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News tag: obese


Drinking coffee may prevent development of liver cancer

26 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Drinking coffee, in addition to eating fish and exercising regularly, could potentially protect from liver cancer, new study found. Scientists at World Cancer Research Fund examined numerous studies involving 8.2 million people also determined that having more than three alcoholic drinks poses an increased risk of causing liver cancer. Amanda…


One in four teens in Australia is either overweight or obese

19 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A recent report by Australia's National Secondary Student’s Diet and Activity Survey reveals that Australian teenagers spend too much time in front of electronic devices. The survey indicates that 77 percent of teens spend more than the two hours of screen time per day, and on weekends, the percentage exceeds…


Overweight women risk getting underpaid jobs

29 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
A new study delivers shocking evidence that overweight women are financially discriminated against. According to the findings presented by the Vanderbilt Law School, women with weight exceeding normal limits tend to have low paid jobs. According to study’s author, Jennifer Shinall, the situation grows in gravity for obese or morbidly…