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'Obesity' - 111 Article Result(s)

  • 5 regular meals a day can ward off obesity risk in teens

    5 regular meals a day can ward off obesity risk in teens

    A regular eating pattern may prevent obesity in adolescents, according to a new Finnish study.When eating five meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner and two snacks - a day, even those with a genetic predisposition to obesity had no higher body mass index (BMI) than their controls, the study of more than ...

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  • Fat ain't fit: Obesity a health hazard

    Fat ain't fit: Obesity a health hazard

    One of the most common advertisements in both the print and electronic media is that of weight loss programmes that promise magical transformation from a fat to a fit figure. Doctors, however, express doubt over the efficacy of such programmes.Doctors say that obesity, a problem increasingly consumi...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

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  • Obesity leading to deaths worldwide

    Obesity leading to deaths worldwide

    Obesity has reached epidemic proportions worldwide, with around 2.8 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese, according to international health experts.Globalisation has brought fast food culture to Chinese cities, contributing to major obesity problems. A study in 200...

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  • A traditional diet can fight obesity

    A traditional diet can fight obesity

    Obesity is a pressing health problem plaguing Indians and can be tackled properly by reverting to a traditional diet comprising pulses, coarse grains and vegetables, experts said Saturday."We should go back to a traditional diet and this can be ensured by giving up junk food items and making fresh v...

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  • Obesity ballooning in the developing world: report

    Obesity ballooning in the developing world: report

    The number of obese and overweight people in the developing world nearly quadrupled to almost a billion between 1980 and 2008, according to a think-tank report. There are now far more obese or overweight adults in the developing world than in richer countries, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI...

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  • 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...

  • 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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