is a personal guide and plan, as well as a program for helping people get healthy together, based on functional medicine, and it is a blueprint for us to take back our health as a society.

Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat

Dr. Mark Hyman describes three hidden ways wheat and gluten triggers weight gain, prediabetes, diabetes and more.

8 Steps to Reversing Diabesity

Dr. Mark Hyman shares a comprehensive 8-step plan for overcoming diabesity in all its forms.

Fifty Percent of Americans Suffer from Silent Killer: Diabesity

Diabesity describes a continuum of disease from from optimal blood sugar balance to insulin sensitivity to full-blown diabetes. It affects 1 in 2 Americans and is the leading cause of most chronic disease in this country including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer, not to mention its leading role in weight gain and obesity.

Turn the Tide Foundation

The obesity epidemic is one of our country's most serious health problems. The rising obesity rates come with significant health consequences and cost, with more than one-quarter of health care costs now directly related to obesity. The impact of obesity is devastating, taking years off people’s lives... and life out of those years.