“This year he really packed on the pounds, looking like he was fat enough to hibernate in July and yet continuing to eat until his belly seemed to drag along the ground by late September.”
The problem with obesity is that as body size increases, longevity decreases.
"When [the boat] is fully loaded, the hull sinks and water enters. Advancing with over half a ton of meat on board is dangerous,” Roveratto said.
Obesity or overweight is one of the biggest health crises that masses don't seem to care enough about.
A leading US cardiologist and preventive medicine expert finds in joint research with Israelis that bariatric surgery is safe and preferred for the morbidly obese.
The researchwas recently published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association.
After feasting on cat food, Sherman the hedgehog has made remarkable strides in shedding his extra grams.
“We learned in this trial that moderate, but persistent weight loss may have dramatic beneficial effects on fat deposits related to diabetes and cardiovascular diseases,” Shai explained.
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As of 2014, the annual healthcare costs associated with obesity were $2 trillion.