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Weight loss

Fat loss vs weight loss: Breaking the kilogram myth

The weighing scale can be your worst enemy.

Apr 10, 2018, 16:02 PM IST

Eating berries may prevent cancer: Study

Berries naturally produce pigments, that give them the red, blue and purple colour, known as anthocyanins.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:32 AM IST

Weight loss surgery may change your relationship status

Apart from inducing substantial weight loss, bariatric surgery may change your relationship status too, a new study suggests.

Mar 30, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

Weight-loss surgery may lower risk of kidney disease, failure

Obesity is a condition involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of developing serious health problems such as blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases and Type-2 diabetes.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

Freezing this nerve may trigger weight loss, claims study

The nerve, located at the base of the esophagus, is one of several mechanisms that tell the brain that the stomach is empty.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:59 PM IST

Lap-band surgery may lower chronic knee pain

According to researchers, the pain proceeds from the deterioration and related inflammation in knee joints caused in part by the extra weight they bear. 

Mar 20, 2018, 17:43 PM IST

Trying to lose weight? This diabetes drug may help you

This is a good news for all those people who want to shed their extra kilos.

Mar 19, 2018, 16:09 PM IST

High-energy breakfast can help shed extra weight in diabetics, says study

In patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, a meal schedule that includes a high-energy breakfast promotes weight loss, improves diabetes and decreases the need for insulin, according to a recent study.

Mar 19, 2018, 14:14 PM IST

Want to lose weight? Try eating slowly, suggests study

Losing weight is not an easy feat to accomplish, even when you have set a specific target. It requires hard work, discipline, dedication, immense will-power, and self-control.

Feb 13, 2018, 19:33 PM IST

Decoded: Why you feel hungrier after weight loss

The study showed that when we lose weight, the stomach releases greater amounts of the ghrelin hormone, which makes us feel hungry.

Feb 09, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Try standing for six hours daily to shed those extra kilos, suggests study

The researchers found that standing burned 0.15 calories (kcals) per minute more than sitting.  

Feb 01, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

Consuming dietary fibre like peas, broccoli can help prevent obesity

Eating healthy is the first thing that comes to mind when one decides to lose weight, besides regular exercise. 

Jan 24, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

Weight-loss surgery may cut heart disease risk among adolescents

The study, published in the online journal Pediatrics, was conducted over 242 adolescents who were diagnosed with heart risk factors at the baseline. 

Jan 08, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

Want to lose weight? This is the best time of the day to exercise

The timing of your workout is crucial if you want optimum results in terms of weight loss.

Jan 04, 2018, 17:59 PM IST

Expert reveals weight loss secret which can 'transform your health in 21 days'

'Eating junk food and then trying to beat the bulge with heavy workouts is a waste of time.'

Dec 31, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

Who needs weighing scales? Your body's in-built weight sensor can help combat obesity

The system, which regulates weight gain by calculating body weight and fat mass, could lead to a better understanding of the causes of obesity as well as new anti-obesity drugs.

Dec 28, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

Water diet the 'most dangerous weight loss regime ever', warn nutritionists

The trend gained popularity on social media with thousands of people using the hashtag #waterfast to document their progress and encourage others to take part.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Meditating, eating healthy keys to avoid obesity and related problems

Stop smoking, eat right at the right time, balance your diet and meditate, suggest experts.

Dec 20, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

Weight loss - A potential treatment for breast cancer

Excess weight raises the risk of breast cancer as fat cells produce hormones that help drive tumours.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Want to lose weight? Eat a high fat diet, claims study

Senior investigator Fanxin Long said this could lead them to a new therapeutic target for treating obesity.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:11 PM IST