Researchers have found that almost a quarter of willing kidney donors were rejected because they were obese.
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.
Obesity rates have doubled worldwide in the past 30 years, coinciding with a growing food surplus, and the ensuing epidemic has sparked a multibillion dollar weight loss industry that has largely failed to curb the problem.
Twenty five percent of the population in Britain is obese, but the vast majority deny how severely their weight could be affecting their health, according to research.
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).
Recent figures of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in its report two thirds of American women are either obese or overweight.
There’s an ample evidence that suggest that early prevention efforts has to start at the very early age in life, from the mother’s womb up to its toddler years, as far as child obesity is concerned.
The increasing number of obese children worldwide suffering from diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and fatty liver diseases at an early age is quite alarming.
Normally, the passage of air from the nose and mouth on one end and the lungs on the other, should be clear and free.
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.