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Calorie information in fast food restaurants used by 40 percent of 9-18 year olds when making food choices
A new study published online today (Thursday) in the Journal of Public Health has found that of young people who visited fast food or chain restaurants in the U.S. in 2010, girls and youth who were obese were more likely ...
Health May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Brazil launched a campaign Tuesday to combat the ballooning waistlines of its population—a trend it said costs nearly $250 million each year in treatment of obesity-related diseases.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study led by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers has found that leptin, a hormone that plays a key role in energy metabolism, fertility, and bone mass, also regulates airway diameter. The findings ...
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
"Betcha can't eat just one!" For obese people trying to lose weight, the Lays potato chip advertising slogan hits a bit too close to home as it describes the daily battle to resist high calorie foods.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 01, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
People can be obese but metabolically healthy and fit, with no greater risk of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease or cancer than normal weight people, according to the largest study ever to have investigated ...
Cardiology Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Older Americans are living longer, healthier lives than in past generations, according to new government research. However, rising obesity rates and high housing costs could take a toll on ...
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Why is it that some obese people are healthier than others? This was one of the main questions Dr. Chaodong Wu of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Texas A&M University System and a group of researchers ...
Genetics May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Overweight women may never escape the painful stigma of obesity even after they have shed the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay) -- One-third of homeless people in the United States are obese, about the same rate as the general population, a new study finds.
Health May 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
Several medical organizations have recently recommended that doctors switch from using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth curves to the World Health Organization (WHO) growth curves to better determine ...
Health Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Obese workers have even higher health costs than smokers, a new study finds.
Health Apr 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
In order for the nation to achieve goals set by the federal government for reducing obesity rates by 2020, children in the United States would need to eliminate an average of 64 excess calories per day, researchers calculated ...
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When University of Illinois researchers surveyed over 3,500 college applicants, more than a third couldn't report their weight accurately, and overweight and obese men were more likely to underestimate their weight than women.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity is described today as a global epidemic. If no action is taken, a billion people will be overweight by 2030. This is an acute challenge to our society, says researcher Claes Held.
Health Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Obese people who lose weight will encounter far less social stigma and may even be seen as fitter than if they had been lean all along, but they may still face prejudice relating to how ...
Health Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1