Contracting Lifestyle Disease in Adulthood

A recent study has found that children are at risk of contracting lifestyle diseases in adulthood with waistlines which are more than half their height.

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Over stitch – weight lose device

Obesity continues to be a challenge in all parts of the world, an epidemic which is spreading with an immense pace. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of a device commonly termed as ‘over stitch’ which is meant for suture perforation.

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Rising risks for cardiovascular diseases & diabetes

Of the total disease burden in India in 1990, a tenth was caused by a group of risks including unhealthy diet, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high cholesterol, and overweight, which mainly contribute to ischaemic heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

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Global nutrition needs swift efforts

Global nutrition crisis threatens human development, demands ‘critical step change’ in response - Report Women’s health in India has emerged Read more

Stressful events can increase women’s obesity

Women who experienced one or more traumatic lifetime events or several negative events in recent years had higher odds of being obese than women who didn’t report such stress.

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The Hyderabad-based National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) has developed the country’s first Nutrition Atlas to provide all the relevant data and information about nutrition.

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For some people, the word “calories” brings about emotions of dread and fear. For others, it’s a place to call home, where they feel all warm and fuzzy. And yet for others, “calories” connotes a way to salvation and better health.

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