Cold conditions help body produce calorie-burning fat

Exposure to cold temperatures can convert white fat tissue from the thighs and belly to beige fat that burns calories for heat, says new research.

Mobile phones cause changes in metabolism

Mobile phones are certainly causing some changes in the human body`s metabolism unlike claims made by cellular operators, medical experts have said.

Sleep in cool room to `boost` your metabolism

A new study has revealed that sleeping in a cool environment can help people boost their metabolism.

Brain activity influencing protein may help treat obesity, diabetes

A new study has found that a particular protein that controls gene and has a crucial role in certain brain areas to regulate metabolism, and could help in treatment of obesity and diabetes.

Metabolism is linked with gene regulation: Study

In a discovery that holds promise for the understanding of many diseases, including cancer, researchers have discovered a new way by which metabolism is linked to the regulation of DNA - the basis of our genetic code.

Burn brown fat, shed weight faster

If you want to lose weight fast, turn your focus on brown fat instead of normal, white fat. According to researchers, brown fat plays an active role in metabolism.

Blue light can better satisfy hunger pangs

If you have earned an evening dinner with your girlfriend today, ensure the surroundings are lit in blue - to give both of you a fulfilling eating-together experience.

Tailored diet may help you lose more weight

A gene-based diet, customised according to a person`s metabolism, can help people lose up to three times more weight, a new study has found.

Did humans swap brains for brawn?

Why humans are far more intelligent than their closest living relatives like monkeys and apes may be because our ancestors swapped brains for brawn, a study has suggested.

Life on Earth may have originated at deep sea vents millions of years ago

In the race to know how life finally originated on earth, a thrilling research now reveals that simple metabolic reactions emerged near ancient seafloor hot springs, enabling the leap from a non-living to a living world.

What to do before morning workout?

Working out in the morning may seem like a pain but it`s the best way for a healthy start to the day.

Experts warn against following diet trends blindly

Experts have warned against following diet trends blindly after a research, which suggested that middle age people who are on high-protein diet are at greater risk of dying from cancer, caused many people to believe that they should totally exclude protein from their diets to avoid cancer.

Why diabetes patients are at risk of microvascular complications

Researchers have made a breakthrough I understanding why patients with diabetes are at increased risk of microvascular complications, which develop when the body`s small blood vessels become diseased.

Cold air can help you lose weight

Regular exposure to mildly cold air may help you lose weight by burning more calories, a new study has found.

Body clock regulating gene may be determining how fat we become

Researchers have suggested that a specific gene regulating our body clock could be playing a crucial role in determining how fat we become.

Higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may result in stronger babies

Researchers have suggested that babies are likely to have stronger muscles if their mothers had a higher level of vitamin D in their body while they are pregnant.

Diet affects metabolism by disrupting body`s circadian rhythms

Researchers have found that a high-fat diet affects the molecular mechanism controlling the internal body clock that regulates metabolic functions in the liver.

Diabetes drugs may have different effects on hearts of men and women

A new study has suggested that drugs used for treating type 2 diabetes have different effects on the hearts of men and women.

White sharks are remarkably similar to humans

Researchers have discovered that many of the endangered great white shark`s proteins involved in an array of different functions- including metabolism- match humans more closely than they do zebrafish, the quintessential fish model.

Six health benefits of carrots

One of the world`s most healthiest foods is Carrot. Carrots are a great way to infuse good nutrition and flavor into your diet. With this power food, you get vitamin A and a host of other powerful health benefits.