New Report: Body Weight Status

From the desk of:  Dr. Trent Peng, MS, DC A new study has recently been published from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS, part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention) showing body weight status and trends of obesity in U.S. adults and youth. The National Center for Health Statistics, which performs surveillance of […]

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Weight Loss Programs Rankings

From the Desk of: Dr. Trent Peng This just in: Dietreview.com, a prominent website that features detailed reviews on various diets and weight loss programs, published the annual “most popular diets” for 2015.  Details can be found from the link below: Most popular diets of 2015 Guess what program ranked #1 in 2015?  Hint: not […]

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Prolonged Sitting versus Low Back Pain

For those of you that have not heard, Dr. Peng is attending graduate school (Master of Science in Public Health, specializing in Epidemiology) at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Austin Regional Campus.  What is Epidemiology, you wonder?  A brief definition of Epidemiology is, “The study of the distribution and causes of diseases or injuries […]