Tag Archives: Obesity

Dr Miriam Stoppard: If obesity was a ‘disease’ would it help weight loss?

Should we think of obesity as a disease? Even though many people say it’s self-inflicted, the World Health Organisation has considered it a disease since 1936. And the outcomes of obesity, such as type 2 diabetes, liver disease, cancer, ­arthritis, joint pain, obstetric risk and sleep apnoea definitely are diseases. The thing is, studies in… Read More »

What diets cause obesity

Antidepressants Antidepressant medicine is used to treat depression. Drugs, supplements, what diets cause obesity natural remedies may have dangerous side effects. Check that ingredient list the next time you buy packaged food. As with adults, children who are overweight, or obese, may need to do more than 60 minutes of exercise. For children, age needs… Read More »

Paula Ratcliffe: Kids need to start running to cure obesity crisis

The three-time London Marathon winner called on parents to limit youngsters’ screen time and instead encourage them to be more active. Paula, 45, who lives in Monaco, says she has switched her life ambition to “helping others achieve their goals”, which she aims to do partly through fronting public health campaigns. “I go for a run at… Read More »