Tag: Obesity

Picky-eaters
Kids may not always grow out of being picky eaters

New York: Parents and caregivers, read this carefully. Researchers have found that not all children grow out of being ‘picky eaters’ and parents’ efforts to change the habit may make it worse. By age four, children can become established picky eaters, according to findings published in the journal Pediatrics. “Picky eating is common during childhood […]

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Obesity Not Related To How Close You Live To Fast Food Outlets

London: There is no correlation between obesity and how close you live to fast food restaurants or gyms as previous studies have indicated that these factors may be important in adult obesity, say researchers. According to the study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, the areas where we live are known to be important for […]

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Higher Thrombus Risk In Men With Obesity In Adolescence

London: Obese people, read this carefully. Researchers have found that men with a history of obesity in their late teens, in adult life, are more at risk of a blood clot (thrombus) in a leg or lung. The risk rises successively and is highest in those who were severely obese in adolescence. A thrombus in […]

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Drink orange juice to cut obesity risk and better heart health

Toronto: Want to live a healthy and long life? Please take note. Researchers have found that drinking two-and-a-half glasses of orange juice a day could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes. According to the findings, published in the Journal of Lipid Research, the researchers are studying a molecule found in […]

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Obesity At Younger Age? Bariatric Surgery May Help

London: Researchers have found that surgical treatment of obesity is as effective for individuals who developed the disorder early, by the age of 20, as for those who have developed obesity later in life. The results, published in the journal Diabetes Care, are based on data from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study. For the […]

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New Mechanism May Safely Prevent, Reverse Obesity

New York: Obesity, a global epidemic, is a known contributor to several cancers, including breast, colon, and pancreatic and in major breakthrough, researchers have discovered that a receptor found in almost all cells, called AHR, and known primarily to combat exposures to environmental chemicals, also plays a big role in the body’s metabolism. Stopping the […]

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Loneliness As Dangerous As Smoking Or Obesity

New York: Loneliness rivals smoking and obesity in its impact on shortening longevity and has become a public health concern, especially for older adults, say researchers. With older adults increasingly moving into senior living or retirement communities, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine sought to identify the common characteristics of […]

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Overweight Pregnancies Up Risk Of Maternal Midlife Obesity

New York: The excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is not only linked with the increased long-term maternal weight but, according to a new study, it also has cumulative effect over multiple pregnancies. For the study, published in the Journal of Women’s Health, the researchers selected 1,181 women and analysed the effect of excessive GWG pregnancies […]

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Obesity Linked To Higher Risks Of Several Common Cancers

New Delhi: Researchers in Denmark found that overweight and obesity were associated with higher risks of several common cancers and according to health experts here obesity may worsen the cancer survivorship, including quality of life. According to the study, published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, there were 20,706 cancers among 313,321 adults diagnosed with […]

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Kids Who Drink Whole Milk Less Likely To Be Obese

Toronto: Parents, please take note. Researchers have found that children who drank whole milk had 40 per cent lower odds of being overweight or obese compared to children who consumed reduced-fat milk. The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, analysed 28 studies from seven countries that explored the relationship between children drinking […]