Overweight & Obesity

Repeated weight loss attempts do not guarantee the best outcome

In addition to a higher BMI, individuals who had repeatedly attempted to lose weight reported a higher tendency to purposefully restrict food intake for weight control, and more uncontrolled eating with a tendency to overeat, ...

Overweight & Obesity

Obesity rates in Danish adults have trebled over past three decades

New research being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, Netherlands (4-7 May), suggests that rates of obesity in Danish adults have trebled over the past 34 years rising from 6% in 1987 ...

Overweight & Obesity

Almost 1 in every 3 college-age Americans are now obese

It's probably fair to say that most people know of the so-called "Freshman 15"—the weight that college students are often said to gain when they're away from home for the first time.

Overweight & Obesity

Young children gained weight during the pandemic

A Kaiser Permanente study of nearly 200,000 children showed that children gained excess weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those between 5 and 11 years old. The study was published in the Journal of the American ...

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