Tag Archive: weight gain

Mar
14

Excessive pregnancy weight gain is associated with greater overall and abdominal body fat in children and obesity at age seven suggests a new study published online in the journal Maternal & Child Nutrition.

Excessive pregnancy weight gain is associated with greater overall and abdominal body fat in children and obesity at age seven suggests a new study published online in the journal Maternal & Child Nutrition. Excessive pre-pregnancy weight gain was associated with an increased risk of childhood obesity of approximately 300 percent.

Jul
17

Early weight gain in pregnancy may be bad start for infant

Mothers who put on too much weight early in their pregnancies have bigger, fatter babies, a new study shows. The study was published online July 8 and in the August issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (Source: Medscape)

Jun
13

About Thyroid gland

Low functioning thyroid is a new epidemic of the society affecting more than 3% of people. If thyroid function is low, it causes weight gain, loss of energy, cold intolerance and menstrual irregularities in women. All people who are aged 50 and above should have their thyroid profile (TSH test) done to look for thyroid …

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