Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity

Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a “western diet” – foods consisting high levels of sugars and fats – is a major cause of this epidemic. New...

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Parental obesity linked to delays in child development

Parental obesity linked to delays in child development

Children of obese parents may be at risk for developmental delays, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. The investigators found that children of obese mothers were more likely to fail tests of fine motor skill–the ability to control movement of small muscles, such as...

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