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Obesity

Does obesity run in your family, and are you worried about your kids inheriting the same? Does your child go on food eating spree although he isn't hungry? Are you worried that your child may end up being obese considering his widening waistline? If mere listening to these questions alarms you about the wellbeing of your child, we encourage you to read this blog and ponder. Obesity in children is a severe medical condition

The prevalence of overweight and obesity are increasing with time and become an epidemic worldwide. We know overweight is associated with many adverse health consequences. But now we need to understand that it has become a growing concern as it also affects our fertility. It became one of the most common known risk factors for infertility in both men and women. It is difficult to explain the mechanism of how obesity

Pediatric or childhood obesity is one of the most prevalent nutritional disorder in most children and adolescents worldwide. Childhood obesity has reached to its epidemic levels in both developed as well as developing countries. Overweight and obesity in childhood shows adverse impacts on both physical and also psychological health. Obesity in children has become a major health concern in the developed world. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey stated that

Obesity is a major health hazard affecting almost one thir of Indian citizens.Normally we gain weight when we consume more calories from food than our body uses through its normal functions(basal metabolic rate- BMR)and physical activity. The unused calories are stored as fat . If we try to lose weight by starving or dieting ,metabolism slows down, resulting in futher weight gain.Severly obese people are approximately six times more likely to develop type-2.adult –onset diabetes.obesity

Urban sedentary living has lead to phenomenal increase in the waist line of people. Its no surprise people who are hardly 25 years old are diagnosed as diabetic. Type 2 Diabetes should be avoided at all costs. Keeping aside the segment of people who are genetically predisposed to type 2 Diabetes, there is a sizable amount of urban population who are falling prey to Diabetes. Almost in all cases unhealty dieatary

Youth especially women tend to be very conscious of their body weight. Slim personalities are in vogue and health wise its always advisable to not put on extra pounds of weight. Eating low carb food Low intake of carbohydrates in the daily diet has very good impact on the weight of a person. Carbs are known to increase the weight, thus minimizing carb intake reduces the risk of weight gain Having good sleep

Increased weight is cause for so many ailments, reduce overweight by following these eating tips Have Coffee without Sugar Many research findings have proved that Coffee has lots of anti-oxidants which are good for health and they also aid in reducing weight naturally. If reducing weight is your primary goal then Its important to have coffee without sugar thus avoiding the negative affects of sugar. Avoid Sugary Drinks Avoiding colas, milk shakes and other

There are myriad number of weight loss treatments in the market, often obese people are confused to decide which one is the most effective. The most successful treatments involve setting realistic goals in reducing the weight and making some serious lifestyle changes. Dont get influenced by crash weight reduction plans Often people get influenced by the false claims of some programs where they promise to reduce 20 to 30 kgs reduction in a

Obesity is one of the major health concern all over the world. Growing affluence is leading to more than normal weight among the populace in developed and developing countries.Obesity means the accumulation of excess fat in the body.  Fat accumulation around the internal organs is specifically called as visceral obesity. Recent improvements in the imaging technologies has made it possible to separate the fat located under the skin of the abdomen,

The recent introduction of Fat Tax by the Kerala government is a welcome move in discouraging people from eating junk food. Though the fast food companies are fuming at this decision it will definitely deter people from eating high calorie food. Globally Obesity is a major problem, in countries like USA, the government is taking stringent actions against fast food companies, they are concerned about the alarming rise in the