Category Archives: obesity

Tips on How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

We are less than a week into 2017 and the best thing about a new year is that it is a fresh start. The beginning of a year is often viewed as the chance to go forward on a clean … Continue reading

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University Students Get Fat by the Time They Leave

If you begin University life a lean, trim youthful teen, you may end up leaving older and fatter, according to the findings of a new U.S. study. Researchers based at the University of Vermont tracked 117 students who attended a … Continue reading

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Why ‘Diet’ Fizzy Drinks Could Add Inches to Your Waistline

Drinking diet fizzy drinks but struggling to lose weight? You might not be alone. New research suggests that low-calorie ‘sugar free’ versions of soft drinks might actually prove to be a hindrance for those looking to shed some excess weight. … Continue reading

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Major Clampdown Planned on Obesity in the NHS

With almost 700,000 of 1.3 million NHS staff being overweight or obese, this means more than half of them have a body mass index of 25 or over. Therefore, officials have realised drastic action needs to be taken to curtail … Continue reading

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Are You Paying for Cheap Generic Medication with your Life?

Branded drugs and the generic equivalents contain the same active ingredient and therefore should theoretically have an identical therapeutic action and desired effect for the patient taking it. However, this doesn’t change the fact that there are a growing number … Continue reading

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