New signalling molecule may aid weight loss

Scientists have discovered a new signalling molecule capable of activating brown fat cells, paving the way for new therapies to help people lose weight.

Weight loss race not for the slow and steady

Gradual weight loss does not reduce the amount or rate of weight regain compared with losing weight quickly, a study says.

Why crash diets are best bet for long term weight loss

  A new study has revealed that crash diets may actually be beneficial, as slow and steady weight loss does not reduce the amount or rate of weight regain compared with losing weight quickly.

Stay in shape with plastic surgery after bariatric procedure

 Patients who have plastic surgery to re-shape their bodies after bariatric procedures are able to maintain significantly greater weight loss than those who do not have surgery, a study indicated.

Grapefruit juice can help banish your weight woes

A new study has revealed that grapefruit juice might be the key to losing weight.

Jennifer Hudson dishes out secrets to her weight loss
Jennifer Hudson dishes out secrets to her weight loss

Jennifer Hudson has revealed her weight loss secrets, saying that she takes an out-of-sight-out-of-mind approach.

Caffeinated underwear won't help you lose weight'

If you are curious about underwear that carries caffeine, aloe vera and vitamin E and claims to help you shed extra kilos by just wearing them for few days, read this.

An apple a day could keep obesity away

An apple a day could help to keep the doctor away, at least as far as obesity is concerned, according to a new study.

Weight loss surgery may not curb depression in some people

Bariatric surgery is not a magic wand to curb depression, say scientists who found that not all obese people feel better after undergoing weight loss surgery.

Bariatric surgery may worsen depression for some

Most obese people feel better after weight-loss surgery but unfortunately, this is not true for some, says a study.

Five health benefits of rope skipping

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Protein provides clue to arthritis prevention

To offer a better treatment option for arthritis patients, researchers have found that a small protein appears to protect against bone loss that often accompanies arthritis.

Fat jibes on obese people don't spur them to lose weight

A new study has revealed that discrimination against overweight and obese people does not help them to lose weight.

Spinach extract decreases cravings, aids weight loss

A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes can dramatically decrease cravings for unhealthy foods and increase weight loss, a new study has found.

Low-carb diet is better that low-fat for reducing weight, cardiovascular risk

A new study has revealed that low-carbohydrates diet helps more in reducing weight and cardiovascular risk than the low fat diet.

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!