Tag: obesity

Belly Fat More Deadly than Obesity?

Belly Fat More Deadly than Obesity?

Obesity is a bad actor for millions of African Americans. Now there is evidence that some "skinny" people who carry extra weight around their mid-section may be at greater risk for early death than obese people. Central obesity has been shown in previous studies to increase risk for cardiovascular disease and poses ...

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Prostate Cancer Risk for Obese Black Men

Prostate Cancer Risk for Obese Black Men

According to the CDC 38% of Black men are obese. Obesity has been linked to numerous health problems in black men including heart disease and diabetes and this year another major health issue, prostate cancer, was added to this list. Black men have the highest rates of prostate cancer in the United States and ...

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