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A first-of-its-kind study performed in the U.S. has found that fast foods that clearly state caloric content can significantly reduce the number of calories consumed by children over those that don’t post such information.

Published in Health
According to New York researchers in the United States, obesity is becoming more of a problem to people’s quality of life as more people eat larger amounts of food, and smoking is becoming less of a problem as fewer people smoke. Consequently, they claim obesity is equal to, or worse than, smoking in its negative impact on one's quality of life.

Published in Health
Monday, 07 December 2009 19:28

Missing chunks of DNA may lead to obese children

According to a British report highlighted in the journal Nature, the lack of large, rare chromosomes could be the hereditary cause of severe early-onset obesity.

Published in Biology



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