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Obesity Among Cordillerans a Growing Concern- NNC

Obesity Among Cordillerans a Growing Concern- NNC

    BAGUIO CITY, July 18 (PIA) – – The National Nutrition Council reminds the public to maintain a healthy lifestyle and have a balanced diet as overweight or obesity ...

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One in Eight Adults Now Obese: Global Survey

One in Eight Adults Now Obese: Global Survey

  Paris, France – Over one in eight adults are now obese — a ratio that has more than doubled since 1975 and will swell to one in five by 2025, ...

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Child Obesity an ‘Exploding Nightmare’ in Developing World: WHO

Child Obesity an ‘Exploding Nightmare’ in Developing World: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – Childhood obesity has reached alarming rates globally and become an “exploding nightmare” in the developing world, including Africa where the number of obese and overweight children under ...

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Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease

Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease

  Miami, United States – Some obese children as young as eight show significant signs of heart disease, according to research presented Tuesday at a major US cardiology conference. Researchers compared ...

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Low-fat Diets Not Best for Weight Loss: Study

Low-fat Diets Not Best for Weight Loss: Study

  Paris, France – Low-fat diets do not yield greater weight loss than other slimming regimes, said a study, adding to the long-running debate on how best to shed extra pounds ...

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Obesity, Diabetes Threaten Economic Health: Saudi Minister

Obesity, Diabetes Threaten Economic Health: Saudi Minister

  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Obesity and diabetes threaten Gulf states’ economic health as well as human wellbeing, Saudi Arabia’s health minister has said, as the region struggles with the growing ...

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Attempts at Suicide May Rise After Weight-loss Surgery

Attempts at Suicide May Rise After Weight-loss Surgery

  Miami, United States – Those who undergo surgery for weight loss may face a 50 percent higher risk of attempting suicide after the operation, according to a study out. The ...

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Serious Health Risks Linked to Obesity

Serious Health Risks Linked to Obesity

  Being overweight or obese isn’t only a cosmetic concern; having high levels of fat and cholesterol also increases your risk for potentially serious health problems like high blood pressure, ...

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Morbidly Obese Toddler Had Adult Diabetes: Report

Morbidly Obese Toddler Had Adult Diabetes: Report

Paris, France – A three-year-old who tipped the scales at 35 kilograms (77 pounds) has become one of the youngest people ever diagnosed with a lifestyle-related form of diabetes that strikes ...

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