obesity

What Are the Best Options?

What Are the Best Options?

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) – the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome – is an increasingly common cause of transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma and death. Prevalence rates for NAFLD vary, but a recent analysis of middle-aged individuals in the United States places it at around 40%. The same study estimated the rate of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis …

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Children with overweight grandparents more likely to struggle with obesity in the future: Study

Children with overweight grandparents more likely to struggle with obesity in the future: Study

QUEENSLAND: School holidays can be a special time for extended families to gather. Children may see their grandparents at seasonal gatherings or as part of childcare arrangements to help working parents. New research suggests the biology, environment and the food they share contributes to children’s future health. According to the World Health Organization, 39 million …

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What it takes to end obesity and food insecurity epidemics

What it takes to end obesity and food insecurity epidemics

obesity rates It has increased significantly over the past three decades in the United States and now affects one in six children aged 10-17. Meanwhile, at least 10 percent of our entire population food insecurity — lack of continued access to food — every year for the past two decades. These high rates have been …

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Why Do We Lose Weight and Why We Don’t?

Why Do We Lose Weight and Why We Don’t?

October 18, 2021 — Brian Martin Sr. has struggled with weight loss for most of his life. He says the struggle accelerated when he needed a hip replacement 3 years ago. His doctor told the 64-year-old from Woodstock, MD, that the good news was that his hip replacement was the solution to his problem, but …

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Birds Eye executive points to a significant shift in consumer desire for healthy food over the past decade

Birds Eye executive points to a significant shift in consumer desire for healthy food over the past decade

Jan 19, 2022 — International frozen food giant Birds Eye highlights a “golden opportunity” for food brands to focus on increasing nutrition, following a report that highlighted the consumer’s strong desire to eat better. Reducing salt, sugar and fat is a crucial part of the company’s analysis, which focuses on how government-led strategies are addressing …

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7 ways to make your life science for the year ahead

7 ways to make your life science for the year ahead

Be careful and lean towards green Researching ways to create sustainable change for better health, Greenlee also said she was rethinking the whole concept of diet. “Researchers are now looking at mindfulness as a way to acquire and maintain long-term behavioral habits,” he said. “We think people could be more careful. Why they eat and …

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Prioritizing healthy living to benefit our health

Prioritizing healthy living to benefit our health

The US healthcare system is designed to take care of people when they get sick. According to the CDC, chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. They are also the most important drivers of the country’s $3.8 trillion annual health …

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Study explores genetic ways to understand obesity |  Health

Study explores genetic ways to understand obesity | Health

A new study has helped shed light on the genetic pathways underlying obesity that may help develop more personalized ways to help people maintain a healthy weight. The findings of the study were published in the journal “Metabolites.” The study is the largest of its kind, looking at genomics and levels of metabolites (molecules produced …

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