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A new poll has been conducted to coincide with the launch of this week’s annual ‘JanUary’ campaign (formerly National Obesity Awareness Week). It found a third of Britons believe more physical education at school and clearer food labelling would be most effective for tackling the obesity crisis.
Commuters who travel by car weigh more on average than those who who cycle, walk or catch the train or bus to work
For adolescents, low cardiorespiratory fitness and poor muscle strength increase their risk for type 2 diabetes later in life, regardless of body weight.
After four months, both Adonis and Alissa had achieved their weight loss goals – he lost 57 pounds and Alissa lost 58 pounds (just over four stone).
“Obesity has traditionally been seen as the result of an imbalance between the amount of food we eat and how much we exercise, but this view ignores the contribution of genetics to each individual’s metabolism.” says senior author Manolis Kellis.
Sport funding is facing a major overhaul in a bid to reverse recent disappointing participation figures.