Vitamins And Nutrition Information/Obesity Health News

December 12, 2018

Obesity to Blame for Almost 1 in 25 Cancers Worldwide

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Overweight and obesity accounted for nearly 4 percent of all cancers globally in 2012, and that rate is likely […]
November 20, 2018

Obesity All on Its Own Can Raise Your Health Risks

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity itself raises odds for diabetes and heart disease, even in the absence of conditions like high blood pressure, […]
November 13, 2018

Exercise Makes Even the 'Still Overweight' Healthier: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Heavyset folks who exercise regularly shouldn’t get discouraged if they can’t seem to shed more weight, no matter how […]
November 12, 2018

Could a Natural Protein Help Fight Obesity?

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s a finding only observed so far in mice, but researchers say that a naturally occurring protein triggered significant […]
November 2, 2018

Obesity May Harm Kids' Academics, Coping Skills

FRIDAY, Nov. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obese kids may have extra difficulty with schoolwork and coping under stress, a preliminary study suggests. In a survey […]
October 24, 2018

Obesity a Painful Reality for 1 in 6 U.S. Youths

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — One in six American kids struggles with obesity, and minorities struggle the most, a new report shows. “Childhood obesity […]
October 3, 2018

What Did Americans Eat Today? A Third Would Say Fast Food

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans’ love affair with fast food continues, with 1 in every 3 adults chowing down on the fare on […]
August 9, 2018

AHA: Obesity May Increase Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease

THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 (American Heart Association) — People with obesity are known to be at increased risk for coronary heart disease, the most common type […]
August 2, 2018

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Better

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you want to keep your kids at a healthy weight, show them, don’t tell them. That’s the advice […]
July 30, 2018

Obesity Warps the Shape, Function of Young Hearts

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors have long known that obesity raises the risk for heart disease later in life, but new research reveals […]
July 4, 2018

To Fight Childhood Obesity, Moms to the Rescue

WEDNESDAY, July 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Moms can play a big role in combating America’s childhood obesity epidemic, researchers contend. The key: kids are less […]
June 19, 2018

Obesity Plagues Rural America

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Country folk are being hit harder by the U.S. obesity epidemic than city dwellers, two new government studies show. […]