Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 13:26
Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems, which includes heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 09:51
A new study suggests that seaweed fibre may help in slimming in future, thereby preventing the body from absorbing extra fat.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:34
A new study has found that overweight or obese women, who think that they are "eating for two", are more likely to experience excessive weight gain while pregnant.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 17:25
A new study has revealed that people, following weight management programs, find it hard to resist late night cravings or the temptation of alcohol in the presence of friends.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 17:28
Every overweight person would agree that losing weight is an uphill battle and maintaining the weight loss is a completely different story.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 13:11
A new study suggests that obese women get an average of one hour of exercise annually.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 11:23
A team of researchers has found that DietBet, a web-based commercial weight loss program that pairs financial incentives with social influence, delivers significant weight losses.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 11:49
A team of researchers is working on a pill that could help people lose weight, avoid diabetes and even hold off the effects of old age.