Evidence was found that a high BMI, especially among men may increase the chances of acquiring liver diseases later in life
According to latest studies, girls who had their first period before age 11 have higher risks in acquiring gestational diabetes compared to those who had their menstruation later.
There is an increased risk of at least 11 types of cancers among people who are obese.
South Africa is planning to implement a sugar tax to be able to halt the country’s growing overweight and its obesity epidemic.
Sleep deprivation or too much sleep puts a person at greater risk of becoming obese as new studies suggest.
To tackle the city’s growing obesity problem, sugary drinks are now being banned at leisurely centers in Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
A study found the highest levels of cortisol in obese individuals under high stress. Cortisol is released when the body is stressed. It also regulates metabolism.
Children nowadays are eating too much sugar. In a day, they take in sugar equal to 20 chocolate chip biscuits.
With so many unhealthy food available in the market, statistics of overweight people is still quite high. But a study that aimed at creating a robot that could possibly reduce the number of overweight people.
Hong Kong is about to say goodbye to cookies and sugary drinks during government meetings and will limit the importation of noodles and canned fished to control obesity in the region.
Four out of five citizens in the country are overweight.
Most people and even doctors consider obesity as a personal failure rather than a disease or a medical condition.
People who experience fat shaming are more likely to shy away from fitness regimens and would rather find comfort in food instead.
Latest research reveals that obese mothers and fathers can cause slow development amongst their children.
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