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Obese kids’ brains crave for sugar: Research

Researchers found that the brains of obese kids are hypersensitive to sugar.

‘Obesity puts you at greater risk of cancer’

Around 5.24 million people were identified at 16 years or more and followed for an average of 7.5 years.


Why it’s never too late to lose weight

Weight loss at any age in adulthood is worthwhile because it could yield long-term health benefits, says a new research.

‘Overweight people who pick diet drinks eat more food’

Beverage industry, which has long promoted diet drinks as an alternative to full-calorie beverages, defended such alternatives to help manage weight.

Eating chocolates can help you shed flab

Chocolate is rich in flavonoids especially catechins which have healthy properties.


Obesity tied to semi-frequent migraines: Study

About 32 percent of people with episodic migraines were obese.

Overweight? You may blame genes

Studies find that people gain different amounts of weight while overeating by the same amount?


Children of obese fathers at risk of being overweight: study

The study found that the second generation could face similar metabolic disorders,including obesity.


Obese moms more at risk of preterm delivery

Researchers found the risk of preterm delivery increases with maternal overweight and obesity.


Skimmed milk can make kids obese

Two-year-olds who regularly drank skimmed milk were 57 per cent more likely to be overweight.


Modern women ‘piling on the pounds due to lack of household chores’

Since the 1960s,more women have taken desk jobs and cut back on physical activity like household chores.


Fish oil supplements ‘may slow biological effect of aging’

Most overweight but healthy middle-aged and older adults who took omega-3 supplements.


Pak’s overweight policemen hit gyms to lose extra flab

Those with waistlines of 38 inches or more will no longer be considered for field duties,say officials.


Kids inherit obesity from their parents

Kids of obese parents have higher chances of being overweight.


Overweight people eat less often: study

Most of the research has shown that people who eat more frequently have a lower weight.