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Burden of obesity, undernourishment stalks...

Both forms of malnutrition are linked to health problems and premature death, weighing heavily on a country's health system and labour productivity.

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Worldwide, obesity rising faster in rural...

City-dwelling women and men, however, put on 38 and 24 percent less, respectively, than their rural counterparts over the same period, according to the...

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Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young...

The incidence of pancreatic cancer, for example, increased by about one percent per year for adults aged 45 to 49. Among 30 to 34-year-olds, the average...

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'Radical rethink' needed to tackle obesity,...

Nearly a billion people are hungry and another two billion are eating too much of the wrong foods, causing epidemics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes....

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'Radical rethink' needed to tackle obesity,...

Nearly a billion people are hungry and another two billion are eating too much of the wrong foods, causing epidemics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes....

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Americans have grown fatter, shorter since...

Average weight, waist circumference, and body mass index (BMI) in adults have increased over the past 18 years, said the report by the National Center...

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'Low-carbohydrate diet helps maintain weight...

The conventional treatment for obesity, which costs health services hundreds of billions of euros each year, treats all calories alike -- simply eat less...

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Watch out: Obesity could creep up on you...

A diet rich in animal fats, processed sugars, foods and low in fibre points to obesity.

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UK rolls out sugar tax in battle against...

"Our teenagers consume nearly a bathtub of sugary drinks each year on average, fuelling a worrying obesity trend," said Public Health Minister Steve Brine....

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Linger over lunch to lose weight: study suggests...

Research involving nearly 60,000 Japanese people showed a link between eating slower or faster, and losing or gaining weight.

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Expectant mothers warned against...

The warning was given by specialists from St. John Ambulance Uganda during a health camp at Mutembe Landing Site, Nyenga sub-county in Buikwe district.