Obesity & more

16. July 2014

Growing up with too many kilos

Overweight of children and teenagers is an increasing problem in Germany. A big national study (KiGGS) says that about 1.9 million 3-17-year-olds are overweight. 800.000 of these boys and girls are obese (adipose).

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11. March 2014

Overweight can strain kidneys

A lot of excessive pounds are harmful for the health. They strain joints, liver, heart, and metabolism. That they can also harm the kidneys is less known.

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05. March 2014


Novel method of training for overweight adolescents in Leipzig.

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