Nearly one in five people in Turkey is obese, according to the results of a 2016 health survey released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on May 31.
The survey showed that 19.6 percent of Turkish citizens aged 15 years and older have a body mass index of 30 or over. The rate was 19.9 percent in 2014.
When Rosamere Fernanda de Andrade first held her newborn baby she assumed there had been a mix up. Rosamere and ex-husband, Joao, are both black – but their daughter, Ruth, had white skin, blonde hair and blue eyes. But it was no mistake – Ruth, suffers from a rare generic condition called albinism and has no skin pigment.
An increasing number of celebrities are using different methods to enhance their lips by pufffing them up. In some cases these enhancements are so subtle that it becomes very difficult to distinguish whether they used fillers or simply applying make up. Here are seven Greek and foreign celebrities that have appeared with larger lips than they had before.
Feeling stress and constant tiredness has unfortunately become an integral part of people’s everyday lives in the developed world. The sedentary life-style and the long-working hours in front of computer screens are two major contributing factors to fatigue. Apart from frequent exercising, massages are also recommended to alleviate body aches and release muscle tension.
A gallery has removed “offensive” Victorian-era nude photos from an exhibition after receiving complaints.
The six photographs, depicting nude and partially clothed women, are thought to date from the mid to late 19th Century.
They have piqued interest both artistically and historically while on display at The Edwin Budding Gallery, in Hassocks near Brighton.
Childhood obesity is still an issue of concern in Bulgaria, with the country keeping its fifth spot among European states according to that criteria.
The announcement was made by Svetoslav Handzhiev, who heads the Bulgarian Association for the Study of Obesity and Related Diseases (BASORD), on the occasion of World Obesity Day, according to the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA).