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Sleeping with lights on can make you fat

A new study has found that people who sleep with light on or while watching TV or using mobile phones are tends to put on weight.

Fat or fiction? Dispelling myths

Still struggling to come to grips with the notion that fat is good for you? It's time to distinguish between good from the bad and take the best pick.

How fat controls energy levels in brain

While being overweight can bring a lot of trouble, an optimal amount of fat in your body may actually benefit as researchers have found that a key enzyme produced by fat helps the brain maintain its energy levels.

Sugar and carbs actually making you fat

Our calorie-laden diets are generating more ill health than physical inactivity, alcohol and smoking combined, reveals significant research.

Here's how you can tackle obesity

A new study has dished light on different methods on how one can tackle obesity after identifying six different models of obesity.

Tom Cruise to gain weight for latest role as Barry Seal in 'Mena'
Tom Cruise to gain weight for latest role as Barry Seal in 'Mena'

 Tom Cruise seems to be a perfectionist when it comes to acting as he is all set to put on lot of weight for his role in thriller flick 'Mena', it has been reported.

Exercise hormone 'irisin' may be a myth: Study

A new study has claimed that the “exercise hormone” irisin cannot be produced by humans.

Here's how pollution can make you 'gain kilos'

A team of researchers has decoded the link between obesity and the presence of certain pollutants in the environment.

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.