Hate to diet? It's how you are wired

If you are finding it difficult to stick to a weight-loss diet, you may blame hunger sensitive cells in your brain, says a study.

Hilary Duff hates going on a diet

Actress Hilary Duff says she would rather pull off her finger nails than go on a diet.

Diet with friend to lose weight: Survey

A new study has revealed that you are more likely to shed those extra pounds if you diet with a friend compared to doing it solo.

Trying to lose weight? Don't overestimate your efforts

If you are on a diet, just skipping dessert can seem like a huge accomplishment, making you think that you're well on your way to losing weight. However, new research says people tend to overestimate progress and underestimate setbacks when pursuing goals such as dieting or saving money.

Why exercise programs often do not lead to weight loss

A new study has revealed how to avoid setting yourself up for failure while trying to lose weight.

Here`s how dieting and fasting can help ward off Alzheimer`s, diabetes

 A new research has revealed the anti-inflammatory mechanism of dieting and fasting.

How eating disorder affects you revealed

A new study has provided deep insight on anorexia nervosa i.e. eating disorders suggesting that the longer one suffers from active anorexia nervosa (AN), the more likely they are to show disorder-relevant alterations in DNA methylation.

Want to shed those extra kilos? Have oatmeal for breakfast!

Researchers have found that a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast can do wonders for people looking to lose weight.

Now, miracle jab that is better than 'dieting or exercising'

A new miracle injection called Liraglutide has recently been developed that has helped people shed an average 19lbs a year, so it has been considered better than dieting or exercising.

Manthan: What to eat in Spring season?

With Spring season on the anvil, it's time to modify the eating habits for a healthy you in 2015.

This 'imaginary meal diet pill' will trick you into feeling full without eating

Good news for all those who want to lose weight this year. Scientists have made a diet pill which tricks your body into thinking you just ate.

Its Official! Men are better at dieting than women

A new study has found that men are better at dieting than women, as men lose weight faster and find it easier to keep off.

Quicker food choices driven by taste

If you want your diet to be healthy, take time in deciding the food you are about to pick, suggests a study, noting that quicker food choices are driven by taste and not health.

Check your weight once a week to lose fat!

It may seem a bit bizarre but researchers have found that how often you step on the scale to measure weight is linked to weight loss - the more is the frequency, the faster you slim down.

Dieting? Tips for eating out
Dieting? Tips for eating out

One in five calorie-conscious youths are shunning their friends in favour of their figures, admitting they would cancel plans, or have done so in the past, for fear of ruining their diet. But there are many options to get the right food while dining out with family or friends.

Not having close access to healthy foods can deter motivated dieters too

A new study has revealed that not having close access to healthy foods can deter even the most motivated dieters from improving their diet.

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.