Overweight and Obesity

Obesity continues to rise in Sweden, even in recent years

Jun 3, 2016 | | Say something

Obesity continues to rise in Sweden, even in recent years ; Sweden, the host country of the European obesity summit this year in Gothenburg (1-4 June) has always been associated with good health indicators. But new research presented at the summit shows that obesity has been increasing through mid-Sweden since the beginning of the new […more]

Very young children who are overweight consume larger meals, say the survey data UK

Jun 3, 2016 | | Say something

Very young children who are overweight consume larger meals, say the survey data UK ; Data from a large UK study on the eating habits of very young children (4-18 months) show that overweight children consume larger meals, but eat more often than healthy weight children. This study of the UK diet and Nutrition Survey […more]

The results of program participation weight loss long term

May 14, 2016 | | Say something

The results of program participation weight loss long term ; Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that the loss of even an amount modest weight can reap significant benefits, including lower blood pressure, reduce blood sugar, improves sleep, and fewer aches and pains. However, weight loss is difficult and maintain […more]

Influencing factors of the social gap in rates of childhood obesity

May 9, 2016 | | Say something

Influencing factors of the social gap in rates of childhood obesity ; Juan Carreno de Miranda ‘s “The Monstrua naked” (The Monster nude) painting. Researchers at the University of Liverpool have identified important early life factors that contribute to childhood obesity rates is different for children of different socioeconomic backgrounds. It is well known that […more]

China pays price of Western lifestyle with the large increase in childhood obesity

Apr 26, 2016 | | Say something

China pays price of Western lifestyle with the large increase in childhood obesity ; Credit: Peter Häger / Public Domain China is paying the price of adopting a Western lifestyle with the large increase in childhood obesity, study shows 29 years in close 28 000 children and adolescents published today in the European Journal of […more]

Despite the efforts, childhood obesity keeps increasing

Apr 26, 2016 | | Say something

Despite the efforts, childhood obesity keeps increasing ; the prevalence of childhood obesity, 1999-2014. Credit: Mark Dubowski for Duke Health The alarming rise in US childhood obesity rates that began almost 30 years ago has not diminished, with the largest increases in severe obesity, according to a study led by a scientist at the Duke […more]

obesity before pregnancy increases the chances of having overweight children

Apr 25, 2016 | | Say something

obesity before pregnancy increases the chances of having overweight children ; This is an image of a weight scale. Credit: CDC / Debora Cartagena A new Kaiser Permanente study published in Obesity Pediatric , it was found that obesity before pregnancy and excessive weight gain during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of the […more]

polyphenols diet does not provide many benefits such as company metabolic sx

Apr 22, 2016 | | Say something

polyphenols diet does not provide many benefits such as company metabolic sx ; (HealthDay) Supplementation with polyphenols strongly not protect against cardiovascular disease among patients with metabolic syndrome (MS), according to a study published online April 15 in Obesity Reviews . J. Marie Amiot, Ph.D., of the National Institute of Agronomic Research in Paris, and […more]

Children’s BMI is a good predictor of obesity at age 2

Apr 22, 2016 | | Say something

Children’s BMI is a good predictor of obesity at age 2 ; Babies with a high body mass index (BMI) at age two months they are at risk of obesity at the age of two years, according to pediatric researchers. The authors, in a study published online today Pediatrics say that BMI predicts better early […more]