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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.

Jul 06, 2014, 15:29 PM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2014, 10:23 AM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

`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.

Jun 01, 2014, 13:23 PM IST

Britney Spears gains over 13 kg

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

Jun 01, 2014, 03:54 AM IST

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!

May 31, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Diet beverages actually do help people lose weight

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

May 28, 2014, 14:02 PM IST

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.

May 25, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

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.

May 24, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

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`.

Apr 22, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

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.

Mar 29, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

Drinking lots of water `no magic bullet` for losing weight

A researcher has dispelled the myth that drinking lots of water is often advised to those who are trying to lose weight.

Mar 16, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Obese women get only one hour of exercise per year

A new study suggests that obese women get an average of one hour of exercise annually.

Feb 22, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

Most accurate definition of kilogram on anvil

Researchers have developed a novel system to allow a direct comparison of an object being weighed in a vacuum to one outside a vacuum.

Oct 24, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

30 mins daily workouts better than one hour to lose weight

A Danish study has found that people who exercise for just 30 minutes a day shed more weight than those who work out for an hour every day.

Sep 22, 2013, 16:26 PM IST

You might weigh lighter or heavier at different places on Earth!

A person can weigh differently at various place on Earth because of the fluctuations in Earth`s gravity, which a new high-resolution map has showed is greater than previously believed.

Aug 20, 2013, 13:11 PM IST

Weight jibes raise obesity risk

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

Jul 25, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2013, 12:15 PM IST

Gemma Arterton lashes out at diet pressure in showbiz

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

May 06, 2013, 17:56 PM IST