Losing weight as easy as drinking a glass of water!

Researchers have shown that drinking 500ml of water half-an-hour before eating the three main meals of the day may help you lose weight.

First born girls tend to be overweight compared to younger sisters

A new study has claimed that firstborn women are likelier to be overweight or obese as adults than second-born sisters.

The heights of fa(t)shion!

How do people even define the term 'fat'? Think about it. There are actually various versions of fat and all of them mixed up!  

Heavy smokers gain more weight after quitting

 Heavy smokers are likely to gain more weight after quitting than light to moderate smokers, says a new study.

Young and overweight? Have high-protein breakfast

 Having a high-protein breakfast including milk, eggs, meat and yogurt daily can reduce unhealthy weight gain among overweight teenagers, says a new study.

'Yo-yo dieting' not linked to cancer risk in men or women

A new study suggests that yo-yo dieting or weight cycling is not associated with increased risk of cancer in men or women.

Gigi Hadid was told to lose weight
Gigi Hadid was told to lose weight

 Model Gigi Hadid said that she was told she was too heavy to be a successful model when she started her career in fashion.

Is believing that you are fat making you even fatter?

If you think that realising you are on the heavier side of weight will help you lose extra kilos, there's news for you as a new study claims that "knowing it" may lead to you being even more overweight.

Overweight? Don't ponder over it all the time

If you believe you are overweight or obese, chances are that rather than reducing weight, you may actually be adding extra kilos around your waistline.

Breast cancer survivors gain more weight than others

Breast cancer survivors, especially those treated with chemotherapy, are likely to gain weight at a higher rate than women who are cancer-free, says a new research.

'Carefree' fat teens do not think they are overweight

 Teenagers now-a-days don't worry about being overweight, or so claims a new study.

Diabetes drug may help obese people lose fat

 A drug originally meant for diabetics may help obese individuals without diabetes shed weight and also keep it off, suggests a research.

Emma Stone feels trapped while working out in the gym
Emma Stone feels trapped while working out in the gym

"Birdman" actress Emma Stone says she hates going to the gym because it makes her feel "trapped".

Exercise in childhood yields rewards later

Early age exercise helps not only to lose weight later but also positively impacts the willingness for exercise in adulthood, says a study.

Online game to 'lose weight, control snacking'

A team of researchers has come up with an online computer game that can help you shed weight and reduce your food intake.

Exercise can fatten you

 Are you trying hard to lose weight but can't shed those extra pounds off? Don't worry as scientists are claiming that exercise often doesn't help lose weight.

Protein-rich snacks make teens feel full, diet better

Munching on snacks rich in protein promotes feeling of fullness, and helps teenagers cut down unhealthy eating habits, finds a new research.

Tiny robots can pull 1800 times their own weight

Researchers have developed lightweight robots that use strong and "smart" adhesive surfaces to pull up to 1,800 times their own weight.

Pink's had enough of 'weight-trolling bullies'
Pink's had enough of 'weight-trolling bullies'

 American singer Pink has slammed recent criticism over her weight on the red carpet at the BMI Pop Awards saying that she doesn't "take well to bullying".

Walking or cycling to work can help you lose weight

Using public transport, cycling or walking, instead of driving to work, could help people shed pounds, a new study has found.