Weight loss

Weight-loss surgery may cut heart disease risk among adolescents

Weight-loss surgery may cut heart disease risk among adolescents

The study, published in the online journal Pediatrics, was conducted over 242 adolescents who were diagnosed with heart risk factors at the baseline. 

Jan 08, 2018, 18:52 PM IST
Want to lose weight? This is the best time of the day to exercise

Want to lose weight? This is the best time of the day to exercise

The timing of your workout is crucial if you want optimum results in terms of weight loss.

Jan 04, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
Expert reveals weight loss secret which can 'transform your health in 21 days'

Expert reveals weight loss secret which can 'transform your health in 21 days'

'Eating junk food and then trying to beat the bulge with heavy workouts is a waste of time.'

Dec 31, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Who needs weighing scales? Your body's in-built weight sensor can help combat obesity

Who needs weighing scales? Your body's in-built weight sensor can help combat obesity

The system, which regulates weight gain by calculating body weight and fat mass, could lead to a better understanding of the causes of obesity as well as new anti-obesity drugs.

Dec 28, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Water diet the 'most dangerous weight loss regime ever', warn nutritionists

Water diet the 'most dangerous weight loss regime ever', warn nutritionists

The trend gained popularity on social media with thousands of people using the hashtag #waterfast to document their progress and encourage others to take part.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
Meditating, eating healthy keys to avoid obesity and related problems

Meditating, eating healthy keys to avoid obesity and related problems

Stop smoking, eat right at the right time, balance your diet and meditate, suggest experts.

Dec 20, 2017, 11:54 AM IST
Weight loss - A potential treatment for breast cancer

Weight loss - A potential treatment for breast cancer

Excess weight raises the risk of breast cancer as fat cells produce hormones that help drive tumours.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Want to lose weight? Eat a high fat diet, claims study

Want to lose weight? Eat a high fat diet, claims study

Senior investigator Fanxin Long said this could lead them to a new therapeutic target for treating obesity.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
How unhealthy weight gain could lead to dementia

How unhealthy weight gain could lead to dementia

Experts have hailed a new study as a wake-up call on the "life-threatening" health dangers of being fat.

Dec 03, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
How social media could help you lose weight

How social media could help you lose weight

Researchers say individuals are more likely to realise success with personal goals when they make a public commitment to attaining them.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Trying to lose weight? Try mindfulness training, says study

Trying to lose weight? Try mindfulness training, says study

Mindfulness interventions in these studies involved either formal meditation, informal mindfulness strategies that focused on eating activity, or some combination of these two approaches.

Nov 26, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
Singapore woman dies hours after weight loss surgery in Chennai hospital

Singapore woman dies hours after weight loss surgery in Chennai hospital

Police have registered a case of unnatural death for now.

Nov 10, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Two in one? New pill may curb type 2 diabetes and aid weight loss

Two in one? New pill may curb type 2 diabetes and aid weight loss

The study was conducted by a team from Leicester Diabetes Centre. Patients who were taking Metformin were given the pill.

Oct 18, 2017, 15:10 PM IST
'Super-sized' chocolate bars to be banned in England hospitals soon to curb obesity

'Super-sized' chocolate bars to be banned in England hospitals soon to curb obesity

The move also targets NHS staff, particularly those on overnight shifrs to tackle unhealthy eating.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Want to lose weight? Avoid breakfast, claims study

Want to lose weight? Avoid breakfast, claims study

Although people eat around 115 more calories a day when they have breakfast, that meal alone contains on average 468 calories.

Oct 11, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
This is how you can lose weight while sleeping

This is how you can lose weight while sleeping

Scientists say that sleeping is the best way to reduce weight and can prove more effective than any other activity.

Oct 10, 2017, 19:23 PM IST
Eating nutritious food no longer the way out to become healthy?

Eating nutritious food no longer the way out to become healthy?

Nutritionist Patrick Denoux believes that a pure vegetarian diet can lead to B12 deficiency.

Oct 10, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
Bariatric surgery may make obese people less prone to cancer

Bariatric surgery may make obese people less prone to cancer

Compared to people who didn’t have bariatric surgery, patients who did were 33 percent less likely to develop any type of cancer during the study. 

Oct 07, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
Black tea may help in preventing obesity and promoting weight-loss

Black tea may help in preventing obesity and promoting weight-loss

Earlier, it was known that green tea polyphenols are more effective and offer more health benefits than black tea polyphenols since green tea chemicals are absorbed into the blood and tissue.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Losing weight can also help you save money, says study

Losing weight can also help you save money, says study

 A high body mass index (BMI) is linked to a higher risk of serious conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.  

Sep 26, 2017, 16:27 PM IST