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Childhood Obesity

Childhood ObesiObesity in Childhood has developed into a distressful domestic epidemic and has exploded radically. In between 1980 and 1994, the occurrence of childhood obesity rates has almost doubled with as much as 15% of kids and adolescents d...
by Health Means Life on May 7, 2012


Obesity is the chronic condition where excess accumulation of fat on the body. Obesity is defined as having a BMI...
by emedicinezone on Oct 7, 2011

Is Bike Riding Good for Weight Loss?

By Dr.Kristie LeongNot everyone enjoys the same type of exercise – and the key to sticking with an exercise program is finding an activity you love. For some people, taking a brisk outdoor walk is a way to see the landscape while burning calories.
by study case healthy on Jul 14, 2010

Does Depression Cause Weight Gain?

By Dr.Kristie Leong M.DAdding a few unexpected pounds can make a person feel a little down, but what about the opposite scenario? Can feeling down make it more difficult to fight the battle of the bulge? Mood and eating habits are closely associated...
by study case healthy on Jun 30, 2010

Black Tea for Weight Loss?

By Dr Kristie Leong M.D.Image Credit: Wikimol When it comes to the health benefits of black vs. green tea, green tea usually takes center stage, while black tea gets pushed to the back burner. But, poor old black tea may soon get the attention it des...
by study case healthy on Jun 23, 2010

Is Niacin Associated With a Higher Risk of Obesity?

By Dr.Kristie Leong MDImage Source :NIH Niacin Deficiency Patient with PellagraCan too much niacin increase the risk of obesity in children? According to a new study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, too much niacin may not be a goo...
by study case healthy on May 30, 2010

Does Drinking Water Help With Weight Loss?

By Dr.Kristie LeongImage Credit: Ionut CojocaruIf you drink more water, will it help you lose weight? Few can deny the importance of water. It plays a critical role in every chemical reaction in the body. Too little water can lead to dehydration –...
by study case healthy on May 11, 2010