How do you react to sudden, unexpected events in your life? For some individuals, these events — whether good or bad — can trigger an impulse in us to eat. A trigger is any person, place, thing, situation or food that has...
Increases in excess fat adversely affect multiple cardiometabolic risk markers even in lean young adults according to a new study. The study suggests that, even within the range of body-mass index considered to be healthy,...
Long-term endurance training in a stable way alters the epigenetic pattern in the human skeletal muscle, research shows. The research team behind a new study also found strong links between these altered epigenetic patterns and the activity in genes controlling improved...
It is widely known that being overweight or obese is linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular and other diseases. Now a new study has found that even in young adults of normal weight, increases in body mass index also lead to increased risk.
Being severely obese can cut a person's life short by up to eight years and cause decades of ill health, according to a study carried out by researchers from McGill University in Canada.
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