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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

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.

Jun 26, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

Exercise can fatten you

 Are you trying hard to lose weight but can't shed those extra pounds off? Don't worry as scientists are claiming that exercise often doesn't help lose weight.

Jun 24, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Protein-rich snacks make teens feel full, diet better

Munching on snacks rich in protein promotes feeling of fullness, and helps teenagers cut down unhealthy eating habits, finds a new research.

May 22, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

Tiny robots can pull 1800 times their own weight

Researchers have developed lightweight robots that use strong and "smart" adhesive surfaces to pull up to 1,800 times their own weight.

May 18, 2015, 19:22 PM IST
Pink's had enough of 'weight-trolling bullies'

Pink's had enough of 'weight-trolling bullies'

 American singer Pink has slammed recent criticism over her weight on the red carpet at the BMI Pop Awards saying that she doesn't "take well to bullying".

May 14, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

Walking or cycling to work can help you lose weight

Using public transport, cycling or walking, instead of driving to work, could help people shed pounds, a new study has found.

May 09, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Hide food at homes, if you want to shed weight

Having a low self-esteem related to one's weight and keeping food visibly available around the house, outside the kitchen, may increase your likelihood of being obese, says a new research.

Apr 29, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Weight management therapies as beneficial as gastric band surgery for diabetics

A new research has found that gastric band surgery and weight management therapies offer similar benefits.

Apr 29, 2015, 12:02 PM IST
Himesh Reshammiya loses weight for 'Heeriye'

Himesh Reshammiya loses weight for 'Heeriye'

Bollywood musician and actor Himesh Reshammiya, who is "excited" about his upcoming love story "Heeriye", will be seen showing off a slim and trim look in the film.

Apr 24, 2015, 17:40 PM IST
Sam Smith opens up about weight struggle, says food 'controlled' him

Sam Smith opens up about weight struggle, says food 'controlled' him

 Sam Smith, who has been dropping a lot of weight lately, has opened up about his battle with food.

Apr 21, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

This dietary fiber supplement may help control weight better

A study has suggested that a dietary fiber supplement named oligofructose may lead to better weight control.

Apr 09, 2015, 12:54 PM IST
I want to put on weight: Guiliana Rancic

I want to put on weight: Guiliana Rancic

"Fashion Police" star Guiliana Rancic desperately wants to gain weight because she finds herself too skinny and less attractive.

Apr 09, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

Little voices inside your head telling you to 'eat or stop' aren't just voices: Study

 A new study has revealed that the voices inside people's head that tells them to eat or stop eating are actually a cluster of about 10,000 specialized brain cells.

Apr 05, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Smaller plates, smaller portions? Not always

If you thought you can trick yourself into eating less if you use a smaller plate, you are wrong, warns a new study.

Mar 29, 2015, 15:59 PM IST