May10

Unhealthy Snacking Can Lead To Childhood Obesity

In India the major cause for childhood obesity is overeating and unhealthy eating, in particular unhealthy snacking. A snack is a portion of food, smaller than a regular meal, generally eaten between meals. A healthy snack is one that’s high in nutritional value (protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber) but relatively low in calories, fats, sugar, and […]

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Jan04

Addiction to Smartphones – a major risk factor for Obesity among Teens!

There is a considerable debate on addiction and abuse to Smartphone among adolescents and its consequent impact on their health; not only in a global context, but also specifically in the Indian population; considering that Smartphone’s, globally occupy more than 50% of mobile phones market Mobile phone addiction/abuse/misuse is one of the forms of compulsive […]

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Jan04

Did You Know – Your workplace can play a key role in controlling obesity

According to statistics, one out of five Indians suffer from obesity and India unfortunately is one of the top five obese countries in the world. Thanks to the rapidly changing lifestyle of the Indian population! Shockingly, working class and those living in urban India are more prone to obesity and obesity related chronic diseases. Lifestyle […]

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Jan04

Belly Buttons Explode – Hyderabad coined as India’s Obesity Capital for women

Known for iconic biryani and other high calorie cuisine, which maybe amazingly addictive Hyderabadi women who love to gorge on these delicacies, but won’t move a limb are becoming a victim of Obesity and related disorders Binge eating without doing any workout have made the Hyderabadi women the most obese in the country. They have […]

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Jan04

Childhood Obesity – An irreversible damage

With the rising concerns of uncontrolled lifestyle changes, children are easily prone to many disorders and suffer the most. Obesity is one such concern which looms on many parents’ minds and is becoming a cause of concern. The fact is, obesity in children is caused due a variety of reasons. The common factors may be […]

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Feb18

Doctors suggest to start Young than regret Obesity

Childhood obesity has certainly become a matter of concern among many parents. Increasing number of school kids are becoming a victim of this epidemic with doctors researching that this biggest problem is seen among early adults – those aged between 18 and 25. A message is being spread across the nation by doctors to effectively […]

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Feb12

If Health is Wealth, Then GenX seems to be poor!

A study conducted by ‘Edusports Annual School Health and Fitness’ across 78000 children aged between 7 to 17 years in seventeen different states of India, came out with the following shocking numbers! • 2 in 5 children do not have the right BMI levels • 66 per cent of girls have healthy BMI as compared […]

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Feb11

Higher Weighing Scale linked to Infertility?

Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic with India being the 3rd most Obese country in the world. In addition to heart issues, high blood pressure, type II diabetes and various other health disorders, Obesity is also known to have significant effects on the reproductive health of the women at all levels, affecting a woman’s ability […]

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Feb02

How an Apple can define your Obesity!

Since the very beginning of human civilization, the apple fruit has had a long love-hate relationship with humanity. Often used as a proverb to remain healthy and keep the doctors away, this fabled fruit is now cited to describe the unhealthy ‘apple-shaped’ obesity in metabolic syndrome. The term ‘syndrome’ describes a cluster of abnormal clinical […]

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Jan25

Myth: A Fat child is not a Healthy Child

In India, from the day a child is born, health parameters are set by the family. A heavy and chubby child is considered to be healthy disowning the fact that overweight infants can turn into obese adults. This is a result of global realisation that the war against leading killer diseases such as cardiac problems […]

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