Tag Archives: Obesity

Could green tea help fight obesity?

According to a recent study in mice, consuming green tea might reduce the risk of obesity and its related conditions. It appears that the benefits are due to green tea’s positive influence on gut bacteria. Green tea may hold clues to reducing obesity. All across the United States, obesity rates are rising. According to the… Read More »

Maternal programming during pregnancy induces long-term postpartum obesity

During normal pregnancy, mothers always gain body weight within a proper range. However, many women worry that extra pounds put on during pregnancy will not be lost after childbirth and, in fact, past studies have shown that excessive gestational weight gain is associated with immediate postpartum weight retention. But in a new study using a… Read More »