India is known as the obesity capital of the world, and that's a serious health concern. The number of overweight men in the country has doubled over the past decade.
In this world replete with diabetes and heart disease; it is important to prevent obesity from childhood to stop these diseases from happening.
The study suggest that protein in meat is causing obesity as it is digested after the fats and carbohydrates. This makes the energy released from protein a surplus, which then is converted and stored as ...
According to a study, obesity was more prevalent in patients who were diagnosed with cancer, particularly among survivors of colorectal and breast cancers.
More people in the world are obese than underweight, with child and adolescent obesity rising rapidly, particularly in developing nations, the United Nations said ahead of the second annual World Obesity Day on Tuesday.
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.
The unprecedented global increase in obesity among pregnant women is leading to rise in high-risk pregnancies that may affect both mother and child, a study has found.
Around 80.7 per cent of people residing in Delhi-NCR region are suffering from obesity -- though 78.5 per cent continue to consider themselves as having normal weight, according to a survey.
Various studies have linked rising cases of arthritis with obesity which occurs due to poor lifestyle, food habits and lack of physical exercise, according to medical experts.
Mexico has declared a public health emergency over the rapid increase in obesity and diabetes.