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Estrogen, Menopause, and Weight Gain: Is Estrogen a Friend or Foe for Maintaining a Healthy Body Composition?

ESTROGEN, MENOPAUSE, AND WEIGHT GAIN: IS ESTROGEN A FRIEND OR FOE FOR MAINTAINING A HEALTHY BODY COMPOSITION?

It's not uncommon for women to gain weight after menopause. Menopause and peri-menopause is also the time when estrogen levels begin...

Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

DAMAGING EFFECTS OF A HIGH-FAT DIET CAN BE PASSED DOWN THREE GENERATIONS, STUDY FINDS

A first-of-its-kind study at University of Zurich found that even if female mice don't become obese themselves, fatty diets predispose...

 
 
 
Being Obese, Overweight Can Shorten Your Life Expectancy Up to 10 Years

BEING OBESE, OVERWEIGHT CAN SHORTEN YOUR LIFE EXPECTANCY UP TO 10 YEARS

Do you know: Obesity can make you die early. A new study highlights being obese or overweight in your 20s cuts life expectancy up to...

About That New Lancet Study: Maybe Don't Expect 9 Year Olds To Change Their Own Food Environments

ABOUT THAT NEW LANCET STUDY: MAYBE DON'T EXPECT 9 YEAR OLDS TO CHANGE THEIR OWN FOOD ENVIRONMENTS

It's difficult for me to imagine what exactly researchers expected would happen as a consequent of this study's intervention which...

 
 
 
A healthy home can cut children's genetic obesity risks by HALF, study finds

A HEALTHY HOME CAN CUT CHILDREN'S GENETIC OBESITY RISKS BY HALF, STUDY FINDS

A new study from the University College London has found that genes account that 86 percent of a child's obesity risk was genetic if...

Too fat for that ass: Greece bans obese tourists from riding donkeys

TOO FAT FOR THAT ASS: GREECE BANS OBESE TOURISTS FROM RIDING DONKEYS

The ban comes after images emerged of some donkeys struggling to climb the narrow steps around the Greek island of Santorini while...

 
 
 
Asthma May Lead to Childhood Obesity Epidemic

ASTHMA MAY LEAD TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY EPIDEMIC

Do you know: Asthma may contribute to obesity in kids. A new study suggests early-onset asthma and wheezing may increase the risk of...

New Study Finds Vitamin D Deficiency and Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Breast Cancer

NEW STUDY FINDS VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND OBESITY LINKED TO GREATER RISK OF BREAST CANCER

While breast cancer risk increases with age and there are several factors that contribute to developing breast cancer such as genetics...

 
 
 
Vitamin D Supplements May Improve Weight Loss in Overweight, Obese Kids

VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS MAY IMPROVE WEIGHT LOSS IN OVERWEIGHT, OBESE KIDS

Vitamin D supplements can help overweight and obese kids to lose weight, tackle childhood obesity and reduce the risk of developing...

Vitamin D supplements help obese children shed weight, study finds

VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS HELP OBESE CHILDREN SHED WEIGHT, STUDY FINDS

An estimated 70 percent of children in the US are vitamin D deficient. A new Greek study suggest that taking supplements to make up...

 
 
 
Sugar is NOT a harmless indulgence: Juice and soda put children at risk for obesity and chronic health conditions such as asthma

SUGAR IS NOT A HARMLESS INDULGENCE: JUICE AND SODA PUT CHILDREN AT RISK FOR OBESITY AND CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS SUCH AS ASTHMA

Children are more likely to develop asthma if they drink juices sweetened with sugar and high fructose corn syrup or if their mothers...

Children who don't get enough sleep have an 'unhealthy' balance of gut bacteria later in life  

CHILDREN WHO DON'T GET ENOUGH SLEEP HAVE AN 'UNHEALTHY' BALANCE OF GUT BACTERIA LATER IN LIFE  

A more diverse gut is a healthier gut, and a healthier gut lowers obesity, diabetes and other health risks. But it's not just about...

 
 
 
Software engineer, 38, who weighed 29 STONE has lost almost half his body weight

SOFTWARE ENGINEER, 38, WHO WEIGHED 29 STONE HAS LOST ALMOST HALF HIS BODY WEIGHT

Stephen Ringo, 38, from Johnson City, Tennessee, blames his obesity for ruining his relationship when his waist expanded to 60 inches,...

High-carbohydrates Diet Can Improve Weight Loss

HIGH-CARBOHYDRATES DIET CAN IMPROVE WEIGHT LOSS

New way to fight obesity with high-carbohydrates diet for weight loss. Eating a diet high in carbs can help in weight reduction and...

 
 
 

FOR OVERWEIGHT DOGS, OWNER BEHAVIOR MATTERS

It is estimated that up to 60% of pet dogs are overweight or obese. Overweight and obesity in dogs leads to increased risks of disease...

Obesity set to overtake smoking as the most common cause of preventable cancer for women

OBESITY SET TO OVERTAKE SMOKING AS THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF PREVENTABLE CANCER FOR WOMEN

A study predicts one in ten new female cancer cases - around 23,000 a year - will be caused by excess weight by 2035, only 2,000 fewer...

 
 
 
Does Obesity and Insulin Resistance Make It Harder to Build Muscle?

DOES OBESITY AND INSULIN RESISTANCE MAKE IT HARDER TO BUILD MUSCLE?

One strategy people use to lose weight is to exercise, mainly cardio. Although cardio is a calorie burner, strength training offers...

Mystery of Gut-brain Connection Decoded

MYSTERY OF GUT-BRAIN CONNECTION DECODED

A surprising array of conditions, from appetite disorders and obesity to arthritis and depression, may get their start in the gut.

 
 
 
Obesity, Overweight May Increase Women's Urinary Incontinence Risk

OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT MAY INCREASE WOMEN'S URINARY INCONTINENCE RISK

Obesity and overweight may increase the risk of developing urinary incontinence in women, reveals a new study.

Two out of 101 children's yoghurts in UK have low sugar levels

TWO OUT OF 101 CHILDREN'S YOGHURTS IN UK HAVE LOW SUGAR LEVELS

Organic yogurts were found to have the highest average sugar content - 13.1 per cent. The Government is targeting yogurt as part of...