People have two types of fat, white fat which stores energy and accumulates from not exercising enough, and brown fat which burns it, which is highly efficient at dissipating stored energy as heat.
A new study claims that while low-fat salad dressings contain less calories, they also have fewer health benefits.
An average person can add the equivalent of two to three teaspoons of fat to their hipline in a matter of hours after eating.
‘Fat discrimination’ is widespread in the workplace, with many employers assuming overweight staff are indolent.
A mind boggling theory has been put forward by Lars-Georg Hersoug, a researcher of Denmark, who say that the increase in obese people in his country is roughly equivalent to the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Eating fried food is not bad at all if the food you fry say meat has no animal fat on it and the cooking oil you use in frying, is either monounsaturated or polyunsaturated fat.
The first paper reporting that obesity could spread like a virus was published in 2007 in The New England Journal of Medicine.
A campaign by a non-profit entity, Corporate Accountability International, is urging McDonald’s to stop marketing junk food to kids and retire its corporate symbol Ronald McDonald.
Experts have interviewed more than 12,000 men and women aged 18 to 69 in France regarding their sexual exploits and accordingly analyze the results based on their body mass index (BMI).
European researchers had reported in their study published recently that being overweight or obese may increase a person’s risk of developing up to a dozen different types of cancer.