- Children on the run burn energy and tend to stay lean, while those who prefer to sit while playing video games or watching television tend towards the opposite. Could the growing use of video games...
- Women with more fat around the waist are considered 20% more likely to suffer a heart attack than those with fat around the hips.
- The Cochrane Library released new evidence, which claimed that putting the nutrient value of a dish on the menu could help people cut down calorie intake by close to 12%.
- Getting enough deep sleep is important for you health. Here’s how many hours you need and how to get more.
- Scientists may have found a way to manipulate fat cells to prevent obesity.
- Poor eating habits found to be the leading cause of death, according to a new study.
- The way doctors look at fat patients could affect how well they treat them, so researchers are looking at ways to address prejudice.
- A new study finds eating foods high in calories can still increase your risk of certain cancers, even if you're a healthy body weight.
- Carrying extra weight, but being otherwise healthy, could still raise your risk of heart attack, according to a new study.
- Multiple deaths are linked to weight loss balloons, according to a safety alert issued by the FDA.
- Five healthy tips to drink beer without the belly bloat, from drinking slow and steady, to eating protein.
- Drinking green tea can reduce the negative health effects of a Western diet, from weight gain to poor brain function.
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. Obesity increases the likelihood of various diseases, particularly heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types of cancer, and osteoarthritis.