Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 13:07
A bit of extra weight could actually help you live longer, according to new research which found that men and women who are slightly plump have longer lives than those who are slimmer.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 13:00
A study on mice has found that the longer the animal remained overweight, the more “irreversible” obesity became.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 17:02
About 80 percent of urban Indian working women in the 25-45 age group are fat because of sedentary lifestyle and changing food habits, a survey by a health organisation has revealed.
Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 17:53
Talking about foundation of lifestyle behaviours being established as early as pre-school, a study found that nearly half of obese children ate dinner in front of the TV more than three times a week.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 11:02
Children who grow up without siblings have a more than 50 percent higher risk of being overweight or obese than children with siblings, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 16:07
Obese kids who are older actually consume fewer calories per day than their healthy peers, while younger overweight children consume more calories than their healthy peers.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 14:10
Putting less pressure on children to eat certain foods may reduce the child’s risk of obesity, according to the new research.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 18:33
Children who grow up without siblings have a more than 50 per cent higher risk of being overweight or obese.