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More veterans are becoming obese. Are stressful military transitions to blame?
The number of disabled veterans is rising. And so, too, is their weight.
Dec 4 7:08PM Reboot Camp

Gene that lets you eat as much as you want holds promise against obesity
Science News from research organizations Date: Source: Flinders University Summary: It sounds too good to be true, but a novel approach that might allow you to eat as much as you want without gaining weight could be a reality in the near future. When a single gene known as RCAN1 was removed in mice and they were fed a high fat diet, they failed to gain weight, even after gorging on high fat foods for prolonged periods.
Dec 4 5:08PM ScienceDaily

Teens don't have to be underweight to have anorexia
A study finds that 31 percent of patients with anorexia nervosa had all the cognitive features and physical complications of the disease without being underweight. Dietitian Melissa Whitelaw of the University of Melbourne is calling for a change to anorexia nervosa's diagnostic criteria after finding that patients with atypical anorexia suffer serious health concerns despite being within or above the healthy weight range.
Dec 3 7:18PM Futurity

This is what happens when a school swaps french fries for quinoa
In Quito, about 70% of the deaths are caused by non-communicable diseases like hypertension and diabetes. Obesity is a primary risk factor, and here - like just about everywhere in the world - we suffer from rising rates of childhood obesity.
Dec 3 6:45PM World Economic Forum

The Simple Habit Linked To Weight Loss
The habit is linked to a 42% lower chance of obesity. Eating more slowly is linked to lower obesity and a slimmer waist, new research finds.
Dec 3 4:31PM PsyBlog

Quiet Casualty of Sri Lanka's Political Crisis: A Sugar Tax
Constitutional crisis. Economic uncertainty.
Dec 3 9:43AM nytimes.com

Diabetes type 2
Diabetes is a common condition that affects just under four million people in the UK. It's caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin.
Dec 3 9:01AM Express.co.uk

Obliterate 250 Calories a Day, Without Exercise
Loading Please Wait Fact Checked Recent research shows that as your carbohydrate ratio diminishes, energy expenditure increases. On average, those eating just 20 grams of carbs a day burned 250 calories a day more than those eating 60 grams The U.
Dec 3 6:04AM Mercola.com

Losing sleep increases the likelihood of obesity, study finds
(Natural News) Sleep deprivation and obesity have long been associated with each other, and for the longest time, this was believed to be due to late night snacking. However, a recent study suggests that the relationship between these two runs deeper than people initially thought.
Dec 2 5:17PM NaturalNews.com

Schools 'not there to do parents' work
Parents should not expect schools to police children's eating and exercise, or toilet train pupils, Ofsted boss Amanda Spielman will say this week. England's chief inspector for schools will argue the answer to the obesity crisis lies in the home, and parents should not "abdicate responsibility".
Dec 2 2:35AM BBC News

Supplementing with vitamin D can promote weight loss, study finds
(Natural News) Childhood obesity has become a significant health problem around the world. Not only is it dangerous for children right now, but it also sets them up to develop serious problems later in life, such as diabetes and heart disease.
Dec 1 5:34PM NaturalNews.com

Food Companies Need To Change Before Doomsday Package Labels Kill Them
Like a volcano eruption in Asia that affects the weather in St. Louis, a phenomenon sweeping across Latin America has the potential to spur a chain reaction on other continents.
Nov 30 11:44PM Forbes

What we're eating is killing us, says a new report
Poor diets are among the top causes of ill health globally, accounting for nearly one in five deaths, according to a study published on Thursday that called on governments and businesses to do more to improve eating habits. Eating unhealthy food, or not having enough food - including children unable to breastfeed - contribute to widespread malnutrition, said researchers behind the latest Global Nutrition Report.
Nov 30 11:00PM World Economic Forum

GPs to prescribe very low calorie diets in hope of reversing diabetes
Thousands of people are to be offered a very low calorie diet (VLCD) by their GPs in the hope of reversing their type 2 diabetes, NHS England has announced. The 800-calories-a-day regimen, made up of soups and shakes, has been shown to help people lose excess weight that has caused fat to build up around their internal organs including the pancreas, leading to type 2 diabetes.
Nov 30 8:05AM the Guardian

Elective cesareans tied to higher risk of overweight babies
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who opt for surgical cesarean deliveries may be more likely than those who have vaginal deliveries to have a child that is overweight by its first birthday, a small study suggests. For the analysis, researchers examined data on 727 infants born at two major hospitals in Singapore.
Nov 29 10:06PM U.S.

Moringa shows powerful antiproliferative effects on cancer cells
(Natural News) A South African study concluded that moringa (Moringa oleifera) has antiproliferative activity against at least one type of cancer, adding yet another reason to incorporate the vegetable in your diet. The study looked at the effects of moringa on esophageal cancer, a type of cancer diagnosed in many members of South Africa's black population.
Nov 29 7:30PM NaturalNews.com

Global Nutrition Remains Poor: Here's What We Should Be Eating Instead
Every hungry country is hungry in its own way. And it turns out there are no countries that aren't suffering from some form of malnutrition, say the authors of this year's Global Nutrition Report.
Nov 29 2:30PM Fortune

PressTV-What we're eating is killing us: Global Nutrition Report
Poor diets are among the top causes of ill health globally, accounting for nearly one in five deaths, according to a study published on Thursday that called on governments and businesses to do more to improve eating habits. Eating unhealthy food, or not having enough food - including children unable to breastfeed contribute to widespread malnutrition, said researchers behind the latest Global Nutrition Report.
Nov 29 11:11AM presstv.com

Genetic links between depression and obesity explored
Genetic variants linked to high BMI can lead to mental health issues," reports The Guardian. Depression is more common among people who are obese.
Nov 29 9:00AM nhs.uk

Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
More than four in 10 children drink sugary drinks every day and one in three never eat fruit every day, according to a global report that warns most countries are unlikely to meet nutrition targets. Researchers warn the standard of diets around the world is diabolical, and that problems such as obesity, anaemia and micronutrient deficiency are being neglected.
Nov 29 6:16AM the Guardian