obesity Tag

Soda

Soda, or, pop has been making massive popularity in the news since the modernisation of health facilities and awareness of the public about their health factors. People consuming such sugary and carbonated beverages have been diagnosed with many health issues such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and other heart-related diseases. Many studies have linked drinking soda to cancer and deaths from heart disease. A lot...

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Video games combat obesity

Obesity is one of the major health epidemics that human beings struggle to deal with. Especially the young teens suffer majorly from this health issue. With the terrific advancement of technology, the kids now no longer want to stretch their limbs, instead they want to play video games at home. Video games have been scorned at because of their effects on the youngsters staying in...

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With a generation of people accustomed to eating more and moving less, the rise in diabetes is not a surprise. Carmen Sceppa, assistant professor of health sciences at  Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, talks about what Type 2 diabetes is and how one can prevent it.   Type 2 diabetes is the presence of excessive sugar content in the blood because the pancreas is...

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