How numbers or graphics can help you cut down on calories

A team of researchers has suggested that numbers or graphics can encourage diners to eat less.

Quick weight loss tips: How to avoid overeating

Are you on a weight losing spree? But do you eat right or know how to limit your fat intake to get rid of those unwanted flabs? Do you also exercise almost everyday?

Avoid eating 'on the go' to keep obesity at bay

Foodies, you may want to avoid snacking while walking as a new study claims that eating 'on the go' can lead to weight gain.

Eat hot chillies daily to stay in shape

If you love to include chillies in your diet, you have another healthy reason to do so. According to a study, consumption of hot chillies can prevent overeating via an action on nerves in the stomach, thus curbing obesity in chilli lovers.

Is believing that you are fat making you even fatter?

If you think that realising you are on the heavier side of weight will help you lose extra kilos, there's news for you as a new study claims that "knowing it" may lead to you being even more overweight.

This new fruity fatbuster pill can help get rid of obesity for good

A Marlborough company has developed a pill that may help tackle the worldwide problem of overeating and obesity.

Now, necklace that tracks your food, drink consumption to prevent overeating

A new smart necklace has been recently developed that tracks people's food and drink consumption to prevent overeating.

Brain circuit responsible for overeating, sugar addiction identified

A new research has found the brain circuit responsible for making us feel addicted to sugar and overeating.

Festive food can prove harmful for Type 2 Diabetes patients

 Overeating at a holiday get together could be harmful for people who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes, says a new study.

Food addiction is for real

Do you experience food craving just by looking at images of delectable food items regardless of how recently you had eaten? Check if your are overweight.

Inability to taste fat may cause obesity

People who cannot detect fat in food are more likely to overeat and therefore become obese, a new study has found.

Binge drinking could make you overeat

Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can make people consume about 6,300 extra calories in the next 24 hours, according to a poll.

Tips to lose weight and keep it off

Every overweight person would agree that losing weight is an uphill battle and maintaining the weight loss is a completely different story.

Whether you put on or lose weight depends on weekdays

A new study has revealed that just as there are natural sleep cycles, so are there natural weight loss cycles which have a lot to do with whether a person is slim or chubby.

Calling obesity a disease increases weight gain in overweight people

A new study has warned that terming obesity as an illness or a disease makes overweight people less alarmed about their health because they think that they have no control over their weight.

Tips to overcome eating disorders

Dealing with an eating disorder can be frustrating and tiring. Eating disorders are serious behavioural issues – they can be either severe overeating or eating extremely small amounts of food.

How to maintain long-term weight loss

Researchers have published new studies that show that long-term weight loss maintenance is possible if people stick to key health behaviours.

Trick your brain into making you eat less with these 6 tips

What and how much you eat matter a lot when you are trying to shed the extra pounds and most people don’t realise that many factors can influence those decisions. Experts believe that you need not exhaust your will power to restrain yourself; all you need to do is trick your brain into making you eat less.

Now, a smart bra to check overeating

British scientists have claimed that they have developed a smart bra that can detect mood changes to prevent overeating.

Brain circuitry that triggers overeating identified

Scientists have found that faulty wiring in certain brain cells could interfere with hunger or satiety cues leading to eating disorders.