Increasing number of studies now report that exposure to chemicals during critical periods of development at low doses alters developmental programming resulting in obesity.
12-year-old study shows middle-class in developing countries more susceptible.
Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study led by an Indian-American researcher.
A study shows that middle-aged obese people have a significantly lower risk of developing dementia than people of a healthy weight.
Experiencing certain family stress repeatedly throughout the childhood can make kids obese by the time they turn 18.
Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.
Brown fat is considered “good fat” or “healthy fat” because it burns calories to help generate heat for our bodies and expend energy.
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.