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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

Monitor your body fat to curb risk of breast cancer, study warns postmenopausal women

The findings of the research are scheduled to be presented at a conference of the American Association for Cancer Research to be held in Texas from January 27-30.

Jan 27, 2018, 11:35 AM 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

Obese people more likely to suffer from disability after joint surgery

Researchers calculated that obese joint surgery patients had a 35 percent higher risk of dependence after surgery.

Jan 10, 2018, 17:59 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

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

Study links skipping breakfast with body clock disruption, weight gain

For the study, 18 healthy volunteers and 18 obese volunteers with diabetes took part in a test day featuring breakfast and lunch, and in a test day featuring only lunch.

Dec 04, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

How unhealthy weight gain could lead to dementia

Experts have hailed a new study as a wake-up call on the "life-threatening" health dangers of being fat.

Dec 03, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

How social media could help you lose weight

Researchers say individuals are more likely to realise success with personal goals when they make a public commitment to attaining them.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

More than 35% of Delhi teens are obese, reveals survey

The rise in obesity among the teenagers can be attributed to various lifestyle choices such as unhealthy eating habits, poor physical activity levels, less sleeping habits as well as increasing screen time, peer pressure, among others.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:11 PM IST

Sleep deprivation could make you gain weight, says study

Shorter sleep was also linked to reduced levels of High- density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol in the participants’ blood-another factor that can cause health problems, researchers said.

Oct 26, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

Hope for obese people in the form of an experimental drug?

For the study, published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, the drug was given to a few people with a body mass index (BMI) range of 30 to 45 kg/m2.

Oct 24, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Inadequate physical activity may boost genetic risk of obesity

The new study made use of wrist accelerometer data and a large genetic dataset from about 85,000 UK Biobank participants aged 40 to 70.

Oct 22, 2017, 19:06 PM IST