Obesity News Bulletin

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How does birth weight affect adult obesity in a low resource context?

South Africa is experiencing rapid increases in weight gain across the entirety of its population. Obesity is rising in both males and females, across all ages and socioeconomic groups. Like many other low-middle-income countries, it is experiencing a...
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Assessment of dietary patterns, physical activity and obesity among older US adults

Obesity in older adults results in premature declines in physical and mental health and cognitive functioning. Evidence shows that the incidence of obesity and chronic diseases are higher in rural areas than in urban areas. Furthermore, more older adults...
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