Foundation created by basketball players seeks to eradicate obesity in Latino children

Foundation created by basketball players seeks to eradicate obesity in Latino children

Low-income Latino children in Southern California are being targeted by a nonprofit organization focused on promoting physical activity and healthy eating to ward off obesity and diseases such as diabetes and heart problems. “Gasol Foundation US was founded by Pau and Marc Gasol, former Spanish National Basketball League NBA players, and we have a sister … Read more

Vitamin D and its relationship with obesity

Vitamin D and its relationship with obesity

The ‘status of vitamin D‘ is what doctors call the levels of this important vitamin in the human body, since it acts in practically all the organs and systems of the body. Endocrinologists are especially concerned about a very significant fact; according to the study Nutrition of the Spanish Population (ENPE), 53.6 percent of Spaniards … Read more

Scientists vow to combat obesity stigmas

Scientists vow to combat obesity stigmas

Within the celebrations of world obesity dayauthorities of the National Institute of Public Health have called on the scientists to start a plan of action against obesity in Mexico. With this plan, the scientific community is committed to improving its strategies within the health sector, in order to reduce the stigmas that surround people with … Read more

Obesity Day: Why is it celebrated and why is it important?

Obesity Day: Why is it celebrated and why is it important?

East March 4 commemorates the “obesity day” around the world, but why is this day celebrated and why is it so important? The day began to be commemorated for raise awareness about this problem affecting more than 800 million people. The day was established by the World Obesity Federation and its global members to raise … Read more

Obesity increases cases of mental disorders

Obesity increases cases of mental disorders

According to studies, eight out of ten Mexicans with obesitysuffer from some metal disorder and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have increased the figures. Every March 4 marks the International Obesity Day, at the initiative of the World Obesity Federation and according to Dr. Luis Meixueiro, due to confinement, both cases of obesity and … Read more

Simple eating steps to prevent obesity and help keep weight under control

Simple eating steps to prevent obesity and help keep weight under control

Obesity is a serious chronic disease that it can cause type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and increase the risk of cancers. Obesity can be prevented and also controlled, for this diet plays a very important role. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that the prevalence of obesity is increasing in the United … Read more

Obesity increased 41% in Yucatan during 2021

Obesity increased 41% in Yucatan during 2021

During 2021 the cases of obesity among the yucatecans increased 41 percent, from 7 thousand 467 cases diagnosed during 2020, to 10 thousand 555 during 2021, revealed the Epidemiological Bulletin of the Federal Ministry of Health. The federal agency indicates that the obesity is the excessive accumulation of defined fatty tissue, in adults for a … Read more

They discover a protein that reduces the risk of obesity

They discover a protein that reduces the risk of obesity

A group of Spanish researchers has discovered a protein that reduces the obesity risk and opens new avenues of research for a epidemic affecting 40% of the population adult worldwide. Obesity is usually the result of eat more calories of which are burned during exercise and normal daily activities. Obesity is characterized by a body … Read more

COVID-19 attacks body fat, obesity is a lethal risk

COVID-19 attacks body fat, obesity is a lethal risk

Scientists have discovered that COVID-19 attacks body fat. During the start of the pandemic, it was observed that people with extra kilos, overweight or obese patients were more likely to develop severe COVID-19 and die. But after almost two years with the pandemic, scientists concluded that vulnerability is related to obesity itself, because SARS-CoV-2 infects … Read more

Obesity: the foods that most trigger it

Obesity: the foods that most trigger it

A recurring consumption of soft drinks, sweetened beverages, commercial coffees, fast food, ice cream and pastries, is directly related to obesity and weight gain. Photo: Photo by Sander Dalhuisen on Unsplash / Unsplash Many factors influence weight control and of course the gradual increase in weight that leads to a dreaded chronic disease: obesity. By … Read more

Obesity: 4 eating habits to reduce body mass index

Obesity: 4 eating habits to reduce body mass index

More and more research studies confirm the importance of keeping your body mass index (BMI) and waist measurements under control, are key health measures to reduce the risk of cancer and other serious diseases such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and certain types of cancer that eventually lead to premature death. Nevertheless, follow a healthy diet … Read more

Fatty liver and obesity: 5 natural and home remedies to combat inflammation and symptoms

Fatty liver and obesity: 5 natural and home remedies to combat inflammation and symptoms

Making lifestyle changes and betting on the consumption of natural remedies with detox properties such as apple cider vinegar, lemons and green tea, is of great help to promote liver cleansing. Photo: Image by RENE RAUSCHENBERGER on Pixabay / Pixabay Fatty liver disease is a reversible condition, it occurs when the 5 and 10% of … Read more