Child obesity is on the rise worldwide. Overweight children are not only often bullied and disadvantaged, they are more likely to become diabetic and to suffer from high blood pressure. What are the causes, and how can it be tackled?
Hailed as a health hack, intermittent fasting is widely promoted as a reliable way to lose weight, lower disease risk and increase lifespan. But despite some positive study results, does it really deserve so much kudos?
There is a silent epidemic sweeping through Africa and it’s worse than HIV. Out of the 20 fastest rising countries with obesity, nearly half of them are in Africa. The health burden on the continent is rising.
Washing breakfast down with a cup of coffee before heading to work is one way to avoid Type 2 diabetes, according to two new studies published ahead of World Diabetes Day.
Take a quick walk through a supermarket and it's easy to see why more than half of Germans are overweight. And why politicians face a huge challange to encourage the food industry to sell healthier products.
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