Take big bites & avoid weight gain!

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 16:51

Taking bigger bites and chewing food less can make people feel full longer and thereby help regulate weight.

Pistachios support weight management, heart health

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 16:55

Pistachios is one of the lowest calorie nuts with 160 calories per 30 gram serving.Fat in pistachios may not be completely absorbed by the body, making them effectively lower in calories than previously thought.

Milk in tea could prevent weight loss

Last Updated: Sunday, March 27, 2011, 19:12

Beware, especially if you want to lose weight - don`t add milk to tea, or you would pile on the pounds.

Being overweight is dangerous

Last Updated: Saturday, April 16, 2011, 09:12

Being overweight is dangerous: Loose the extra kilos. Overweight people cut 20 weeks of their life for every excess kilogram, according to new research.

Breakfast for a slim you!

Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 10:45

A breakfast of muesli with milk, tinned peaches and yoghurt can help weight loss. Low Glycaemic Index breakfast with apple juice helps the body break down fat better than a high GI start to the day of sugary cereal and white toast.

Weight loss improves memory and concentration

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 19:46

Researchers have discovered that weight loss help improve memory and concentration.

Diet, exercise combination best way to lose weight

Last Updated: Friday, April 15, 2011, 14:23

The combination of dieting and exercise can make you shed 11 percent of your weight -- way more than what you would lose by following either of the strategy individually, says a new study.

Seaweed shake may help you lose weight: Study

Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 22:51

Want to shed those extra kilos? Have a glass of seaweed shake every morning, as scientists say it will suppress your hunger pangs and help you feel full for a long period.

Loneliness ‘can cause weight gain`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 12:15

People look for comfort food when they feel lonely or depressed and tend to put on weight.

Children who eat family meals `less likely to be overweight`

Last Updated: Monday, May 02, 2011, 17:55

Kids who eat with their families are less likely to eat unhealthy foods and to be overweight.

Chocolate `can help shed flab, protect heart`

Last Updated: Monday, May 02, 2011, 11:34

Good quality dark chocolate contains the antioxidant epicatechin which increases the rate at which a body burns fat, suppresses the appetite and contains more than twice the antioxidant levels found in red wine.

Don`t dump potatoes to lose weight

Last Updated: Saturday, May 07, 2011, 19:59

There is no evidence that potatoes contribute to weight gain.