Declining weight during ageing linked to cognitive impairment

People having a greater weight loss during ageing are at an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) which affects the memory, language, thinking and judging capacity of an individual, says a new study.

A healthier diet is costlier!

 Changes in the cost of diet affects its quality and specifically an individual's weight and health, reveals a new study.

Lose fat, gain muscles with diet and exercise

 

New York: Canadian researchers have found new dietary regimen for losing fat while gaining muscle, an oft-debated problem for those trying to manage their weight, control calories and balance protein consumption.

Flavonoid-rich fruits, veggies a day can keep the kilos away

In the war against the weight, you may want to add apples, pears and berries to your arsenal as a recent study has revealed that flavonoid-rich fruits and vegetables can keep the extra kilos at bay.

Are you suffering from 'smartphone pinky'?

Are you suffering from 'smartphone pinky'?

Have you noticed that your fingers are turning 'Pinky’ lately as you are busy chatting and texting on smartphone? If yes then you are not alone.

Reduce plate size to reduce weight

Besides running on treadmill for hours to cut down unnecessary fat from your body, using smaller plates can also be highly effective.

Five tips to avoid holiday weight gain!

Know some tips to avoid holiday weight gain!

Weight-loss surgery goes long way in cutting diabetes, heart risk

Bariatric surgery delivered in routine clinical practice in the UK is associated with a substantial initial weight loss that is sustained for at least four years after surgery, according to the study.

Plus-size models fuel obesity, says study

On a day we saw actor Parineeti Chopra’s dramatic new photoshoot to announce to the world how much weight she’s lost in the last few months, comes this new debate: Can plus-size models be held responsible for triggering an obesity epidemic in the world?

Sperm tells tales of your diet before conception

 If you are planning a baby, do not just sermon your wife to eat well but control your diet first. According to a fascinating study, sperm carries key information about what new dads gulped down before the conception.

Weight loss can protect knees

 Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow the degeneration of their knee cartilage, according to a new study.

Graphene improves microphone sensitivity by 30 times

Graphene improves microphone sensitivity by 30 times

Scientists have developed a graphene-based microphone which is nearly 32 times more sensitive than microphones of standard nickel-based construction.

Short bursts of exercise make diabetics fitter quicker

 Researchers found that short bursts of high-intensity exercise improved cholesterol, blood sugar and weight among Type 2 diabetes patients.

Weight discrimination may cut short your life

The results confirm previous studies that had indicated that teasing a person to lose weight has the opposite effect over the long-term.

Teenage night owls at high obesity risk

 If your teenage kid loves to spend night time with gadgets, ask him or her to reduce this habit as this may make him fat in just five years' time.

More obesity among higher educated in poor countries

 In poor countries, obesity is more common among the higher educated, while in rich countries, obesity is more common among the lesser educated, new research has found.

Gut bacteria key to good cholesterol, heart health

Bacteria living in your gut may impact your weight, fat and good cholesterol levels - necessary to help maintain a healthy heart.

Thinking you are born fat or thin is bad for health

A new study has revealed that those who think that weight is not in their control have less healthy BMIs, make poorer food choices and report lower levels of personal wellbeing than those who don't.

The snooze diaries: 7 health benefits of sleep

Excessive fatigue, stress, or idle­ness is a part of the stressful life we lead and only those who have suffered thus, can realize what the desire of much-wanted sleep may feel like.

Here`s how to keep diabetes at bay

You may want to keep your blood sugars under control as about 8.1 million diabetes cases go undiagnosed.