A new study aimed to determine whether asthma can lead to obesity in adults. Research already exists to show the reverse is true – obesity increases the risk of asthma – but Spanish researchers attempted to identify this new relationship.
To… Read More
A new study completed by the Veterans Administration found that in-person and online diabetes programs are equally successful for weight loss. In fact, both options were more successful than the face-to-face MOVE! weight management program.… Read More
Researchers from the University of Athens Medical School recently examined how vitamin D supplements might improve health outcomes among obese and overweight children. They found that children who need to lose weight could benefit from… Read More
A new World Cancer Research Fund report has highlighted the link between obesity and an increase in cancer. Specifically, the agency identifies obesity as increasing the risk of 12 different cancers, including those of the breast, esophagus,… Read More
A new study completed in Seoul’s Ewha Womans University discovered yet another benefit of breastfeeding – it may protect high birth weight babies from childhood obesity. The study examined data from approximately 38,000 participants over… Read More
A new study completed at the University of Michigan has shown that cinnamon has promise in fighting obesity. The active ingredient is cinnamaldehyde, which has been shown to initiate a process called thermogenesis. This means that the metabolism… Read More
Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recently studied how diabetes and excess weight affect cancer rates. To complete this study, health data from 175 was examined. It was found that in 2012, nearly 6%… Read More