Obesity

Obesity

The condition where the body contains more fat than normal is termed as Obesity. It usually occurs overtime as you eat more calories than you use. The difference between calories in and calories-out varies from person to person. The reasons for this include genetic makeup, overeating, eating high-fat foods, and not being physically active.

Being obese increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and some cancers. If you are obese, losing even 5 to 10 percent of your weight can delay or prevent some of these diseases.

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Cocoa can help obese people fight diabetes
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 17:48 .admin

A new study has revealed that a few cups of hot cocoa may not only fight off the chill of a winter's day, but they could also help obese people better control inflammation-related diseases, such as diabetes.

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Does Low Vitamin D Increase Type 1 Diabetes Risk?
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 17:36 .admin

Numerous studies have found an association between low levels of vitamin D and increased risk for type 1 diabetes, but researchers are still exploring whether low vitamin D is actually a cause of the disease.

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