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Kids of less-educated moms at higher obesity risk

Children of poorly-educated mothers face higher risk of obesity than those whose mothers are well-educated, suggests a new study. For the study, published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology journal, the researchers analysed data of 41,399 children in three European countries — Ireland, Portugal and the UK — using the mother’s highest level of education as

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Stop smoking, eat healthy and meditate daily to avoid obesity

Avoid obesity and its related health problems like diabetes, hypertension and hormonal disorders by changing few habits. Stop smoking, eat right at the right time, balance your diet and meditate, suggest experts. Nutritionist Neha Ranglani and Anju Ghei, wellness expert at VLCC have listed ways to preventing obesity: Eat healthy: A balanced diet should be a healthy mix of

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Revealed! Why some people just can’t resist eating

If you can’t resist eating an entire bag of chips or candy, blame it on your brain!In a study with children, researchers found that when certain regions of the brain reacted more strongly to being rewarded with food than being rewarded with money, those children were more likely to overeat, even when the child wasn’t

poor sleep quality associated with obesity

Children’s poor sleep quality associated with obesity: Study

Children’s poor sleep quality associated with obesity: Washington D.C. [USA], (Jan 27): Dear parents, the quality of your kid’s poor sleep can affect his eating habits and weight, according to a study.”Childhood obesity very often leads to adult obesity,” said the study’s lead author, Bernard Fuemmeler. “This puts them at greater risk of developing obesity-related cancers

Stop smoking, eat healthy, meditate to avoid obesity

Avoid obesity and its related health problems like diabetes, hypertension and hormonal disorders by changing few habits. Stop smoking, eat right at the right time, balance your diet and meditate, suggest experts. Nutritionist Neha Ranglani and Anju Ghei, wellness expert at VLCC have listed ways to preventing obesity: Eat healthy: A balanced diet should be a healthy

Common painkillers linked to obesity risk, poor sleep: Study

Common painkillers linked to obesity risk, poor sleep: Study

Common painkillers linked to obesity risk, poor sleep: Study. London, If you are regularly in the habit of popping up over-the-counter painkillers, beware, you may be at double the risk of becoming obese as well as have poor sleep, a study has revealed.Over the past 10 years, there has been a large increase in the prescription

Diabetes reason behind rising cancer cases

Diabetes reason behind rise in cancer cases worldwide: Study

Diabetes reason behind rising cancer cases: According to recent study, a team of researchers have found that cancers related to metabolic diseases, especially diabetes and obesity, have an increasingly high incidence. Cancer has disturbingly been linked to an unhealthy lifestyle by previous studies and as per a new research, out of nearly six percent of new cancers

Why obesity, underweight condition may up depression in women

Why obesity, underweight condition may up depression in women

Why obesity, underweight condition may up depression in women: Women who are extremely underweight and obese are likely to be at an increased risk of developing common mood disorders like depression and anxiety, as a result of low feel good neuroactive steroid, finds a study. Neurosteroid “Allopregnanolone” also known as “allo” is a metabolite of the

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India under serious burden of anaemia, obesity: report

London, Nov 7, India under serious burden of anaemia, obesity: report : India is facing a serious burden of of malnutrition as well as obesity, according to a global report which shows that while half the country’s women suffer from anaemia, at least 22 per cent of adult women are overweight. The Global Nutrition Report 2017,

Women beat men in being over-weight in Punjab- Daily Post India

Women beat men in being over-weight in Punjab

Arjun Sharma When it comes to surpassing men, the women in Punjab have set an example. However this time not for a healthy reason as the women have been placed ahead of their male counterparts in being overweight and inviting diseases related to obesity as per the records of union government. Alarming figures raised by

Green tea may improve memory, cuts obesity

Green tea improve memory, cuts obesity

Green tea improve memory, cuts obesity. Here’s another reason to have that cup of green tea, as according to a study ingredients found in this tea can reduce high-fat and high-fructose (HFFD)-induced insulin resistance and improve memory.New research in identifies potential therapeutic intervention for memory impairment, neuro-inflammation and brain insulin resistance induced by high-fat, high-fructose

Obesity may hamper your sexual and social life: Experts

New Delhi: Obesity is a major health challenge worldwide. Apart from known health hazards such as heart disease and diabetes, it can also prevent sexual intimacy and may ruin your social life, experts say. India is home to the third-highest number of obese and overweight people, according to recent reports. Obesity is categorised on the

Lower education, income level may lead to obesity in young adults

New York: Teenagers of normal weight or young adults who live in neighbourhoods with lower education or income levels are at higher risk of becoming overweight or obese, a new study says. It found that 25 per cent of young adults became overweight or obese. “Emerging adulthood is a critical time period for excess weight

Severe obesity alone can increase heart failure risk

New York: Morbid obesity appears to stand alone as a risk for heart failure, but not for other major types of heart disease, new research has found. The study involving more than 13,000 people found that morbidly obese individuals were more than two times more likely to have heart failure than comparable people with a

High BP, obesity causing epidemic of heart diseases in China

New York: Increase in cases of high blood pressure and obesity in China has contributed to a rising epidemic of heart diseases which has turned out to be the leading cause of death in the country, particularly among the youth and rural residents, finds a study. The findings showed that high blood pressure, which alone

Replace sugary drink with water to cut obesity

New York: Replacing one little calorie-laden sugary soda with water may significantly help reduce body weight as well as improve overall health, says a study. The findings showed that consuming additional calories from sugary beverages like soda, energy drinks, and sweetened coffee can increase risk of weight gain and obesity, as well as Type 2 diabetes

Obesity on rise among colorectal, breast cancer survivors

New York: Obesity was more prevalent in patients who were diagnosed with cancer, particularly among survivors of colorectal and breast cancers, according to a study. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggested that obesity is a growing public health burden for cancer survivors, which requires targeted interventions, including weight management efforts. The

Obesity, smoking may up poor life quality in lung disease patients

Washington: Patients who survived the fatal lung disease find their subsequent quality of life has more to do with lifestyle factors than how sick they were in the hospital, a new study has found. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a progressive medical condition occurring in critically ill patients characterised by widespread inflammation in the

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Food insecurity predicts obesity for young women

New York: Females are prone to obesity in early adulthood owing to prolonged periods of food insecurity and harsh parenting practices, suggested a study. According to the study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, food deprivation when combined with other stressors such as harsh parenting, impacts a teen’s development. A new study by Iowa

Fathers can help prevent obesity in young adults

Toronto: Parents, especially fathers, play a vital role in developing healthy behaviours as well as help prevent obesity in young adults, say researchers. The findings showed that among males, the quality of relationship with the father had a greater impact on their odds of being overweight or obese. When it came to predicting whether a