Home Tags Obesity

Tag: obesity

Greeks Top EU Ranks for Smoking and Child Obesity

Greeks come in second in smoking among EU member state citizens, and they also rank in second place in childhood obesity, while they are...

Study Finds More Than One in Three Greek Children Are Overweight

According to this year's findings from the ''Feel4Diabetes'' study, funded by the European Union and conducted in six of its member states, Greek children...

Greek Children Among the Most Overweight in Europe

File photo Greek children are among the most overweight in Europe because of their poor eating habits. One in two adults over 60 years of...

Hippocrates on Obesity and the Sedentary Life

Hippocrate of Kos (c. 460 – c. 370 BC), also known as Hippocrates II, was a physician of Greece's Classical era who is considered to be...

Report: Greek Boys Top European Obesity Table

Greek boys are among the most obese in Europe, a new report has found. Research from the EU's Joint Research Council found that more than a...

One-Fifth of Greek Boys are Obese, Study Reveals

Despite its reputation for a healthy Mediterranean diet, Greece has come second in European table for its high number of overweight children, according to a...

About 480,000 Greek Children will be Obese or Overweight by 2025

Obesity rates in Greece and around the world are rising and scientists estimate that by 2025, 480,000 Greek school-age children will be obese or...

WHO: Belly Fat Around Waistline Could be Indicator for Obesity-Related Cancer

People with accumulated fat around their waistline face a higher risk of cancer similar to that faced by those with a higher body mass...

Study: Greek Teenagers Drink and Don’t Exercise

Greek teenagers drink at an early age and do not participate in sports; as a result, they are prone to ill health in their...

Eurostat: Greece Has the 11th Most Obese European Citizens

While 46.1 percent of those aged over 18 in the European Union had a normal weight in 2014, almost half were considered overweight, 35.7...

Study Says Most Greeks will be Overweight by 2030

It seems that the economic crisis and the fear of bankruptcy has led a lot of Greeks to overeating. Then again it might be...

Greece Tops List of Heart Disease and Strokes in Europe

Greece tops the list for heart disease and stroke deaths as a result of smoking and obesity, as the latest OECD health report...

LATEST