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.
The key feature of any addiction is loss of control. In food addiction, loss of control is manifested by either more frequent or larger meals.
Even having as few as one or two family meals a week during adolescence may protect your kids from being obese when they turn into adults.
If you are overweight, you may be at greater risk of contracting stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Triggers such as the smell of popcorn or a commercial for a snack may have a stronger pull for obese people.
Despite being considered to be in bad taste, jokes on fat people are widespread in movies or TV shows, research shows.
Police were called after witnesses reported seeing a body floating on the river’s surface.