Health risks of being overweight include an increased risk of conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and stroke. Gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea... More »

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On Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, people tend to indulge in sweet, rich and fatty foods as a last hurrah before the Lenten period of fasting that begins the next day on Ash Wednesday. Traditional pre-Lenten foods consumed o... More »

A fat admirer is defined by Curvy Shrine as someone who feels attraction toward larger or plus-size people. Often mistaken for fat fetishism, where attraction toward plus-size people takes on a sexual role, a fat admirer... More »

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"Metabolic syndrome" is a term for a group of conditions, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar and high cholesterol levels, that when combined increase an individual's risk of developing coronary heart disease... More »

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Common health risks for obese women include heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, according to WomensHealth.gov. Additional health risks are breathing issues, arthritis, gall bladder disease and... More »

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An unbalanced diet can lead to health problems like high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, tooth decay, coronary heart disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, malnutrition and osteoarthritis. An unbalanced diet also has sh... More »

Some of the most common causes of vascular problems include diabetes, abnormal cholesterol, high blood pressure, kidney disease, smoking and stroke. In most cases vascular problems of the legs are related to peripheral a... More »

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