Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

UK Bans ‘Junk Food’ Advertisements to curb Obesity

    If anything shows the inanity of nanny-state prohibitions aimed at tackling obesity, it’s that, if breast milk were a commercial product, it would be close to falling foul of the rules. And is there really even a weight problem? We need to talk about the absurdity of a state taking measures that won’t […]

Health Experts: Obesity Fuelling Vastly Higher COVID Death Toll

Despite previous government denials that there are any plans to roll out COVID vaccine passports, reports have confirmed that every person vaccinated in two select areas of Britain will be offered exactly that as a ‘trial’ being rolled out with immediate effect. The London Telegraph reports that biometrics firm iProov and cybersecurity firm Mvine have […]

World Food System Linked to High Levels of  Hunger , Obesity and  Health Problems

Serious distortions of  world food system are reflected in rather curious statistics that as many as a billion people suffer from hunger but almost double this number also suffer from obesity. However it should be clarified that obesity is not generally the result of  overeating as much as this is the result of unhealthy foods […]

Ice Age Figurines and the Sanctity of Prehistoric Obesity

While we all know too much icing can lead to obesity, a new study now says too much “Ice Age” can too, linking the famous Ice Age Venus figurines with a widespread prehistoric desire for “female obesity.” According to a 2019 Lab Blog article, “ Fat shaming ” won’t solve the world’s obesity epidemic, and the […]

Instagram Promotes Obesity While Refusing Ads For Weight Loss Programs Because They May Hurt People’s Feelings

Social media giant Instagram is promoting images of obese people in the name of ‘body positivity’ while refusing to accept healthy eating ads which include photos that show people with well toned bodies. Fitness guru Alex Feinberg tweeted about the issue, noting that an ad campaign for weight loss that showed images of his successful […]

Obesity Impacts Brain’s Ability to Change, Adapt

A world-first study has found that severely overweight people are less likely to be able to re-wire their brains and find new neural pathways, a discovery that has significant implications for people recovering from a stroke or brain injury. In a new paper published in Brain Sciences, researchers from UniSA and Deakin University show that […]

With Gyms Closed Apparently Forever, UK to Encourage Biking to Fight Obesity During Eternal Virus Hoax

The gyms are closed, probably forever. But hey – at least you can ride around on a bicycle like an asshole. The Guardian: GPs will be encouraged to prescribe cycling as a way for patients to lose weight, as part of a new government strategy to tackle the nation’s obesity crisis to […]

A third of cancer cases are related to obesity and dietary choices

(Natural News) For many, cancer is a scary word associated with complex causes like genetics, exposure to radiation and harmful chemicals, among others. But food and nutrition practitioners, along with other health professionals say that a third of cancer cases are linked to obesity and dietary choices. In a report published in […]

I like Energy Efficiency but I Don’t Want it to Give Me Cancer, Insomnia, Mental Illness, Obesity, or Hurt the Environment. CFL and LED Light Bulbs, Not So Eco-Friendly After All.

By B.N. Frank Sad but true – the CFL and LED “Energy Efficient” light bulbs we’ve all been told were good for the planet aren’t good for it at all.  Additionally, they can also make people and animals very sick. Extensive research has already proven this. Regardless, many utility companies have been giving […]

Loneliness: A Health Problem That Could Be Deadlier Than Obesity, Study Says

Next Story Loneliness can reliably be linked to a significant increase in the risk of early mortality, according to a study at Brigham Young University. Head author, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, notes that “substantial evidence now indicates that individuals lacking social connections (both objective and subjective social isolation) are at risk for premature mortality.” Holt-Lunstad believes the […]

Loneliness: A Health Problem That Could Be Deadlier That Obesity, Study Says

Next Story Loneliness can reliably be linked to a significant increase in the risk of early mortality, according to a study at Brigham Young University. Head author, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, notes that “substantial evidence now indicates that individuals lacking social connections (both objective and subjective social isolation) are at risk for premature mortality.” Holt-Lunstad believes the […]

New Study Confirms Early TV Exposure is the Gateway to Obesity and Unhealthy Habits

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times We’ve known for a very long time that watching television has a profound effect on brainwaves and states of consciousness, and that the more television people watch, the more likely they are to be obese, unhealthy and dumbed down. This is how TV works. Television is part of […]

Obesity in preschoolers has increased dramatically, according to new data

(Natural News) That chubby little boy’s bulging cheeks may seem so irresistible. But do you know those cute cheeks may be more of a liability, not an asset? Take it from a lot of studies on obesity. Excess body fat in childhood is a red flag that mustn’t be ignored. Children whose body […]

Obesity epidemic driving up healthcare costs across America

(Natural News) A report from NewsWise reveals that while the obesity epidemic in America remains a problem, there is little to no data concerning its economic impact on each state. However, recent research spearheaded by John Cawley, a professor of policy analysis and management at Cornell University, offers a closer look at how the different states are influenced […]

Undisclosed risks of caesarean births: childhood obesity before age 5 and asthma for the newborn child

(Natural News) While most women are considering giving birth by caesarean section (C-section), not many of them are aware that infants born via this procedure “are 50 [percent] more likely to be obese before the age of five.” A review looked into the long-term risks of C-sections by examining 79 large scientific studies, and […]

Processed food is fueling the obesity epidemic, putting people at increased risk of heart disease and stroke, research suggests

(Natural News) Eating too many processed foods will make you fat; this in turn makes you more susceptible to a plethora of diseases. We know that to be the case here in the U.S. But this seems to be happening in the U.K. as well. According to a team of researchers from […]

Conflict of interest: Coca-Cola funded more than 40 studies on childhood obesity – and they all failed to disclose the firm’s financial influence

(Natural News) Childhood obesity is a complex epidemic, with lots of factors playing a role in the problem at the general and individual levels. Nevertheless, many weight problems can be boiled down to two driving forces: inactivity and poor eating choices. When fingers started pointing to soft drinks maker Coca-Cola for playing […]

Black pepper could help fight obesity: Research shows it lowers body fat and blood sugar

(Natural News) A new study revealed that black pepper could help fight against obesity by reducing body fat and blood sugar levels. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from Sri Venkateswara University in India. For the study, the research team experimented on obese rats who were administered with a high-fat diet […]

Chemicals in food promote obesity, disrupt hormones

(Natural News) As obesity numbers continue to break records in the U.S. and many places throughout the world, health-conscious individuals are increasingly looking to their diet to try to maintain a healthy weight. Most of these people look out for ingredients like high-fructose corn syrup and trans fats – and rightfully so, as regular consumption […]

Food preserving chemicals linked to hormone disruption and obesity, according to new study

(Natural News) Most people are aware that the chemicals found in food preservatives are rather unhealthy. Even those who continue to eat such foods generally realize on some level that they are not doing their bodies any favors. However, a new study shows that such chemicals are not just toxic; they could also be the […]

How the Obesity Epidemic Got Started, and How We Can End It

December 13th, 2017 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World The documentary “Fed Up,” narrated by Katie Couric, investigated the misinformation touted by the processed food industry, and how these fallacies have created (and continue to drive) the global obesity epidemic. This includes the lies you’ve been told about calories and diet versus exercise, […]

Study shows obesity epidemic in U.S. worsening as now more than HALF of all American kids will develop the condition

(Natural News) Despite a renaissance in organic foods and more information available than ever before about how to eat clean and avoid toxic, prepackaged, GMO-laden menus, America’s insatiable appetite for unhealthy fare grows — along with our waistlines. According to the most recent figures, more than half of all children in the country — 57 […]

Time-restricted eating may yield moderate weight loss in obesity

     Eating only during an 8-hour window for 3 months resulted in a 2.6% weight loss in adults with obesity; however, no effects were found for metabolic disease risk, according to findings from a pilot study presented here. “Time-restricted feeding is really about confining the period in which you eat into some type of window,” […]

Sit, relax, chew: Eating too fast increases your risk of obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol more than five-fold

(Natural News) It looks like the weight loss tip to eat slowly has its merits. According to a recent study, eating too fast increases the “risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.” Research findings indicate that individuals who eat fast might end up eating more because their bodies don’t have the time to realize that […]

Start fighting obesity tomorrow with this simple, easy step: Drink only water with your meals

(Natural News) Losing weight can be an arduous process, yet there’s one simple habit that can make it easier. Instead of accompanying your meals with shakes and juices, opt for plain water. This is what helped over 1,200 elementary and middle school students in New York City shed some unwanted pounds over the course of […]

Obesity-induced diabetes in the U.K. behind more than 160 amputations per WEEK; most die within 5 years

(Natural News) The obesity-related diabetes disaster continues unabated in the United Kingdom, triggering a rash of amputations that may be causing premature death in 80 percent of patients. As reported by the U.K.’s Daily Mail, the obesity epidemic is feeding into a record-high 160 amputations per week, according to the most recent health figures, which […]

Childhood obesity skyrocketing across America, and Big Pharma can’t wait for future wave of patients needing drugs for everything

(Natural News) Parents lead their children by example, and today’s youth are suffering in a big way because of their poor role models. America has an obesity epidemic, with more than a third of adults now falling into this category. Therefore, it’s hardly surprising that childhood obesity is also skyrocketing given the bad example many […]

Ginseng extracts found to prevent obesity

(Natural News) Obesity is one of the biggest public health issues the world is facing today, and it’s a contributing factor to many deadly illnesses like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Ginseng has been the subject of an increasing number of studies in recent years as a potential treatment for this challenging and complex problem. […]

New Study Reveals American Obesity Rates by Race

A new study has revealed that although 70 percent of Americans are officially classed as “obese or overweight,” Americans Indians are fattest of all, followed by blacks, Latinos, whites and Asians —and that black and Latino females are by far the fattest of their racial groups. According to the newly-released 14th annual State of Obesity: Better […]

Food preservatives and chemical additives found to promote obesity… is this why America is so overweight?

(Natural News) While canned goods and chips may not be healthiest foods in the world, new research has revealed that they’re even worse than originally thought. The preservatives and chemical additives that help these foods maintain their freshness may actually disrupt metabolism and lead to obesity. That’s what investigators from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los […]

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