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Link found between pregnancy obesity and baby’s vitamin D levels

Link found between pregnancy obesity and baby’s vitamin D levels

Many pregnant women have taken up different endeavours to avoid the unwanted weight gain during the nine months; they have taken to exercise, pregnancy yoga, walking, swimming, name it. However, some are not of this view and go ahead to eat for two, having the leeway given by a pregnancy. Whichever category a woman finds […]

Early-age exercise has positive effects in later years- Study

Early-age exercise has positive effects in later years- Study

Whether you want to live to be 100 years or 50, you can now get closer to the dream of having wholesome years. Scientists carried out a research to help you reach your goal, and the answer: exercise. A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside carried out experiments and found out that […]

Causes of obesity and how it can be prevented

  People who are more than 20% over the recommended weight for their height and sex are more vulnerable to degenerative diseases-high blood pressure, certain cancers and diabetes, arthiritis. Obesity is caused by: poor diet that’s high in calories and simple carbohydrates, inactivity, hormone imbalance [particularly thyroid], toxins, neurotransmitter imbalance [serotinin], mental, emotional or spiritual, […]

Causes of infertility, sexually transmitted diseases

Infertility is a person being unable to produce young ones. Its causes are many but they include poor nutrition and nutritional deficiency and stress. Sexually transmitted diseases, environmental toxins and congenital abnormalities also cause infertility especially in men. Other causes of infertility are hormonal problems especially thyroid or low progesterone, medical conditions such as endometriosis, […]

Causes of infertility

Infertility is a person being unable to produce young ones. Its causes are many but they include poor nutrition and nutritional deficiency and stress. Sexually transmitted diseases, environmental toxins and congenital abnormalities also cause infertility especially in men. Other causes of infertility are hormonal problems especially thyroid or low progesterone, medical conditions such as endometriosis, […]

Shift workers risk getting obesity and diabetes

  Shift workers who get too little sleep at the wrong time of the day may be increasing their risk of getting diabetes and obesity. According to researchers in American Universities, this is because during night sugar levels in blood increases. Therefore shift workers who stay awake at night are much more likely to progress […]

Researchers discover links between diabetes and obesity to children disorders

Obese women and those with type II diabetes could increase their chances of having a child with Autism or another development disorder, according to recent US studies. Researches at the University of California show that the high glucose levels during pregnancy could affect brain development in foetus. The paediatrics study looked at 1,000 children and […]

Causes of cracked feet: diabetes, obesity

Causes of cracked feet are diabetes; obesity and this damage the foot nerves. The aging process also interferes with one’s hormones causing hormonal imbalance. Under-sweating, shortage of essential vitamins and minerals results into inadequate nutrients the skin. Other causes of cracked feet are cold and hot whether, mal-alignment or poor positioning of the metatarsal bones, […]

Wordwatch report urges for action on obesity as nearly 2 million become overweight

More than 1.9 billion people worldwide were overweight in 2010, a 25 percent increase since 2002, a new Worldwatch analysis shows. A survey of statistics in 177 countries shows 38 percent of adults – those 15 years or older – are now overweight. The trend is strongly correlated to rising income and to an increase […]

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