Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

Foundation for poor heart health laid early in life

Foundation for poor heart health laid early in life

Junk food manufacturers should be banned from targeting unhealthy products at children

Junk food manufacturers should be banned from targeting unhealthy products at children

Obesity threatens health of women in nations previously not known for a growing percentage of overweight citizens

Obesity threatens health of women in nations previously not known for a growing percentage of overweight citizens

Overweight families unaware & unconcerned about risk of diabetes and premature heart disease

Overweight families unaware & unconcerned about risk of diabetes and premature heart disease

Carbohydrates are the latest nutrient to be blamed for the rising incidence of obesity in the US

Carbohydrates are the latest nutrient to be blamed for the rising incidence of obesity in the US

Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought

Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought

Parents oblivious to their children's weight problems

Parents oblivious to their children's weight problems

Sport to tackle child obesity

Sport to tackle child obesity

Growing problem of obesity in women from developing countries

Growing problem of obesity in women from developing countries

One-third of the calories in the US diet comprised of junk food

One-third of the calories in the US diet comprised of junk food

Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world

Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world

Tobacco use and obesity more common among less educated and lowest income Americans

Tobacco use and obesity more common among less educated and lowest income Americans

Greater the time spent in cars, higher the likelihood of obesity

Greater the time spent in cars, higher the likelihood of obesity

England has witnessed the fastest growth in obesity in Europe

England has witnessed the fastest growth in obesity in Europe

Obesity a priority says UK Health Secretary

Obesity a priority says UK Health Secretary

Obesity affects women's employment success

Obesity affects women's employment success

Weight loss medication Xenical® more effective than lifestyle changes alone in managing weight

Weight loss medication Xenical® more effective than lifestyle changes alone in managing weight

UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity

UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity

Concerns over obesity will be addressed in the UK government's Public Health White Paper

Concerns over obesity will be addressed in the UK government's Public Health White Paper

Atkins announces new low-carbohydrate frozen pizzas

Atkins announces new low-carbohydrate frozen pizzas