Khloe Kardashian blames sister for weight gain
Khloe Kardashian blames sister for weight gain

Reality TV star Khloé Kardashian blames her sister Kourtney for her recent weight gain.

Food commercials 'get under the skin' of teens

A new research has revealed that teenagers' neural response to food commercials may lead to future weight gain.

Even small weight gains in healthy adults may spike blood pressure levels

A new research has revealed that blood pressure may increase with small weight gains in healthy adults.

Dieting young may lead to poor health outcomes later

The younger a woman is when she goes on her first diet, the more likely she is to experience several negative health outcomes later in life, a new study has warned.

Eating at fast food joints send caloric intake soaring

A new study has demonstrated that adults who eat at both fast food and full-service restaurants have a increased chance of calories, sugar, saturated fat, and sodium intake.

Exercise can actually lead to weight gain: Expert

Contrary to the popular belief that exercise can help lose weight, an expert has claimed it can actually lead to weight gain.

Neuronal `sweet spot` can curb obesity

Preventing weight gain, obesity and diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain, says a new study.

Soon `therapeutic bacteria` to help win `battle of bulge`

Researchers have discovered a probiotic that could help prevent obesity.

Kids familiar with fast-food restaurants logos likelier to be overweight

A new study has revealed that more a child is familiar with logos and other images from fast-food restaurants, sodas and not-so-healthy snack food brands, it`s more likely for the child to be overweight or obese.

`Smart cup` to check your calorie count

What if a cup can keep tab of the calories that you consume and send you an alert when you have had enough alcohol?

Skipping breakfast does not influence weight loss or weight gain: Study

A new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has found that regularly skipping breakfast did not influence weight loss or weight gain in a group of study participants.

New genes involved in food preferences set to revolutionize diets and improve health

Researchers have said that new understanding of the genes involved in taste perception and food preferences could lead to personalised nutrition plans effective not just in weight loss but in avoiding diseases like cancer, depression, and hypertension.

Britney Spears gains 30 pounds

Pop star Britney Spears is reportedly getting fat and has put on 30 pounds. The 32-year-old singer has been eating a lot of junk food recently and not exercising enough, reportedly.

People in desk jobs gain weight for sure: Survey

If you have gained extra waistline, do not get enough sunlight for your bones and strain your eyes in front of a computer screen, you have all reasons to complain about your desk job.

Common obesity gene linked to weight gain

A new study has shown how FTO, a gene commonly associated with obesity, contributes to weight gain.

Poor-quality sleep during pregnancy ups risk of weight gain in offspring during adulthood

A new study suggests that poor-quality sleep during the third trimester of pregnancy can increase the odds of weight gain and metabolic abnormalities in offspring once they reach adulthood.

Sugar may singularly be culprit behind heart diseases

Researchers have uncovered evidence that sugar has a direct effect on risk factors for heart disease, and is likely to impact on blood pressure, independent of weight gain.

Bradley Cooper gains 40 pounds for `American Sniper` role

Hollywood heartthrob Bradley Cooper has gained around 40 pounds to portray a Navy man, Chris Kyle in Clint Eastwood`s upcoming real-life drama `American Sniper`.

Scared of gaining weight? Kick the butt first

Are you concerned about gaining weight from quit-smoking treatment? Better be concerned abut reducing weight that not quitting the puff as the latter`s health benefits are immense.

Excessive TV viewing can turn your kids into couch potatoes

Parents need to closely monitor the TV time of their kids as research has bolstered the link between TV habits and obesity in kids.