At the Wellness Centre, we are dedicated to educating you about various nutrition and health topics throughout the year. The articles below provide you with the latest findings in medical research and other interesting topics. Click on each topic to read the article.

Relevant Statistics
  • According to the Center for Disease Control, 66% of the American population is overweight or obese.
  • $78.5 billion dollars has been spent on medical problems related to obesity.
  • 80% of type II diabetes cases and 70% of cardiovascular diseases are directly related to obesity.
  • Medical issues such as diabetes and hypertension, once reserved for adults, are becoming more common in adolescents.

  • It is predicted by 2015, one in every 3 children will be obese and one every 2 children will be overweight.
  • Among those diagnosed with breast and colon cancer, 42% were obese individuals
  • 30% of gall bladder surgery related to obesity
  • 26% of obese individuals have also been diagnosed with high blood pressure