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Children who don't drink water are consuming an extra 100 CALORIES a day from sugar drinks

CHILDREN WHO DON'T DRINK WATER ARE CONSUMING AN EXTRA 100 CALORIES A DAY FROM SUGAR DRINKS

One third of UK children aged two to 15 are now categorised as overweight or obese, according to official figures. In the US, nearly...

Have We Become Too Complacent about the Obesity Epidemic?

HAVE WE BECOME TOO COMPLACENT ABOUT THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC?

The obesity rate continues to rise, and it's impacting adults and kids of all ages. According to the National Health and Nutrition...

 
 
 
Celebrity 'Fat-Shaming' Affects All Women: Study

CELEBRITY 'FAT-SHAMING' AFFECTS ALL WOMEN: STUDY

The impact of fat-shaming may be far-reaching because nearly three-quarters of Americans are overweight or obese, according to the...

Study: Curcumin-fenugreek supplements can significantly improve heart health in obese young men

STUDY: CURCUMIN-FENUGREEK SUPPLEMENTS CAN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE HEART HEALTH IN OBESE YOUNG MEN

Obesity dramatically increases the risk of multiple life-threatening health problems. As noted by the respected Cleveland Clinic, a...

 
 
 
Is It Easier for Men to Lose Weight?

IS IT EASIER FOR MEN TO LOSE WEIGHT?

Is it easier for men to lose weight than it is for women? It might seem that men have an advantage when it comes to shedding extra...

Here are the disturbing links between cancer and obesity

HERE ARE THE DISTURBING LINKS BETWEEN CANCER AND OBESITY

Being overweight or obese is now associated with getting at least 13 types of cancer.

 
 
 
Is Your Dog Overweight? Here's What You Need to Know

IS YOUR DOG OVERWEIGHT? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The numbers on dog obesity are startling: In 2018, a survey from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found approximately 56%...

Restaurants shouldn't be allowed to offer sweet treats as part of a fixed-price menu for children

RESTAURANTS SHOULDN'T BE ALLOWED TO OFFER SWEET TREATS AS PART OF A FIXED-PRICE MENU FOR CHILDREN

One third of UK children aged two to 15 are now categorised as overweight or obese, according to Public Health England figures.

 
 
 
Slim people see overweight people as 'less evolved and less human,' shocking study finds  

SLIM PEOPLE SEE OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE AS 'LESS EVOLVED AND LESS HUMAN,' SHOCKING STUDY FINDS  

Amy Schumer's film, I Feel Pretty, addresses stigma around body weight. A new University of Liverpool study found that the thinner...

Belly Fat May Be a Stronger Risk Factor for Breast Cancer Than BMI

BELLY FAT MAY BE A STRONGER RISK FACTOR FOR BREAST CANCER THAN BMI

You may have heard that being overweight or obese increases the odds of developing breast cancer. Studies do show a correlation between...

 
 
 
Being overweight boosts chance of stroke survival by 62%, study finds 

BEING OVERWEIGHT BOOSTS CHANCE OF STROKE SURVIVAL BY 62%, STUDY FINDS 

Researchers at UCLA found that, contrary to expectations, carrying some extra body fat may actually increase an elderly person's chances...

Want to lose weight? Try a morning brew made from green coffee beans

WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT? TRY A MORNING BREW MADE FROM GREEN COFFEE BEANS

In a piece for Healthista, Rick Hay pointed to a Norwegian study that found drinking a brew made of green coffee beans every morning...

 
 
 
8 Fun Ways to Get Fit With Your Fur Baby

8 FUN WAYS TO GET FIT WITH YOUR FUR BABY

The statistics are a little scary. In 2017, a survey from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that 56% of dogs in the...

Morning Exercise With Short Breaks can Control Blood Pressure

MORNING EXERCISE WITH SHORT BREAKS CAN CONTROL BLOOD PRESSURE

Morning exercise combined with short walking breaks can help control blood pressure in overweight or obese elderly people, especially...

 
 
 
A half-hour workout before work is 'as good as prescription drugs' for lowering high blood pressure 

A HALF-HOUR WORKOUT BEFORE WORK IS 'AS GOOD AS PRESCRIPTION DRUGS' FOR LOWERING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE 

Experts at the University of Western Australia, Perth, examined data for overweight and obese men and women aged 55 to 80 at the start...

Americans Don't Fully Understand the Impact Overweight has on Heart Health: Survey

AMERICANS DON'T FULLY UNDERSTAND THE IMPACT OVERWEIGHT HAS ON HEART HEALTH: SURVEY

Obesity is the leading cause of stroke, cancer, coronary artery disease, and death. A new survey finds that most Americans don't entirely...

 
 
 
Skip the toast? Why breakfast might not be that important after all

SKIP THE TOAST? WHY BREAKFAST MIGHT NOT BE THAT IMPORTANT AFTER ALL

The theory that breakfast is the most important meal of the day may not hold true, research suggests. The study, published in the British...

Fish Oil Does Not Improve Asthma Control in Teens

FISH OIL DOES NOT IMPROVE ASTHMA CONTROL IN TEENS

Fish oil does not improve asthma control in adolescents and young adults who are overweight or obese, reveals study published in the...

 
 
 
What and How to Feed Your Overweight Dog

WHAT AND HOW TO FEED YOUR OVERWEIGHT DOG

New Study Reveals How Body Composition Impacts Your Breast Cancer Risk

NEW STUDY REVEALS HOW BODY COMPOSITION IMPACTS YOUR BREAST CANCER RISK

Are you at high risk of developing breast cancer? Cancer of the breast is a disease that many women fear, but, fortunately, if you...