Study links obese teenage girls to lower grades

A study by researchers from universities of Strathclyde, Georgia, and Bristol has linked obesity in adolescent teenage girls to lower grades in school. This is certainly the most comprehensive study linking obesity and education to be published on International Journal Of Obesity with of 6000 children aged 11 measured.466 girls were classified as obese and […] Read more »

Gastric band surgery reverses the aging process

Weight loss surgeries like gastric band are classified as cosmetic surgery but recent studies show that surgeries like these have lot more to offer than just a slimmer body. Researchers at the Stanford Medical Center say that those who had undergone gastric band surgery have shown signs of reversed aging and enjoy other health benefits. […] Read more »

Neuroscience reveals the impact of brain on our food cravings and eating patterns

Neuroscientists say brain function and activity have a crucial role to play in your diet choices. In a serious of studies presented at the annual Society for Neuroscience (sfn) event, scientists associated brain function with eating disorders such as binge eating and purging. Suggesting that eating disorders most likely occur in individuals due to improper brain […] Read more »