Tag: Weight Gain

High job stress can lead to weight gain in women, claims study

London: Are you gaining weight suddenly? Blame increased stress at workplace, say researchers who found that heavy pressure at work predisposes women to weight gain, irrespective of whether they have received an academic education. The findings, led by the University of Gothenburg in Sweden researchers, showed that long-term exposure to high job demands played a […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Kids with autism 50% more likely to be obese: Study

New York: Children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 per cent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population, a study says. Among children with ASD, those with a higher degree of impairment and more severe symptoms were at even greater risk of developing obesity […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Father's obesity in puberty may up asthma risk for offspring

London: Men who have considerable weight gain between their childhood and puberty are at an increased risk of having asthma as an adult, as are their future offspring, a new study has found. The findings suggested that the period between the age of eight and puberty is particularly important for lung health later in life. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Know the foods that could cut diabetes, bowel disease risk

London: Regularly consuming a Western-type diet, which are high in fats and sugars but low in fibre, may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases, weight gain, as well as diabetes, researchers say. The findings showed that fibre — found in fruits, legumes, vegetables and whole grains — matters in a healthy diet. These fibres […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Childhood stress may make women gain weight

New York: Childhood stress may have a bigger influence on weight gain by women than stress during adulthood, says a study. Interestingly, the study that appeared online in the journal Social Science & Medicine found that neither childhood nor adult stress was associated with weight gain for men. “These findings add to our understanding of […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Media multitasking may increase obesity risk

New York: Do you keep switching between digital devices like smartphone, tablet and PC? Beware. A study has linked media multitasking to obesity. The study showed that mindless switching between digital devices could be associated with increased susceptibility to food temptations and lack of self-control, which may cause weight gain. “Increased exposure to phones, tablets […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Upset of skinny frame? Here are Some Weight Gain Tips

Sometimes when you meet your friends or relatives, they don’t notice your new hair style or compliment your dress or accessories rather comment on your slim and slender body which at times irritates and spoils mood. Everyone desires a good physic and attractive body. You may be healthy, follow a healthy diet but, if still […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
People who smoke marijuana weigh less: Researchers

New York: People who smoke marijuana or cannabis weigh less as compared to adults who don’t, a new study suggests. The findings are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the munchies that will ultimately lead to weight gain. “Over a three-year period, all participants showed a weight increase, […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Eating high-fat food in stress will add extra kilos

Sydney: Eating too much high-calorie food is anyway bad for health but under stress, sugary and high-fat diet can lead to more weight gain than in normal situations, says a study. During an experiment on mice, the team discovered that a high-calorie diet when combined with stress resulted in more weight gain than the same […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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Daily self-weighing may help cut holiday weight gain

New York: If you want to avoid adding extra kilos during holidays, engaging in daily self-weighing may help, according to a new research. Previous research has shown the holiday season can lead to weight gain and that persists after end of holidays and could contribute to annual weight gain. While overweight or obese individuals are […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Body shaming leads to more weight gain in kids

New York: Teasing and bullying overweight children could act as a catalyst in further increasing their weight by 33 per cent, compared to obese kids who do not suffer body shaming, a study suggests. The findings, published in the journal Pediatric Obesity, appear to contradict the belief that such teasing might motivate youth to change […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
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Home-based weight management benefits kids, parents

New York: Researchers have found that home-based weight management programmes may be beneficial for both kids as well as parents. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behaviour, found that the DRIVE curriculum — Developing Relationships that Include Values of Eating and Exercise — reduces weight gain in kids and also prompts […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
This is why people gain weight as they get older

London: Researchers have found that lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight, even if we don’t eat more or exercise less than before. “The results indicate for the first time that processes in our fat tissue regulate changes in body weight during ageing in a way […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Eating Too Much, Not Exercising Too Little, Makes Kids Fat

New York: Taking the traditional wisdom head-on, scientists now report that eating too much — not exercising too little — may be at the core of long-term weight gain in children. Conventional wisdom suggests that an increasingly sedentary and germ-free lifestyle, resulting in low daily energy expenditure, is a primary factor underlying rising rates of […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
10000 Steps A Day May Not Prevent Weight Gain

New York: Contrary to the common belief that walking 10,000 steps a day prevents weight gain, the researchers have found that it doesn’t actually prevent weight gain rather it may decrease your sedentary time. For the findings, published in the Journal of Obesity, the research team studied 120 freshmen in the US over their first […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021