The Number Of Adults With Diabetes Has Quadrupled To 422 Million

By Kate Kelland LONDON( Reuters) – The number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled worldwide in under four decades to 422 million, and the condition is fast becoming a major problem in poorer countries, a World Health Organization study indicated on Wednesday. In one of the largest studies to date of diabetes trends, the researchers…

Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease examine discloses

Study compiling data from every country receives people are living longer but millions are eating incorrect foods for their health Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive survey ever carried out on the subject. Millions of people are feeing the wrong kinds of food…

Is it possible to be healthy and obese?

The causes of the global obesity crisis are not fully understood, but stress may have a part to play, new research suggests Does stress stimulate you fat, even if you dont overeat? That is the question researchers from UCL have been trying to answer by devoting volunteers of various types of shapes and sizes a…

Is It Possible To Get 15% Of Your Calories From Sugar And Still Be Healthy?

It would be fair to say that most of us lead a life far removed from our hunter-gatherer days. Consequently, examines into remote tribes, and the effect of their diet and foraging behaviour, have been used to try to understand the effect of our modern lifestyle on conditions such as obesity and form 2 diabetes.…