Are you coming in the way of your weight loss?

The question is, are you really doing everything right to reach your destined weight? No, the answer is not in your genetics and neither is it natural. However, you may be, unintentionally of course, obstructing yourself from achieving your goal.

Teenage night owls at high obesity risk

 If your teenage kid loves to spend night time with gadgets, ask him or her to reduce this habit as this may make him fat in just five years' time.

Spice up your life! Know why red chillies are good for you!

Spicy food is loved and savoured by all across the globe. The hot and fiery flavour peppered with relish is how most people, the world over, prefer their food to be. Spicy food gives one a feeling of satisfaction and contentment after finishing a meal.  

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.

Eat more fruits and non-starchy vegetables to stay slim

Increased consumption of fruits and non-starchy vegetables is inversely associated with weight gain, says a study.

Why you need to exercise more than your parents did

If you are around 25 years of age and struggling with weight gain, you would have to eat even less and exercise more than your parents did, suggests new research.

School timings adversely affect physical, mental growth of kids: Study
School timings adversely affect physical, mental growth of kids: Study

In a latest research, a British scientist has found that school timings are depriving children of much-needed sleep as they start early which puts an adverse affect on their physical and mental growth.

Beware! Stop binging on chocolates

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Good sleep can lower effects of stress in kids 

Eight to nine hours of good quality sleep every night, combined with other healthy lifestyle behaviours, can reduce the negative consequences of stress in kids.

Seven natural ways to keep those extra kilos at bay!

Tackling obesity is not too tough. You don’t need to subscribe to expensive treatments to reduce obesity or to be completely cured. There are simple home remedies which can give you an absolute cure from obesity.  

The heights of fa(t)shion!

How do people even define the term 'fat'? Think about it. There are actually various versions of fat and all of them mixed up!  

Avoid eating 'on the go' to keep obesity at bay

Foodies, you may want to avoid snacking while walking as a new study claims that eating 'on the go' can lead to weight gain.

Brown fat implants can reduce weight gain

 US scientists have developed a novel way of injecting energy-burning "good" fat that can help reduce weight gain and lower blood-glucose levels.

Heavy smokers gain more weight after quitting

 Heavy smokers are likely to gain more weight after quitting than light to moderate smokers, says a new study.

Yo-yo dieting not linked to higher cancer risk

Repeated loss and regain of weight due to dieting or what is also called yo-yo dieting may not put you at increased risk of contracting cancer.

Soybean oil may make you fatter than coconut oil, fructose does

While you be keeping at bay from coconut oil and fructose to avoid weight gain, it turns out soybean oil causes more obesity than the both.

New fathers gain extra fat: Study

While tracking the weight of over 10,000 men from adolescence to young adulthood, it has been found that men gain enough fat after they become fathers for the first time and it raises in them the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer, a study says.

Depression, chronic stress can cause weight gain

Chronic stress or Hypothyroidism can be a reason for weight gain, says an expert.

Gene linked to age-related obesity and diabetes found

Two different mutations in a gene that make some people more vulnerable to weight gain and diabetes as they age have been identified, shows research.

Obese adults better at imagining odours

The ability to vividly imagine the smell of popcorn, freshly baked cookies and even non-food odours is greater in obese adults, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.