There are more than 500 million adults suffering from obesity according to a 2008 statistics. The number has jumped more than doubled since 1980.
In maintaining a healthy weight we are being told not to take more than 2,000 calories a day.
Obese people are more likely to lose their memory and thinking skills quicker than those who are slim and healthy in weight, according to researchers.
Apple peel has been found up to have six times source of antioxidants called flavanoids, than the flesh according to scientists.
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.
Obesity is a growing problem around the world with more people becoming obese and at a younger age.
Toddlers who watch too much TV risk adding inches to their waistlines and athletic ability by the time they turn ten, claim scientists.
Binge eating is defined as consuming 25 percent or more of the usual daily caloric intake during this period.
Conventional wisdom dictates that lowering ‘bad cholesterol’, known as Low-Density Lipoprotein or LDL is good for the heart.
While earlier research has revealed how too much sugar harms the body through its role in diabetes, obesity and fatty liver, this study is the first to uncover how the sweetener influences the brain.