Obesity

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Subtle influences behind our food choices revealed

Growing up poor promotes eating in the absence of hunger in adulthood, while the label ‘healthy’ actually turns people off from consuming healthy food.

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Keep your kids away from passive smoking, it can make them obese

Percentages of body fat in smoke-exposed children are substantially higher than in their heavy peers, further amplifying their risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and more,

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Weight-loss surgery post-marriage can affect family bonds

Weight loss surgery greatly impacts dietary habits and throws established familial behaviours and routines for a toss, thereby affecting relationship dynamics and ability to stick to post-surgery fitness regimen.

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Is your child obese? Practising mindfulness while eating can aid weight loss

Unhealthy eating behaviours and obesity could reflect an imbalance in the functional connectivity of brain areas associated with response inhibition, impulsivity and reward.

Eating healthy on weekdays, junk on weekends as bad as regular junk-bingeing

Cyclic eating of healthy and junk food causes a reduction in the gut’s microbial cells — which regulate metabolism, nutrition and immune function.

Obesity ups the risk of developing blood clotting disorder in children

The findings of a study are especially crucial as cases of venous thromboembolism — blood clotting — have dramatically increased in the past two decades.

Regular exercise can counter obesity genes, and make you thinner

Regular exercise can substantially decrease the genetic effect of a major fat mass and obesity associated gene on body weight.

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Andres Moreno, world’s most obese man dies at 38 despite successful weight-loss surgery

Andres Moreno — who once weighed 450 kilos — shed 100 kilos for a bariatric surgery that removed three-fourths of his stomach. The ex-policeman died on Christmas Day on the way to the hospital after reporting breathing difficulty.

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Vitamin D levels may have nothing to do with sleepless nights

Taking additional vitamin D supplements is not likely to prevent or improve sleep apnoea — a sleep disorder that causes repeated awakenings and pauses in breathing during the night.

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You can’t be a ‘fat but fit’ man

According to the study, the risk of early death was higher in fit obese individuals than in unfit normal-weight individuals.

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Father’s diet could impact child’s mental health

Results of diet crossing generations raises concerns of consequences of widespread obesity in society.

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Could pesticides in food lead to obesity?

Increasing number of studies now report that exposure to chemicals during critical periods of development at low doses alters developmental programming resulting in obesity.

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New study blames obesity, diabetes on ancestors’ diet

12-year-old study shows middle-class in developing countries more susceptible.

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Obesity affects males more than females

Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study led by an Indian-American researcher.

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Middle-age obesity could protect against dementia

A study shows that middle-aged obese people have a significantly lower risk of developing dementia than people of a healthy weight.

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