Search Results for: obesity

Sleeping too much can cause obesity and illness

Posted on Mar 31, 2021 by A4W Contributor

If you're sleeping for longer than 9 hours a day you could be at increased risk of obesity ...

Prevent obesity: How to shop for healthy food on a budget

Posted on Mar 4, 2021 by A4W Contributor

We spoke to Retha Harmse, Registered Dietitian and ADSA Spokesperson on how to prevent obesity and shop for healthy food ...

“Gamechanger” – Is this diabetes drug the ‘cure for obesity’?!

Posted on Feb 12, 2021 by Naadiya Adams

Described as a “game-changer” Semaglutide could be the cure for obesity that the world has been searching for

Type 2 diabetes in kids is on the increase and it’s being fueled by the obesity epidemic

Posted on Nov 10, 2020 by Living And Loving Staff

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent in kids because they’re not as active as they used to ...

Childhood obesity continues to rise – 13% of SA kids under the age of 5 are overweight

Posted on Oct 27, 2020 by Xanet Scheepers

Feeding your child healthy meals doesn’t have to be expensive.

Childhood obesity continues to rise – 13% of SA kids under the age of 5 are overweight

Posted on Oct 27, 2020 by Xanet Scheepers

Feeding your child healthy meals doesn’t have to be expensive.

Obesity has become the new normal but it’s still a health risk

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by The Conversation

It is possible to be metabolically healthy and fat. But even metabolically healthy obese people may still have ...

We tracked Soweto mothers-to-be to find out more about diet and obesity patterns

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 by The Conversation

Obese women, or those with gestational diabetes (glucose intolerance beginning or first recognised during pregnancy), are more likely ...

Coronavirus linked to greater risk of life-threatening infection in people with obesity

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 by The Conversation

As worldwide coronavirus-related deaths tip a quarter of a million, a concerning trend is surfacing in the medical ...

COVID-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity

Posted on Jun 9, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Children are at a higher risk of obesity during lockdown; eating more junk food and getting involved in ...

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