Lose weight for healthy liver: Study

Weight loss through lifestyle modification and bariatric surgery can significantly reduce features of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease characterised by fat in the liver, studies said.

Now, a compound that mimics the effects of exercise!

If you are too lazy to hit the gym but want to enjoy all the benefits of exercise, new research may brighten your prospects.

Newspapers can predict your country's obesity levels

What you are reading now can actually reveal whether your country will be skinnier or fatter in three years, research shows.

Simon Cowell defends Cheryl Fernandez-Versini weight loss
Simon Cowell defends Cheryl Fernandez-Versini weight loss

"The X Factor" judge Simon Cowell has come out in defence of his fellow judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's much criticized weight loss.

Know why bottle gourd is good for health!

Zee Media Bureau/Irengbam Jenny

New Delhi: We all know the healthy benefits of green vegetables. One of them is bottle gourd- which is bottle shaped, light green and long vegetable.

Depression, chronic stress can cause weight gain

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

Know why Zumba is good for health!

One of the most popular dance fitness forms—Zumba is a combination of aerobics coupled with dance moves.

Know the health benefits of eating dates (khajoor)

Know why you should eat khajoor (dates) on a daily basis to enhance your health.

How your coffee cuppa benefits your health

 The much believed fact that coffee does good to people is now being proved as researchers have claimed that drinking coffee can dramatically reduce your risk of heart disease.

Alia Bhatt to lose weight?
Alia Bhatt to lose weight?

Bollywood's most promising generation next actress, Alia Bhatt, is enjoying her family holiday at the majestic Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad. The young and peppy actress had recently shared with her fans about how excited she was to go on a family vacation after such a long time.

Drug with potential to reduce weight identified

In what could lead to anti-obesity treatment for the elderly who may not always have the fitness to exercise, researchers have discovered that an existing drug used in transplants may help reduce food consumption and body weight.

How exercise can do wonders to your health!

Zee Media Bureau/ Vasavi Garg

Looking good allows better performance: Sunidhi on weight loss
Looking good allows better performance: Sunidhi on weight loss

She's a livewire performer apart from being a versatile singer. Sunidhi Chauhan, who has lost oodles of weight lately and will soon be seen in her new avatar in forthcoming singing based reality show ‘The Voice India’, says her fitter self helps her to “connect to the viewers in a better way”.

Skipping meals could actually increase belly fat!

If you are dieting with a size zero figure in mind, think again! Researchers have found that skipping meals can ultimately result in abdominal weight gain.

Want to lose weight? Eat little, but often

 Eating little could help those on a diet aimed at healthy weight loss -- but it can invite health hazards too. Eating six times a day is best, according to new research.

Cycle to office to shed some extra flab

Taking a Metro train or cycling to office will help you shed more weight in couple of years than driving, a study has found.

Diet or exercise, what cuts diabetes risk?

Though people often think of the benefits from exercise, calorie restriction and weight loss as interchangeable, they may all actually offer distinct and cumulative benefits when it comes to managing Type-2 diabetes risk, says new research.

Weight management therapies as beneficial as gastric band surgery for diabetics

A new research has found that gastric band surgery and weight management therapies offer similar benefits.

'Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help maintain a healthy weight'

Dr Veena Aggarwal, Head, R&D and Technical Services, VLCC Health Care Ltd, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp, on how eating better, being more physically active can help a person avoid being overweight and to stay healthy.

Scientists identify six types of obese people

 UK scientists have identified six types of obese people in a new study which could revolutionise how doctors treat the overweight.