Obesity

Obesity is a complex metabolic disease characterised by significantly increased body weight. The measure of obesity is BMI, according to which grading of obesity is achieved. When BMI is 30 or greater, the diagnosis of obesity is established. Obesity is a reversible condition that if not treated, bears a high cardiovascular risk. The risk to develop diabetes mellitus is also increased. Diet and exercise are the first interventions to consider. 

The notion that weight determines your health is seriously disturbed. As a Registered Dietitian, I know firsthand that calculations like body mass …

The number of pre-diabetics – people with unhealthily high blood sugar levels who are likely to go on and develop type 2 diabetes – has risen from 1.3million to two million, according to new figures from the NHS.Pre-diabetics have blood sugar levels above the normal rate, but just below the …

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A list of “specific recommendations for the prevention of obesity by improving the circadian system health.”Below is an approximation of this video’s …

MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Chicago's brief and now-defunct soda tax did cut the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks, a new study …

Heart health is something many people don't think about until it's too late — unless they already know their risks. But too many people with concerns …

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