Obesity

29 APRIL 2015

Are We Fatter Than We Think We Are?

Much was made of a recent study from the Trust for America’s Health regarding the rapid increase in obesity in the U.S., particularly the claim that over 44 percent of the U.S. population will be obese by 2030. Frankly, it’s horrifying.

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31 MARCH 2015

White blood cell enzyme contributes to inflammation and obesity

Quite a few recent studies have suggested that obesity is associated with chronic inflammation in fat tissue. Over the last few months researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have found out that an imbalance between an enzyme and its inhibitor are causing a umber of factors including inflammation, insulin resistance, obesity and fatty liver […]

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27 MARCH 2015

Early Consumption of Carbs Heightens Obesity Risk

  Most of his clinical studies have been based using rats most of the time. There is a clear correlation between the studies done in the lab and the findings out in the real world. Nonetheless it does seem to give credence to the understanding that children who get fat as babies and infants very […]

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23 SEPTEMBER 2014

New film ‘Fed Up’ says it’s sugar that is causing massive rates of obesity

As the debate rages on in the US about what is most to blame for the nation’s obesity problem, a new film is claiming the real danger behind the epidemic is sugar.

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13 JUNE 2014

Why Obesity Need Not Be Your Legacy

For many of us, our problems with weight -and being overweight more particularly – started in our childhood.
And that could be for a number of reasons.

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11 OCTOBER 2013

The Top 10 Most Shocking Reasons to Avoid Sugar

Having a hard time cutting back on sugar? I hope these statistics help. As Nietzsche rightly remarked, “He who has a strong enough why can bear almost any how.”

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12 SEPTEMBER 2013

Higher stroke risk in young people

In 2011, a study published in the Annals of Neurology revealed that between 1995/96 and 2007/08, the incidence of stroke increased by at least 23% for males and females aged between 5 and 44.

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16 AUGUST 2013

Children of obese mothers at greater risk of early heart death as adults

Children of obese and overweight women have a higher risk of early cardiovascular death as adults, finds a study published on bmj.com.

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19 JULY 2013

High Obesity Prevalence Among Those With A Disability

Adults with a disability are more likely to be obese or extremely obese than those without a disability according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health, which is part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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12 JUNE 2013

Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens

Obese teens don’t need to lose large amounts of weight to lower their risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study.

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