Drug with potential to reduce weight identified

In what could lead to anti-obesity treatment for the elderly who may not always have the fitness to exercise, researchers have discovered that an existing drug used in transplants may help reduce food consumption and body weight.

Beyonce admits to be proud of her 'curves'
Beyonce admits to be proud of her 'curves'

 Beyonce might be working out hard with her 22-day vegan diet to lose weight, but she claims that she is 'proud' of her famous curves.

I drank loads of water to lose weight: Khloe Kardashian
I drank loads of water to lose weight: Khloe Kardashian

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has revealed she drinks five litres of water a day.

Not fair to put pressure on new moms to lose weight: Winslet
Not fair to put pressure on new moms to lose weight: Winslet

Kate Winslet insists there is nothing bad if a mother takes time to shed her post baby weight.

It's official! Losing weight is no piece of cake

We all find it difficult to meet our weight loss resolutions, and now a new study has made it official that it is indeed tough to shed those extra kilos.

Lose weight while burning more muscle energy

Researchers have developed a targeted approach to override the "energy saving" mode and allow muscle to burn more energy, even during low to moderate exercise.

Revolutionary 'appetite-suppressing implant' gives weight loss a boost

A US-developed device is set to revolutionize obesity treatment of obesity by using electrical impulses to suppress the desire to eat.

 

Veggie diets help healthier weight loss than crash counterparts

A recent study has found that eating like a caveman i.e. veggies, can really help in losing large pounds rather than opting for crash diet plans.

Make more friends to shed those extra kilos

Online dieters who log in regularly lose more than eight percent of their body weight in six months, a new study shows adding that the less users interacted in the community, the less weight they lost.

Want to shed those extra kilos? Have oatmeal for breakfast!

Researchers have found that a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast can do wonders for people looking to lose weight.

Everyday steps can help fight obesity: IMA

Taking the elevator from the first floor instead of the ground floor, using land phones at home instead of mobiles, and trying to use less of the remote control while watching television were some of the ways to fight obesity, according to the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Breathing helps you slim down!

Ever wondered where the fat goes when we lose weight? Most of it is breathed out as carbon dioxide, according to a new study.

Caffeinated underwear won't help you lose weight'

If you are curious about underwear that carries caffeine, aloe vera and vitamin E and claims to help you shed extra kilos by just wearing them for few days, read this.

App to track dietary data, helps lose weight

 If you plan to lose weight, some apps can do the job for you more efficiently by reliably tracking dietary data and preparing what suits your body the most, say researchers.

How to stay toned amidst celebrations

Celebrations call for never-ending sweets and if you want to watch your weight, it becomes difficult. Eat small portions and stay hydrated to avoid weight gain.

Want to shed extra kilos? Join social media

Social networking programmes designed to help people lose weight could play a role in the global fight against obesity, according to new research.

Extreme exercise 'not best way to lose weight'

A new study has found that extreme exercise may not help in reducing weight, in fact, it may do the opposite.

Ditch the car to shed flab: Study

Want to shed extra weight? Ditch the car and take public transport to work instead!

Exercise can actually lead to weight gain: Expert

Contrary to the popular belief that exercise can help lose weight, an expert has claimed it can actually lead to weight gain.

Get fit whilst you shop

It was the fictional character Carrie Bradshaw who so honestly admitted that shopping is in fact her cardio workout and that’s why she couldn’t make the switch to online shopping -- so why not get yourself a workout in while you buy the essentials?