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Weight jibes raise obesity risk

Weight discrimination may drive people to become fatter instead of motivating them to slim down, research has shown.

Anushka Shetty asked to shed weight for `Rudhramadevi`

Southern actress Anushka Shetty, who is busy shooting for upcoming Telugu period-drama ‘Rudhramadevi’, is expected to shed as much as 15 kg for her role in the film.

Gemma Arterton lashes out at diet pressure in showbiz

Gemma Arterton has slammed the relentless pressure being put on young actresses to lose weight.

Not gained as much weight compared to first pregnancy, says Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson believes she has gained only half the weight compared to her first pregnancy.

Newlyweds satisfied with marriage likelier to gain weight

Young newlyweds who are satisfied with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows, putting them at increased risk for various health problems, a new study has found.

Bowel cancer rates on rise among men

Bowel cancer rates have increased by 29 percent among men but only by about six percent among women in the past 35 years, a report by Cancer Research UK has claimed.

Kelly Osbourne says loving herself was key to major weight loss

Kelly Osbourne, who has ended up having one of the hottest bodies in Hollywood after dropping over 60 lbs, has a secret tip that helped her shed the weight: loving herself.

`Brain training` could help you stop snacking

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

Low-fat diet, weight loss may ease menopausal symptoms

Weight loss resulting from a low-fat, high fruit and vegetable diet may help to reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats.

Talking about weight might give kids eating disorder

Two out of three parents fear that talking to their kids about their weight might give them an eating disorder.

Change weighing plate`s colour to shed your weight

Scientists have suggested an easy way out for those who want to shed pounds. They should simply change the colour of their plates.

Babies of smoking mums weigh 200 grams less at birth

Babies born to mothers who smoke weigh and measure less.

Ash’s post-natal weight criticism draws flak from the western media

Aishwarya has been criticized for her weight gain by the Indian media but their Western counterparts are lending their support to the actress.

BP drug lowers weight in spite of high fat diet

ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor captopril (CAP)drug can reduce the weight of mice even on a high fat diet, says a new study.

Misperception of weight is `key barrier to weight loss`

Misconception about one`s weight is an important barrier to weight loss in obese people.

Chocolate lovers tend to weigh less: Study

The research, however, don`t prove that adding a candy bar to your daily diet will help you shed pounds.

Female sex hormone regulates weight

Female sex hormone estrogen regulates appetite and body weight.

I don`t weigh myself: Jessica Alba

Alba who is once again seen in her curvaceous figure after giving birth to her child, reveals that she never weighs herself.

Many lifestyle factors linked to diabetes risk

A new study reports that weight, diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol intake may each independently influence a person`s risk of getting diabetes.

Eggs for breakfast cut calorie intake

Eating eggs for breakfast everyday can reduce hunger and decreases calorie consumption at lunch and throughout the day, according to a new study.