News tagged with obesity rates

Report shows some improvements in child well-being

(HealthDay)—Preterm births are continuing to decline and smoking levels are at their lowest ever, but obesity has remained stable and diet quality still falls short of recommendations, according to the ...

Jul 12, 2013
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Gene variants may play role in obesity

(HealthDay)—Two new studies offer some solace to those who can't control their weight despite diet and exercise by providing more evidence that genetics may play a role in obesity.

Jun 17, 2013
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Weight loss diets improve renal function in obese

(HealthDay)—Low-fat, Mediterranean, and low-carbohydrate diets are similarly effective in improving renal function in moderately obese people with or without type 2 diabetes, according to a study published ...

Jun 06, 2013
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