Based on figures published by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, 24/7 Wall St. identified the 10 states with the highest percentage of the population that was classified as obese, measured by their self-reported height and weight.
Posts Tagged Obesity
New information from the CDC lists the occupations linked to the highest rates of obesity.
If you’re looking for a fairly painless way to lose weight (or at least not gain) researchers at Brigham Young University have a new solution for you.
Studies link a shortage of shut-eye with obesity and diabetes.
Does that mean lifestyle isn’t the only cause?
Among the most commonly held misconceptions about obesity, perhaps none does more harm than the notion that exercise is responsible for the lion’s share of weight management.
A new study in the research journal Obesity tried out a diet on two groups of women over three months. Everybody ate the same amount of calories. The difference was which meal they got most of them from.
But it’s too early to conclude that physical activity has nothing to do with weight management. Here’s why the link between exercise and weight loss is more complicated than we might want to believe.
Lists of the best and worst states to live in abound, for reasons including obesity, tax rates and cost of living.
A new study suggests the microorganisms in our gut could affect how efficiently we extract nutrients from food, and the presence of certain bacteria could contribute to obesity for some individuals.