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High Fat Diet Triggers Vitamin A Derivatives to Cause Obesity, Diabetes

HIGH FAT DIET TRIGGERS VITAMIN A DERIVATIVES TO CAUSE OBESITY, DIABETES

Expression of a liver protein that helps in fat and cholesterol metabolism was elevated after a high fat diet with sufficient Vitamin...

Do ‘Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?

DO ‘EARLY BIRDS' GET THE HEALTHIER WORM?

Investigators in Finland found that morning people tend to eat better and earlier in the day than late-to-bed types. The result: a...

 
 
 
Obese children are FOUR times more at risk of diabetes 

OBESE CHILDREN ARE FOUR TIMES MORE AT RISK OF DIABETES 

Researchers from King's College London analysed over 300,000 children. The condition increased from an average of six new cases per...

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of The Obese

EXERCISE BENEFITS AGING HEARTS, EVEN THOSE OF THE OBESE

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical...

 
 
 
Tame Them When Young To Reduce Obesity Risk

TAME THEM WHEN YOUNG TO REDUCE OBESITY RISK

Having a regular bed time, meal time and restricted screen time in preschoolers reduced the risk of obesity in later childhood.

Post-Biotics Protect the Obese from Diabetes

POST-BIOTICS PROTECT THE OBESE FROM DIABETES

A specific component of the gut bacteria lowers blood glucose and allows insulin to work better during obesity.

 
 
 
Eating Avocado May Help Prevent Risks Associated With Heart Disease

EATING AVOCADO MAY HELP PREVENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH HEART DISEASE

Pass the avocado , please. A new analysis of existing research shows that consuming the creamy fruit can help with metabolic syndrome...

Is Obesity Genetic?

IS OBESITY GENETIC?

Do you have a harder time losing weight than your workout buddy who eats more than you? Do you struggle with your weight despite eating...

 
 
 
Genu Valgum and Flat Feet in Children With Healthy and Excessive Body Weight

GENU VALGUM AND FLAT FEET IN CHILDREN WITH HEALTHY AND EXCESSIVE BODY WEIGHT

Purpose: To examine the relationship between obesity, genu valgum, and flat feet in children, and find practical implications for therapeutic...

3 Signs Your King Charles Spaniel is Overweight

3 SIGNS YOUR KING CHARLES SPANIEL IS OVERWEIGHT

The Association for Pet Obesity says that over half of the dogs in the United States are overweight. That number is the same in the...

 
 
 
Obese baby girl Chahat Kumar's weight alarms doctors

OBESE BABY GIRL CHAHAT KUMAR'S WEIGHT ALARMS DOCTORS

Chahat Kumar, eight months, from Punjab, India, weighs a similar amount to that of a four-year-old. She now struggles to breathe and...

Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure

RACE MAY PLAY ROLE IN OBESE TEENS' BLOOD PRESSURE

Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure , Hispanic...

 
 
 
Obesity in your 50s increases risk of Alzheimer's

OBESITY IN YOUR 50S INCREASES RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine tracked the vascular health of 346 people between 1987 and 2013, while scanning...

Another reason to get that cute puppy: Pets make for healthier babies

ANOTHER REASON TO GET THAT CUTE PUPPY: PETS MAKE FOR HEALTHIER BABIES

Eight weeks after her first baby was born, still recovering from an emergency C-section, Heather Barnes did the unthinkable: she got...

 
 
 
Cancer and Eating Pattern Factsheet

CANCER AND EATING PATTERN FACTSHEET

Diet and cancer: is there a link? Many of the studies we've found indicate that there is. For example, according to the Centers for...

Pets May Lower Risk Of Allergies, Obesity In Children

PETS MAY LOWER RISK OF ALLERGIES, OBESITY IN CHILDREN

We already know having a pet comes with a number of benefits. They provide us with companionship, reduce stress levels and encourage...

 
 
 
Why loving dogs is good for your health says UofA

WHY LOVING DOGS IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH SAYS UOFA

A new study, from the University of Alberta in Canada, has found that people who are exposed to pets at an early age are less likely...

Vitamin D deficient children at risk of heart disease

VITAMIN D DEFICIENT CHILDREN AT RISK OF HEART DISEASE

Obese children should be screened for a deficiency as an indicator of potential heart problems in later life, according to findings...

 
 
 
Does Early Pregnancy Obesity Increase Risk of Seizures?

DOES EARLY PREGNANCY OBESITY INCREASE RISK OF SEIZURES?

Asphyxia-related neonatal complications,severe neonatal complications, were independently associated with increased risk of childhood...

Pink's Empowering Body Image Post Urges Women To 'Stay Off That Scale'

PINK'S EMPOWERING BODY IMAGE POST URGES WOMEN TO 'STAY OFF THAT SCALE'

When it comes to body image, Pink refuses to get caught up in the number on the scale. On Sunday, the singer posted a selfie she took...