• A nonrestrictive, weight loss diet focused on fiber and lean protein increase

    4 days ago - By Nutrition JRNL

    According to the World Health Organization, more than 1.9 billion adults age ≥18 year were overweight and more than 600 million adults obese worldwide in 2014. Excess weight significantly increases the risk for morbidity including hypertension, stroke, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, and some types of cancers. In the United States, obesity remains a leading public health problem with 34.9% of adults and 16.9% of children who were obese between 2011 and 2012 .
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  • Heat-related deaths likely to increase significantly as global temperatures rise, warn researchers

    4 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    In a new article, experts argue that the world needs to keep global temperatures in check by meeting the goals set out in the Paris Agreement, or more people could die because of extreme temperatures.
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  • Cancer Will Kill About 10 Million People This Year, Experts Predict

    4 days ago - By Time

    Nearly 10 million people around the world will die of cancer this year, according to new estimates from the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer .
    The IARC's report, which was published Wednesday in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians , was based on cancer incidence data from 185 countries around the world. Researchers estimated that there will be 18.1 million new diagnoses of cancer and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018. Those numbers - a marked increase from just six years ago, when cancer diagnoses were estimated at 14.1 million, and deaths at 8.2...
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