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Obesity is not only the individual's responsibility

Research based on 5425 citizens' responses to a questionnaire survey has illuminated that obesity causes are linked to various factors in addition to the individual's current socioeconomic circumstances, including childhood ...

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Age is no barrier to successful weight loss, new study finds

Obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle changes, according to a new study from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire ...

Health

Strategies for a healthy Turkey Day feast

The football teams taking the field on Thanksgiving will bring shrewd strategies and meticulous game plans to make sure they finish the day healthy and successful.

Overweight & Obesity

Dieting and weight worries on rise in teens

Significantly higher numbers of Generation Z boys and girls in the UK are dieting to lose weight, and are likely to overestimate their own weight, finds a new UCL-led study.

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Link between extra pounds, severe COVID-19 illness grows stronger

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded its coronavirus risk warning to include people who are considered overweight. Obesity and severe obesity have been included on the CDC's list of conditions ...

Health

Time to add some sunshine (vitamin D) to milk and bread

Free vitamin D supplements will be sent to over 2 million clinically vulnerable people in England this winter. Over 80% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 are vitamin D deficient compared with the general population. ...