Herbal teas in the management of obesity - Part 2
This is one of the most effective teas for weight loss. Green tea is full of natural antioxidants known as catechins. These are polyphenols and the most effective is EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate).
Herbal tea in the management of obesity
Obesity is fast becoming an epidemic all over the world. Indeed it is a serious health problem in the United States of America and as reported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 33 per cent of adults and 15 per cent of children and teenagers in America are obese. Looking…
22% Of The World May Be Obese By 2045
In 27 years from now, almost a quarter of the global population will be obese, researchers said Wednesday, warning of the mounting medical bill. If current trends continue, 22 percent of people in the world will be obese by 2045, up from 14 percent last year, according to research presented at the European Congress on…
Weight loss breakthroughs
It may sound like fantasy – but you could soon eat burgers, chips and pizzas every day without getting fat.
80% of hair products linked to cancer, infertility, obesity
Nearly 80 percent of hair products aimed at black women contain chemicals linked to cancer, infertility and obesity, new research suggests. Up to 78 percent of relaxers, which are used to permanently straighten hair, contain hormone-disrupting chemicals, known as parabens, a United States (US) study found. Past studies suggest parabens, which are used as preservatives,…
Minimising age-related ailments
More than nine in 10 older adults have some type of chronic disease, and almost eight in 10 have more than one. So chances are, you’ll have one sooner or later. But there are things you can do to live a healthier life.
Wide waist with 'normal weight' bigger risk than obesity: study
People of "normal" weight who sport a wide waist are more at risk of heart problems than obese people, said researchers Friday, urging a rethink of healthy weight guidelines.
How obesity increases risk of 13 different cancers in young adults
A Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, United States (U.S.), researcher has compiled evidence from more than 100 publications to show how obesity increases risk of 13 different cancers in young adults.
Obesity could become chief avoidable cancer cause: UK charity
Obesity could overtake smoking as the chief avoidable cause of cancer-related deaths, the world's largest independent funder of cancer research said Friday.
Obesity Linked To 13 Types Of Cancer
The recent advertisement on obesity by the UK Cancer Research Institute as the second leading preventable cause of cancer after smoking sparked a conversation the implications of the announcement. While it was criticised by some as a subtle act of body shaming, this article will focus on the message they have passed across. Obesity is…
Obesity paradox debunked by new research
Being overweight or obese really can shorten lives - and cause people to spend their later years in misery, reveals a new study. Many studies have echoed a counter-intuitive finding: that obese people live longer than those with lower weights. Most of this research looked at how long these people lived after being diagnosed with…