The paradox of ‘Fatness’ v. Fitness

Until recently most professionals and researchers thought that the BMI (Body Mass Index) calculator and extra weight (or obesity) was the number one indicator of a likelihood towards mortality due to its negative cardiovascular impact. However, recent study conducted by Dr. Carl Lavie, the medical director of cardiac rehabilitation and prevention at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans showed that physical fitness in fact played an integral role of not only the cardiovascular system, but also the likelihood of illnesses and Read More +

Obesity inducing gene discovery may solve a mystery

Scientists have figured out in depth about the primary gene linked with obesity and responsible for making people fat. It may be a gateway to adopting a fresh approach to this problem besides exercise and diet control. It has also solved a mystery for researchers who knew of only FTO gene linked to obesity. However, they weren’t aware of the ways and failed to tie it up with appetite or some other factors. According to experiment outcome, FTO’s faulty version causes the energy out of Read More +