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Apple cider vinegar – Does it help you lose weight? How to use it

Apple cider vinegar – Does it help you lose weight? How to use it

Studies show that acetic acid, the main component of apple cider vinegar, can suppress body fat accumulation and metabolic disorders in obese rats. 

Exercise only helps men lose weight – What about women?

Exercise only helps men lose weight – What about women?

Researchers carried out the experiment on mice, saying that brains are hard-wired differently and trigger separate reactions in men and women.

Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Weight loss through diet offers a range of health benefits, including reducing your risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. 

Obesity may put children at increased risk of hip disease, suggests study

Obesity may put children at increased risk of hip disease, suggests study

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is the most common hip disease of adolescence. The condition always requires surgery, can cause significant pain, and often leads to a hip replacement in adolescence or early adulthood.

Want to shed those extra kilos? Add acupuncture in your weight loss plan!

Want to shed those extra kilos? Add acupuncture in your weight loss plan!

A new study suggests that acupuncture is an effective way to lose weight.

Are fat burning supplements safe? This mother dies after using diet pills, anti-cellulite cream

Are fat burning supplements safe? This mother dies after using diet pills, anti-cellulite cream

A 50-year-old mother, who bought fat burning supplements and ant-cellulite cream from Facebook seller Kay Mavrides for £30, has reportedly died after using the products.

Want to lose weight? Go vegetarian, suggests study!

Want to lose weight? Go vegetarian, suggests study!

For the small yet significant study, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, the team randomly assigned 74 people to follow either a vegetarian or a conventional diet.

How to choose a successful dietary weight loss strategy

How to choose a successful dietary weight loss strategy

For most people with prediabetes, a fibre-rich diet without calorie restriction will be very effective and has been shown to improve diabetes markers. In this population, carbohydrates or fats should be adjusted based on fasting insulin levels.

Dieting 101: Here’s how to lose weight without torturing yourself

Dieting 101: Here’s how to lose weight without torturing yourself

Instead of succumbing to temptations like chocolate bars, biscuits or pastries, try tucking into a banana, a square of dark chocolate or a dozen almonds, which are packed with calcium and good essential fatty acids (omega-3). 

Fitness trackers 'unreliable' for measuring calories burned

Fitness trackers 'unreliable' for measuring calories burned

Although fitness devices may accurately measure the heart rate,they are poor at measuring the number of calories you burnt, as per a new study.

This is why dieting may not help you to lose weight!

This is why dieting may not help you to lose weight!

Researchers said that human bodies tend to compensate by sparing energy, limiting the number of calories that we burn and hence affect our weight loss regimen.

Indonesian boy weighing 30 stone after cola and noodle addiction undergoes successful bariatric surgery

Indonesian boy weighing 30 stone after cola and noodle addiction undergoes successful bariatric surgery

Arya, used to eat five meals a day that consisted of rice, meat, fish, cola and five packets of instant noodles, leading to drastic weight gain.

Is your teen popping diet pills to lose weight? Their hormones, growth and mental health may be at risk!

Is your teen popping diet pills to lose weight? Their hormones, growth and mental health may be at risk!

A study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of Minnesota showed that diet pills are an unsafe option for all age groups, but they can prove to be extremely harmful for teenagers in particular, due to the presence of toxic chemicals in the supplements.

Eat more, weigh less! Fruits and veggies your solution to an obesity-free life

Eat more, weigh less! Fruits and veggies your solution to an obesity-free life

Current evidence suggests that such a pro-vegetarian diet has a protective role in cardiovascular disease and diabetes, but little is known about its role on the risk of developing obesity in healthy populations.

Diet drinks, soda may make you gain weight: Study

Diet drinks, soda may make you gain weight: Study

This may be due to the carbon dioxide, which gives such drinks their bubbles, that triggers a hunger hormone called ghrelin, the researchers said.

After Eman Ahmed, world's heaviest man Juan Pedro Franco undergoes successful weight loss surgery in Mexico

After Eman Ahmed, world's heaviest man Juan Pedro Franco undergoes successful weight loss surgery in Mexico

Franco, who at one point weighed almost 600 kilogrammes (1,300 pounds), is being closely monitored by doctors following his weight loss surgery.

Wary about non-surgical weight loss treatments? Don't be, they're safe and effective, says study!

Wary about non-surgical weight loss treatments? Don't be, they're safe and effective, says study!

The research demonstrated that ESG is safe and effective in helping patients lead healthier lives and should be considered as another tool available to clinicians and patients in the fight against obesity.

'World's heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed reaches Abu Dhabi, admitted in Burjeel Hospital for further treatment

'World's heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed reaches Abu Dhabi, admitted in Burjeel Hospital for further treatment

She will now begin a year-long course of physiotherapy at VPS Burjeel hospital in Abu Dhabi, her doctors in Mumbai said.

Never starve yourself as it's primarily responsible for typical cell death

Never starve yourself as it's primarily responsible for typical cell death

According to a new study, researchers have characterized the cell death process due to starvation, in which the endoplasmic reticulum plays a leading role.

Struggling to lose weight? Try `8 Hour Diet` - Brunch at 10am, lunch at 1pm, final meal by 6pm

Struggling to lose weight? Try `8 Hour Diet` - Brunch at 10am, lunch at 1pm, final meal by 6pm

The `8 Hour Diet` proposes that limiting your food intake to just eight hours of the day is an easy diet technique that supports weight control.