Dieting young may lead to poor health outcomes later

The younger a woman is when she goes on her first diet, the more likely she is to experience several negative health outcomes later in life, a new study has warned.

The stigma of being fat

Being overweight is a stigma in our society. Aren`t overweight people human beings? Why do people have wrong notions about fat people? I am overweight but does that necessarily mean that I am unhealthy? Obesity is a disease afflicting children in urban population and definitely on the rise in India. And being fat also does not imply being obese.

Megan Fox gave up bread to shed baby weight

Actress Megan Fox had to stick to a low-carb diet following the birth of her second child to get back to her pre-pregnancy weight.

5 reasons why we should drink lots of water

Water is very essential in our life and we cannot survive without it.Water helps to keeps our body hydrated.

Food strikes obese women with learning impairment

In what could result in specific behavioural interventions to treat obesity, researchers have found that obese women are better able to identify cues that predict monetary rewards than those that predict food rewards.

Lesser known health benefits of Peach

Peach is a juicy and delicious fruit which looks like an apple in shape and is a native to China. It`s very popular across the world for its unique flavour and is used in several desserts as an ingredient.

I will never gain weight for a movie role: Zoe Saldana

Actress Zoe Saldana will never indulge herself to go on dieting just for the sake of a film. The 36-year-old `Avatar` star appreciated actors like Christian Bale and Jared Leto who can change their bodies to suit a role and get back into shape, reportedly.

Combo of aerobics, weight training can help beat diabetes

A new research has revealed that the new workout regime that includes combination of both aerobic exercise and weight training could have a major impact on beating diabetes.

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.

Weight loss surgery may help lower cancer risk amongst obese people

Researchers have said that weight loss surgery could also help reduce the risk of cancer to rates almost similar to those of people of normal weight.

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.

Yogeshwar, Sushil shine in International tourney in Itlay

The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy.

`Too much light in bedroom bad for your waistline`

Are you gaining weight for no apparent reason? Check if you are exposing yourself to too much light while sleeping.

Britney Spears gains over 13 kg

Singer Britney Spears has reportedly put on a lot of weight - nearly 13.5 kg.

Want to maintain slim waistline? Eat prunes

Losing weight is one thing and maintaining that slim figure is quite another as most overweight people tend to regain the lost weight soon - unless you are in love with prunes!

Diet beverages actually do help people lose weight

A new study has revealed that drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight.

Low-carb vegan diet reduces weight, heart disease risk

In addition to weight loss, a specific low-carbohydrate diet may also reduce the risk of heart disease by 10 percent over 10 years, a research indicates.

Losing weight at any age improves cardio health

Weight loss at any age in adulthood is worthwhile because it could yield long-term heart and vascular benefits, according to new research.

Aditya Roy Kapur`s weighty issues

Actor Aditya Roy Kapur will be sporting two distinct looks for Aditya Chopra`s `Dawat-e-Ishq` and Abhishek Kapoor`s `Fitoor`.

Reverse erectile dysfunction with lifestyle changes

Reduce weight, improve nutrition, exercise more, drink less alcohol and have a better night`s sleep to bring sexual pleasure back in life without medication, a promising research shows.