Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to be overweight and obese

According to data presented at ESC Congress 2022, adolescents who sleep less than eight hours per night are more likely to be overweight or obese than their peers who get enough sleep. In the SI! Program for Secondary Schools trial including 1,229 teenagers in Spain, this study looked at the relationship between sleep duration and […]

Obesity rates among American children and teens are rising

According to Staiano, director of the paediatric obesity and health behaviour lab at Louisiana State University’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, the percentage of obese children rose from 18% in the 2011 cycle to 22% in the 2020 cycle. According to a new analysis of data from a national health survey, obesity rates […]

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