Despite the increase in child and adolescent obesity, globally, more children remain moderately or severely underweight, with 75 million girls and 117 million boys remaining moderately or severely underweight in 2016, found the study.
Obesity and smoking are the two main drivers behind the soaring numbers of cancers, heart attacks, strokes and diabetes worldwide, grouped together officially as non-communicable diseases.
Binge-viewing has affected all age groups. From children glued to their cartoon channels to housewives and elderly people watching their unending soaps, binge-watching has become common.
Now you can treat your Type 2 diabetes and obesity with a device based medical treatment which is highly safe and serves the purpose of total cure says a study. The treatment prevents food from coming into contact with the first part of the small intestine through a surgery.
China with 15.3 million and India with 14.4 million had the highest numbers of obese children.
Children who are overweight or obese at age eight or 13 years have more than four-times increased risk of lifetime major depressive disorder.
Two studies reveal the truth about cramming all your workouts every weekend
Research says a mother’s obesity can impair the health of later generations.
Ensuring ample time for sleep is one of the best ways to promote a healthy lifestyle for a child.
Early puberty is known to increase the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome and cancer in adolescence and adulthood.
Studies have shown that men who have a large waist circumference and are overweight are at higher risks of being diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Women with eating disorders find flavours either too intense or hard to distinguish from each other.
The findings showed that the levels of high-density lipoprotein increased 23 percent in the year following the weight loss surgery.
Unique and diverse composition of antioxidants called polyphenols present in grapes can help reduce the percentage of body fat, subcutaneous and visceral fat deposits.
Experts have said that silicon balloon implants in the stomach are becoming popular among young women.