Tag Archives: Obesity

Rice and obesity: Is there a link?

A study that used data from more than 130 countries concludes that eating more rice might protect against obesity. After controlling for a wide range of factors, the team found that the results remained significant. Despite this, big questions remain. Is there a link between eating more rice and obesity? Obesity in the Western world… Read More »

Has Leeds cracked the obesity problem?

Childhood obesity is a major problem. But now news has emerged that one city – Leeds – has been making some progress. Figures presented to the European Congress on Obesity suggest Leeds has managed to reduce the number of children who are extremely overweight. The data showed there had been a 6.4% fall in obesity… Read More »

High-Sugar Cereal TV Ads Promotes Obesity in Children, Warns Study

High sugar cereal ads promote obesity in children. (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Children’s exposure to TV ads about high-sugar cereals influences their food intake, which increases their health risks for obesity as well as cancers, warns a research. The study, led by a team from the Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, US, showed that high-sugar cereals… Read More »