The Change4Life initiative's Sugar Smart campaign across England by the Public Health of England in the form of a smartphone app is receiving great support from such super chains as Tesco, Morrisons, Aldi and Asda and from such food manufacturers as Weetabix.
The innocuous white substance that is so commonplace in every dinner table and abundantly present in virtually every meal has a far more devastating effect to the health than most people realise. Excessive consumption of sugar is one of the leading causes of a number of serious health conditions as obesity, Type 2 diabetes and cancers. Here are a few helpful facts on sugar and its consumption.
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Scientists said they found the "fat genes" that could be the possible solution to the obesity problem.
In a recent U.S Study, it was found that people who eat canned fruits and vegetables may lead a healthier diet in life compared to those people who do not consume canned goods. Is that even possible?
You may have already decided what kind of diet you want to be on to lose weight or just to maintain your slimness. Or you may be one of those who are on a "yo-yo" diet because neither one works for you. Have you gone low-carb? Low-fat? Paleo? And these haven't worked for you? There's a simple formula that can help you lose weight.
A recent study indicates that a probiotic blended with milkshake can actually help us against weight gain. These findings were released in the journal Obesity.
The battle against obesity can be slightly daunting, but knowing the appropriate plate sizes can make a difference.
A few studies have already attempted to explain this significant change and offer solutions to solve the growing issue. Moreover, a study from New Zealand's University of Otago found out that toddlers are picking up on the anti-obesity attitudes of their mothers. It was observed that older toddlers (as young as 32 months) develop their attitudes according to their mothers' attitude to obesity.
In Russia, concerns over the growing number of obesity cases prompted Governor Aman Tuleyev of the Siberian Kemerovo region to emulate Dubai's Your Weight in Gold.
Women who are obese before and during their pregnancy are at twice the risk of their baby dying before it reaches the age of one.
A movement encourages everyone to make peace with our bodies. Health at Any Size is the organization that urges people to follow through on the campaign to love and make peace with their body.
FTO gene is said to be responsible to an individual's high obesity risk.
It is not obesity but the stigma that comes with obesity that is making people unhappy and miserable, several studies show.
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