Ed Sheeran dances his way to weight loss
Ed Sheeran dances his way to weight loss

 Singer Ed Sheeran has lost weight and he credits dance classes for transforming his looks.

Know why running is good for health!

Running is one of the most effective form of exercise to get fit and stay in good health.  

Weight-loss surgery may help perk up kidney function too

A new study has claimed that weight loss surgery, not only helps shed those extra kilos, but it may also improve our kidney function.

Weight loss drugs could be counter-productive

Weight loss drugs and related weight loss remedies could be counter-productive as researchers, including an Indian-origin person, have found that those who believe in such remedies end up gaining more weight.

Fad diets may not have long term weight loss benefits

A new study has revealed that commercial diets can help weight loss in the short term, but keeping the weight off after the first year and the diet's impact on heart health are unclear.

Human body can't be made to increase natural metabolic rate

A new study has revealed that human body can't be made to increase natural metabolic rate.

Weight-loss surgery reduces diabetes risk

Weight-loss surgery could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by around 80 percent in obese people, says a study.

Is it time to shift your focus from weight loss to fitness?

One should vie for health and not a model-like figure! Here are some important, not-to-be- missed signs, to tell you if it's time you shifted your focus from 'weight loss' to fitness.

How body regulates weight loss

A hormone seen as a popular target to develop weight-loss drugs works by directly targeting the brain and triggering previously unknown activity in the nervous system, researchers have found.

Scientists shed new light on how hormone works in weight loss

Scientists have found the how the hormone, which is a popular target to develop weight-loss drugs, works in our body.

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.