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Category Archives: Obesity

Obesity epidemic grows in adults; perhaps levels off in …


Posted: March 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm

The U.S. is big, and getting bigger Continue reading

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Obesity Is Lowering the Life Expectancy in the U.S. | Time


Posted: March 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm

Rising obesity rates in the U.S. may be responsible for as many as 186,000 deaths per year, according to a new analysis. The U.S Continue reading

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Obesity, overweight tied to shorter life, more years with …


Posted: March 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm

(Reuters Health) – Obese people have shorter lives and even those who are just overweight spend more years living with heart disease than individuals who are a healthy weight, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 190,000 adults from 10 different studies conducted in the U.S. Continue reading

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Journal of Childhood Obesity |Open Access Journals


Posted: March 24, 2018 at 8:43 am

Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that occurs when a children is above normal weight for his age and height. Main cause for childhood obesity includes irregular eating habits, lack of physical activities, etc. Continue reading

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CDR’s New Interdisciplinary Certification in Obesity and …


Posted: March 24, 2018 at 8:43 am

The Commission on Dietetic Registration is pleased to announce the Interdisciplinary Specialist Certification in Obesity and Weight Management credential. Continue reading

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Obesity ProCon.org


Posted: March 24, 2018 at 8:43 am

@media screen and (max-width: 1000px) { } @media screen and (max-width: 480px) { .newblue-issue-main-image{display:block; float:none; margin:0px auto 20px auto; height:210px; width:210px; text-align:center; width:100%;} } ]]> The United States is the second most obese industrialized country in the world. A 2016 report stated that 36.5% of American adults were obese, compared to 14% in the mid-1970s. Obesity accounts for 10% of deaths and healthcare spending in the United States. Continue reading

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Obesity | Conditions & Treatments | UCSF Medical Center


Posted: March 24, 2018 at 8:43 am

An estimated 60 percent of Americans aged 20 years and older are considered overweight and one-quarter are considered obese. Being overweight means that you have an excess amount of body weight, including muscle, bone, fat and water. Being obese means that you have an excess amount of body fat. Continue reading

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Obesity – NHS.UK


Posted: March 22, 2018 at 9:42 am

The term “obese” describesa personwho’s very overweight, with a lot of body fat. It’s a common problem in the UK that’s estimated to affectaround one in every four adults and around one in every five children aged 10 to 11. Continue reading

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Why are Americans Obese? | PublicHealth.org


Posted: March 13, 2018 at 7:45 pm

To understand the true size of the American obesity epidemic, we first need to understand what it really means to be overweight. Continue reading

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Obesity Epidemic Definition, Statistics, Causes & Facts


Posted: February 5, 2018 at 11:45 pm

Obesity Facts The foods we eat every day contribute to our well-being. Foods provide us with the nutrients we need for healthy bodies and the calories we need for energy. If we take in more calories than we burn, the extra food turns to fat and is stored in our bodies. Continue reading

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