Obese women have around a 40 per cent increased risk of developing cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight.
A new six-part series on obesity published in The Lancet points to ‘unacceptably slow’ progress in tackling the issue globally.
Walmart and fast-food restaurants are key contributors to the obesity epidemic in the US.
Both low and high birth weight and rapid childhood growth are associated with adult diseases.
Including almonds in your daily diet could help reduce belly fat, a well-established heart disease risk factor, says a study.
The researchers used data gathered between 1971 and 2008, when participants ranged in age from 27 to 63.
Almost a third of the world is now fat. Here’re top 5 obesity studies that warn us enough to shed that extra weight right away.
First menstrual cycle age linked to heart disease, stroke, and complications of high blood pressure.
The researchers examined the association between occupational sitting and BMI between men and women and between black and white women.
Researchers found that the brains of obese kids are hypersensitive to sugar.
Increasing sugar in the diet of male fruit flies can lead to obesity in the next generation.
Obesity is to blame for nearly half a million cases of cancer a year, with overweight women at a far greater risk than men.
Obese people without an overt manifestation of heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels risk of heart failure in the future.
This is the first study of this kind directly linking maternal hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) to overweight offspring.
If you have a history of depression, picking up fights with your better half could increase the risk of obesity.