Overweight is generally defined as having more body fat than is optimally healthy. Being overweight is a common condition, especially where food supplies are plentiful and lifestyles are sedentary.
A new study tried to evaluate the impact of humans on the environment by calculating the total mass of the population, instead of actually counting heads. Their findings conclude that humanity weigh in at some 5400 Titanics or 287 million tonnes. “When people talk about sustainability, they quickly get into concerns about population,” says Ian Roberts of the [...]
According to a recently published study reported by Swedish scientists, people who are obese and middle aged are up to four times more likely do develop dementia than people of normal weight. Published in the journal Neurology, the research was conducted 8,534 Swedish twins over the age of 65, of which data showed that 350 [...]