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Wednesday, May 27, 2020



Ova of overweight women have lower levels of omega-3 fatty acid

May 01, 2020 6:58 pm

Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential part of human diet that has to be ingested as the body cannot synthesise them.

Risk of depression is higher in obese adults, study suggests

April 10, 2020 6:47 pm

Around 5,19,500 adults who were overweight or obese were followed as part of the study.

Diet-related diseases lead to 60 per cent premature deaths in India, says research

January 25, 2020 11:36 am

Over the next 30 years, the proportion of adults in India is set to increase from eight per cent to 19 per cent, leading to increased preventable disease coupled with increase in food demand.

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?

Study reveals common factor between obesity and tooth wear

October 28, 2019 3:30 pm

The findings of the study, published in the journal Clinical Oral Investigation, suggests that the increased consumption of sugary soft drinks by obese patients may be the leading cause of the erosion of the tooth enamel, and dentine — the hard bony structure forming the bulk of a tooth.

How many walnuts should you have?

October 20, 2019 4:18 pm

All nuts should be incorporated in daily meals as they are rich in source of monounsaturated fatty acids and walnuts in addition also contain high amounts of Omega-3 fatty acid, making it heart healthy.

Fat found in overweight people's lungs, study shows

October 18, 2019 6:58 pm

Scientists already know that people who are overweight or obese are more likely to suffer with wheezing and asthma, but the reasons for this have not been completely explained.

World Obesity Day: Why home-cooked food is better for a healthier life

October 11, 2019 1:24 pm

Obesity is shaping up to be a major health care problem and one of the most frequent causes of preventable death in the 21st century.

Here's what increases the risk of cardiovascular disease in diabetics

September 24, 2019 10:50 am

Body mass index, a common measure of obesity, has been recently shown to be an imperfect metric because it does not distinguish between lean muscle mass and fat mass.


Cut sugary juices, eat eggs, get good sleep: 10 weight loss tips for obese people

October 11, 2017 6:00 am

Struggling hard to lose weight even with a controlled diet? On World Obesity Day, here are 10 quick fix tips to help you lose weight. But, remember there are no shortcuts to weight loss regimes.

World Obesity Day 2017: Fight obesity with these 10 easily available superfoods

October 10, 2017 10:21 pm

New expert estimates revealed that the cost of treating obesity-related illnesses globally will top $1.2 trillion every year from 2025 unless more is done to check the rapidly worsening epidemic. On the occasion of World Obesity Day, let's pledge to fight it with a healthy diet. Start with these superfoods and feel the difference.