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Negative Body Image Increases Risk Of Obesity For Teens Than Depression: Study

May 12, 2016 AM EDT To think that personal body is overweight or the body seem to be unlikeable than what people would like it to be, indicates obesity a new study suggests. The study by the University of Texas Health ...

Obesity and Diabetes Linked To Psoriasis Skin Disease: Study [VIDEO]

May 03, 2016 AM EDT Obesity and diabetes has been linked to psoriasis skin disease via genetics, according to researchers.

Junk Food Not To Blame For Obesity In America

Nov 05, 2015 AM EST New research suggests junk food is not the prime culprit of obesity.

Restaurant Meals May Be Just As Unhealthy As Fast Food

Jul 17, 2015 PM EDT New research suggests that restaurant meals may be just as unhealthy as food from a fast-food outlet.

Rapid Weight Loss Is More Effective Than Steady Weight Loss, Study

Oct 16, 2014 AM EDT Researchers at the University of Melbourne have debunked the myth that gradual weight loss is more effective than rapid weight loss.

Teenaged Girls from Poor Families Face Increased Obesity Risk, Study

Sep 18, 2014 AM EDT Adolescent girls from economically disadvantaged families are more likely to become overweight or obese than their male counterparts, according to a new study by The University of Texas at Austin.

Artificial Sweeteners Increase Obesity and Diabetes Risk, Study

Sep 18, 2014 AM EDT Artificial sweeteners may hasten the development of glucose intolerance and metabolic diseases including obesity and diabetes, according to a new study by Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.

Milk and Cheese Lower Obesity and Diabetes Risk, Study

Sep 17, 2014 AM EDT Dairy consumption lowers risk of metabolic diseases like obesity and type-2 diabetes, according to a new study by CHU de Québec Research Center and Laval University.

Healthy Diet from Infancy Prevents Obesity and Chronic Disease, Study

Aug 07, 2014 AM EDT Adopting a healthy diet from infancy helps prevent childhood obesity and onset of chronic disease, according to a new study by the Queensland University of Technology.

Brown Fat Effective against Obesity and Diabetes, Study

Jul 28, 2014 AM EDT Higher levels of brown fat lead to better blood sugar control, enhanced insulin sensitivity and superior metabolic performance, according to a new study by the University of Texas Medical Branch at ...

Physical Activity Boosts Good Gut Bacteria Diversity, Study

Jun 11, 2014 AM EDT Physical activity boosts good gut bacteria diversity, according to a new study by the University College Cork in Ireland.

Soft Drinks Contain More Fructose Than Labels Disclose, Study

Jun 05, 2014 AM EDT Soda drinkers might be consuming harmful sugar fructose in larger quantities than previously thought, according to a new study by the Childhood Obesity Research Center (CORC) at the Keck School of ...

Nearly 30 percent of World’s Population is Either Overweight or Obese: Report

May 30, 2014 AM EDT A new study, conducted by researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, highlights obesity as a major public health epidemic in the developed as well ...

Obesity at Young Age Leads to Severe Weight Problems Later In Life, Study

May 06, 2014 AM EDT People, who are obese at 25, are more likely to suffer from severe weight problems over 35 years of age, according to a City University of New York and University of Wyoming study.

Frequent, Smaller Meals Prevent Feline Obesity, Study

Feb 24, 2014 AM EST Eating frequent smaller meals is known to cut obesity risk in humans. However, University of Illinois researchers have found that tiny, regular meals can eliminate feline obesity as well.

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