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Obesity Might Be a Result of Your Body’s Chemistry

Scientists at Clemson University are making progress in understanding the link between specific enzymes that are naturally generated in the body and their involvement in managing obesity and controlling liver diseases. Scientists are investigating the connections between obesity, age, and body chemistry. Obesity is described as an abnormal or excessive buildup of fat that poses …

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Stalked by hunger but fighting obesity: Kenya’s hidden food crisis

The children of Bees Haven kindergarten are about 15 minutes into their weekly taekwondo class when their instructor has some stern words for them. “You guys are not panting,” says Lizzanne Adhiambo, with a grin. “I want to see the power! Let’s punch!” Aside from a certain amount of confusion over left and right hands, …

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