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Anti-Obesity Day 2020: Simple ways to eat smart and beat weight gain

November 26, 2020 10:00 am

Snacking on wholesome fruits and vegetables instead of junk food will help you keep empty calories at bay and feel energised

How to reduce obesity risk during the lockdown

July 04, 2020 1:13 pm

It is essential to recognise obesity timely and prevent it by adopting a healthy lifestyle, eating habits and increasing physical activity, says Dr Pradeep Joshi.

Longer exposure to obesity is linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, shows study

December 24, 2019 4:47 pm

According to the researchers, the results highlight the importance of overweight or obesity in early adulthood as risk factors for adult diabetes.

What happens to your body when you eat fast?

December 03, 2019 6:24 pm

Munching away mindlessly is a bad habit; are you guilty of it?

Men prone to lifestyle diseases in their 30s, women follow in their 50s: Study

September 10, 2019 5:00 pm

According to a joint report prepared by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Economic Forum, lifestyle diseases account for almost 60 per cent of deaths worldwide and are responsible for almost 44 per cent of premature deaths.

World Obesity Day: Lose weight for a healthy pregnancy

October 11, 2018 4:09 pm

Obese women are more likely to undergo prolonged labour and caesarean deliveries.

Obesity, smoking roadblocks in successful arthritis treatment

June 17, 2018 4:39 pm

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints, causing pain and disability and can also affect internal organs. Obesity in women and smoking among men could be a major factor.

Anti psychotic drugs increase the risk of diabetes and obesity

June 14, 2018 5:06 pm

According to a recent study prescription of anti psychotic drugs to adolescents and young children can increase their risk of developing diabetes and obesity. There has to diligent monitoring of body weight while prescribing these.

Walnuts may significantly lower obesity risk: Study

January 09, 2014 7:09 pm

The study was published in the journal PLOS ONE.

You’re fat if your waist is more than half your height

May 12, 2012 11:23 am

Waist to height ratio is equally fair to tall,short people so can be used across all ethnic groups.