Tag archive for ‘Obesity’
Jewish Business News On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Is junk food to blame for the obesity epidemic? Scientists say NO!

Soda, candy, and fast food are often painted as the prime culprits in the national discussion of obesity in the United States. While a diet of chocolate bars and cheese burgers washed down with a Coke is More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Frequently monitoring progress toward goals increases chance of success

Whether you are trying to lose weight or quit smoking, the more frequently you monitor progress, the greater the chances of attaining your goal, suggests new research. If you report your progress publicly More...

Statista On Monday, September 28th, 2015

America’s Fattest States

  Currently, the obesity rate is higher than 30 percent in 22 U.S. states. In 1980, no state had an obesity rate above 15 percent. Arkansas is actually the fattest state in America, according a report More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, September 26th, 2015

It’s About Hormones: From brain, to fat, to weight loss

    Weight is controlled by the hormone leptin, which acts in the brain to regulate food intake and metabolism. However, it was largely unknown until now, how the brain signals back to the fat More...

News Brief On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Coca-Cola research investments will be more transparent, CEO says

Coca-Cola Co.’s chief executive said the company would be more transparent about its health research investments after a recent report revealed that the beverage giant funded an organization that many More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Aspirin reverses obesity cancer risk

  Research has shown that a regular dose of aspirin reduces the long-term risk of cancer in those who are overweight in an international study of people with a family history of the disease. The study, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Low-Fat Diet Trumps Low-Carb. But There’s A Bigger Message, Study

A study from the US National Institutes of Health presents some of the most precise human data yet on whether cutting carbs or fat has the most benefits for losing body fat. The researchers show how, contrary More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Paleo diet: Big brains needed carbs

Understanding how and why we evolved such large brains is one of the most puzzling issues in the study of human evolution. It is widely accepted that brain size increase is partly linked to changes in diet More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 30th, 2015

What happens one hour after drinking a can of Coke: Former UK pharmacist reveals

If you really think drinking Coca-Cola is good for your health, you probably need to think again. A new graphic compiled by The Renegade Pharmacist, a blog run by a former UK pharmacist, shows how a single More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Fatherhood makes you fat

All those leftover pizza crusts you snatch from your kids’ plates add up. Men gain weight after they become fathers for the first time whether or not they live with their children, reports a large, More...

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