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Short duration, high-intensity resistance exercise training programs can dramatically improve insulin sensitivity in overweight men: Study

SHORT DURATION, HIGH-INTENSITY RESISTANCE EXERCISE TRAINING PROGRAMS CAN DRAMATICALLY IMPROVE INSULIN SENSITIVITY IN OVERWEIGHT MEN: STUDY

People who are overweight are often advised to exercise to lose weight. Now, a study finds that this not only aids in weight loss but...

Being Overweight is Just as Risky as Being Obese

BEING OVERWEIGHT IS JUST AS RISKY AS BEING OBESE

Overweight and obese teens have similarly increased risks of developing heart disorders, finds a new study.

 
 
 
Lutein levels linked to better memory in adults: Study

LUTEIN LEVELS LINKED TO BETTER MEMORY IN ADULTS: STUDY

Serum levels of the carotenoid lutein are linked to improved memory function in overweight and obese adults, but other carotenoids...

Want to Curb Overeating and Still Feel Full? Add an Avocado and Ditch Some Carbs, Science Says

WANT TO CURB OVEREATING AND STILL FEEL FULL? ADD AN AVOCADO AND DITCH SOME CARBS, SCIENCE SAYS

We really like it when science confirms something we want to be true. In this case, it has to do with everyone's favorite fruit, avocados,...

 
 
 
Study finds keto diet to be helpful for reducing obesity in cancer patients

STUDY FINDS KETO DIET TO BE HELPFUL FOR REDUCING OBESITY IN CANCER PATIENTS

The ketogenic diet was developed in the 1920s to treat pediatric epilepsy. But according to a study, the keto diet could also be used...

Why is High Blood Pressure a Silent Killer?

WHY IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE A SILENT KILLER?

What's the No. 1 risk factor for cardiovascular disease? Is it high cholesterol? Stress? Being male? If you guessed high blood pressure...

 
 
 
The 10 Best Reactions The Internet Had To Overweight Thor

THE 10 BEST REACTIONS THE INTERNET HAD TO OVERWEIGHT THOR

One of the biggest shocks fans had when watching Avengers: Endgame , was when Thor reappeared much heftier than when they saw him five...

Entertained and sedentary: Children have a higher risk of becoming OBESE if they have a TV in their bedroom

ENTERTAINED AND SEDENTARY: CHILDREN HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF BECOMING OBESE IF THEY HAVE A TV IN THEIR BEDROOM

It seems harmless to let your kids have a TV in their bedroom, but researchers warn that this privilege may actually be bad for them....

 
 
 
Children who don't drink water are consuming an extra 100 CALORIES a day from sugar drinks

CHILDREN WHO DON'T DRINK WATER ARE CONSUMING AN EXTRA 100 CALORIES A DAY FROM SUGAR DRINKS

One third of UK children aged two to 15 are now categorised as overweight or obese, according to official figures. In the US, nearly...

Have We Become Too Complacent about the Obesity Epidemic?

HAVE WE BECOME TOO COMPLACENT ABOUT THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC?

The obesity rate continues to rise, and it's impacting adults and kids of all ages. According to the National Health and Nutrition...

 
 
 
Celebrity 'Fat-Shaming' Affects All Women: Study

CELEBRITY 'FAT-SHAMING' AFFECTS ALL WOMEN: STUDY

The impact of fat-shaming may be far-reaching because nearly three-quarters of Americans are overweight or obese, according to the...

Study: Curcumin-fenugreek supplements can significantly improve heart health in obese young men

STUDY: CURCUMIN-FENUGREEK SUPPLEMENTS CAN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE HEART HEALTH IN OBESE YOUNG MEN

Obesity dramatically increases the risk of multiple life-threatening health problems. As noted by the respected Cleveland Clinic, a...

 
 
 
Is It Easier for Men to Lose Weight?

IS IT EASIER FOR MEN TO LOSE WEIGHT?

Is it easier for men to lose weight than it is for women? It might seem that men have an advantage when it comes to shedding extra...

Here are the disturbing links between cancer and obesity

HERE ARE THE DISTURBING LINKS BETWEEN CANCER AND OBESITY

Being overweight or obese is now associated with getting at least 13 types of cancer.

 
 
 
Is Your Dog Overweight? Here's What You Need to Know

IS YOUR DOG OVERWEIGHT? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The numbers on dog obesity are startling: In 2018, a survey from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found approximately 56%...

Restaurants shouldn't be allowed to offer sweet treats as part of a fixed-price menu for children

RESTAURANTS SHOULDN'T BE ALLOWED TO OFFER SWEET TREATS AS PART OF A FIXED-PRICE MENU FOR CHILDREN

One third of UK children aged two to 15 are now categorised as overweight or obese, according to Public Health England figures.

 
 
 
Slim people see overweight people as 'less evolved and less human,' shocking study finds  

SLIM PEOPLE SEE OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE AS 'LESS EVOLVED AND LESS HUMAN,' SHOCKING STUDY FINDS  

Amy Schumer's film, I Feel Pretty, addresses stigma around body weight. A new University of Liverpool study found that the thinner...

Belly Fat May Be a Stronger Risk Factor for Breast Cancer Than BMI

BELLY FAT MAY BE A STRONGER RISK FACTOR FOR BREAST CANCER THAN BMI

You may have heard that being overweight or obese increases the odds of developing breast cancer. Studies do show a correlation between...

 
 
 
Being overweight boosts chance of stroke survival by 62%, study finds 

BEING OVERWEIGHT BOOSTS CHANCE OF STROKE SURVIVAL BY 62%, STUDY FINDS 

Researchers at UCLA found that, contrary to expectations, carrying some extra body fat may actually increase an elderly person's chances...

Want to lose weight? Try a morning brew made from green coffee beans

WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT? TRY A MORNING BREW MADE FROM GREEN COFFEE BEANS

In a piece for Healthista, Rick Hay pointed to a Norwegian study that found drinking a brew made of green coffee beans every morning...