Speaking on ITV Good Morning Britain on Friday, Dr Hilary Jones explained obesity creates inflammation in the body that is highly targeted by coronavirus, making overweight people more likely to suffer from long term consequences of the deadly disease. He said: “People who are overweight or obese are more likely to be admitted to hospital […]
ITV presenter Piers Morgan was on ferocious form this morning as fellow Good Morning Britain host Susanna Reid declared he was in “such a weird” mood, but not more so than when he began a huge tirade against how the media portrays obesity in the UK. Arguing against her co-host’s opinions, Susanna, 48, ordered Piers, […]
Shops face tough new rules to tackle obesity.
A new research paper says a food industry-funded group undermined China’s efforts to keep obesity rates in check.
OBESITY and being underweight have been linked to a greater risk of death than previously expected, scientists have said. So what is considered a healthy BMI to help you live longer?
This OZY original series brings to you Medical Breakthroughs – and the people behind them – that could change how doctors treat us, find fixes to today’s diseases and make our lives truly better. It’s painful to watch people pick through the plunder at a salad bar. The mind says “salad,” but the heart says […]
No more burgers or beer? The fitness-obsessed US Marine Corps is rolling out a color-coded food labeling scheme in a bid to trim the fat and fight the growing problem of its members being classified as overweight or obese. Read more Obesity is widespread in the US, and not even the military elite is safe. […]
Childhood and adolescent obesity in certain EU Member States is at 30%, according to a a new report from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC). However, it’s the Mediterranean countries where obesity is at its highest. In Greek youngsters more than one third of boys are classed as overweight or obese. Meanwhile, 43% Cypriot kids are […]
CELEBRITY chef Jamie Oliver believes efforts to tackle childhood obesity have been so ineffective that the supermarket cereal aisle “may as well be labelled the cake aisle”.
THE STRING test for obesity is an easy and simple method for finding out if you’re too fat. Experts revealed the trick on BBC show The Trust About Obesity, and all you need is a piece of string and some scissors.