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Does counseling help obese pregnant women manage extra kilos?

Excessive weight gain during pregnancy is a cause of worry for both mother and child.

16 Jan 2019 4:37 PM

How much does a kilogram weigh?

Since 1889, a kilogram has been defined by a shiny lump of platinum-iridium kept in a special glass case.

19 Nov 2018 9:39 AM

Scientists to swap dusty old kilogram for something more stable

The kilogram has been defined since 1889 by a shiny piece of platinum-iridium held in Paris.

13 Nov 2018 8:23 AM

Dieters lose 10 times more weight by simply imagining themsleves slimmer, says study

Researchers found simply imaging yourself as being slimmer can be enough to help dieters achieve their weight-loss goals.

29 Sep 2018 11:27 AM

Parents' behaviour may affect their children's weight

Here is what a new study has found.

26 Aug 2018 12:33 PM

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Embracing plus-size risks normalisation of obesity

New study examined the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics associated with underestimation of weight status.

24 Jun 2018 5:07 PM

Weight loss surgery can cut skin cancer risk: study

Weight loss in individuals with obesity can reduce the risk of a deadly form of cancer that has increased steadily in many countries.

26 May 2018 5:20 PM

Weight loss surgery is bad for bones

Skeletal changes after surgery appear early and continue even after weight loss plateaus and weight stabilizes.

03 May 2018 5:19 PM

Skipping breakfast may cause weight gain, obesity

Infrequent breakfast consumption is associated with indices of central obesity and weight gain.

25 Apr 2018 8:34 PM

Pasta, as part of a healthy diet, not tied to weight gain

Whole grains are always a better food choice because of the higher content of dietary fiber that helps to improve the digestive system.

17 Apr 2018 8:13 PM

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Study finds eating pasta could help people lose weight

Study states that unlike most other refined carbohydrates, pasta, such as spaghetti and macaroni, has a lower GI index.

04 Apr 2018 2:33 PM

Obesity increases risk of cancer in adolescents

Obesity has shifted certain cancers to younger age groups, and intensified cellular mechanisms promoting the diseases.

27 Mar 2018 12:18 PM

Here's the secret to long-term weight management

Regular and sufficient meals support the natural biological functions of the body, and help in managing one's eating habits and weight.

26 Mar 2018 6:33 PM

Here's the kind of personality which may make a person fat

New research shows impulsive personality increases BMI and here are ways to change that.

22 Mar 2018 10:57 AM

Vitamin D linked to lower risk of cancer: study

The risk of liver cancer dropped even more, by up to 50 percent, especially for men.

08 Mar 2018 1:19 PM

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Feeling anxious? Blame your waistline

Hormone changes may be involved in the development of both anxiety and abdominal obesity.

07 Mar 2018 5:17 PM

No difference in diet plans when comes to long-run

Obesity remains a worldwide public health issue.

07 Mar 2018 2:47 PM

Regular walking may protect against heart failure: study

Women walking at an average or fast pace showed a 26 and 38 percent lower risk of heart failure.

03 Mar 2018 1:14 PM

Here are 5 tips to help a person with eating disorder

On average, someone experiencing eating disorder symptoms waits 149 weeks before seeking help.

26 Feb 2018 1:02 PM

Here’s how eating slowly can help you lose weight

Study has found changes in eating habits were strongly associated with lower obesity and weight (BMI), and smaller waist circumference.

17 Feb 2018 8:48 AM

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