Extreme exercise 'not best way to lose weight'

A new study has found that extreme exercise may not help in reducing weight, in fact, it may do the opposite.

Kate Moss resorts to weight loss treatments

Supermodel Kate Moss seems to be resorting to different means for weight loss. Her recent attempt was via a detox break in Turkey, where she used a Cryotherapy chamber.

Take a Metro ride to lose extra kilos

Want to try a sure-shot way of losing extra flab? Leave your car at home and try public transport instead.

Jessica Simpson proud to shed weight

Singer-actress Jessica Simpson takes pride in her weight loss.

Health benefits of Guava

Guava is known to be a super-fruit due to its multi-purpose health benefits. Here`s some for you to understand why it stands out in the fruit`s category!

Weight loss makes you `healthy`, not essentially `happy`

A new research has revealed that losing weight definitely makes people healthy but it does not necessarily effects on their mental health or mood.

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.

Kristin Cavallari ``freak`` about food

Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari says she`s turned into a ``freak`` about food because she`s determined to lose her baby weight.

Indulge in healthy food, but mind the portion

Indulging in health food items to cut flab? Make sure you know how much to eat as it is possible overdose of right food can prevent you from losing weight.

Behavioral weight loss can help reduce menopausal hot flashes: Study

A new study has revealed that behavioral weight loss can help manage menopausal hot flashes.

Boost protein intake to lose weight

Counting calories before every meal to keep your weight in check? You may chill out a bit now as researchers have found that instead of counting calories for weight loss, you would do better to boost the protein content of your diet.

Sharon Osbourne regrets weight loss surgery

TV host Sharon Osbourne felt like a "cheat" when she had a gastric bypass because she didn`t lose weight in a healthy way.

How to succeed in losing weight

Starting a diet plan is half the battle, but then one needs to stick to it and keep on going. From making the exercise enjoyable to avoid weighing yourself everyday, there are a few steps that one can try for successful weight loss.

Weight loss surgery may cause bone loss

Regarded as the most effective treatment for severe obesity, bariatric surgery may lead to bone loss for at least two years even after the body weight stabilises, says a study.

Weight loss at high altitude reflects evolutionary adaptation

Have you experienced weight loss while holidaying in the hills? No worries as weight loss at altitudes actually reflects an evolutionary adaptation that protected our ancestors` bodies.

Eating breakfast helps burn calories: Study

Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day, yet many people are still shunning it in favour of fasting. But new research suggests that people who eat breakfast burn more calories and have tighter blood sugar control.

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.

R Madhavan loses 15 kg for boxer`s role

Actor R. Madhavan, who turned 44 recently, is stationed in Los Angeles for the last six months preparing for a new film `Laal` in which he`ll be seen as a boxer. He has lost 15 kg to look like a boxer.

Priyanka Chopra`s weighty issues!

If there is one actress who goes that extra mile to get perfection in the character she plays, then it`s Priyanka Chopra. The actress cum singer who recently wrapped up the shoot of her much-talked about film on Olympic winner MC Mary Kom has again hogged the limelight. It has been reported that PeeCee got rid of seven kilos in just 20 days.

Tailored diet may help you lose more weight

A gene-based diet, customised according to a person`s metabolism, can help people lose up to three times more weight, a new study has found.