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Bucks county, Pennsylvania has an overweight rate of 36.6%, and an obesity rate of (21.4%).

Pennsylvania Obesity 2010-2011

32.6% of children in grades K-6 and 34.1% of children in grades 7-12 are reported as being overweight or obese.

Obesity increases the risk of over 50 health problems including:

  • high blood pressure and high cholesterol
  • Increased risk of impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.
  • Breathing problems, such as sleep apnea, and asthma.
  • Joint problems and musculoskeletal discomfort.
  • Fatty liver disease, gallstones, and gastro-esophageal reflux (i.e., heartburn).

What went wrong with our diet?

Instead of blaming the victim for obesity, or yourself for obesity, it is important to understand what drives the weight gain, such as insulin resistance that affects up to 71 percent of the entire population out of which 35 percent already have metabolic syndrome.

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Why the food pyramid failed?

The now withdrawn and failed food guide pyramid was a disaster as it advocated a low fat, but glycemic diet that leads to increased risk of insulin resistance which in turn causes weight gain.

Metabolic starvation in the obese

Most people that gain weight are not on a mission to gain weight intentionally. It is the paradoxical metabolic starvation that happens in the obese due to insulin resistance with a compensatory increase in the anabolic hormone called insulin that drives weight gain, hunger and metabolic starvation leading to food cravings, and weight gain!

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Obese children are more likely to become obese adults with potential for other serious health conditions - heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers.

Adult obesity and overweight status in Bucks county, PA

Approximately 36.6% of PA adults (18+) are considered overweight vs. 36.2% nationally. About 29.2% are obese vs. 27.6 % nationally. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer CDC 2008 – Estimated Medical costs associated with obesity $147 billion; Average Cost $1,429 higher for people who are obese

Obesity trends

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Health Disparities in Pennsylvania

There are significant racial and ethnic disparities in obesity prevalence among U.S. children and adolescents. In 2007—2008, Hispanic boys, aged 2 to 19 years, were significantly more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic white boys, and non-Hispanic black girls were significantly more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic white girls.

  • In Pennsylvania, non-Hispanic blacks have the highest rates of obesity (approx 41%;), Hispanics (approx 34%), and non-Hispanic whites (29%)
  • Nationally, non-Hispanic blacks have the highest rates of obesity (44.1%), Hispanics (37.9%) and non-Hispanic whites (32.6%)

Population of Bucks County, PA

As of the census of 2000, there were 218,725 households, and 160,981 families residing in the county. There were 225,498 housing units at an average density of 371 per square mile (143/km²). 20.1% were of German, 19.1% Irish, 14.0% Italian, 7.5% English and 5.9% Polish ancestry according to Census 2000.

Demographics of Bucks County, PA

There were 218,725 households out of which 35.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.20% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% were non-families. 21.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.17.

Bucks County is located in the U.S. state of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is part of the Delaware Valley area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 625,249, which makes Bucks the fourth most populous county in Pennsylvania (after Philadelphia, Allegheny, and Montgomery counties), and the 95th most populous county in the United States. The county seat is Doylestown. Bucks County is named after the English county of Buckinghamshire.

Causes of weight gain in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

What’s causing your weight gain?

  • Up to 70 percent of the population in the United States deals with being overweight or obese
  • 35 percent of all adults, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are prediabetic and have significant insulin resistance while another 36 percent have some signs of insulin resistance
  • Diabetes has increased by over 500 percent in the last 50 years or so and now affects 8 percent of the population.

Could insulin resistance explain your weight gain?

What really causes your weight gain?

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The top causes of weight gain in Bucks County, Pennsylvania include the following:

  • Insulin resistance - use this free w8md medical weight loss centers of America's tool to check if you might be insulin resistant that causes your weight gain, especially in the tummy!
  • Sleep disorders and weight gain are bidirectionally related where sleep problems lead to weight gain and weight gain in turn leads to sleep problems.
  • Nutritional deficiencies are an important cause of weight gain in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Weight loss options in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

In order to lose weightt, understand the proven options to lose weight in Bucks County, Pennsylvania including the following.

  • Physical Activity for weight loss which only works in combination with diet as exercise on its own is shown to be pretty useless for weight loss since exercise stimulates appetite and builds heavier muscle tissue thereby negating any weight loss with calories burned. However, a combination of low calorie diet and exercise, or diet alone would work for weight loss but not exercise alone.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania weight loss doctor

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Diet for weight loss in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Exercises for weight loss in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Although exercise and Physical Activity is important for losing weight fast in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, it is important to understand it only works if used in combination with a reduced calorie diet for weight loss. Research shows that for exercise-and-weight-loss/ weight loss, exercise alone is not a very useful tool for weight loss as exercise has a stimulating effect on weight loss, and it builds heavier muscle thereby compensating for any weight loss with burning of calories with exercise. Understand the role of exercise for weight loss in this youtube video from 52 weeks of weight loss and wellness video series.

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