Obesity rates climbed again last year with 28 U.S. states reporting adults are fatter now than a year ago, two advocacy groups said on Tuesday.
Low-dose vitamin supplements will be categorized as food items rather than drugs in 2012, but consumers hoping that the category change will bring down their prices may be disappointed.
The rumors that a person could lose weight if he or she sweats during exercise is incorrect, according to doctors from MJ Life, a private medical clinic.
The junk food and poor eating habits affecting humans is also killing their four-legged pals, say veterinary surgeons and experts.
A doctor has introduced a weight-loss program that consists of five meals a day, local media reported yesterday.
Obese or overweight people get the same quality of healthcare as normal-weight patients and get higher quality care in some cases, despite studies that show some doctors are biased against them, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
The same molecular pathways that steer people into drug addiction also lie behind the craving to overeat, driving individuals into obesity, a study published on Sunday suggests.
U.S. soft drink and snacks giant PepsiCo unveiled plans Monday to cut sugar, fat and sodium in its products as part of a broad initiative to address health, nutrition and environmental concerns.
Extreme obesity among American children is much worse than previously believed, putting them at greater risk of serious health problems as they age, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.
PepsiCo plans to remove sugary drinks from schools worldwide, following the success of programs in the U.S. aimed at cutting down on childhood obesity.