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Obesity Trend In Children Is A Result Of Unhealthy Habits

Study results suggest that the obesity trend in children is a result of unhealthy habits and not genetics.[1] Scientific evidence has revealed that a leptin deficiency, a genetic mutation in the hormone which controls hunger, could cause a person to overeat. Genetic screening could be considered for the exceptionally overweight child, but for the remainder,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression

Researchers have recently examined the link between mental health conditions and obesity in over 12,000 children and teenagers. The results show that obesity raises the risk of anxiety and depression, which is something that physicians and healthcare professionals should be “vigilant about.” Obesity raised anxiety and depression risk by 33% among young boys. According to… Read More »