Eating low in fat but high in sugar diet products will make you more likely to gain body fat mass, compared to eating a balanced-diet.
Obesity tops the lists of preventable health conditions that shorten lives, overtaking tobacco and diabetes.
Having household pet/s could help reduce the risk of allergic diseases and obesity among infants.
Previously, only 20-30 genetic conditions that can cause obesity have been thought to exist.
The heaviest woman in the world just underwent a successful bariatic surgery, a last resort operation for an obese person.
The epidemic hit the Nenets and Khanty people in the northern Siberia after carb-heavy foods such as instant noodles and bread were introduced in their diet.
A child born and raised by obese parent is more likely to grow up as obese compared to those who were raised by thin parents.
We may have to take that New Year's resolution about dieting and exercising a bit more seriously. But if you feel a bit bored when it comes to the moving part, scientists may be starting to understand why.
Altered dopamine receptors, and not just the excess weight alone, might be the reason why obese individuals tends to move a little or mostly inactive.
Researchers – Ivo Vlaev (The University of Warwick) and Myutan Kulendran, Laura Wingfield, Colin Sugden, and Ara Darzi, (Imperial College London) – discovered that Modafinil (a treatment drug used for narcolepsy, shift work disorder, and excessive daytime sleepiness) can decrease impulsivity and in turn food addiction, Eureka Alert reported.
A significant number of people choose drastic, unhealthy but quick means to shed those pounds. Unbeknownst to many of them, their yo-yo dieting is doing more harm than good concerning their weight loss goals.
According to a recent study conducted by scientist from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, yet another factor might be what is keeping you from achieving and keeping your goal weight.
According to a report by Live Science, only 49 percent of individuals in the United States want to lose weight. This statistics is the lowest recorded number since 1991.
Tthe University of California, San Francisco published a report detailing the relationship between sugary drink consumption and sleep loss, revealing that not getting enough rest is one reason why people drink unhealthy amounts of sugar.