People who were underweight (BMI less than 18.5) also experienced worse outcomes from COVID-19.
While obese people are at a higher risk of developing a more serious infection, there is no increased risk of death.
Although some restaurants provide high-quality foods, the dietary quality for meals away from home, especially from fast-food chains, is usually lower compared with meals cooked at home.
"Helping women sleep better during menopause may therefore reduce the chances a woman will gain weight, which in turn will lower her risk of diabetes and other related diseases."
"Gamma-oryzanol has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and due to which it has the potential to be helpful in preventing negative clinical outcomes in such patients who have inflammatory tendencies," Neha Gupta
The research is published in a recent issue of the journal Nutrients.
A study reveals that a diet mostly dependent on processed and junk food may trigger diabetes and cause damage to kidneys in the long run.
It is a common occurrence among the working population usually engaged in tech jobs or desk jobs.
According to the researchers, people living with obesity tend to have unhealthy glucose and lipid levels in their blood, as well as high blood pressure. As a result, they are more at risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
The findings, published in the journal Blood Advances, indicated that five proteins (resistin, lipocalin-2, HGF, IL-8, and G-CSF) that are associated with neutrophils, a type of white blood cell, were elevated in the Covid-19
Previous research has found that low levels of muscle mass may be associated with a higher risk of combined diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity.
The study randomised 84 patients undergoing weight loss surgery to an exercise group or a control group for 11 months.
In a sleeve gastrectomy, approximately 75% of the stomach is removed to restrict food intake and induce weight loss.
In the 25-year follow-up, the researchers analysed the association of body mass index (BMI) at the age of 58 with the risk of early hip fracture up until the age of 70.
The pandemic has induced a radical shift in behaviour towards proactive health management, across age, in the country in the last eight months, reveals the survey.
The researchers from University of Illinois (UI) found that the gut hormone FGF15 in mice and its human counterpart FGF19 turn off fat-producing genes in the liver.
Scientists from Indiana University (IU), University of Michigan and Case Western Reserve University determined that the sequence of insulin has become entrenched at the edge of impaired production
When a couple is diagnosed with fertility related issues, first thoughts often run to the woman.