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Obesity: hormones and weight gain

Obesity is an incredibly complex disorder, however, it is well established that hormones have a lot to do with it.

Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate various processes in our...

Obesity: Portuguese children becoming couch potatoes

Portuguese children aged between seven and nine are becoming “more and more sedentary” and at a higher risk of obesity, according to a recent study by the University of Coimbra.

Research...

Portugal has “one of the highest rates of obesity in the European Union”

A damning report on the physical state of the nation has revealed that Portugal has “one of the highest rates of obesity in the European Union”.

The problem affects both adults and children...

Obesity is one of the biggest health problems facing the country, and it’s our lower limbs and feet which bear the brunt of being overweight.

As part of The College of Podiatry’s annual...

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