More stories about "Obesity"

U.N. Official Says Junk Food Should be Regulated

Excessive junk food consumption is something that should be prevented.

Being Physically Active May Lower Chronic Disease Risk

Leaving your chair often may help improve your metabolism and overall health.

Fathers' Weight May Affect Children's Obesity Risk

Researchers reveal the link between children's sugar and fat processing abilities and their fathers' body weight and overall health.

Obesity Linked to Early Decline in Kidney Function

Eating right and exercising daily may keep your kidneys healthy.

Lack of Sleep Linked to Psychological Problems in Obese Individuals

Researchers highlight the importance of a consistent sleeping schedule in order to remain physically and psychologically healthy.

You Can't Be Both Healthy and Overweight, Study Says

Research reveals that passing your BMI limits may increase your risk of heart disease and early death, even if you're metabolically healthy.

Taking Breaks between Sedentary Hours May Lower Disease Risk in Kids

Parents need to interrupt their kids' long hours of watching TV or playing video games to keep weight-related diseases at bay.

Lowering Obesity-Related Factors May Reduce Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Monitoring and controlling blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar may lower the risk of fatal diseases.

Aerobic Exercises May Be Better for Teens Wanting to Lose Weight

Researchers recommend physical activities such as running and swimming to adolescent girls who are having trouble with their weight.

Losing Weight May Be More Effective with Friends, Says Study

Having a support group in the fight against obesity may help push you to do better.

A Low-Fiber Diet May Increase Cardiovascular-Related Diseases

Make sure to mix wheat and nuts in your diet in order to lower the risk of heart issues.

Weight Gain during Pregnancy May Increase Chances of Juvenile Obesity

Pregnant women should eat and exercise properly to avoid passing on the obesity risk to their children.

Diet and Exercise May Lessen Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

A change in lifestyle may help osteoarthritis patients manage their condition better.

Smoking and Obesity May Affect Medication Potency

Smoking is bad for your health. However for obese people, it could also prove fatal.