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Body shaming leads to more weight gain in kids

The findings, published in the journal Pediatric Obesity, appear to contradict the belief that such teasing might motivate youth to change their behaviour and attempt to lose weight.

May 30, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

Here's how you can tackle obesity

A new study has dished light on different methods on how one can tackle obesity after identifying six different models of obesity.

Apr 19, 2015, 11:34 AM IST

How obesity leads to type 2 diabetes, cancer

A researcher has said that new findings about the biological links between obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes may could also help shed light on the connection between obesity and cancer.

Jun 06, 2014, 18:22 PM IST

Excessive weight gain during pregnancy raises obesity risk in kids

Children with mothers who gain excessive amounts of weight during pregnancy have an 8 percent increased risk of obesity by the age of 12, a new study has revealed.

Oct 02, 2013, 12:41 PM IST

Healthy food that gives feeling of fullness may limit overall consumption

A new study has found that healthy snacks that promote a feeling of fullness (satiety) may reduce the amount of food intake at subsequent meals and limit overall food consumption.

Jul 17, 2013, 13:32 PM IST

Gen X obesity outweighs that of baby boomers

Gen X obesity outweighs that of baby boomers

Nov 02, 2012, 18:54 PM IST

Obese teens at higher risk for kidney disease

Being obese or overweight during adolescence may raise the risk of kidney diseases.

Oct 30, 2012, 18:00 PM IST

Diet foods that appeal to your inner glutton

When`s the last time you were guiltily scraping your way to the bottom of an ice cream carton and noticed this message: "150 calories per pint"?

Jul 31, 2011, 08:54 AM IST

Obesity adds at least 5 yrs to your joints’ age

Some people have joints that look like they are more than a decade older than they are.

Feb 28, 2011, 12:52 PM IST