If you're carrying around too much extra weight, you need to do something about it. Your life depends on it!
Recently, experts revealed that you're shortening your life by a massive eight years the longer you live with obesity!
And it's because the consequences of obesity are devastating.
Obesity is the cause of many chronic illnesses. The longer you leave your weight to consume your h... ››› more
There are so many aspects of your health your weight affects. And carrying too much extra really damages your health.
It even affects your brain!
Studies show that people who are obese with a BMI of more than 30, have a 46% increase in dementia risk! Experts are so worried about the obesity epidemic and rapid rise in number of people around the world suffering from the disease, they suspect ... ››› more
It's not just your heart that takes a knock when you're overweight, it's your lung too.
Your weight has a physical and physiological effect on the way you breathe.
Firstly, the sheer weight of your chest causes your lung capacity to decrease. So automatically, you're taking in less oxygen that you should. And you're also getting rid of less toxins than you should!
But there's also a rise... ››› more
Obesity causes hearing loss, says a recent study.
Especially when the extra weight is around your belly!
A 20 year long study showed how and increase in your BMI waist circumference raises your risk of hearing loss. And as these two factors go up, so does your risk!
The heavier you are, the more likely you are to suffer hearing loss
38,000 women took part in the study, which r... ››› more
There's a certain stigma around obesity. Yes, it a health disaster and it's taking over the world, but the way many people think about obesity is actually incorrect.
When you see an overweight or obese person, you automatically think it's because they're appearing too much and exercising too little. And while this is the leading cause of obesity, there are ten other conditions that cause it!
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If you're carrying a lot of extra weight, chances are you have type 2 diabetes too.
This because of the string connection between the cause and effects of obesity and those of type 2 diabetes.
Scientists at The Research Department of Human Nutrition in Denmark say there's no denying diabetes is "a fat disease".
While another leading doctor in the field of nutrition, Mark Hyman, says t... ››› more
Around 937 million people worldwide are either overweight or obese.
In fact, studies show that because of the steady increase in obesity cases, the number of years people lose because of obesity-related illnesses has passed the number of years people lose because of smoking.
Some of the most common illnesses associated with obesity are diabetes, heart disease and organ failure, but recentl... ››› more
If you're overweight, your baby may suffer breathing problems when he's born, says Reuters Health. Over 1.5 million babies formed part of a Swedish, eight-year long study, where researchers hoped to determine what the most obvious cause of birth problems were.
And while the study wasn't able to determine the exact link between obese mothers and their baby's health issues, it was clear that the... ››› more
A new study shows that obesity may weaken your bones, eventually lead to osteoporosis. The study showed that obese people who carry a lot of fat in their liver and blood also tended to have fatty bone marrow. This weakens the bones from within. Here's how you know if your bones are at risk, and what you can do about it… Since American doctors classified obesity as a disease, the health risks of ... ››› more
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