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Obese? No problem, just reduce the size of your stomach!

obese kid unhealthy eating Most teens are resorting to this very option. With increasing intake of junk food and horribly unhealthy diets, the number of obese kids between the ages 14-18 has increased three fold. And now they are resorting to the option of bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery or weight-loss surgery is a procedure wherein the size of the stomach is reduced — often by . . .

Excellent Documentary on Why Thin People are Not Fat

Why Thin people are not Fat Haven't you heard of thousand studies and papers dissecting obesity and weight gain? But here is one that talks about why some people do not gain weight no matter how much they eat. Being an anmoly in a world of overweight people, it will be interesting to know what exactly helps them stay in shape while others around them struggle to put off . . .

TV watching leads to Junk Food Consumption in Kids!

TV ads are promoting junk food consumptions amongst Indian Kids which is leading to Obesity With obesity levels on the rise amongst children in India, a new study conducted by a Television channel (What’s On India) has found that the Idiot Box is a major contributor to kids becoming obese these days! The study found that most processed foods products were heavily advertising themselves on all children’s channels, leading to an upsurge in the demand . . .

Exercise during Pregnancy for Smaller and Healthier babies!

exercise during pregnancy for smaller babies Childhood obesity is a fast rising problem in today’s children. While chubby and plump kids look really cute, this obesity poses a great number of health risks for the child when he/she grows up. The main risk factor being childhood obesity is a recurring problem and haunts the person through his adult life! But according to recent reports, exercising when the . . .

Who's killing our doctors?

“I have a cold, I should see a doctor”, “My left leg aches during the night, I should see a doctor”, “My left eye’s vision is blurred, I should see a doctor”….. the occasions might be different, but every time we feel we are going down with some or the other illness, it’s the Doctor we run to see! But who’s . . .

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