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Obesity Can Increase Complications From Influenza and Spread Flu Virus

The world of medicine is ramping up for the coming flu season in the Northern Hemisphere, with warnings that obesity can be a risk for contracting flu and spreading it. This is because obesity alters the body’s immune response, which can lead to chronic inflammation that ultimately can increase your risk for influenza, its severity and the possibility of transmitting it, The Economic Times reports. Flu season or not, it’s never too late to change your diet in such a way that...

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