An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they’d better shape up for the job. The officers in East Java are being closely monitored on the two-week program and also get guidance from nutritionists and medical experts, said spokesman Frans Barung Mangera.
Arjun Kapoor on Tuesday opened up about his struggles with obesity, calling it a "tough journey" that he navigated right from childhood. The actor took to Instagram where he shared a couple of his workout pictures and urged people battling with weight issues to keep working hard to achieve their goal.
The obesity epidemic is driving a surge in the number of young people diagnosed with obesity-related cancers that threatens to reverse decades of progress in lowering cancer deaths, according to a new study.
Aug 2: Obesity increases a person's risk for severe complications from influenza, including hospitalization and even death. It may also play a role in how flu spreads, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest that obese adults infected with flu shed the virus for a longer time than adults who are not obese, potentially increasing the opportunity for the infection to spread to others.
A new study suggests that when a high-fat, high-sugar diet that leads to obesity is paired with normal aging, it may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease. In addition, researchers discovered that certain areas of the brain respond differently to risk factors associated with Alzheimer's. The study is published in Physiological Reports.
KATHMANDU, Mar 29: A fast food joint in New Road is one of Suman Gurung's favourite hangouts. One recent afternoon, the 18-year-old was munching a chicken burger with his usual company of five, who were likewise relishing their salad, fries and sandwich with extra cheese topping.
An international study by the London School of Economics has highlighted the link between globalization and rising obesity levels, with authors confirming that our modern lifestyles have had a profound effect on our overall health.