Researchers raised the alarm about an obesity explosion among children in rural China as a Western-style diet high in sugar and carbohydrates starts taking its toll.
According to a recent study published in the journal Obesity, sources of junk food near a house or school may influence the eating habits of children. The researchers found that proximity to fast and convenience ...
American children are at greater risk of becoming overweight or obese during summer vacation than during the school year, a new study has found.
Most children overeat when served large portions of calorie-dense popular foods - but manipulating calorie-content and portion size of children can substantially reduce their overall caloric consumption.
According to a new study, prenatal exposure to a common chemical used in plastic water bottles is likely to increase the risk of obesity in children.
A recently constructed study suggests that encouraging physical activity and improving diet may cut the risk of heart attacks in kids.
Teenagers spending more time on electronic gadgets are more likely to consume sugary, aerated and caffeinated drinks. This should be taken seriously as the children may exceed the daily recommended levels of such drinks.
Abdominal obesity in children is directly related to metabolic diseases, including high blood pressure and diabetes, a new study has shown. The study was done on 10,842 children in five cities of India namely Delhi, ...
In this world replete with diabetes and heart disease; it is important to prevent obesity from childhood to stop these diseases from happening.