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FAQs On Apollo Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Centre

FAQs On Apollo Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Centre

Q- What is Obesity?Ans- Obesity is a medical condition in which there is an abnormal growth of fatty tissue due to enlargement in the size of fat cells or an increase in the number of fat cells or both. It is the fifth leading cause of death in the world. [...]
Obesity And All Health Problems Can Be Avoided

Obesity And All Health Problems Can Be Avoided

I believe obesity is the biggest (pun intended) health problem of all, as a host of other serious medical conditions has it high on their list of causes. Many of these obesity-caused medical conditions engage it in a vicious cycle that won't end until remedied. Examples of such are as follows:The first medical condition is high blood pressure or hypertension, where the heart have to work very hard to supply the extra fat with oxygen, which leads to the hardening of arteries in case of obese individuals. [...]
Stevia: The Wonder Sweetener For Diabetes, Obesity and Everyday Health!

Stevia: The Wonder Sweetener For Diabetes, Obesity and Everyday Health!

Cutting back on one's sugar intake is a commonly discussed issue. High sugar levels in our bodies accounts for diabetes, and sugar is also associated with obesity and being overweight.Alternately, sugar can have many negative effects on our health and well being. It causes inflammation, and is known to induce erratic brain cell firing, wherein the communication between brain cells is altered. [...]
What You Need To Recognize About Obesity And Diabetes

What You Need To Recognize About Obesity And Diabetes

If you're currently battling a weight problem, you can feel that your biggest concern is the image staring back at you when you stare into the mirror. There's no question that many of those who are experiencing higher than nourishing body weights are taking a hit as far as their self-confidence is concerned. [...]
Mother’s Diet Affects Child’s Obesity

Mother’s Diet Affects Child’s Obesity

A new breakthrough study on a pregnant mother's nutrition can have a great effect on the risk of obesity on the child. The study has also shown that the mother's diet can alter the functioning of their child's DNA.This dietary influenced change is called epigenetic change and its effect on the propensity of the child to add on fat. [...]
Common Health Risks Associated With Obesity

Common Health Risks Associated With Obesity

Obesity is not only a dangerous health condition - it creates and complicates many additional health problems for its sufferers. As a result, obese individuals (those with a body mass index above 30) have a 50-100% greater risk of premature death compared to individuals with a healthy body weight. Furthermore, as body weight goes up, so does the potential for health problems and the risk of premature death. [...]
Diet, Obesity and Weight Management Information

Diet, Obesity and Weight Management Information

Part 1 of 9 - What is Obesity?The definition of obesity varies depending on what one reads, but in general, it is a chronic condition defined by an excess amount body fat. You need a certain amount of body fat for storing energy, heat insulation, shock absorption, and other functions. [...]
Obesity Carries Greater Risk for Diabetes

Obesity Carries Greater Risk for Diabetes

One of the major causes of diabetes has been obesity. Obesity is the condition wherein the lifestyle of the individual renders the body overweight leading to many health issues. One of these health issues is the development of diabetes in the individual.Diabetes is the condition wherein the body develops a resistance to or produces low levels of insulin. [...]
Does Obesity Cause Diabetes?

Does Obesity Cause Diabetes?

There are lots of bad consequences that obesity causes, but certainly one of the most developed is diabetes. For that reason, researchers use a new terminology for this condition- diabesity. As the reports that the Centers for Disease Control have done, diabetes has officially turned into epidemic. The statistics show that almost 17 million people living in The USA have diabetes, which means a 49 percent increase in the past decade! [...]
Dietary Oil to Ward off Obesity and Diabetes

Dietary Oil to Ward off Obesity and Diabetes

Obesity is a growing epidemic that most people are getting involved in, particularly because they are not making such great efforts to shape up and continue trekking the right path towards a healthy way of life. In fact, some health experts and nutritionists were quite surprised to note that the number of those individuals who are diagnosed as obese has already escalated as well. [...]