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Cancer deaths are making a comeback thanks to obesity epidemic, according to new report by the CDC

CANCER DEATHS ARE MAKING A COMEBACK THANKS TO OBESITY EPIDEMIC, ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT BY THE CDC

A report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that U.S. cancer rates have, once again, shown a...

Stop shaming your obese kids, pediatricians urge parents

STOP SHAMING YOUR OBESE KIDS, PEDIATRICIANS URGE PARENTS

Shaming kids does not lead to weight loss. And yet, scores of parents and physicians seem to struggle with that concept, pediatricians...

 
 
 
Of Course You Can Be Fit And Fat

OF COURSE YOU CAN BE FIT AND FAT

Undeniably fit ultra-marathoner Mirna Valerio (from a 2015 Runner's World story ) How about I pose a different question. Can you be...

Can You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

CAN YOU REVERSE TYPE 2 DIABETES?

The number of people with type 2 diabetes continues to grow. Currently, about 7% of the population in the United States has diabetes...

 
 
 
Sit, relax, chew: Eating too fast increases your risk of obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol more than five-fold

SIT, RELAX, CHEW: EATING TOO FAST INCREASES YOUR RISK OF OBESITY, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, CHOLESTEROL MORE THAN FIVE-FOLD

It looks like the weight loss tip to eat slowly has its merits. According to a recent study, eating too fast increases the “risk of...

Obesity and Waist Circumference Risk Factors for Rosacea

OBESITY AND WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE RISK FACTORS FOR ROSACEA

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of rosacea in women, according to a new study published in the December 2017 issue of...

 
 
 
African Americans are more prone to obesity says research

AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE MORE PRONE TO OBESITY SAYS RESEARCH

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found the mutated ankyrin-B gene makes mice double in size, regardless...

Obesogens Are Making Us Fat, Not Fast Food

OBESOGENS ARE MAKING US FAT, NOT FAST FOOD

Stewart Lonky, M.D. The other day, I was sitting with a group of friends when one started griping about fast food marketing campaigns...

 
 
 
Cancer is a lifestyle disease: Researchers make the connection between food, obesity and the big "C"

CANCER IS A LIFESTYLE DISEASE: RESEARCHERS MAKE THE CONNECTION BETWEEN FOOD, OBESITY AND THE BIG "C"

How you live your life affects your health, either positively or negatively. Having a healthy lifestyle is a must if you want to be...

Obesity, Underweight Condition Increases Depression in Women

OBESITY, UNDERWEIGHT CONDITION INCREASES DEPRESSION IN WOMEN

Women with anorexia nervosa, blood levels of allo were 50 percent lower than they were in women with normal body mass index .

 
 
 
Can Dogs Eat Potatoes? The Truth about Carbohydrates

CAN DOGS EAT POTATOES? THE TRUTH ABOUT CARBOHYDRATES

Can dogs eat potatoes to add vitamins and nutrients to your dog's diet or will you discover over time that the crunchy french fries...

FDA commissioner issues new guidance for menu labeling

FDA COMMISSIONER ISSUES NEW GUIDANCE FOR MENU LABELING

Ahead of the effective date for those new, long-awaited menu labeling regulations, which is May 7, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

 
 
 
Men have higher risk of heart attack earlier than women when overweight; new study finds

MEN HAVE HIGHER RISK OF HEART ATTACK EARLIER THAN WOMEN WHEN OVERWEIGHT; NEW STUDY FINDS

A new study finds that men are more likely to suffer from a heart attack 10 years earlier than women when overweight or obese, as reported...

Obesity is Associated With Spondyloarthropathy Outcomes

OBESITY IS ASSOCIATED WITH SPONDYLOARTHROPATHY OUTCOMES

Obese patients with axial spondyloarthropathy have worse disease outcomes, including higher disease activity, worse physical function...

 
 
 
According to Dietitians, These Are the Best Kinds of Teas for Weight Loss

ACCORDING TO DIETITIANS, THESE ARE THE BEST KINDS OF TEAS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

When I was a little girl, my mom and I would sit on our living room couch and talk about life over tea. It's still something we do...

Don't eat alone; it's bad for your health - especially if you're a man, according to new research

DON'T EAT ALONE; IT'S BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH - ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE A MAN, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH

Eating alone proves to be detrimental to the body's overall health, according to a study published in the journal Obesity Research...

 
 
 
Here's Why Some Obese People Have Healthy Fat Tissue

HERE'S WHY SOME OBESE PEOPLE HAVE HEALTHY FAT TISSUE

Aerobic exercise helps in the storage of healthy fat in obese individuals. Just one session of exercise leads to the growth of new...

A high-fat diet encourages the growth of fungi in the gut, which makes for an unhealthy microbiota and contributes to obesity, study finds

A HIGH-FAT DIET ENCOURAGES THE GROWTH OF FUNGI IN THE GUT, WHICH MAKES FOR AN UNHEALTHY MICROBIOTA AND CONTRIBUTES TO OBESITY, STUDY FINDS

A study finds that eating a diet high in fat not only gives you extra calories, but also changes the growth of fungi in the gut, which...

 
 
 
Obesity and Diabetes Rates High Among Neglected Groups

OBESITY AND DIABETES RATES HIGH AMONG NEGLECTED GROUPS

Understudied racial minority groups in U.S show alarmingly high rates of obesity and diabetes than non-Hispanic white adults, research...

Dog's Extra Bit Of Fat Saved Her Life Against Bear Attack

DOG'S EXTRA BIT OF FAT SAVED HER LIFE AGAINST BEAR ATTACK

It's common knowledge that obesity can shorten a dog's life, but a little extra chub isn't bad. In Frika's case, it saved her life! Frika...