In this section of the website we publish various obesity articles for the benefit of our visitors. We have also included a number of recent childhood obesity articles.
Are You Simply Overweight Or Clinically Obese? – We are all familiar with being a little bit overweight, or even quite a bit overweight, but at what point does being overweight turn into a case of being clinically obese?
Am I Obese? | Being Overweight, Obese Or Morbidly Obese – Am I obese or am I simply overweight? This is a question which thousands of people ask themselves every day and for which there is a very simple answer.
Why Am I Obese And Just What Causes Obesity? – With obesity, and especially juvenile obesity, rising at an alarming rate around the world more and more people are asking just why they are obese.
Obesity In America | Combating Morbid Obesity – Obesity in America is at a level which many people would not have believed possible a few years ago. So what do the numbers look like and what is the solution?
Problems With Obesity – The current obesity epidemic in the United States is far more than just a health problem and the costs currently being incurred are truly staggering.
Obesity And Fast Food – The current epidemic of obesity in the United States is in no small measure linked to a love of fast food.
The Failure Of Diet As A Solution For Obesity – For many people suffering from obesity the first line of attack is diet and exercise but, unfortunately, dieting rarely seems to work.
Obesity Statistics | Obesity Rates and Graphs – Obesity Statistics – Obesity rates from countries around the world clearly show the extent of the current obesity epidemic when viewed in graphical form.
The Link Between Obesity And Depression In America Today – Both obesity and depression are commonplace in the United States today and we examine the link between the two.
The First Non-Prescription Obesity Pills Have Arrived – With obesity rates rising fast many will welcome the licensing of obesity pills. But is this the answer or does it raise expectations which will not be met?
The Connection Between Leptin And Obesity – It has been said that the hormone leptin plays an important role in the development of obesity and we look at whether the scientific evidence supports this.
Are Genetics Simply Another Excuse To Explain Obesity? – Research has identified a possible genetic cause for the failure of some people to lose weight after gastric bypass surgery but could this simply be used as an excuse for some people for not tackling the problem of obesity?
An Obese Person Simply Eats Too Much | The Causes Of Obesity – While it is often said that people who are obese have caused the problem themselves, it might be a good idea to arm yourself with the facts about the causes of obesity before jumping to conclusions.
At What Point Does Obesity Become Life-Threatening? – Although morbid obesity can be defined in terms of body mass index (BMI) this article suggests that this is not the best definition.
Morbid Obesity – Morbid obesity is now a major health problem in the Western world and we look at the definition of morbid obesity and treating morbid obesity.
Surgery For Morbid Obesity Is Not Simply About Losing Weight – While surgery for morbid obesity is designed to help severely obese individuals to lose weight it is, or at least should be, designed to do a great deal more. This is just one of many obesity articles dealing with the option of gastric bypass or another form of weight loss surgery.
Obesity Articles – Childhood Obesity Articles
Obesity At Young Ages Is Becoming Increasingly Common – Obesity has now become a serious problem in teenagers. A recent study however shows that obesity at young ages is becoming more and more common.
Determining Obesity In Children – Determining obesity in children is not quite as easy as it is in adults and we examine just how to tell whether your child is overweight or obese.
Child Obesity Statistics – Child obesity statistic make very sobering reading and in many cases point to what is one of the most serious public health problems of this century.
Child Obesity Surveys – Child obesity surveys carried out over the past few years paint a very worrying picture of growth of childhood obesity not just in the West but across the entire globe.
The Dangers Of Childhood Obesity – As obesity rates in the West continue to rise obesity is now commonly being seen in children and this article examines some of the causes of child obesity.
The Problem Of Child Obesity And School Menus – The lack of regulation on foods appearing on school menus is adding to rising child obesity but hopefully newly introduced standards will solve this problem.
Pure Fruit Juice Could Help To Lower Obesity In Children – It has long been felt that drinking pure fruit juice may result in children being overweight but studies now show that this is not the case.
Growing Obesity In Teens Means More Gastric Bypass Surgery – Gastric bypass surgery is not commonly performed on adolescents but growing obesity in teenagers has led to a significant rise in teenage weight loss surgeries.
9 Steps To Tackle The Effects Of Childhood Obesity – Here are 9 simple steps which any family can take to help to tackle the effects of childhood obesity.
These are just some of our growing collection of obesity articles and articles on childhood obesity.