Obesity continues to rise in many countries, even in those regions that were historically known for food shortages
Previously, only 20-30 genetic conditions that can cause obesity have been thought to exist.
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.
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.
Researchers estimate up to 268 million children to be overweight by 2025, including 91 million that can be counted as obese.
1 in 3 children in the UK are already overweight by the time they leave elementary school, a condition that may affect the rest of their lives.
A new report by CDC reveals that the average American has put on 15 or more additional pounds – without getting taller – since the early 1990s.
A recent study shows that men who are obese are more likely to die early than women.
A new study suggests the overwight adults and people with increased protein intake may tend to spend more time in the Rapid Eye Movement (REM) stage of sleep.
Obesity rates in the U.S. are increasing every year, according to a survey by CDC.
American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) released a report today affirming that processed meats, alcohol and obesity are linked to cancer.
A new study revealed that over 640 million people globally are considered to be obese, now outnumbering people who are considered to be underweight.
In order to meet the growing population's increasing food demand, nutritional science strategies need to be revamped. Scientists recently reported expected changes to be made within the next five years.
Obesity, especially childhood obesity, is a nationwide epidemic concerning healthcare professionals and scientists everywhere. Now, new research reveals that overweight teens may double their risk of developing bowel cancer by the time they reach middle age.