American children are hooked on weight-loss drugs: their consumption among teenagers has increased by 600% in three years

Researchers have found that the use of GLP-1 drugs for weight loss, including Wegovy and Ozempic, increased in the US by almost 600% from 2020 to 2023, DailyMail reports. New data shows that in the first year the drugs were approved in the US...

Where do the most obese people live in the US: state rankings

7 in 10 U.S. adults age 20 and older are overweight or obese, with some states experiencing more severe health problems than others, BeckersHospitalReview reports. Ranking of US states with the highest and lowest obesity rates...

Where in the US are the most obese people? It turns out that even the level of education influences this

In all states, obesity rates among residents exceed 20%. It turns out that one in five adults in the United States is obese. And in many states the rate is much higher than average. Which of them have the highest body mass index among residents, Fox told...

By 2035, more than half of the world's population will be overweight or obese

More than half of the world's population will be overweight or obese by 2035, according to a new report, unless significant action is taken. The publication CTV News told in more detail. The 2023 World Obesity Federation Atlas predicts that 51% of people in the world…

Every year Americans eat more and more processed foods: how it affects health

Americans are buying more of these foods than ever, new research says, reports EatThis, NotThat Ultra-processed foods include certain types of meat, ...

Scientists have found a revolutionary way to combat obesity

Clinical trials of the drug Semaglutide for the treatment of diabetes mellitus have shown that it is effective in the fight against obesity. The BBC reported in more detail. Scientists believe that the research results look so compelling that Semaglutide could revolutionize the fight against obesity. Across…

The obesity epidemic: nearly 80% of Americans have gained weight on self-isolation

The need to self-isolate has led to 76% of US residents gaining up to 16 pounds (over 7 kg) during quarantine, according to a new study commissioned by Nutrisystem, a commercial supplier of weight loss products and services. Writes about this Fox Business. More…

10 US states where obese people live the most

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows which states in America have the most overweight people. According to the New York Post, citing Consumer Reports, the most “complete” US state is West Virginia, followed by...

Scientists have come to shocking conclusions about the causes of severe obesity

Severe forms of obesity in people are provoked by ordinary room or office dust. Scientists from Duke University in Durham came to this conclusion; the results of the study were published on the pages of the scientific publication Science Daily, writes Observer. Experts analyzed about 200 house dust samples. As it turned out, 70...

Doctors told about the unexpected benefits of obesity

Excess weight not only increases the likelihood of becoming a victim of diabetes and heart and vascular diseases, but also protects its owners from death after strokes, RIA Novosti writes with reference to the press service of the American Academy of Neurology. In recent years, scientists have found more and more hints ...

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