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Obesity

More than half of Malaysians are fat, says survey

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- More than half of Malaysian adults are overweight because they eat too much and exercise too little, a news report said Friday, citing a national survey.

Ethnic Indians, a minority among Malaysia's 26 million people, are the fattest of all, the New Straits Times reported.

The newspaper said the Malaysian Shape of the Nation survey found that 54 percent of Malaysian adults -- 48 percent of men and 62 percent of women -- are overweight when tested for abdominal obesity.

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Poor states among the fattest, survey finds

Fri Sep 15, 2006

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia have the highest percentages of obese residents, while Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii and Vermont have the lowest, the government reported on Thursday.

The survey of 300,000 adults by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that overall, 60.5 percent of Americans were overweight, 23.9 percent were obese, and 3 percent were extremely obese.

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Oh no, this is horrible! We're getting fat! It's horrible!

Are we eating ourselves to death?

According to a new report from the health-advocacy group The Trust for America's Health, Texas has adult obesity rates of 25.8 percent, ranking it the 10th heaviest in the nation. According to the study, we're part of the country's "Biggest Belt," consisting primarily of Southern states.

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Phentermine: Burn Your Fat Faster

Today, the key issue that people world over are concerned about is the health risk posed by the problem of obesity. The main problem with obesity is that all people are aware of the ill effects of obesity, but they hardly follow the regimen that gives them good health. Obesity is generally caused by people’s negligent eating behavior and lack of physical activity.

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<b>Good for Susan not for Jason</>

“No two individuals lose weight the same way; each person has a hidden key to weight loss”.

Finally the secret is out. What works for Susan may not necessarily work for Jason. Weight Loss Registry, a record of long-term weight loss practitioners, who have maintained 14 kilos of loss atleast for a year, has 12-year figures to back that up, reports the latest issue of Reader’s Digest.

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Phentermine- Prevents weight gain

In adults,weight Gain Occurs due to unhealthy eating patterns.It is caused , due to the Gradual accumulation of Unwanted , excess fat in The body. This Excess fat accumulation leads to obesity and Weight gain. Similar is the process and mode of action of Weight loss / anti obesity drugs, where the weight loss is triggered by inhibiting the feeding centre of central nervous system and hence suppressed the appetite.

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Stomach surgery may have a role in moderate obesity

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For adults who are mildly to moderately obese, gastric banding -- a popular, minimally invasive type of weight loss surgery -- appears to be more effective in reducing weight and improving health and quality of life than behavioral modification plus drug therapy, Australian investigators report.

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Stomach surgery may have a role in moderate obesity

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For adults who are mildly to moderately obese, gastric banding -- a popular, minimally invasive type of weight loss surgery -- appears to be more effective in reducing weight and improving health and quality of life than behavioral modification plus drug therapy, Australian investigators report.

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Diet pills to battle Obesity

Obesity--- A body disorder which makes us completely out of order. It is a critical malfunctioning of body structure which has altogether created a new definition of diseases in medical science. According to medical science it is the passive form of disease which ultimately creates way to all active and deadly diseases. The first review of obesity gives us a picture of a body with fats and tardiness, but a complete overview shows the inside story of obesity.

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The laser that zaps fat

Monday, 10th April 2006

David Richardson

A FAT-BUSTING laser could make cellulite, acne and even heart disease dissapear, scientists say.

The device - developed in the US - is able to heat-up fat in the body without harming the skin above it.

The heated fat is then broken down and excreted by the body.

Prof Rox Anderson at Massachusetts General Hospital, led experiments using pig fat and skin samples.

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