Belly Fat Is More Dangerous Than Fat Beneath the Skin

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Obesity seemed to be the latest trends nowadays including the increase of belly fat. Ironically, those who are overweight have higher risk of suffering from various chronic diseases such as diabetes and even heart attacks. But, there is something even more dangerous than...

Lack of sleep makes teenagers vulnerable to obesity

Lack of sleep makes teenagers vulnerable to obesity

Teens have a lot of energy to do anything and maximize their potential. You could say, adolescence is also a time when a person is busy to interact, create, learn, and perform other activities so they have no time...

Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

Healthy Obesity

Can someone be obese and healthy? A new study and several experts say no. An obese person who has normal blood pressure, normal cholesterol and normal blood sugar levels is still at risk for heart disease, Korean researchers report...

Study finds obesity can ‘lead to lack of vitamin D’

Health tips – Obesity can lower vitamin D levels in the body, a study suggests. The report, in the journal PLOS Medicine, analysed genetic data from 21 studies – a total of 42,000 people. It found every 10% rise in...

A plunge in U.S. preschool obesity? Not so fast, experts say

  Health news – If the news last month that the prevalence of obesity among American preschoolers had plunged 43 percent in a decade sounded too good to be true, that’s because it probably was, researchers say.

Obese Children More Likely to Have Wrist Fractures, Complications Related to Healing

Health News – Children considered obese are more likely to suffer a distal radius fracture, a bone break near the wrist, and more likely to experience complications related to the healing of the fracture, according to research presented today at...

Obesity rates in developing countries grows rapidly

A report as reported from cbsnews.com, said that nearly one billion people living in developing countries are classified under the category of being overweight or obese.

Health Problems Linked with Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has become a growing epidemic for which parents and schools are to blame. Obese children are more likely to face medical and psychological implications, if obesity is left untreated. This article was shared by Ms. Komal Malik, Senior Dietician, Delhi based...

Maternal depression make children vulnerable to obesity

Besides its effect on mental health, depression suffered by a mother can also affect the health of her child. A study at Children’s Hospital, Montefiore showed that mothers who are depressed are more likely to have children who are...

Researchers found gene mutation causing obesity

Two recent studies offered a way out for those who can not lose weight despite having done a diet. They found a gene variant associated with obesity. One of the studies showed a genetic mutation in children who are...

6 Signs of obesity you need to be aware of

In addition to hormonal disorders that can lead to obesity, unhealthy lifestyle is also one of the causes of obesity. For that, you are advised to identify early signs of obesity in order to handle these conditions better. Well,...

9 Myths about obesity

A large number of people around the world are obese. Obesity does not just carry the disease of diabetes, blood pressure and heart disease, but also could cause depression. Obese people often feel inferior. They are often too sad...

Detect Chronic Disease Through Waist Size

Waist size can be an indicator to predict the long-term health risks. Detection of diseases through the waist circumference is considered even more effective than through measurements of body mass index. Based on studies published in ‘The Journal of...

Many Fat People Feels That They Are Slim

Many adults who are obese in England feels that they have a normal body weight. This is because they see too many overweight people around them. The argument was based on a survey done by the BUPA  health institutions...

An 18 months Old Toddler Weighs 19 Kilograms

Most people like to see toddlers who are fat and chubby. These toddlers of course looks very cute and adorable. However, a body weight of a Chinese infant aged 18 months old, Dan Dan, upsets his parents. This boy’s...

Tragic Story of a Man who Weighs 368 Kilograms

Keith Martin, 42, feels that he’s on the verge of death. With body weight reaching 368 kilograms, he could only lie in his bed. His misery increase when he suffered testicular enlargement by as big as a bowling ball....

Lack of Sleep Cause Obesity

Lack of sleep at night does not give any benefits for your health. Not only does it make you tired, but it can also make you become overweight which leads to obesity. There are many reasons why staying up...