Obesity

10 Reasons Why Obesity Is NOT About Gluttony and Sloth

There continues to be a belief within our popular culture that obesity is the simple result of eating too much ...

Loneliness as Dangerous as Obesity, Study Suggests

Just how taxing is loneliness? A new study explores that question and finds it can be just as dangerous as ...

Experts Slam International Response to Growing Obesity Crisis

The world is facing a serious obesity crisis and we’re not doing enough to confront it — that’s the finding ...

Should Obesity Be Considered a Disability?

Should obesity be considered a type of disability? The European Court of Justice thinks so, issuing a binding ruling that ...

Obesity Cuts Years From Our Lives, Report Suggests

The health cost of being obese is becoming clearer. ...

Managing Obesity

The main treatment for obesity is a combination of healthy diet and physical activity. ...

Causes of Obesity

Regardless if obesity is an imbalance of body fat versus muscle fat or between the calories one consumes and the ...

What is Obesity?

Obesity, or an obese individual,  is defined as someone with an excess amount of  body fat. ...