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Teenage night owls at high obesity risk

 If your teenage kid loves to spend night time with gadgets, ask him or her to reduce this habit as this may make him fat in just five years' time.

Oct 02, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

More obesity among higher educated in poor countries

 In poor countries, obesity is more common among the higher educated, while in rich countries, obesity is more common among the lesser educated, new research has found.

Oct 01, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

Gut bacteria key to good cholesterol, heart health

Bacteria living in your gut may impact your weight, fat and good cholesterol levels - necessary to help maintain a healthy heart.

Sep 11, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Thinking you are born fat or thin is bad for health

A new study has revealed that those who think that weight is not in their control have less healthy BMIs, make poorer food choices and report lower levels of personal wellbeing than those who don't.

Sep 09, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

The snooze diaries: 7 health benefits of sleep

Excessive fatigue, stress, or idle­ness is a part of the stressful life we lead and only those who have suffered thus, can realize what the desire of much-wanted sleep may feel like.

Sep 04, 2015, 12:13 PM IST

Here`s how to keep diabetes at bay

You may want to keep your blood sugars under control as about 8.1 million diabetes cases go undiagnosed.

Sep 02, 2015, 08:50 AM IST

Losing weight as easy as drinking a glass of water!

Researchers have shown that drinking 500ml of water half-an-hour before eating the three main meals of the day may help you lose weight.

Aug 27, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

First born girls tend to be overweight compared to younger sisters

A new study has claimed that firstborn women are likelier to be overweight or obese as adults than second-born sisters.

Aug 27, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

The heights of fa(t)shion!

How do people even define the term 'fat'? Think about it. There are actually various versions of fat and all of them mixed up!  

Aug 21, 2015, 12:38 PM IST

Heavy smokers gain more weight after quitting

 Heavy smokers are likely to gain more weight after quitting than light to moderate smokers, says a new study.

Aug 14, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

Young and overweight? Have high-protein breakfast

 Having a high-protein breakfast including milk, eggs, meat and yogurt daily can reduce unhealthy weight gain among overweight teenagers, says a new study.

Aug 13, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

'Yo-yo dieting' not linked to cancer risk in men or women

A new study suggests that yo-yo dieting or weight cycling is not associated with increased risk of cancer in men or women.

Aug 10, 2015, 00:09 AM IST
Gigi Hadid was told to lose weight

Gigi Hadid was told to lose weight

 Model Gigi Hadid said that she was told she was too heavy to be a successful model when she started her career in fashion.

Aug 08, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

Overweight? Don't ponder over it all the time

If you believe you are overweight or obese, chances are that rather than reducing weight, you may actually be adding extra kilos around your waistline.

Aug 07, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

Breast cancer survivors gain more weight than others

Breast cancer survivors, especially those treated with chemotherapy, are likely to gain weight at a higher rate than women who are cancer-free, says a new research.

Jul 15, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

'Carefree' fat teens do not think they are overweight

 Teenagers now-a-days don't worry about being overweight, or so claims a new study.

Jul 10, 2015, 11:41 AM IST

Diabetes drug may help obese people lose fat

 A drug originally meant for diabetics may help obese individuals without diabetes shed weight and also keep it off, suggests a research.

Jul 05, 2015, 12:41 PM IST
Emma Stone feels trapped while working out in the gym

Emma Stone feels trapped while working out in the gym

"Birdman" actress Emma Stone says she hates going to the gym because it makes her feel "trapped".

Jun 28, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Exercise in childhood yields rewards later

Early age exercise helps not only to lose weight later but also positively impacts the willingness for exercise in adulthood, says a study.

Jun 26, 2015, 16:38 PM IST