Bacteria present in a newborn baby’s first poop could determine the risk of obesity later in life. Researchers also found that antibiotic use during pregnancy could alter the composition of microbiome responsible for a range of health outcomes.
Public Health April 14, 2019
More than 50 percent of teens and children in the United States will be obese by their 35th birthday. What are the factors that contribute to obesity epidemic and how can parents prevent weight problems in kids?
Public Health November 30, 2017
New research suggests that sweating more is not related to the gender of a person, but to the weight. Previous studies underlined a causality between the gender of a person and sweating.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2017
A new report has revealed that a number of British armed forces personnel may be facing issues with their weight and fitness. To help combat these problems, the soldiers were said to be given diet pills and liposuction procedures.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2016
Having younger brother or sister can be annoying at times. Findings of a new research, however, find link between having younger sibling and healthier body mass index.
Life March 14, 2016
An average woman self-criticizes at least eight times a day. Physical looks, weight, money, career and relationships are the areas women commonly find faults with.
Life January 6, 2016
Obese individuals who have high body mass index ratings and suffer from weight-related health problems may already be candidates for bariatric surgery. Here are some of the things a person needs to know about obesity and how it is addressed through weight loss surgeries.
Life December 26, 2015
A new study revealed that frequently checking the weighing scale may result to increased weight concern, depression, low body satisfaction and low self-esteem. After tracking more than 1,900 young adult females, researchers found an association between self-weighing and behavioral and psychological disorders.
Life November 11, 2015
More and more parents in the U.S. fail to distinguish that their children are obese or overweight and many assess their child's weight based on how this measures up with those of their peers.
Life August 26, 2014
Switching from white bread to wholegrain bread may be a good idea as researchers found an association between eating three or more slices of white bread per day with increased risks for weight gain.
Life May 31, 2014
If you have difficulty tasting fat, you are likely prone to gaining more weight as researchers found an association between a person’s inability to detect fat in food and overeating.
Life May 29, 2014
Tired of getting bullied and learning that he has prediabetes at age 16, Edgar Hernandez decided to change his diet and lifestyle to achieve a healthier weight.
Life May 27, 2014
A new study has shown that babies born via C-section are more likely to battle obesity as adults, compared to those who were born naturally. While a cause of the link between obesity and mode of childbirth is not yet clear, the researchers said that this should make women think more deeply before deciding on C-section as their mode of delivery.
Life March 2, 2014