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The fatmospheric existence

Have you ever been approached by a random person in the Metro and told how you are unhappy? Has some child just randomly been rude to you and called you names because you were walking by?

Why sleep loss could lead to weight gain

Following a night of total sleep deprivation, a brain region known as the "salience network" may lead us to eat more fat, new research has found.

A dash of 'chili peppers' may help you win battle of the bulge

There may be a spicy way to keep your body in shape, as scientists have found that adding capsaicin from chili peppers to a diet may just help to prevent weight gain.

Now, fat-busting jab that can help you get rid of 'double-chin'

Researchers have recently developed a new fat-busting injection that can help people get rid of their "double-chin."

How brain stimulates body to burn 'bad' fat

A team of Australian researchers has uncovered the action of two naturally occurring hormones along with brain signals that assist in the shedding of excess fat.

Why obese people don't develop metabolic problems

Obesity does not always go hand in hand with metabolic changes in the body that can lead to diabetes, heart disease and stroke, says a research.

Staying couch bound for 5 continuous days can harm your health

Being couch bound and inactive for five days in a row can be harmful for your health, claims a new study.

In 17 years, fast food hasn't changed

Average calories, sodium and saturated fat content is as high in fast food today as these were in 1996, says a research.

20 minutes of weight training reduces belly fat

Just 20 minutes of weight training daily can reduce abdominal fat that a lot of men tend to gain as they age, research has suggested.

Disney unveils new 'fat' superhero Baymax
Disney unveils new 'fat' superhero Baymax

Walt Disney has unleashed their new 'fat' superhero unlike other heroes that have ripped abdominal muscles and biceps.

Simple breathing can help you shed extra kilos

To lose extra fat, all you have to do is breathe in and breathe out more during exercise or brisk walking, new research has revealed.

Reprogramming fat cells to treat obesity

Using advanced genome sequencing technologies, researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which white fat cells from humans get reprogrammed to turn browner, thereby helping to burn fat.

Simple potato extract can control obesity

To the delight of potato lovers, researchers have found a simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet which is high in fat and refined carbohydrates.

Obesity may cut lifespan by up to eight years

Being overweight and obesity have the potential to decrease life expectancy of individuals by up to eight years, says an alarming study, adding that being overweight could be as bad as cigarette smoking.

Coffee may help combat obesity

A new study has demonstrated that a compound found in coffee may help prevent obesity-related disease.

Walnuts can slow down prostate cancer growth

 Diets rich in whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth, says a study.

Swap saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat to reduce risk of heart problems

In a new study, scientists have revealed that replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat, can help reduce the risk of developing heart related problems.

Fat food items that one should eat

Whether we're trying to lose weight or just avoid gaining it, many of us think steering clear of dietary fat is the first step. Contrary to common belief that fat is not good for body, one's body requires certain kind of fat for growth, development and glwoing skin.

Marital woes can make you fat

If you have a history of depression, picking up fights with your better half could increase the risk of obesity by altering how the body processes high-fat foods, says a new research.

How to avoid weight gain this festive season
How to avoid weight gain this festive season

Worried about weight gain during festive season? Here are some healthy tips to bail you out.