Posts Tagged ‘Obesity’

Religion diet may make you obese

25 Mar
NORTHWESTERN (US) — Young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to become obese by middle age as young adults with no religious involvement. By tracking participants’ weight gain over time, the study shows that normal weight younger adults with high religious involvement become obese, rather than obese adults becoming more [...]

You are what your parents eat [Obesity]

23 Dec
Proving once again that life is utterly unfair, it appears that your parents' diet can leave a permanent mark on your genetics. More »

"Brown fat" injections could solve the obesity problem [Medical Breakthroughs]

20 Dec
Most fat cells are called white fat cells - they store excess energy and make it tough to lose weight. But we've discovered how to turn mice's white fat cells into energy burning brown fat cells, and humans could be next. More »