Fat shaming celebrities may make women more judgemental about being overweight

Related video A new study has shown that celebrity fat-shaming leads to an adverse reaction among general women towards people who are overweight. The study titled, “Shaping the Body Politic: Mass Media Fat-Shaming Affects Implicit Anti-Fat Attitudes,” was published in the latest issue of the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Image Credit: design36 / […]

Molecule metabolite variations in breast milk may hold risk factors for childhood obesity

Related video New research suggests the composition of breast milk in normal weight mothers differs from that of overweight mothers, and that variations in small molecule metabolites found in breast milk are possible risk factors for childhood obesity. The new research is published online in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. It’s known that maternal […]

Breast milk analyses show new opportunities for reducing risk of childhood obesity

Related video New research suggests the composition of breast milk in normal weight mothers differs from that of overweight mothers, and that variations in small molecule metabolites found in breast milk are possible risk factors for childhood obesity. The new research is published online in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. It’s known that maternal […]

Study: Online diet goal-setting helped pregnant women achieve healthy weight gain

Related video Goal-setting and self-monitoring tools successfully used by some expectant mothers, according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Excessive weight gain during pregnancy increases the risk of obesity in both mothers and babies. To avoid dangerous gestational weight gain, it is important to identify effective tools for […]