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Nebraska is a state in the United States. As per 2010 census, Nebraska has an an estimated total population of 1,826,341 of which adults age 18 and over comprise of 74.9% and those under 18 years comprise of 25.1%.


Adult Overweight and Obesity Overweight and Obesity in Nebraska

Dietary Behaviors

  • 30.2% of adults reported having consumed fruits at the recommended level of 2 or more times per day.
  • 24.3% of adults reported having consumed vegetables at the recommended level of 3 or more times per day.

Physical Activity

  • 44.1% of adults achieved at least 300 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic Physical Activity or 150 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity (or an equivalent combination).
  • 24.2% of Nebraska’s adults reported that during the past month, they had not participated in any Physical Activity.

Adolescent Overweight and Obesity Overweight and Obesity

  • 14.6% were overweight (≥ 85th and < 95th percentiles for BMI by age and sex, based on reference data).
  • 13.5% were obese (≥95th percentile BMI by age and sex, based on reference data).

Unhealthy Dietary Behaviors

  • Fruit consumption: 73.1% ate fruits or drank 100% fruit juice less than 2 times per day during the 7 days before the survey (100% fruit juice or fruit).

• Vegetable consumption: 83.3% ate vegetables less than 3 times per day during the 7 days before the survey (green salad; potatoes, excluding French fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips; carrots; or other vegetables).

  • Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: 30.4% drank a can, bottle, or glass of soda or pop (not including diet soda or diet pop) at least one time per day during the 7 days before the survey.

Physical Activity

'Achieved recommended level of activity’

  • Only 23.4% were physically active for a total of at least 60 minutes per day on each of the 7 days prior to the survey.
  • Participated in daily physical education: 30.2 of adolescents attended daily physical education classes in an average week (when they were in school).
  • No activity: 15.5% did not participate in at least 60 minutes of Physical Activity on any day during the 7 days prior to the survey.
  • Television viewing time: 32.6% watched television 3 or more hours per day on an average school day.

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.

Confusing choices

With over 20,000 books written on this topic with so much misleading information, let a trained practicing weight loss physician, Dr Prab R. Tumpati,MD educate you on the true science and art of obesity medicine.

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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County obesity statistics - Nebraska

State County Obesity percent (men) Age-adjusted obesity percent (men) Percent obesity (women) Age-adjusted percent (women)
Nebraska Adams County Obesity 30.5 30.3 27.4 27.5
Nebraska Antelope County Obesity 29.3 28.5 26.9 26.9
Nebraska Arthur County Obesity 30.8 30.6 27.6 27.9
Nebraska Banner County Obesity 34 33.4 32.3 32
Nebraska Blaine County Obesity 32.5 32.3 30.1 29.5
Nebraska Boone County Obesity 29.5 29 26.3 26.5
Nebraska Box Butte County Obesity 33 32.1 31.5 31.4
Nebraska Boyd County Obesity 32.2 32.4 29.5 29.8
Nebraska Brown County Obesity 33.3 33.4 30.4 31.1
Nebraska Buffalo County Obesity 31.5 31.3 28.8 28.7
Nebraska Burt County Obesity 33.2 33.2 29.6 30.1
Nebraska Butler County Obesity 29.6 28.9 26.1 25.9
Nebraska Cass County Obesity 33.1 32.4 30.6 30.5
Nebraska Cedar County Obesity 30.2 29.6 26 26.2
Nebraska Chase County Obesity 28.4 28 25.1 24.9
Nebraska Cherry County Obesity 29 28.9 25.1 24.9
Nebraska Cheyenne County Obesity 29.2 28.9 27.7 27.5
Nebraska Clay County Obesity 36.3 35.8 33 33.1
Nebraska Colfax County Obesity 36.2 35.9 31.5 31.5
Nebraska Cuming County Obesity 31.5 31.3 28.1 28
Nebraska Custer County Obesity 33 32.3 30.5 30.7
Nebraska Dakota County Obesity 35.7 35.3 31.8 31.7
Nebraska Dawes County Obesity 31 31.3 28.6 28.7
Nebraska Dawson County Obesity 33.7 33.3 30.7 30.7
Nebraska Deuel County Obesity 28.9 28.9 26.2 26
Nebraska Dixon County Obesity 33.8 32.8 31.2 31.6
Nebraska Dodge County Obesity 31.5 31.4 28.3 28.5
Nebraska Douglas County Obesity 29.1 28.9 27.6 27.4
Nebraska Dundy County Obesity 31.1 30.9 29.1 29.5
Nebraska Fillmore County Obesity 30.8 30.6 27.6 27.3
Nebraska Franklin County Obesity 33.3 32.9 30.2 30.2
Nebraska Frontier County Obesity 33.5 33 30.3 30.3
Nebraska Furnas County Obesity 33.7 33.3 30.9 30.9
Nebraska Gage County Obesity 34.7 34.2 33.4 33.7
Nebraska Garden County Obesity 27.9 27.7 24.7 24.9
Nebraska Garfield County Obesity 28.9 28.6 26.4 26.5
Nebraska Gosper County Obesity 31.6 31 27.5 27.5
Nebraska Grant County Obesity 29.3 28.8 27.3 26.6
Nebraska Greeley County Obesity 33.9 33.9 32.4 33
Nebraska Hall County Obesity 31.4 31.1 31 31.2
Nebraska Hamilton County Obesity 31.4 31.4 28.4 28.7
Nebraska Harlan County Obesity 30.6 30.3 27.9 27.6
Nebraska Hayes County Obesity 29.5 28.6 25.7 25.4
Nebraska Hitchcock County Obesity 35 35.1 32.6 33.1
Nebraska Holt County Obesity 31.5 30.7 29.2 28.8
Nebraska Hooker County Obesity 32.8 32.8 30.5 31
Nebraska Howard County Obesity 32.2 32 30.8 30.3
Nebraska Jefferson County Obesity 33.2 33 31.3 31.7
Nebraska Johnson County Obesity 31.2 30.7 28.1 28.1
Nebraska Kearney County Obesity 31 30.4 27.9 27.9
Nebraska Keith County Obesity 29.3 29 27.5 27.1
Nebraska Keya Paha County Obesity 28.6 28.2 25.6 25.3
Nebraska Kimball County Obesity 33.3 32.9 29.5 30.1
Nebraska Knox County Obesity 29 28.4 26.8 26.7
Nebraska Lancaster County Obesity 27.8 27.6 25.7 25.6
Nebraska Lincoln County Obesity 34.3 34 30.6 30.4
Nebraska Logan County Obesity 30 29.8 27.6 27.4
Nebraska Loup County Obesity 31.1 30.6 28.8 28.4
Nebraska McPherson County Obesity 29.2 29.1 27.1 26.4
Nebraska Madison County Obesity 30 29.8 28.9 28.7
Nebraska Merrick County Obesity 34.3 34.4 31.8 32.1
Nebraska Morrill County Obesity 30.5 30 28.1 28
Nebraska Nance County Obesity 32.6 31.8 28.5 28.2
Nebraska Nemaha County Obesity 35.4 35.3 33.6 34.1
Nebraska Nuckolls County Obesity 30.7 30.5 28.3 28.3
Nebraska Otoe County Obesity 35.9 35.5 33.3 33
Nebraska Pawnee County Obesity 34.3 34.6 31.8 32.3
Nebraska Perkins County Obesity 31.2 30.7 28.4 28.5
Nebraska Phelps County Obesity 34.2 33.9 32.4 32.2
Nebraska Pierce County Obesity 36.1 35.7 33.2 33
Nebraska Platte County Obesity 30.7 30.3 29.2 29
Nebraska Polk County Obesity 33.6 32.9 32.3 32.4
Nebraska Red Willow County Obesity 31 30.7 29.4 29.4
Nebraska Richardson County Obesity 33.5 33.4 31.7 32
Nebraska Rock County Obesity 31.8 31.4 28.9 29
Nebraska Saline County Obesity 33.5 33.1 30.4 30.6
Nebraska Sarpy County Obesity 29.9 29.5 25.8 25.7
Nebraska Saunders County Obesity 32.6 31.4 28.4 27.9
Nebraska Scotts Bluff County Obesity 35 34.8 30.1 30.5
Nebraska Seward County Obesity 31.1 30.9 26.9 26.6
Nebraska Sheridan County Obesity 30.8 31 28.7 29.2
Nebraska Sherman County Obesity 35.5 35.6 31.9 32.5
Nebraska Sioux County Obesity 29.2 28.7 26.1 26
Nebraska Stanton County Obesity 32.7 32.2 29.6 29.6
Nebraska Thayer County Obesity 29.3 29.4 26.4 26.5
Nebraska Thomas County Obesity 33.4 33.1 31 31.2
Nebraska Thurston County Obesity 38.7 38.9 41.1 41.9
Nebraska Valley County Obesity 31.4 31.4 28.2 28
Nebraska Washington County Obesity 33 32.2 28.6 27.9
Nebraska Wayne County Obesity 29.9 30 28.2 28.5
Nebraska Webster County Obesity 32.6 32.6 32 32.1
Nebraska Wheeler County Obesity 29.2 28.4 24.9 24.6
Nebraska York County Obesity 33.7 33.5 31.6 31.8

Causes of weight gain in Nebraska

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  • 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.

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The top causes of weight gain in Nebraska 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 Nebraska.

Weight loss options in Nebraska

In order to lose weightt, understand the proven options to lose weight in Nebraska 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.

Nebraska weight loss doctor

Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, is a board certified physician with experience and training in the field of obesity medicine in addition to training in sleep medicine and internal medicine. As the founder of WikiMD, and W8MD medical weight loss centers of America, Dr. Tumpati is familiar with the concepts, science, and art of weight loss medicine. Physicians practicing in Nebraska interested in adding a W8MD medical weight loss program are welcome. Using telemedicine for weight loss for remote areas to provide obesity counseling and dietary, and weight loss coaching is a true miracle for many struggling to lose weight.

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Exercises for weight loss in Nebraska

Although exercise and Physical Activity is important for losing weight fast in Nebraska, 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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