Little kids' regular bedtimes and ability to regulate emotions may lessen obesity risk
12 hours ago
Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests.
Study finds obesity as top cause of preventable life-years lost
Apr 22, 2017
A team of researchers from Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine have found that obesity resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than tobacco, and tobacco caused similar life-years lost ...
Review: Interventions don't promote exercise in rural adults
Apr 19, 2017
(HealthDay)—Interventions to promote physical activity (PA) among adults have no effect in rural communities, according to a review published online April 11 in Obesity Reviews.
Moderate, high-intensity exercise programs show similar results
Apr 17, 2017
(HealthDay)—Short-term moderate-intensity to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) leads to modest body composition improvements in overweight and obese individuals, according to research published online April 11 in ...
Unclear whether mindful eating can help you lose weight, says review
Apr 13, 2017
It is unclear whether mindful eating can help with weight loss, according to a new City, University of London review.
Obesity is not a character flaw, expert says
Apr 11, 2017
Is obesity the result of a poor self-control? Most people in the United States believe it is, according to a survey by the National Opinions Research Center: Three-quarters of the people surveyed attributed obesity to a lack ...
Obese Spanish workers take more sick leave
Apr 08, 2017
Obese Spanish workers take more sick leave than their healthy weight colleagues, according to research in more than 174 000 employees presented today at EuroPrevent 2017.
Expanding waistlines and metabolic syndrome: Researchers warn of new 'silent killer'
Apr 06, 2017
For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University make the case that metabolic syndrome—a ...
Weight swings may be risky for overweight heart patients
Apr 05, 2017
Losing and regaining weight repeatedly may be dangerous for overweight heart patients, a study suggests.
Participation in a weight management program reduces job absenteeism
Apr 04, 2017
Individuals with obesity who enrolled in a structured weight loss program report fewer hours missed from work after six months in the program, according to a study being presented Sunday at the Endocrine Society's 99th annual ...