Coronavirus linked to greater risk of life-threatening infection in people with obesity
As worldwide coronavirus-related deaths tip a quarter of a million, a concerning trend is surfacing in the medical literature: high rates of obesity in groups of patients with severe or life-threatening COVID-19.
Study: COVID-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity
Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according to University at Buffalo research.
Obesity tied to more severe coronavirus illness, doctors say
Experts advise a balanced low carbohydrate approach, comprised of high-fiber carbohydrates, optimal protein and healthy fats
Waist size is a forgotten factor in defining obesity
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that some people considered to be a normal weight could unknowingly be at high risk for obesity-related health issues. Source :Medical Xpress Read more
9 Reasons Why Obesity is Not Just a Choice
In 2016, around 30% of adults in the United States were estimated to be obese (1Trusted Source). Many people blame obesity on poor dietary choices and inactivity, but it’s not always that simple.