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'Obesity' - 84 Article Result(s)

  • Weight loss surgery may cause appetite, taste change

    Weight loss surgery may cause appetite, taste change

    Gone through a weight-loss surgery recently? Expect changes in appetite and taste of food as a new research shows evidence that a after gastric bypass surgery, patients frequently report sensory changes."These sensory changes are not all negative and could lead to more weight loss among patients," s...

    Read More: appetite, obesity, taste
  • Should I get up earlier to lose weight?

    Should I get up earlier to lose weight?

    Recent studies have found that it is not just how long we sleep that can affect our weight, but when we wake up. Should we all be jumping out of bed at dawn?Want to lose weight? Get a good night's sleep. Research increasingly suggests that chronic sleep deprivation can lead to weight gain. But last...

  • Dieters move past unfulfilling low-calorie foods

    Dieters move past unfulfilling low-calorie foods

    Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients. That is chipping away at the popularity of products like Diet Coke, Lean Cuisine an...

  • World Health Day: Top 10 health-related concerns

    World Health Day: Top 10 health-related concerns

    World Health Day is celebrated annually on 7th April to mark the founding of the World Health Organization or WHO. It is surprising to know that more than half of the world's population faces the danger of diseases such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya etc transmitted by mosquitoes, fli...

  • Smoking may lead to excess calorie intake

    Smoking may lead to excess calorie intake

    Cigarette smoking may dull the ability to taste fats and sweets, according to a new study on obese women. Researchers from Washington University in St Louis found that despite craving high-fat, sugary foods, obese women were less likely than others to perceive these tastes, which may drive them to c...

    Read More: health, obesity, smoking, women
  • Is obesity a genetic disorder?

    Is obesity a genetic disorder?

    In a new research, scientists have discovered that weight gain may have to do more with the genes linked to the digestive system than with appetite. People with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carbohydrates-digesting enzyme may be at higher risk of obesity, the study found."We discovered how the...

  • Why some people stay slim despite eating fatty foods

    Why some people stay slim despite eating fatty foods

    We've often come across people who tend to eat a lot yet remain slim, dodging the effect of the extra calories consumed. The answer lies in our muscles. The way the muscles of the inherently thin work may give them the edge, research reveals."Daily physical activity is an inherited trait with a stro...

    Read More: fat, genes, obesity, weight loss
  • Fried foods lead to obesity in people with genetic risk

    Fried foods lead to obesity in people with genetic risk

    Eating fried food more than four times a week may have twice as big an effect on body mass index (BMI) for those with the highest genetic risk of developing obesity, research indicates. In other words, genetic makeup can inflate the effects of bad diet.In a recent study, a team of US researchers ana...

  • Obesity in teenage girls linked to poor school grades

    Obesity in teenage girls linked to poor school grades

    Obese adolescent girls have lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years, according to a new study. The results of the research conducted by the Universitiesof Dundee, Strathclyde, Georgia and Bristol showed that girls who were obese, as measured by BMI (body mass index) at age 11...

    Read More: food, kids obesity, obesity
  • Just 5 percent of calories should be from sugar

    Just 5 percent of calories should be from sugar

    Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories -- half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.After a review of about 9,000 studies, WHO's expert panel s...

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