Consuming a high level of carbs and a low level of fats can regulate a gene in the body that can reduce your risk of obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic diseases, a meta-analysis has concluded.
Children continue to be targeted by HFSS advertising campaigns on social media, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), which is calling on Member States to implement measures that restrict underage ad impressions.
The children of obese mothers who consume a high fat diet may be at higher risk of obesity and diabetes due to the 'rewiring' of brain regions that control metabolism, according to new research in mice.
Researchers from Yale have reported that rats bred to be obesity-vulnerable had sluggish neuron activity indicating satiety, a finding which, if it holds for humans, could explain why some people put on weight and find it hard to lose.
A high fat diet during pregnancy may bring about changes in the offsring’s brain that makes them more prone to over-eating and obesity throughout their lives, according to a new rat study that may help explain the rise in childhood obesity.