Obesity levels are substantially lower in countries that consume high amounts of rice (average 150g/day/person), while counties with lower average rice intake (average 14g/day/person) have higher obesity levels, according to an international study of 136 countries, being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Glasgow, UK (28 April-1 May).
Obese people may show some shrinkage in their brain tissue as early as middle age, a large new study confirms.
The proportion of pregnant women with obesity (body mass index [BMI] above 30 kg/m2) has doubled over the past decade, from around 22% in 2010 to 44% in 2018, according to new research being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Glasgow, UK
New research, published in Obesity, has found that people with obesity are not only stigmatised, but are blatantly dehumanised.
For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers from Italy and the United States report.
Girls are not the only ones who go through puberty early if they have obesity. Boys with obesity enter puberty at an earlier age than average, according to a new study.
A study conducted by Sarah Farabi, Ph.D., RN, while she was a post-doctoral fellow working with Dr. Teri Hernandez at the University of Colorado College of Nursing and School of Medicine in 2018 found that mild sleep apnea changed sugar levels during pregnancy and was connected to infant growth patterns related to increased risk of obesity.
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals present in household dust promote the development of fat cells in a cell model and could contribute to increased growth in children relative to their age.
Several studies show that this way of eating may cause weight loss and improve health markers — at least in the short term.
Children and teenagers with obesity and severe obesity, in addition to other conditions, have an increased risk for premature heart disease, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association published in Circulation.