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Reasons why women gain weight post-pregnancy

Reasons why women gain weight post-pregnancy

Although pregnancy changes the entire body of a woman, lifestyle choices post-delivery can hugely impact her weight.

This could be another reason behind your growing paunch!

This could be another reason behind your growing paunch!

This research involved 2,527 men and women aged 54 and older taking part in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, taking data over a four-year period.

Those overweight at age 20, 60-80% more susceptible to develop stomach cancer in later life!

Those overweight at age 20, 60-80% more susceptible to develop stomach cancer in later life!

Carrying excess weight can trigger long-term reflux problems and heartburn that can lead to cancer.

Hot flashes and weight gain during menopause: Here's why regular exercise is important

Hot flashes and weight gain during menopause: Here's why regular exercise is important

As per a new study, regular exercise can not only help in reducing weight but also control the bothersome symptoms such as hot flashes.

Preventing weight gain in adults may reduce risk of Type-2 diabetes, says study

Preventing weight gain in adults may reduce risk of Type-2 diabetes, says study

Middle-aged adults should maintain a healthy weight and lose some weight as preventing weight gain might reduce their chances of being diagnosed with diabetes.

Here's why exercise may not help you lose weight

Here's why exercise may not help you lose weight

Physical activity has many proven health benefits, ranging from reducing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer to improving mental health and mood.

Nighttime snacking: Why you do it? Tips to burn more calories before bed

Nighttime snacking: Why you do it? Tips to burn more calories before bed

If you're trying to lose weight, avoid nighttime eating habit as this can cause you to eat more calories than you need.

Obesity has many reasons, one them is impulsiveness: Study

Obesity has many reasons, one them is impulsiveness: Study

For the self-report, researchers used an impulsive sensation-seeking scale to gauge innate personality characteristics.

Combating obesity: This drug produces 'brown fat' that burns calories

Combating obesity: This drug produces 'brown fat' that burns calories

Researchers found that mice treated mice with a drug called bexarotene (Bex) had more "brown fat, faster metabolisms and less body weight gain, even after being fed a high-calorie diet".

 

Children whose parents think they are overweight may gain weight as they grow older!

Children whose parents think they are overweight may gain weight as they grow older!

Children whose parents considered them to be overweight at age four or five tended to gain more weight by age 14 or 15.

Double whammy: Those extra kilos could affect your DNA!

Double whammy: Those extra kilos could affect your DNA!

 While our genes do not change in the course of life, our lifestyle can directly influence their surroundings.  

Delicious food may not lead to weight gain

Delicious food may not lead to weight gain

As per a new study, scientists claim that tasty food may not lead to weight gain. This study contradicts the perception that tasty foods such as potato chips, chocolate chip cookies is unhealthy and can lead to obesity.

Alcohol and weight: Does drinking make you fat?

Alcohol and weight: Does drinking make you fat?

People who consume or drink more than 30g of alcohol per day are more likely to gain weight.

The other side of education: Weight gain linked to college degree

The other side of education: Weight gain linked to college degree

The study measured student weight and body-mass-index at the beginning and end of students' first and second semesters and again at the end of their senior year.

Obesity: Five ways to prevent weight gain!

Obesity: Five ways to prevent weight gain!

Eat breakfast every day, it is the most important meal of a day.

Why 'yo-yo dieting' may lead to more weight gain

Why 'yo-yo dieting' may lead to more weight gain

A recent research suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the person to store more fat for future shortages.

Low calorie drinks could make you fatter

Low calorie drinks could make you fatter

In a recent study, scientists have found that low calorie fizzy drinks could actually make you fatter than regular options.Individuals following diet could gain better results by deterring from the supposedly `healthy` variants, reports Express.

Feeling tired all the time? You could be having a thyroid problem!

Feeling tired all the time? You could be having a thyroid problem!

Anyone can get a thyroid disease, but if you're a woman over 35 years your chances of getting a thyroid disorder are high. 

Beware! Mothers who smoke during pregnancy may make children obese

Beware! Mothers who smoke during pregnancy may make children obese

Expectant mothers should not smoke during pregnancy as it increases the risk of children being obese.

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

A new study has revealed that putting on lots of weight during puberty increases the risk of death due to heart disease later in life.