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Diet for obese children

One needs to be careful regarding the diet of the children, especially for those who are overweight

Children’s diet must be balanced and nutritious for their proper growth and development

Most people struggled to manage weight during lockdown: Survey

The new research was led by a group-based weight-loss organisation, Slimming World, as part of their "Health and Wellbeing Study" which is surveying new members regularly over the course of one year ...

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Obesity in pregnant women can affect child's brain

Excess weight among pregnant women may hinder the development of the babies' brains as early as the second trimester, researchers have warned.

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Wealthier men more likely to develop high blood pressure

Working men with higher incomes are nearly twice as likely to develop high blood pressure than men who have a lower income, say researchers.

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How does being fatter increase severe COVID-19 risk?

Excess fat can also affect the respiratory system. In other words, it can make someone breathless and less able to get oxygen into the blood and around the body. It is also likely to have an effect ...

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Britain unveils plans to tackle 'obesity time bomb'

Alongside the ban on adverts before 9.00pm (2000 GMT), on food deals and plans for the calorific content of meals to be displayed on menus, the government will also launch a consultation on ...

Britain's prime minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, 22 July 2020.

Obesity increases risks of death from COVID-19: PHE

People who are obese or overweight are at increased risk of death or severe illness from COVID-19, a report by Public Health England (PHE) said on Saturday as the government prepares to introduce ...

Obesity increases risks of death from COVID-19: PHE

Childhood obesity linked to poor heart health signs, says study

Toddlers who were obese or overweight show concerning signs of cardiovascular disease at 11-12 years of age, say researchers.

Childhood obesity linked to poor heart health signs, says study

How people with brown fat may burn 15pc more calories

The researchers analysed brown fat function and energy expenditure in these individuals before and after short-term cold exposure.

How people with brown fat may burn 15pc more calories

Obesity may up prostate cancer risk

Researchers have found that being overweight in middle age and later adulthood linked to a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer

Obesity may up prostate cancer risk
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