Obesity and depression, dependence on antidepressants may make you fat

Prolonged use of antidepressant may lead to increased risk of weight gain associated with high risk of many diseases including diabetes, heart disease and even cancers, say researchers. The study showed that normal weight and overweight people who took antidepressant for long time had a higher risk of being overweight or obese. “It’s important to…

Obesity during pregnancy, this is the ideal weight gain for mums-to-be

Most mothers are encouraged to eat healthy during pregnancy. This obviously means a fat-rich diet, so that your growing baby gets all the nutrition she needs. However, this also puts mothers at the risk of being obese. According to a recent study, there’s an optimal weight gain that’s recommended.The researchers devised a calculator to help…