Frequent snacking may give a pot belly: Study

Repeated snacking even in the absence of hunger may put you at risk of unhealthy weight gain, says a new study.

Online game to 'lose weight, control snacking'

A team of researchers has come up with an online computer game that can help you shed weight and reduce your food intake.

Three healthy snacks to eat at your desk!

A diet high in fat and sugar can make you feel sluggish and tired. And a mindless snacking in office can hamper your productivity at large too. 

Can't resist late-night snacking? Brain's the culprit!

Do you find it hard to satiate your desire for food at night even after gobbling up most of what was left in the refrigerator?

Snacking on almonds can reduce belly fat!

According to Pennsylvania State researchers, including almonds in your daily diet can help reduce belly fat, which is a well-established heart disease risk factor.

Dangers of snacking on fruits

 Snacking on unhealthy food in between meals may play havoc to your waistline.

Watching action movies makes your waistline grow

If your kids love to watch Hollywood action movies, better watch out for their junk food consumption.

Snacking contributes to fatty liver, abdominal obesity

Snacking on high-fat and high-sugar foods is linked to abdominal fat and fatty liver disease, according to a new study.

Snacking quality declines with age

As kids get older, they are more likely to snack on foods with less nutritional value, suggests a new study.

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.

Obsession with political correctness can lead to holiday weight gain

Researchers have suggested that you may be choosing unhealthy options to serve your guests as you don`t want to offend someone else.

Almonds best for reducing hunger pangs without piling on the pounds

A new study has found that people who eat 1.5 ounces of dry-roasted, lightly salted almonds every day experience reduced hunger and improved dietary vitamin E and monounsaturated ("good") fat intake without increasing body weight.

Body`s internal clock triggers late-night snacking

A recent study has found that the body`s internal clock, the circadian system, increases hunger and cravings for sweet, starchy and salty foods in the evenings.

Mom`s junk food snacking may make baby a fast food addict

Moms-to-be, please note! Munching on junk food during pregnancy may raise the risk of your babies becoming addicted to fast food, a new study has claimed.

Night-time snacking may lead to weight gain: Study

Snacking at night can make you add more kilos than munching on food during the day, according to a new study.

Smaller the better when it comes to snacking

Smaller snack portions are capable of providing similar feelings of satisfaction as larger ones, according to a Cornell University study.

Avoid snacks after meals to prevent weight gain

Overweight and obese children eat 34 percent more calories from snacks as compared to their normal-weight siblings, even after eating a meal, a new study has found.

`Brain training` could help you stop snacking

`Brain training` may help you fight the urge to snack.

Snack smart

Snack smart: Snacks are a great way to refuel. Choose snacks from different food groups - a glass of low-fat milk and a few graham crackers, an apple or celery sticks with peanut butter and raisins, or some dry cereal. If you eat smart at other meals, cookies, chips and candy are OK for occasional snacking.

Short walk ‘halves’ chocolate craving at work

The research by the University of Exeter showed that, even in stressful situations, workers eat only half as much chocolate as they normally would after this short burst of physical activity.