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Want to lose weight? Drink this before meal everyday!

First of all, if you are looking at losing weight, make sure you avoid high fat appetisers that will only end up increasing your hunger and lead to overeating in the later meal, and subsequently you will end up in gaining weight. If you are planning to cut down on foods rich in saturated fats […]

Weight Loss Tips: Remove belly fat in just one day!

It may sound unusual, it may seem difficult to reduce the belly fat in just a day but following this one-day diet would definitely help remove toxins from the body. Here’s the diet schedule for the day you need to follow: As soon as you wake up, drink a glass of warm water with a […]

Weight loss may reverse effects of heart rhythm disorder: Know the detail

Sydney: Losing weight may reverse or reduce the progression of irregular heart rhythm disorder among obese people, claim researchers, including one of Indian origin. The findings showed that reducing weight by 10 per cent along with management of associated risk factors can reduce the effects of Atrial fibrillation (AF), a leading cause of stroke which […]

Dieting may up smoking, binge drinking in teenaged girls

Toronto:  While looking slim is in fashion amongst teenaged girls, intentional weight loss might increase the risk of developing health-compromising behaviour like smoking, binge drinking and skipping breakfast, warn researchers. Teenaged dieters were 1.6 times more likely to smoke and skip breakfast, and 1.5 times more likely to smoke and engage in binge drinking than […]

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Donald Trump is on weight loss regimen, Here's the diet chart

Washington: Dietitians to Donald Trump has replaced his favorite steak with fish and have also discarded cheeseburgers, after the US President acknowledged in private that he needed to lose weight, a media report said. President Trump had embarked upon a mission to shed 10 to 15 pounds in January by altering his diet and with […]

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Weight loss: Here's how to cure hair loss while reducing weight

New Delhi: With weight reduction and the growing consciousness about looks and physique turning out to be the biggest resolution for every youngster, a right combination of exercises and nutritious food can be a game changer. Lack of enough proteins, iron and other dietary supplements in the human body can cause hair loss. Inadequacy of […]

Weight loss surgery may change your relationship status

London: Apart from inducing substantial weight loss, bariatric surgery may change your relationship status too, a new study suggests. The finding suggests that individuals who have undergone the surgery have a higher probability of getting married or separating from their partner or getting divorced. “We have previously studied the medical benefits of bariatric surgery, but […]

Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight

New York: Confused whether to follow a low-fat diet or a low-carb diet to shed weight? Reducing either carbohydrates or fats from the diet shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion, claims a new study. Published in the journal JAMA, the study stated that the fundamental strategy for losing weight with either a […]

If you lose weight, your spouse might too

New York: Want your partner to be fit? You can be a source of motivation for them as a new research suggests that people who make an effort to lose weight aren’t just helping themselves, they may be helping others too.The findings of the study showed that when one member of a couple commits to losing […]

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Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

New York: Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 per cent than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, finds a study. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal […]

Your body's built-in weighing scale may help combat obesity

London: Human body consists of an internal body weight sensing system that operates like bathroom scales, registering body weight and signalling the brain to reduce food intake, researchers have found. 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 […]

Exercise alone may not protect your knees: Research

New York: Weight loss by diet and exercise can significantly help slow down the degeneration of knee cartilage, than just exercise, finds a new research. The knee joint is a common site of osteoarthritis — a degenerative joint disease that affects more than a third of adults over the age of 60 — and in […]

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 […]

Have mushroom-rich breakfast to maintain healthy weight

New York:  Eating a mushroom-rich breakfast may result in less hunger and a greater feeling of fullness, thereby helping you avoid consuming extra calories later, new research suggests. The findings, published in the journal Appetite, suggest that meat can be replaced by mushroom in some meals. “As with previous published research, this study indicates there […]

Staying in shape may increase your lifespan

London: Want to live a long life? Reducing excess weight and staying in shape may prolong life expectancy by two months, researchers suggested. The study showed that people who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilo of weight they carry. Cigarette smoking and traits associated with lung cancer also […]

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 […]

Losing weight can help save money

New York: Your efforts to get in shape may pay off literally. A new study has found that weight loss for adults at any age leads to cost savings. Even going from obese to overweight leads to lower medical costs and productivity savings, according to the study published online in the journal Obesity. “Over half the […]

Eating nuts can stave off obesity risk

New York: Want to shed those extra kilos? Consume nuts such as almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, walnuts and peanuts in your diet as these can help you reduce weight as well as lower the risk of becoming being overweight and obese, researchers say. The findings showed that people who ate who ate nuts not only had […]

Taking a break from dieting could be key to weight loss

Sydney: Struggling hard to lose weight even with a controlled diet? Avoid continuous dieting and take a two-week break as this may help keep the kilos off, suggests a new study. According to researchers, dieting altered a series of biological processes in the body, which led to slower weight loss and possibly weight gain. “When […]

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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 […]

Weight loss can reduce asthma severity in obese adults

Ottawa: Weight loss can improve asthma severity, asthma control, lung function, and quality of life of obese adults with asthma, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin. The researchers found that weight loss reduced asthma severity as measured by airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) in obese adults. “While previous studies have examined the relationship between asthma severity and […]

People trust friends when it comes to weight-loss

When it comes to joining a weight-loss programme, people trust their friends who have lost weight more than the advice of celebrities, a study says