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Overweight kids actually eat less right after stressful events

September 4, 2019

People often react to stress by binging on sweets or fattening comfort foods, cravings fueled by the appetite-stimulating…
A major public health concern – too much screen time is making children overweight

August 27, 2019

We already know that screen time for children should be limited. Watching too much TV impedes their creative…
Research reveals health is number one for weight loss

August 27, 2019

A new report by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, suggests that when it comes to weight loss, people…
Being overweight now will cause you great trouble when you’re 50

June 23, 2019

Make a choice today – become healthier. Move more, eat better, drink plenty of water and lose weight.…
Study links work burnout and weight gain

June 5, 2019

A new study from the University of Georgia has found that feeling overworked contributes to a variety of unhealthy…
A simple app can turn off unhealthy food craving and help losing weight

March 28, 2019

Dieting is hard, because sometimes you just start craving unhealthy food. It would be so nice if you…
Shape of Health: An Obesity Prevention Game

February 2, 2019

The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) is seeking new ways to get health messages out to women and…
Research reveals overweight dogs may live shorter lives

January 4, 2019

New research from the University of Liverpool and Mars Petcare’s WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition reveals overweight dogs are more…
Obese and overweight women should get in shape before getting pregnant

December 22, 2018

Many people want to have a child. And it is not that complicated. Nature itself made us want…
Targeting a hunger hormone to treat obesity

October 31, 2018

About 64 per cent of Canadian adults are overweight or obese, according to Health Canada. That’s a problem,…
Being overweight or obese in your 20’s will take years off your life, according to a new report

October 16, 2018

Young adults classified as obese in Australia can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy,…
New Evidence for a link between Diet and Depression

February 22, 2018

While research into possible links between diet and the risk of depression is still rather lacking,  some preliminary…
Harmful effects of being overweight underestimated

December 5, 2017

Previous studies have suggested that the optimum BMI, at which the risk of death is minimised, appears to…
Skipping Breakfast Disrupts “Clock Genes” that Regulate Body Weight and Glucose

December 1, 2017

Irregular eating habits such as skipping breakfast are often associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular…
Why do some obese people have ‘healthier’ fat tissue than others?

November 7, 2017

One little understood paradox in the study of obesity is that overweight people who break down fat at…
Scientists found a way to reverse type 2 diabetes without medicine – it just takes some will power

September 17, 2017

Type 2 diabetes is associated with poor lifestyle choices – being overweight, inactive physically and eating unhealthy foods.…
Does your child have a TV in his bedroom? You should consider this

June 6, 2017

Nowadays children grow up with a tablet or a smartphone in their hands and no one seems to…
You think obesity only damages legs? Think again – shoulders are suffering too

May 9, 2017

Obesity is linked to many different health problems, some of them are related to bones and joints. When…
A few extra pounds can’t hurt you — or can they?

August 30, 2016

Being overweight increases the chances of premature death, according to a USC researcher. Although people accept that obesity…
It takes two minutes to change your perception of body size

July 8, 2016

A new study from Macquarie University has found that people’s perception of their own and other people’s body…
A Flawed Measure

February 5, 2016

Fit or fat? How about both? In what could be the death knell for that once-vaunted measure of…
Pill Baloon Helps To Loose Weight

January 4, 2016

More than 50% adults in United states are overweight or obese. Surgery method is invasive and expensive. Allurion Technologies…
Stored fat fights against the body’s attempts to lose weight

November 24, 2015

The fatter we are, the more our body appears to produce a protein that inhibits our ability to…
How weight-loss surgery reduces sugar cravings

November 19, 2015

Weight loss surgery curbs the sweet tooth by acting on the brain’s reward system, according to a study…
Overweight men just as likely as overweight women to face discrimination in retail settings

November 17, 2015

Men who are overweight are just as likely as overweight women to experience interpersonal discrimination when applying for…
Weight discrimination linked to increased risk of mortality

October 17, 2015

In recent years, Florida State University College of Medicine researchers Angelina R. Sutin and Antonio Terracciano have found…
Researchers find one in four dogs competing at Crufts is overweight

July 14, 2015

One in four dogs competing at Crufts is overweight, researchers at the University of Liverpool have found. The…
Thin Colorectal Cancer Patients Have Shorter Survival Than Obese Patients

July 2, 2015

Although being overweight with a high body-mass index (BMI) has long been associated with a higher risk for…
Obesity, excess weight in U.S. continue upswing

June 23, 2015

Obesity and excess weight, and their negative impact on health, have become a significant focus for physicians and…
Stress Early In Life Can Increase The Risk Of Overweight In Adulthood

June 16, 2014

A study from Aarhus University helps our understanding of the causes that may lie behind obesity and overweight.…
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