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'Obesity' - 114 Article Result(s)

  • Address your kid's emotions to ward off childhood obesity

    Address your kid's emotions to ward off childhood obesity

    Does you mom often punish you or dismiss your emotions instead of being sensitive to your distress and teach you how to handle those feelings? You may run a higher chance of obesity. "A child who doesn't learn to regulate his emotions may, in turn, develop eating patterns that put him/her at risk fo...

    Read More: health, kids, obesity
  • Increased urge to eat may cause childhood obesity

    Increased urge to eat may cause childhood obesity

    Does your infant has an increased urge to eat in response to the sight or smell of nice food? Get alerted as this may lead to obesity later. A heartier appetite is linked to more rapid infant growth and to genetic predisposition to obesity, says research.Weight gain is linked to two key aspects of a...

  • Stress During Pregnancy May Cause Obesity in Kids

    Stress During Pregnancy May Cause Obesity in Kids

    We know that high levels of stress can cause emotional and mental damage but this latest study shows how stress in mothers can cause obesity in their unborn child.According to the research, taking stress during pregnancy can affect health of the kid when they grow up. Researchers noted that un...

  • Can Putting a Tax on Soft Drinks Curb Obesity?

    Can Putting a Tax on Soft Drinks Curb Obesity?

    A 'soda tax' is a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages like soda and energy drinks. Sugary fizzy drinks have come up as of one of the major perpetrators of childhood obesity. A new study suggests that the most effective way to curb the consumption of these drinks is to levy a tax on them. This may disco...

  • Kids' obesity risk starts before school age

    Kids' obesity risk starts before school age

    A new study which was published in this week's New England Journal of Medicine and paid for by the U.S. government finds that much of a child's "weight fate" is set by age 5, and that nearly half of kids who became obese by the eighth grade were already overweight when they started kindergarten.The ...

  • Diet pill could help beat obesity

    Diet pill could help beat obesity

    A diet pill aimed at curbing fat people's appetites could soon be a reality, Daily Mail reported.The pill would not only shrink waist lines but also the 4.2 billion pounds National Health Service bill for treating obesity related illness such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease.Scientists in the U...

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  • Obesity no bar to fitness and health

    Obesity no bar to fitness and health

    Obese people can be just as healthy and fit as their slimmer counterparts, with no greater risk of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease or cancer, says the largest study so far on the subject.The findings show a subset of obese people who are metabolically healthy - they don't suffer from...

    Read More: fitness, health, obesity
  • TV viewing a cause for obesity?

    TV viewing a cause for obesity?

    Talking about foundation of lifestyle behaviours being established as early as pre-school, a study found that nearly half of obese children ate dinner in front of the TV more than three times a week.The study, led by Louise Hardy, from the University of Sydney School of Public Health, also showed no...

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  • Peaches, plums put obesity, diabetes on the run

    Peaches, plums put obesity, diabetes on the run

    Peaches and plums have bioactive compounds that can fight off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, says a new study.The study showed that the compounds in such fruits could be a weapon against "metabolic syndrome", in which obesity and inflammation lead to serious health issues, acc...

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  • Apple compound may help burn fat, reduce obesity

    Apple compound may help burn fat, reduce obesity

    A waxy compound found in apple peel may help reduce obesity and its associated health problems by increasing the amount of muscle and brown fat, two tissues recognised for their calorie-burning properties, a study says.The study conducted at the University of Iowa, US, found that the compound known ...

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