Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023



Bike desks help Mexican students learn while burning calories

February 05, 2023 7:02 pm

A third of all Mexicans are obese and as children age, many pack on the pounds. A recent national study showed about 8% of children under 5 were overweight or obese, which rises to almost 19% for kids between 5-11 years old.

Why experts are urging swifter treatment for children with Obesity

January 29, 2023 12:36 pm

Obesity is a risk factor for a number of disorders, including Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, joint and back pain, and several cancers. Treating the problem as early as possible may help prevent a lot of misery.

Does a person's blood group play a role when it comes to weight loss?

January 05, 2023 9:47 am

"Yes, blood group diets can help to lose weight in certain cases. Your blood group determines how you absorb certain nutrients, how you handle stress," nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote

Can you be overweight and still be fit? Just watch your cholesterol

December 09, 2022 3:19 pm

If you are exercising regularly and being careful about what you eat, do not get overly disappointed if you are a few kilos overweight. If you can keep your parameters within normal range, you can reap the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, says Dr Aashish Contractor, Director, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai

Is a green Mediterranean diet, minus fish & chicken, a better way to burn belly fat?

December 06, 2022 3:46 pm

‘It is fully plant-based, has no animal fat or sugar and is rich in polyphenols, which can fight inflammation and remove toxins from the body,’ says Ritika Samaddar, Regional Head, Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Max Healthcare.

Can metabolic surgery help control diabetes in patients?

November 29, 2022 2:56 pm

According to a doctor, metabolic/bariatric surgery includes operations like gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and sleeve-plus procedures

'Early diagnosis is key’: KEM Hospital in Pune launches metabolic and obesity clinic

November 25, 2022 12:34 pm

Obesity is linked to conditions like high BP, heart disease, infertility, cancer and depression. The pandemic has also worsened obesity-linked issues among all age groups, Dr Jayashree Todkar said.

The 3-step yoga routine that will help you get rid of belly fat

November 20, 2022 2:29 pm

Sustained yoga practice makes you aware of the healing capacities of your own body. It awakens a positive attitude and helps convert dietary indulgences into eating for health and fitness, says yoga guru Kamini Bobde

Can deep brain stimulation (DBS) stop binge-eating and control obesity?

November 17, 2022 4:01 pm

As per a latest US study, DBS attempts to address areas of the brain by implanting electrodes and stimulating the satiety centres or neurons, which give a sense of fullness after a small meal resulting in decreased calorie intake, says Dr Sunit Mediratta, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital.

Is there a link between obesity and eye problems?

November 10, 2022 10:24 am

According to Dr Neeraj Sanduja, ophthalmologist and eye surgeon, when it comes to the eyes, obesity can cause serious "sight-threatening retinal diseases"


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.