In 2016, around 30% of adults in the United States were estimated to be obese (1Trusted Source). Many people blame obesity on poor dietary choices and inactivity, but it’s not always that simple.
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that some people considered to be a normal weight could unknowingly be at high risk for obesity-related health issues.
Researchers have discovered that meal timing strategies such as intermittent fasting or eating earlier in the daytime appear to help people lose weight by lowering appetite rather than burning more calories, according to a report published online today in the journal Obesity, the flagship journal of The Obesity Society.
If your attention gets diverted in different directions by smartphones and other digital devices, take note: Media multitasking has now been linked to obesity.
Premature mortality rates related to noncommunicable disease could be cut by as much as 31% by 2030 in some countries assuming a population without obesity, according to findings presented at the European Congress on Obesity.
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.