Tag: Obesity

Here's how cinnamon could help fight obesity

New York: Looking for ways to shed those extra kilos? Cinnamon, a common household spice, may help you lose weight as well as improve metabolism by making the fat cells burn energy, a study has found. The findings showed that cinnamaldehyde, an essential oil that gives cinnamon its flavour, improves metabolic health by acting directly […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Genetic risk of obesity increases among people with inadequate physical activity: Research

In a new study, researchers have found that inadequate physical activity and lack of proper sleep may enhance the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity. “We wanted to find out if obesity-related genes and activity level have an interactive effect on obesity risk – if there is a ‘double whammy’ effect of being both […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Drinking black tea may help you lose weight

New York: Love to drink black tea? It may be as beneficial as green tea in preventing obesity and promoting well-being, researchers say. The findings showed that chemicals found in black tea — called polyphenols — alters energy metabolism in the liver by changing gut metabolites. Previously, it was known that green tea polyphenols are […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Obesity, diabetes combating device safe for treatment

London: A non-surgical and reversible device for people with Type 2 diabetes and obesity is safe, effective and should be rolled out across the National Health Service (NHS), researchers say. The device — Endobarrier — is a reversible treatment that provides people with an alternative to drastic gastric bypass surgery. It prevents food from coming into […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Sleeping less than 6 hours may double death risk

New York: Failing to sleep less than six hours may nearly double the risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome — a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, researchers have warned. A study found that people with metabolic syndrome who slept for more than six hours were about 1.49 times more likely […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Weight Loss: 8 drinks for empty stomach to burn belly fat in a week

If you are trying hard to lose weight but has been changed so far then there is need to revisit you diet-cum-workout plan. Eating right and at right time with regular exercise are always effective in keeping yourself fit and manage weight. But losing weight at a good pace depends much on the very first […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Summer break promotes 'obesity' in kids

New York: Children on summer break consume more sugar, watch more television, and eat fewer vegetables than the rest of the year, says a study. “The school environment remains essential for shaping healthy eating and active living behaviours, and schools can play a leadership role in fostering a healthy transition from the school year to […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Diabetes drug may not lower baby's birth weight

London: Treating obese pregnant women with a diabetes drug does not stop their babies from being born overweight, research has found. Doctors had hoped that the treatment would help to reduce obesity rates and lower the number of difficult births. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, emphasises the importance for […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Grub experimentation could promote weight loss

New York: Being a little experimental with one’s eating habits could prove to be a surefire recipe to losing weight rather than sticking to healthy food on a daily basis, suggests a new research. Counterintuitive as it may sound, researchers have found that adventurous eaters, known as “foodies”, weigh less and may be healthier than […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Teenage obesity may double bowel cancer risk

Being obese or very overweight during teenage may double the risk of developing bowel cancer by the time one is middle-aged, says a new research

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Mother's obesity may weaken baby's immunity

New York: Babies born to obese mothers are likely to have weaker immunity than those born to lean mothers, says a new study. Pre-pregnancy maternal weight has a significant impact on the immune system of the newborns, putting such children at risk for potential diseases such as heart disease and asthma, the findings showed. “A […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Obesity controlling drug could fight anxiety as well

A drug currently in clinical trials to treat obesity might also provide a way to combat anxiety disorders, says a new study

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Changing stem cell structure can tackle obesity

Slight regulation in the length of primary cilia -- small hair-like projections found on most cells -- can prevent the production of fat cells from human stem cells taken from an adult bone marrow, reveals new research

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Tackling appetite may prevent obesity

An infant's hearty appetite may appear as a healthy sign but could signal a predisposition to obesity, scientists have warned

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Walnuts may significantly lower obesity risk

Washington: High consumption of tree nuts such as almonds, cashews and walnuts may significantly lower obesity risk, a new study has found. The study looks at the association between tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts), metabolic syndrome (MetS) and obesity in a population with a wide range […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021