Many people have been talking about the “COVID 15,” referring to gaining 15 pounds during quarantine. But did people really gain weight? This question intrigued researchers. So they examined patient data from electronic health records.
(HealthDay)—Rates and severity of type 2 diabetes among U.S. children rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, possibly due to weight gain during lockdowns, researchers say. “While our study examined hospital admissions for type 2 diabetes in
Breast cancer survivors who are overweight have a statistically significant increased risk of developing second primary cancers, according to results from a study conducted by Kaiser Permanente researchers and published in the Journal of the
TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2020 — If you’re overweight, eating most of your calories early in the day won’t boost the benefit of a healthy diet, new research suggests. In a 12-week study, 41 people ate
Mid-life weight gain is linked to an acceleration in the natural decline in lung capacity that comes with ageing, reveals a 20-year study published online in the journal Thorax. But mid-life weight loss is associated
If you’ve been trying to gain muscle, lose weight or generally build up strength, chances are that at some point, someone will recommend that you up your intake of egg whites. Cue all-white omelettes, boiled-whites
Overweight women who have a gastric bypass ‘are 33% less likely to have children with birth defects’ Swedish scientists studied babies of mothers who had gastric bypass surgery The research examined nearly 3,000 women who
Starting anew. Jordyn Woods opened up about accepting and loving her figure after online bullies previously mocked her over her weight. In a new tell-all YouTube video, Woods revealed that her appearance in a paparazzi
A group of forager-farmers in Bolivia’s tropical forests—known for having remarkable cardiovascular health and low blood pressure—experienced changes in body mass and diet over a nine-year period, with increased use of cooking oil the most
There is no easy answer for achieving a healthy weight, regardless of age. The company formerly known as Weight Watchers was criticized when it introduced a food tracking app for children as young as 8.