obesity

  1. zacman

    General Health Obesity: Nigeria’s Growing Disease of Affluence, Poverty – Thisdaylive

    Obesity, once the exclusive preserve of Nigeria’s rich, has now taken a toll on the country’s poor, with several millions already afflicted with the condition. Martins Ifijeh looks at why the malaise is on the rise and how it can be curbed While obesity has been regarded in times past …...
  2. zacman

    General Health Obesity dramatically raises risk of dying from bowel and breast cancers – The Sun

    BEING too fat dramatically raises the risk of dying from bowel and breast cancers, a study reveals. Every year spent overweight between the ages of 20 and 50 raises the risk of fatal bowel tumours by four per cent. .. Read more via The Sun https://ift.tt/2KcrQpW
  3. zacman

    General Health Obesity ’causes more cases of some cancers than smoking’ – BBC News – Health

    Obesity now causes more cases of four common cancers in the UK than smoking, according to a charity. Cancer Research UK says bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancers are more likely to have been caused by being overweight than by smoking tobacco. It … Read more via BBC News – Health...
  4. zacman

    General Health How fasting prevents obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, fatty liver disease – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 days increased levels of proteins that play a crucial role in improving insulin resistance and protecting against the risks from a high-fat... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News http://bit.ly/2JPR2F1
  5. zacman

    Family Health Heart Disease is Top Cause of Death in Pregnancy – WebMD Health

    A major medical group has issued new guidance on detecting and treating the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new mothers in the United States.... Read more via WebMD Health https://wb.md/2LmMG9J
  6. zacman

    General Health Obesity: Study of 2.8 million shows increased disease and death risks – BBC News

    A major new study highlights the scale of the obesity problem in the UK, with a significant risk of death and disease attached to weight gain. People with a body mass index (BMI) of 30-35 were at 70% higher risk of developing heart … Read more via BBC News – Health https://bbc.in/2J7vRgB
  7. zacman

    General Health Could surgery be the answer to obesity? – The Hindu – Health

    A South African woman named Dineo* long struggled with obesity. Her vices included takeout food, creamy desserts and chips, and she drank two litres of sugary drinks a day. “It relaxed me,” she recalls. Her weight crept up to 141 kg. Yo-yo dieting never worked. In 2008, … Read more via The...
  8. zacman

    General Health Obesity Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Younger Women – The New York Times

    Obesity Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Younger Women The higher a woman’s body mass index, the greater her risk for early-onset colorectal cancer. Obesity is linked to an increased risk for colorectal cancer in younger women, new research has found. Colorectal cancer … Read more via The New...
  9. zacman

    General Health This Diet Can Help You Lose Fat and Keep Muscle – Tonic

    On paper, the benefits of intermittent fasting for weight loss sound great: You don’t need to count calories, cut out entire food groups, give up your favorite meals, or stick to a set of complicated diet rules. However, one of the things that puts people off intermittent fasting is the …...
  10. zacman

    General Health Five surprising things that affect weight – BBC News

    People might think battling obesity is down to sheer willpower, but medical research says otherwise. Here are five potentially surprising factors that can affect your weight, as unearthed by The Truth About Obesity . 1. … Read more via BBC News https://ift.tt/2FoRX8y
  11. zacman

    How obesity increases risk of 13 different cancers in young adults – The Guardian Nigeria...

    Condition associated with shorter life, more years with heart disease *Freezing hunger nerve could help with weight loss, new study finds A Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, United States (U.S.), researcher has compiled evidence … Read more via The...
  12. Samguine

    Metro Feeding babies solid food before six months causes obesity, diabetes – The Guardian Nigeria...

    Most parents are feeding their babies solid foods too early – raising their risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research. The study showed that more than half of infants start eating solids before the recommended six months and only a third … via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
  13. Samguine

    Metro Being Lonely Will Kill You Faster Than Being Obese - Study

    Being lonely is deadlier than obesity and should be considered a pubic health risk, recent studies by experts have suggested. Those with bad social connections have a 50 percent increased risk of early death, compared to those with good social connections, a review of studies on loneliness...
  14. Oluogunjobi

    Obesity: 15 Things That Can Make You Bigger Than You Should Be

    Obesity is generally caused by eating too much and moving too little. What causes obesity? What are those things you should take care of to avoid being bigger than you should be? Below is a list of 15 items. --- 1. Lack of Energy Balance: A lack of energy balance most often causes overweight...
  15. Oluogunjobi

    Obesity: 15 Things That Can Make You Bigger Than You Should Be

    Obesity is generally caused by eating too much and moving too little. What causes obesity? What are those things you should take care of to avoid being bigger than you should be? Below is a list of 15 items. --- 1. Lack of Energy Balance: A lack of energy balance most often causes overweight...
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