Obesity

Obesity: Dietary and Lifestyle Recommendations

By Dr. Shwetaa Shahii , Dietitian/Nutritionist Obesity is one of the biggest health problems which can trigger health predicaments in the future such as cardiac problems, cerebral attacks, diabetes and much more. So, healthcare experts around the world recommend you to keep your weight in check, if the problem is not in…

Obesity and Blood pressure – Ultrasonic Lipolysis, Endermology, Mesotherapy

By Dr. Manjiri’s Instasculpt , Cosmetic Physician An excess amount of fat present in the human body can lead to a chronic condition called obesity. If the amount of fat, which is used to perform multiple functions in the human body, is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30%…

Western Diet is the cause of obesity: says China

There is an obesity explosion in China and the researchers are holding western diet responsible. Foods rich in carbohydrate and sugar are the main culprits behind this obesity outburst. A 29-year old survey, conducted in Shandong, reveals that 17% of boys aged 19 or below and 9% of girls (which…

Chemicals in nail polish and soap may result in obesity

Chemical present in everyday products that we all use like plastics, nail polish or soap may increase the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a new research. Chemicals such as Phthalates, which give plastic its suppleness, could harm people’s health, research has claimed. The lead author of…

Administering antibiotics to kids below 2 years linked to high risks of obesity

A study conducted by the researcher, Frank Irving Scott, has revealed that giving about three or more courses of antibiotic medications to children below 2 years of age can increase their chances of becoming obese during early childhood. Over the years, antibiotics have been widely used to initiate weight gain…

Anti-Obesity Day 2015 – a Uniquely Indian Initiative

New figures indicate 2.7 billion adults worldwide will be overweight by 2025, up from 2 billion in 2014.  This means 3 people out of every 7 on this planet are or will be obese! If this doesn’t ring the warning bells, we don’t know what will. The figures have been released…