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Want to Cut Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer? Watch Your Weight

Want to Cut Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer? Watch Your Weight

Those with a BMI greater than 30 have twice the risk of early-onset colorectal cancer. Compared with women with normal body mass index (BMI), overweight or obese women with BMIs greater than 30, had almost twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer be...
Fat Babies Are More Likely to Grow Up as Obese Adults, Study Shows

Fat Babies Are More Likely to Grow Up as Obese Adults, Study Shows

Chubby babies aren't always healthy. If you are a parent of a fairly small baby, chances are your older relatives would advise or even nag at you to get your baby's weight up. They will tell you that chubby babies are perceived to be well-fed and, thus, s...
These Drink Companies Will Reduce Sugar in Their Drinks to 12 Per Cent Or Less

These Drink Companies Will Reduce Sugar in Their Drinks to 12 Per Cent Or Less

The beverage firms which have agreed to reduce sugar are Coca-Cola, F&N Foods, Malaysia Dairy Industries, Nestle, PepsiCo, Pokka, and Yeo Hiap Seng. There could be less sugar in canned and packet drinks to come, with seven beverage companies here pled...
Your Desk Job Could Be Harming Your Health

Your Desk Job Could Be Harming Your Health

Prolonged hours of sitting increases your risk of illnesses, obesity and even death. How many hours a day do you spend seated? Be sure to count in the time you sit at your desk, while travelling, and also at home. In the 16 hours (or more) that you’re awake...
Chloe Lim Lost 60kg in 4 Years After Her Aunt Died From Obesity-Related Problems

Chloe Lim Lost 60kg in 4 Years After Her Aunt Died From Obesity-Related Problems

The death of her aunt due to weight-related problems motivated 140kg Chloe Lim to slim down to 80kg. Finance professional Chloe Lim and her maternal aunt Julia Ann shared a love for food and also a struggle of trying to lose the weight they put on from ea...