Tag Archives: Body

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Some people are more likely to put on weight than others because of their genes. However, genetic difference does not explain the significant rise in body weight since the 1960s as it has affected both those with and without pro-obesity genes. New research suggests that the rise in bodyweight since the 1960s could be down… Read More »

What happens to your body from 30

There are certain ages that are what I like to call “coming-of-age” ages. For example, at 13 — you’ve officially entered the echelons of teen angst and have left behind childhood innocence (at least that’s how it worked in my day). At 18 — the door to (legally) drinking, driving, and voting opens wide, and… Read More »