Tag: obesity

The Smell Of Gut Bugs

People with elevated levels of hydrogen and methane on their breath tend to be more overweight than others according to new research. The culprit is M.smithil and points to a connection between obesity and gut bugs.

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Obesity-Related Conditions Could Add $66B Annually To Medical Costs By 2030

The state-by-state analysis of obesity-linked disease rates and associated medical spending, released Tuesday by the Washington-based organization, also projects that obese individuals could account for 44% of all American adults by 2030 if obesity rates nationwide continue to grow at their current pace. Policies like increasing physical activity time in schools and making fresh fruits and vegetables more affordable can help make healthier choices easier. Small changes can add up to a big difference. Policy changes can help make healthier choices easier for Americans in their daily lives.

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