Resveratrol and quercetin are two functional ingredients to which a fat-reducing effect has been attributed in experiments conducted in vivo and in vitro. Yet their rapid metabolism means that only a tiny fraction of these compounds reach organs and tissue.
A new study has found that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, is the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults.
The effects of maternal obesity even pass across generations to offspring, accelerating the rate of aging of metabolic problems that occur in normal life.
Children born to women who have high blood levels of lead are more likely be overweight or obese, compared to those whose mothers have low levels of lead in their blood, according to a new study.
A new study shows that boys who are obese in pre-puberty have an over two times higher risk of having children with asthma than those who are not.
In an international study, lead by the University of Bergen, the researchers wanted to find out how adult overweight (BMI over 25) and obesity (BMI over 30) increase the risk of different types of cancer.
About 4.8 million American kids aged 10 to 17—just over 15%—were obese in 2017-2018, according to a new report.
Obesity-associated cancers included in this study include cancers of the colon and rectum (combined as colorectal), female breast, uterus, ovary, gallbladder and other biliary organs
Weight loss in older adults is accompanied by loss in bone mineral density (BMD) and an increased risk of bone fracture.
An injection has helped reduce body weight and glucose levels in patients with diabetes and obesity in four weeks.