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In the past 30 years, overweight and obesity increased sharply for both adults and children in New York. As overweight status and obesity increase the risk of other medical problems including some cancers, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes, among others, it is important to understand the true causes of weight gain in New York rather than oversimplify it or worse blame the victim for obesity.

According the 2010 Obesity Statistics from CDC:

  • In 2007, 62% of adults in New York were overweight or obese and 16% of high schools students were overweight, based on self-reported height and weight.

Dietary Behaviors of people in New York

  • 38.9% of adults reported having consumed fruits at the recommended level of 2 or more times per day.
  • 24.7% 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).
  • 26.4% of New York’s adults reported that during the past month, they had not participated in any physical activity.

Adolescent Overweight and Obesity New York

Overweight and Obesity

  • 15.6% were overweight (≥ 85th and < 95th percentiles for BMI by age and sex, based on reference data)
  • 11% were obese (≥95th percentile BMI by age and sex, based on reference data) Unhealthy Dietary Behaviors(6)
  • Fruit consumption: 66.1% ate fruits or drank 100% less than 2 times per day during the 7 days before the survey (100% fruit juice or fruit)
  • Vegetable consumption: Data not available in 2010
  • Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: 24.5% 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.

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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Obesity Statistics - New York 2010

State County Obesity percent (men) age-adjusted obesity percent (men) percent obesity (women) age-adjusted percent (women)
New York Albany County Obesity 27.4 26.9 24.7 24.3
New York Allegany County Obesity 32.3 32 27.2 26.8
New York Bronx County Obesity 27.7 27.4 29 28.8
New York Broome County Obesity 30.8 30.1 27.2 27.1
New York Cattaraugus County Obesity 30 29.3 25.1 24.6
New York Cayuga County Obesity 27.1 26.4 22.4 21.8
New York Chautauqua County Obesity 29.4 28.7 25.8 25.3
New York Chemung County Obesity 31.2 30.5 27.2 26.7
New York Chenango County Obesity 31.2 30.5 26.6 26
New York Clinton County Obesity 31.8 31.2 27.4 26.9
New York Columbia County Obesity 25.9 25.1 21.9 21.2
New York Cortland County Obesity 29.1 28.7 24.9 24.6
New York Delaware County Obesity 27.9 27.1 23.7 22.9
New York Dutchess County Obesity 28.5 27.6 23.9 23.3
New York Erie County Obesity 29.7 29.2 28.2 27.7
New York Essex County Obesity 29.1 28.5 25.1 24.3
New York Franklin County Obesity 30.4 29.9 27.1 26.6
New York Fulton County Obesity 30.8 30.3 25.8 25.3
New York Genesee County Obesity 30.9 30.3 26.6 26.1
New York Greene County Obesity 32 31.5 28.6 27.8
New York Hamilton County Obesity 28.3 27.4 23.9 22.9
New York Herkimer County Obesity 34.2 33.6 29.4 29
New York Jefferson County Obesity 31 30.8 26.9 26.8
New York Kings County Obesity 21.8 21.8 24.5 24.3
New York Lewis County Obesity 28 27.2 23.7 23.1
New York Livingston County Obesity 31.3 30.5 26.4 26
New York Madison County Obesity 29.7 29.1 25.1 24.6
New York Monroe County Obesity 30.1 29.5 30.3 30.1
New York Montgomery County Obesity 29.2 28.6 24.7 24.3
New York Nassau County Obesity 23.9 23.2 19.4 18.8
New York New York County Obesity 14.8 15 16.6 16.7
New York Niagara County Obesity 32 31.4 27.1 26.5
New York Oneida County Obesity 29.7 29.2 25.4 25.3
New York Onondaga County Obesity 30.4 29.8 26.2 25.8
New York Ontario County Obesity 30.4 29.8 25.8 25.4
New York Orange County Obesity 25.6 25 22.1 21.6
New York Orleans County Obesity 33.7 33 30.2 29.8
New York Oswego County Obesity 36.2 35.4 31.6 31.2
New York Otsego County Obesity 29.6 29.1 25.3 24.9
New York Putnam County Obesity 33 31.8 29.1 28.3
New York Queens County Obesity 22.5 22.3 23.3 23.2
New York Rensselaer County Obesity 28.3 27.7 24.6 24.1
New York Richmond County Obesity 30.2 29.5 25.2 24.7
New York Rockland County Obesity 26.4 25.8 22.3 21.7
New York St. Lawrence County Obesity 31.9 31.5 27.9 27.6
New York Saratoga County Obesity 27.9 27.2 23.9 23.3
New York Schenectady County Obesity 29.1 28.5 25.9 25.6
New York Schoharie County Obesity 31.8 31.2 28.1 27.5
New York Schuyler County Obesity 31 30.2 26.2 25.7
New York Seneca County Obesity 30.4 29.9 26.1 25.4
New York Steuben County Obesity 32.4 32 29.4 29
New York Suffolk County Obesity 28.1 27.6 21.4 20.9
New York Sullivan County Obesity 30.8 30 27.7 27.2
New York Tioga County Obesity 31 30.3 26.9 26.4
New York Tompkins County Obesity 23.8 23.9 19.8 19.9
New York Ulster County Obesity 29.7 28.9 25 24.6
New York Warren County Obesity 30.9 30 27 26.3
New York Washington County Obesity 30.5 29.8 26 25.4
New York Wayne County Obesity 33.3 32.4 29.6 29.1
New York Westchester County Obesity 18.7 18.3 15.8 15.3
New York Wyoming County Obesity 31.8 31 26.8 26.1
New York Yates County Obesity 28.3 27.7 23.6 23.1

Causes of weight gain in New York

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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.

Could insulin resistance explain your weight gain?

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The top causes of weight gain in New York 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!
  • Eating disorders are a common cause of weight gain in New York and other parts of the United States
  • 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 New York.
  • Genetic factors for excess weight gain

Epidemic of Type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity in New York

State County Number of New Cases of Diabetes Age-adjusted Rate per 1000 of Diabetes Age-adjusted Obesity Percent
New York Albany County 1521 7.1 24.2
New York Allegany County 291 8.5 28.8
New York Bronx County 8552 10.0 27.3
New York Broome County 1247 8.7 29.5
New York Cattaraugus County 543 9.4 28.8
New York Cayuga County 468 7.9 24.3
New York Chautauqua County 746 7.5 28.1
New York Chemung County 585 9.1 26.3
New York Chenango County 271 7.0 27.0
New York Clinton County 454 7.6 28.9
New York Columbia County 327 6.6 25.3
New York Cortland County 257 7.8 26.7
New York Delaware County 278 7.6 27.4
New York Dutchess County 1882 9.1 27.3
New York Erie County 6181 9.4 28.4
New York Essex County 236 8.0 27.4
New York Franklin County 314 8.6 28.2
New York Fulton County 329 8.0 28.5
New York Genesee County 377 8.8 27.8
New York Greene County 306 8.3 28.2
New York Hamilton County 37 8.6 24.7
New York Herkimer County 373 7.9 31.9
New York Jefferson County 692 8.9 31.3
New York Kings County 16614 10.0 24.5
New York Lewis County 161 8.4 28.3
New York Livingston County 380 8.5 27.4
New York Madison County 355 7.1 26.3
New York Monroe County 4508 8.7 30.1
New York Montgomery County 266 7.3 30.0
New York Nassau County 7245 7.2 20.8
New York New York County 8462 7.1 15.2
New York Niagara County 1324 8.3 28.4
New York Oneida County 1393 8.2 28.7
New York Onondaga County 2741 8.5 28.2
New York Ontario County 608 7.7 26.2
New York Orange County 2033 8.2 25.9
New York Orleans County 245 8.0 29.4
New York Oswego County 781 9.4 33.7
New York Otsego County 348 7.6 28.1

Weight loss options in New York

In order to lose weight, understand the proven options to lose weight in New York including the following.

  • Low calorie diet (LCD), or Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD)
  • 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.
  • Surgical options for weight loss such as the gastric bypass surgery can be an option for some to lose weight in New York although most might regain the weight even after surgery and a behavior weight loss program is still needed for long term weight loss success in New York.

New York 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.

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Diet for weight loss in New York

One of the best ways to lose weight in New York or other places safely and effectively is to consider a very low calorie diet of 800 calories with either complete or partial meal replacement using specially manufactured meal replacement weight loss supplements such as the vlcd diet from w8md medical weight loss centers of America. Understand the 5 clinically proven measures to lose weight in New York including low calorie and very low calorie diets.

Exercises for weight loss in New York

Although exercise is important for losing weight fast in New York, it is important to understand it only works if used in combination with a reduced calorie diet for weight loss. Research shows that for 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.

Medications for weight loss in New York

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In 2012, the FDA approved two new weight loss medications Qsymia and Belviq after years of rejecting many other weight loss medications. There are other traditional and time tested weight loss medications such as Phentermine, Phendimetrazine etc.

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Fast weight loss options New York

These are the fast and effective weight loss options for losing weight in New York.

1. FDA approved weight loss medications

2. Very Low Calorie Diets

3. Exercise for weight loss

4. Correction of metabolic causes of weight gain

5. Bariatric surgery for weight loss in New York

Locations for weight loss New York

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Most populous counties

These are the ten counties with the largest populations as of 2010.

  1. Kings County (Brooklyn): 2,504,700
  2. Queens County (Queens): 2,230,722
  3. New York County (Manhattan): 1,585,873
  4. Suffolk County: 1,493,350
  5. Bronx County (the Bronx): 1,385,108
  6. Nassau County: 1,339,532
  7. Westchester County: 949,113
  8. Erie County: 919,040
  9. Monroe County: 744,344
  10. Richmond County (Staten Island): 468,730
  11. Rockland County: 311,687

Cities and metropolitan areas

The largest city in the state of New York and the most populous city in the United States is New York City, which comprises five counties (boroughs): Bronx, New York (Manhattan), Queens, Kings (Brooklyn), and Richmond (Staten Island). New York City is home to more than two-fifths of the state's population. Albany, the sixth-largest city, is the state capital.

Cities of New York with population and how to lose weight

  1. New York City weight loss (population of 19,831,858 in the metro New York area.
  2. Buffalo-Niagara Falls weight loss (population of 1,135,509)
  3. Rochester weight loss (population of 1,054,323)
  4. Albany weight loss (870,716)
  5. Poughkeepsie and the Hudson Valley weight loss (population of 670,301)
  6. Syracuse (662,577)
  7. Utica-Rome weight loss (population of 299,397)
  8. Binghamton weight loss (population of 251,725)
  9. Kingston weight loss (population of 182,493)
  10. Glens Falls weight loss (population of 128,923)

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