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Reasons why you should add more protein to your diet!

Sources of protein include grains, legumes and nuts, as well as animal sources such as meats, dairy products, fish and eggs.

Want to live longer? Restrict your calorie intake!

The researchers found that calorie restriction had a much bigger effect on metabolic outcomes than the amount of fat in the diet.

I have had body issues for a long time: Ileana D'Cruz

I have had body issues for a long time: Ileana D'Cruz

Ileana D'Cruz has revealed she does feel the pressure of looking perfect always as an actress. The "Barfi" star said she struggled to accept her "unusual" body type and has dealt with issues for a very long time.

Humiliation bothers obese air travellers the most!

Humiliation bothers obese air travellers the most!

Feelings of shame and humiliation bother obese air passengers more than tight seat belts and tiny seats, says a study.

Think twice before you shout at your kid!

Experts say that this kind of parenting elevates child's risk of obesity along with poor physical health in adulthood. Researchers further say that parents generally make attempts to balance such behaviour but all the efforts go in vain.

Punjabis fattest in India; Tripura and Meghalaya men leanest: Govt

According to the Times of India, JP Nadda told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, that Punjabis are the most obese people in the country, while men from Tripura and women from Meghalaya are the leanest.

Are we all getting fatter?

The BMI average was found to be at a higher level for both males and females, and also across all social groups.

Add some spice to your life!

Sandhya Gugnani

Spices and herbs have been used in foods for centuries. A herb is a friend of a physicians & praise of cooks as said by Charlemagne.

Fat, Sugar & Salt Reduction Tips

Being 'lean and unfit' better than 'fat and fit'

With the limitation that the study cohort included only men, and relative early deaths, this data does not support the notion that 'fat but fit' is a benign condition.

Have fish oil to burn those kilos around your belly

Fish oil may burn fat faster than those fat-burning pills leading to an efficient weight loss in overweight or obese people in their 30s and 40s, Kyoto University researchers report.

'Obesity-fighting' pill comes closer to reality

What if there was a slimming pill to help you shed those extra kilos? With the discovery of two genes that make people fat, a team of scientist is a step closer.

Fat around belly deadlier than being obese

Researchers found that normal-weight adults with central obesity have the worst long-term survival rate compared with any group, regardless of BMI.

Low-fat diet won't make you slimmer in long term: Study

Analysis of 53 studies involving 68,128 adults showed no difference in the average weight loss between reduced-fat diets and higher-fat diets. 

Beware, your job could make you fat!

The sedentary lifestyle and stressfull environment that comes with longer working hours can make us gain excess weight.

Learn how to fast and stay healthy this Navratri

 Fasting for nine days during the Navratri festival will not harm your health if you learn how not to starve or eat later in a balanced manner, experts suggest.

Neural mechanism responsible for fat breakdown

From brain, to fat, to weight loss, a new study has revealed the neural mechanism responsible for fat breakdown.

An hour of video game daily can make girls fat

Young women who play computer games for an hour every day are at increased risk of gaining unhealthy weight, warns new research.

Belgium's male police officers getting too fat

Belgium's male police officers are getting too fat to do their job properly, a local newspaper quoted interior ministry figures as saying on Tuesday.

Going for pizza with that diet soda? You aren`t alone

Think drinking diet soda helps? Think again as a new study has claimed that you may not be saving as many calories as you believe.

Gut bacteria key to good cholesterol, heart health

Bacteria living in your gut may impact your weight, fat and good cholesterol levels - necessary to help maintain a healthy heart.