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Environmental factors behind bulging waistlines

Bulging waistlines may have more to do with collective behaviour than genetics or individual choices, according to a new study Continue reading “Environmental factors behind bulging waistlines” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012

Overweight 11 year-old-girls highlight obesity epidemic in UK

In Britain, childhood obesity is far worse than feared with thousands of girls as young as 11 years in one town sporting waists bigger than an overweight woman Continue reading “Overweight 11 year-old-girls More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Statins may cause fatigue

Individuals taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are more likely than non-users to experience decreased energy, fatigue upon exertion, or both Continue reading “Statins may cause fatigue” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Low-carb diets better for easing weight: Study

A low-carb diet is better than a standard, calorie-restricted one for cutting down weight and lowering blood levels of cancer-promoting hormone insulin Continue reading “Low-carb diets better for easing weight: More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011

Seaweed to help lose more weight by creating ‘artificial feeling of fullness’

Dietary fibres from brown algae boost the sensation of satisfaction, thereby making people eat less and lose more weight, a new study has claimed Continue reading “Seaweed to help lose more weight by creating More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Why couch potatoes pile on the pounds

A new study led by an Indian origin researcher had found that leading life as a couch potato, stretched out in front of the TV for hours can actually be “active inactivity” and cause an individual to pack on More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Chilling out does promote obesity

Stretching out in front of your TV screen can be promoting ‘active inactivity’, causing you to pack on the pounds Continue reading “Chilling out does promote obesity” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Socio-economic inequalities behind obesity

People who belong to lower socio-economic strata of society are more likely to suffer from obesity, a new study has suggested Continue reading “Socio-economic inequalities behind obesity” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Overweight individuals at higher risk of further weight gain

As people gain weight, they become more vulnerable to obesity risk factors, which causes them to gain even more weight and become even more susceptible Continue reading “Overweight individuals at higher risk More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Eating quickly leads to obesity

Wolfing down food can make you obese and slow down your day-to-day activities, a new study reveals Continue reading “Eating quickly leads to obesity” »  More...