Childhood obesity is at epidemic levels and needs more aggressive intervention. It appears the consumption of too much junk food coupled with sedentary lifestyles is largely to blame for this problem. Kids are targeted for mass marketing campaigns by companies that sell unhealthy high fat, high calorie foods, which is making this problem worse. Clearly, more aggressive measures are needed to deal with the problem of childhood obesity.
Obesity Cause and Help
There are a lot of good dietary recommendations to help deal with metabolic syndrome. Unfortunately, a lot of people are ignoring these recommendations and are therefore putting their lives at an increased risk.
Choosing who you socialize with just got a bit more complicated as new research published December 30, 2013 in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests that your food choices and portion sizes are significantly influenced by the food choices of your peers.
Sugary beverages could raise a woman's risk of endometrial cancer. Here's how.
Intense fears of being hit with gynecological cancers leads women to search aggressively for manners in which to prevent cancer. Information dealing with how women many be able to prevent cancer is always welcomed. News that nutrition can effect the risks for cancer has generated a great deal of interest in eating better. A recent report that sugary beverages may increase the risk for endometrial cancer is therefore of great significance.
Bariatric surgery not only means better quality life. It also could reverse aging at a cellular level.
Bariatric weight-loss surgery can help patients finally lose the weight that dieting alone could not achieve, but even more, a new study has found that the procedure may also genetically reverse the aging process.
On Wednesday, Coca-Cola launched a campaign defending its use of aspartame in the first of a series of ads, which are drawing criticism from a consumer group lobbying to have the sweetener banned.
In a new study published in the Journal of Food Science, researchers observed the association of grape consumption from the most common non-alcoholic forms consumed – fresh grapes, raisins and 100%