Obesity

Small Intestine Inflammation is Linked to Obesity

Small Intestine Inflammation is Linked to Obesity

by Tony 423 Views Jun 24, 2015

Obesity is considered as a medical condition where the human body accumulates a lot of fat to a level that it becomes harmful to the body leading to numerous health compilations. The role played by small intestines regarding obesity was unclear because of the nature of the study involved to prove the theory until recently. Continue reading →

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Causes of Childhood Obesity and Solutions

Causes of Childhood Obesity and Solutions

by Ebele 391 Views Jul 29, 2015

According to researchers from Michael and Susan Dell center for healthy living, decreasing obesity in children involves encouraging them to interact more socially, enforcing strong nutritional policies and limiting the time they spend watching T.V. Weak nutritional policies in schools have been one of the major causes of obesity in school children. Continue reading →

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Obesity and What It Really Is

Obesity and What It Really Is

by Tony 343 Views Aug 17, 2015

Obesity is a serious physical disorder that causes the person to have excessive body fat that has accumulated leading to increase in body weight up to 30 % more than the normal body weight for the persons’ height. It is a medical condition that can potentially lead to negative physical disorders due to the excess fat stored in the body. Risk for diseases such as stroke and heart attack increases in obese patients, as they become more susceptible to body malfunction. Continue reading →

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Understanding obesity from the inside out

Understanding obesity from the inside out

by Tony 223 Views Mar 18, 2016

For the world, the health concern of obesity has more than doubled within the last forty years. The United States’ citizens are, on average, weigh about twenty-four pounds more than they would have in the 1960s. A staggering amount of research has been conducted regarding the increase in weight; particularly to see if there’s something inside of the human body that is contributing to worldwide issue of obesity Continue reading →

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Overweight people can maintain stable weight loss, study finds

Overweight people can maintain stable weight loss, study finds

by Tony 245 Views Apr 18, 2016

One of the greatest struggles that obese individuals undergo is maintaining their weight loss. Majority of overweight or obese persons tend to regain their body weight after they have achieved weight loss. Now a recent research from the University of Copenhagen has revealed that overweight individuals will be able to keep the weight off if they can maintain the weight loss for a year. According to the researchers, after a year of successful weight loss the two appetite inhibiting hormones (GLP-1 and PVV) tend to increase. If an obese person is able to maintain an initial weight loss, the body will eventually accept the new weight and not fight against it. Continue reading →

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How parents pass on obesity to their children

by Tony 175 Views Jun 26, 2016

Over the years, scientists have observed that the children of overweight parents tend to become obese later in life. While many studies have been conducted to find out why this happens, the results have been varied depending on the scope of the survey. Scientists Continue reading →

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Overweight teen males are at more risk of suffering liver disease, study finds

Overweight teen males are at more risk of suffering liver disease, study finds

by Tony 171 Views Jun 27, 2016

The Journal of Hepatology has published an article which shows that late adolescent males who are overweight or obese have a significantly increased risk of developing liver disease in later life. The long term Swedish study has found that men aged 18 to 20 and who are overweight or obese are 64% more likely to suffer from severe liver problems Continue reading →

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Obese fathers may increase the risk of their daughters getting breast cancer

by Tony 198 Views Jun 27, 2016

Women who were conceived when their fathers were overweight or obese have a higher risk of developing breast cancer, a new study from America has shown. In research carried out on mice, scientists from G.U. in Washington DC explored that overweight as well as obese mice (male) that mated with the female mice produced female offspring that had a 30% higher risk of developing breast cancer Continue reading →

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Weight Reducing Fat

by Tony 170 Views Jul 3, 2016

Investigative work carried out by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts and the University of California has opened up some potentially far-reaching possibilities. Their discoveries may well provide some new as well as highly effective weapons in the battle against obesity, the scourge of modern Western civilisation. What’s more it doesn’t involve manufactured drugs, just natural material Continue reading →

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Obesity and osteoarthritis are connected

by Tony 178 Views Sep 5, 2016

In addition to the many reasons why added weight is not beneficial, here is anther: osteoarthritis (OA). Maintaining a healthy weight is critical for protecting the knee joints. Being overweight and obese is not only the main risk factor but also makes the symptoms worse. As reported by Continue reading →

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