News tagged with obesity rates
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Whether you are a twentysomething, Gen Xer or Baby Boomer, the older crew has an edge on you, according to new research.
Health Jul 04, 2011 | 3.9 / 5 (9) | 5
Everything you know about dieting is wrong, say US scientists who have devised a new formula for calculating calories and weight loss that they hope will revolutionize the way people tackle obesity.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 8
New study finds potential link between daily consumption of diet soft drinks and risk of vascular events
Individuals who drink diet soft drinks on a daily basis may be at increased risk of suffering vascular events such as stroke, heart attack, and vascular death. This is according to a new study by Hannah Gardener and her colleagues ...
Health Jan 31, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Humans are built to hunger for fat, packing it on during times of feast and burning it during periods of famine. But when deluged by foods rich in fat and sugar, the modern waistline often far exceeds the ...
Medical research Apr 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Roughly one-third of adults in 12 states are obese, with Mississippi topping the list at 34.9 percent, according to a new analysis of U.S. figures.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
People with diabetes often develop clogged arteries that cause heart disease, and new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame.
Diabetes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The most obese state in the U.S. now says local governments can't restrict the sizes of food or drink portions.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 7
Childhood and adolescent obesity rates in the United States have increased dramatically in the past three decades. Being obese puts individuals at greater risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, a disease in which individuals ...
Diabetes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—As obesity rates continue to rise, experts are searching for answers in the clinic and at the lab bench to determine the types and amounts of food that people should eat.
Medical research Feb 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Imagine this scene: A teen who is about to enter college goes for a run or heads off for a game of soccer. But Mom and Dad complain about it, and the more physically active the teen is, the more the parents push back against ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
When obese men take a relatively small dose of resveratrol in purified form every day for a month, their metabolisms change for the better. In fact, the effects appear to be as good for us as severe calorie restriction. Resveratrol ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In 1995, no state had an obesity rate above 20 percent. Now, all but one does.
Health Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- Rural Mississippi is the country's fattest state for the seventh year in a row, according to an annual obesity report issued Thursday. Colorado, a playground for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, is the nation's thi ...
Health Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Preschool children consumed nearly twice as many vegetables and 11 percent fewer calories over the course of a day when researchers Penn State added pureed vegetables to the children's favorite foods.
Health Jul 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0