Zero calorie sweeteners can affect your weight loss goals

A new study has revealed that no-calorie sweeteners may interfere with people's diet choices.

Starvation effects pass on to next 3 generations

Starvation may affect the health of at least the next three generations, says a study.

Don`t believe in starving: Huma Qureshi

Huma Qureshi has shed those extra pounds, is looking much leaner and has become the cover girl of Femina. She says she has achieved all that by making healthy choices.

Low sugar and salt in food products becoming more popular than low and no-fat

Researchers have claimed that more than 50 per cent of consumers are interested in products with reduced levels of salt and sugar.

Dieting and exercising not enough to lose weight, says health expert

A new research has found that controlling how much you eat and doing lots of physical activity is not enough when it comes to shedding off the kilos.

Take low-fat diet to avoid fatigue in multiple sclerosis

Following a plant-based low fat diet may help people who suffer from fatigue associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), research says.

Now, jab that could help you pee your fat out

A new slimming product on the market has claimed that it can dissolve fat cells, allowing people, who are dieting, to pass them out of their bodies with their urine.

Appearance urges mothers to diet

Ill-fitting clothes, unflattering photos and health concerns are the top three reasons why mothers are spurred on to lose weight, according to a survey.

Better-tasting, low-fat desserts are set to debut

Many people dieting to reduce flab are put off by low-fat desserts, sauces and salad dressings for one simple reason: they are also low on flavour.

Experts warn against following diet trends blindly

Experts have warned against following diet trends blindly after a research, which suggested that middle age people who are on high-protein diet are at greater risk of dying from cancer, caused many people to believe that they should totally exclude protein from their diets to avoid cancer.

Dieters more likely to give in to late night alcoholic temptations in presence of pals

A new study has revealed that people, following weight management programs, find it hard to resist late night cravings or the temptation of alcohol in the presence of friends.

New Year special: 5 tips to stick to your weight loss resolution

It is the time of the year when almost all of us are drudging making New Year resolutions. If you have made a resolution this time to make your `dream goal` of losing weight a reality, there is a chance that you start off on a motivating note, but, what happens after two or three weeks? Doesn`t the motivation wear off and you start looking for `quick and easy` results?

Five worst celebrity diets to avoid in 2014

Keeping in mind the coming festive season, and the onslaught of excessive eating and drinking at parties, the British Dietetic Association (BDA) has come out with five worst celebrity diets to avoid, if you decide to act upon your New Year’s resolution to lose weight.

Thinking too much about food could make us eat more

A new analysis of 50 studies has found that thinking before eating may actually undermine people`s dieting goals.

Don`t waste time on fad diets

Fad diets, which lead to short-term weight loss, can often be a waste of time, according to a new study.

Why `corset diet` can be harmful for your health

Experts have warned that corsets are coming back in fashion thanks to the latest diet fad, called the `corset diet`, which though helps in curbing one`s food intake, is dangerous.

Why you gain weight post diet

Researchers have unveiled the mystery why people put on weight after a shedding some post a diet programme, says a study.

Fad is bad: Say no to diets which promise speedy weight loss!

‘I have to lose weight in 10 days for a wedding’ or ‘I need to shape-up quickly to fit into my dress’ – how often do we think about these things and look for quick solutions?

Doubts cast over long-term benefit of bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery, which includes procedures such as gastric banding and gastric bypass, is now commonly used to produce weight loss.

Britney Spears flaunts new bikini body and admits `dieting is tough`

Britney Spears has graced the cover of Shape magazine, showing off her banging new body.