Obesity Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/10/2003
Welcome to America

Bad diet habits being exported

5/30/2003
Couch Potatoes Accrue Deadly Fat Deep Within

But moderate exercise can prevent its accumulation, study says

5/29/2003
Childhood Obesity Often Missed

Can lead to number of health problems down the road, researchers say

5/5/2003
Fruit Juice a Two-Edged Sword for Kids

Study finds obese children drink 65 percent more

4/29/2003
Slim Fest

Overweight people head for the dessert table faster

4/23/2003
Obesity a Major Risk Factor for Cancer Death

Having a normal weight could spare 90,000 lives a year

4/22/2003
Coffee's Hidden Calories

Milk and sugar can add fat to your morning latte

4/18/2003
Yogurt May Help Burn Fat

Don't shun this dairy product when you go on a diet, researchers say

4/18/2003
Parents of Kids With Cancer Lash Out at Study

Comparison of obese children with those on chemotherapy draws outrage

4/17/2003
New Clue to Obesity

Study says cellular receptor controls accumulation, use of fat

4/14/2003
Calcium Helps Girls Keep the Weight Off

Study finds benefits with just a glass of milk a day

4/12/2003
Supersized Meals Shortchange Your Health

Study shows larger portion just makes people eat more

4/8/2003
You Can Trim Down Online

Internet weight-loss program helped adults drop 10 pounds in one year

4/8/2003
Obese Kids as Unhappy as Those With Cancer

But researchers aren't sure if excess fat causes misery, or vice versa

4/8/2003
Couch Potatoes at Higher Diabetes Risk

Chances rise 14 percent for every two hours watched a day

4/8/2003
Commercial Diet Programs Beat Do-It-Yourself Ones

Study finds jury still out on low-carbohydrate diets

4/7/2003
Obesity Gene Also Directs Skin, Hair Growth

Researchers find common thread while probing kidney woes in mice

4/7/2003
Childhood Obesity Linked to Depression

It affects boys as well as girls

4/1/2003
Overweight, Obese More Likely to Survive Heart Attacks

Experts advise slimming down despite surprising results

3/20/2003
Baboons Give Clues to Obesity, Diabetes in Humans

Animal study shows lack of exercise more damaging than bad diet

3/19/2003
Studies Say Genes Govern Overeating

For obese people, 'it's not their fault,' researcher says

3/17/2003
Not All Body Fat Hurts Your Heart

Peripheral fat protective, cancels ill effects of belly fat: study

3/13/2003
Family Food

Help your kids avoid weight problems

3/10/2003
Fast Food, Too Much TV Bad for the Heart

Excessive watching and fast food may also lead to diabetes

3/7/2003
Obese People Take Longer to Feel Full

Finding may explain how weight gain is perpetuated

3/7/2003
Unfit Teens Headed Toward Diabetes Trouble

Overweight adolescents more likely to develop insulin resistance, study finds

3/6/2003
Heart Disease Prevention Should Start With Tots

New guidelines recommend heart healthy behavior for kids

3/6/2003
Another Reason Not to Skip Breakfast

Early eaters have lower rates of obesity, insulin resistance

2/21/2003
All the Elderly at Risk for Diabetes

Even those of normal weight can still get the disease

2/21/2003
Freshmen Feasts

Avoid gaining weight at college

2/6/2003
Are We Driven to Overeat?

Researcher finds obesity a siren's call; others cite environment

1/31/2003
'Good' Fatty Acid for Diabetics

Linoleic acid may benefit people with the disease

1/31/2003
The Super-sizing of America's Waistline

Consumers tempted by 'bargains' of bigger portions

1/31/2003
Smoking, Obesity Worsen Hot Flashes

Studies show promise for relief from classic symptoms

1/31/2003
High Fiber Fact

Fiber-rich foods aren't high in calories

1/23/2003
Gene Twitching Lets Mice Eat All They Want

They gained no weight and lived longer, study finds

1/22/2003
Hefty NFL Linemen at Risk for Sleep Apnea

Young age of players with condition surprises researchers

1/21/2003
America's Plates Are Fuller Than Ever

Food portions have increased significantly since the 1970s

1/21/2003
Weight Watcher

Find out if you're overweight

1/15/2003
Worms May Offer Clue to Obesity

Study of their genes might give answers about how humans store and use fat

1/13/2003
Income, Education Don't Always Dictate Teen Obesity

Study finds problem among black girls from different backgrounds

1/13/2003
The Price of Fat

Study examines medical costs of obesity

1/10/2003
What's Behind Teen Obesity?

Gender and ethnic-racial factors influence weight, study finds

1/7/2003
As Weight Goes Up, Life Span Goes Down

Grossly obese at greatest risk

1/3/2003
Slim Sandwich

Make sandwiches with healthier fillings

12/27/2002
Understanding Obesity

Detailing how primitive fat cells duplicate may help researchers tackle weight problems

12/12/2002
Work Out and Stay Alive

Exercise reduces death risk

12/9/2002
Male Obesity More Risky Than Thought

But losing weight through dieting is not

12/3/2002
Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Study finds men with condition at higher death risk

11/27/2002
Holiday Bites

Tips to avoid overeating