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Obesity means 'generation of children may live shorter lives than their parents'

OBESITY MEANS 'GENERATION OF CHILDREN MAY LIVE SHORTER LIVES THAN THEIR PARENTS'

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on its first ever obesity strategy

Bad news on world hunger and obesity: they are getting worse

BAD NEWS ON WORLD HUNGER AND OBESITY: THEY ARE GETTING WORSE

United Nations agencies have just released their annual report on world food insecurit y. Its main unhappy conclusion: Food insecurity...

 
 
 
Cheese from hormone-treated cows found to raise the risk of breast cancer by over 50%. one more reason to buy organic

CHEESE FROM HORMONE-TREATED COWS FOUND TO RAISE THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER BY OVER 50%. ONE MORE REASON TO BUY ORGANIC

That gooey mozzarella on your pizza may be the best thing next to chocolate, but little do people know that cheese is quite literally...

Junk food ads target black and Hispanic kids at leat 80 percent more than white kids

JUNK FOOD ADS TARGET BLACK AND HISPANIC KIDS AT LEAT 80 PERCENT MORE THAN WHITE KIDS

A new report led by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity has found that 86 percent food ad spending on black-targeted TV was...

 
 
 
How Many Grams of Sugar Should You Eat Each Day to Lose Weight? These Experts Explain

HOW MANY GRAMS OF SUGAR SHOULD YOU EAT EACH DAY TO LOSE WEIGHT? THESE EXPERTS EXPLAIN

You've no doubt heard that sugar has been the number one culprit behind weight gain. In fact, over the last few years, sugar has all...

Microbiome Role in Cancer, IBD, Obesity, and Infections

MICROBIOME ROLE IN CANCER, IBD, OBESITY, AND INFECTIONS

This is a companion to the story, Recruiting Microbes to Fight Autoimmune Diseases Researchers in Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized...

 
 
 
Anti-obesity pill could be near after discovery of a hormone that stops the body from burning fat 

ANTI-OBESITY PILL COULD BE NEAR AFTER DISCOVERY OF A HORMONE THAT STOPS THE BODY FROM BURNING FAT 

A new study from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor has found that by blocking a hormone called TSK, which stops the body from burning...

CIRCULATING MIR-3659 MAY BE A POTENTIAL BIOMARKER OF DYSLIPIDEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH OBESITY

Abstract Background The present study attempted to identify potential key genes and miRNAs of dyslipidemia in obese, and to investigate...

 
 
 
Study: Those who live near fast food restaurants are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes

STUDY: THOSE WHO LIVE NEAR FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS ARE MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP TYPE 2 DIABETES

Junk food is bad for your health, and the regular consumption of fast food is often linked to problems like obesity. According to a...

RESEARCHERS EXPLORE IMPACT OF OBESITY ON DOG'S HEALTH

If you thought that obesity affects only humans, you may be wrong. It can also shorten the lives of your canine friends, finds research....

 
 
 
Study: Coca-Cola Shaped China's Efforts To Fight Obesity

STUDY: COCA-COLA SHAPED CHINA'S EFFORTS TO FIGHT OBESITY

A new report documents how Coke penetrated the government and influenced efforts to bring down the growing obesity rate - but not by...

Research finds that eating breakfast helps obese people become more active

RESEARCH FINDS THAT EATING BREAKFAST HELPS OBESE PEOPLE BECOME MORE ACTIVE

According to the results of a study, if you want to lose weight effectively and become more physically active, you shouldn't skip breakfast....

 
 
 
Look Down On Your Dog from Above. If You See This Shape, They Could Die Years Too Young

LOOK DOWN ON YOUR DOG FROM ABOVE. IF YOU SEE THIS SHAPE, THEY COULD DIE YEARS TOO YOUNG

Obesity in dogs is a very serious problem, and it's rates are increasing daily. It's estimated that roughly half of all dogs in the...

SMRT Grant Winner: Uncovering the Metabolic Secrets of Hibernation

SMRT GRANT WINNER: UNCOVERING THE METABOLIC SECRETS OF HIBERNATION

What has four legs, lots of fat and fur, and will possibly help uncover novel mechanisms to combat diabetes? Grizzly bears! If humans...

 
 
 
Sugary Breakfast Cereal Ads Can Influence Your Child's Diet

SUGARY BREAKFAST CEREAL ADS CAN INFLUENCE YOUR CHILD'S DIET

Sugary breakfast cereal advertisements may lead to unhealthy food cravings, thereby increasing the risk of obesity among young children.

A Metaphor For America: 700 Pound Man Plans To Eat And Play Video Games While Naked Until He Dies

A METAPHOR FOR AMERICA: 700 POUND MAN PLANS TO EAT AND PLAY VIDEO GAMES WHILE NAKED UNTIL HE DIES

34-year-old Casey King is so obese that he can't work, he has to bathe outside in a trough like a pig, and he has to rely on his father...

 
 
 
Sperm with damaged DNA could trigger recurrent miscarriages

SPERM WITH DAMAGED DNA COULD TRIGGER RECURRENT MISCARRIAGES

Researchers from Imperial College London say high levels of potentially toxic molecules triggered by past infections, obesity or age...

Low-carb diets are 'damaging the nation's health' say Slimming World experts

LOW-CARB DIETS ARE 'DAMAGING THE NATION'S HEALTH' SAY SLIMMING WORLD EXPERTS

Cutting out the food group is unsustainable, the British-based weight loss group said. Failure to lose weight with fad diets contributes...

 
 
 

CALORIC RESTRICTION IMPROVES THE REDOX HOMEOSTASIS IN THE AGING MALE RAT HEART EVEN WHEN STARTED IN MIDDLE-ADULTHOOD AND WHEN THE BODY WEIGHT IS STABLE

Abstract Evidence indicates that maintenance of redox homeostasis is fundamental for cellular longevity. Caloric-restriction is said...

Is Exercise as Good as Blood Pressure Medications for Lowering Blood Pressure?

IS EXERCISE AS GOOD AS BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATIONS FOR LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE?

High blood pressure is one of the most common health problems that adults are diagnosed with. In fact, hypertension affects 25% of...