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Irregular eating habits such as skipping breakfast are often associated with obesity, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, but the precise impact of meal times on the body's internal clock has been less clear. A...

source: Diabetes Care via Medical Xpress

Does a widening waistline put you at risk for cancer? Apparently so. According to a new study, nearly 6 percent of cancers are attributable at least in part to obesity and diabetes. Researchers compared incidence data for 12 cancers in 175 countries in 2012 with body mass...

source: The New York Times

Repeatedly eating a lot more calories than you are burning is what causes obesity. Obesity by definition is the state of having too much body fat — and being at higher risk for a number of diseases and health problems because of it. But...

source: Everyday Health

More than half of U.S. children today will be obese as adults, according to a predictive computer model based on current trends. Given current levels of childhood obesity, 57 percent of today's children will be obese by age 35. Roughly half of those will become obese during...

source: MedPage Today

The Obesity Society (TOS) is the leading organization for advancing the science-based understanding of...

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