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Food outlets near schools can be cause of obesity among children

Studies reveal that proximity to food joints puts children at higher risk of being obese.

25 Nov 2019 12:15 PM

Dietary changes can improve health in old age and extend lifespan

Diet change in old age can lead to longer life.

28 Oct 2019 9:31 AM

Concentrate on brown fat can help burn more energy

Want to burn more energy? Concentrate on brown fat.

28 Oct 2019 9:24 AM

How good body fat helps in weight loss

A new study talks about the role of good body fat in treating obesity.

11 Sep 2019 3:59 PM

Obesity decoded

Genes linked to obesity identified, to help in understanding how genes can predispose certain individuals to obesity.

20 Feb 2019 3:56 PM


Teenagers' lack of sleep tied to high blood pressure, more body fat

Longer sleep and higher sleep efficiency associated with lower blood pressure, less fat mass, and low cholesterol levels.

16 Jun 2018 11:25 AM

Genetic obesity risk tied to smoking, says study

Results highlight the role of obesity in influencing smoking initiation and cessation.

31 May 2018 8:27 AM

Gene making people crave sugary treats may also reduce body fat

Another expert warned that FGF21 can also trigger redistribution of fat to the upper body.

11 Apr 2018 2:19 PM

Study says losing sleep makes it harder to lose body fat

Sleep deprivation has been linked to increased risk of obesity, and inadequate sleep has been linked to difficulties with weight loss.

26 Mar 2018 8:07 AM

High body fat levels may up breast cancer risk: study

The study included participants who had a normal BMI (between 18.5 to 25.0) and no history of breast cancer.

27 Jan 2018 2:43 PM


Green tea may help fight obesity and increase memory

Experts say key compound in green tea called EGCG significantly helps reducing body fat.

07 Aug 2017 12:00 PM

Business owner in his forties increases his IQ after shedding half of his body fat

Ken Wathall, originally from UK shed 10kgs in 12 week transformation which left him with amazing abs and higher IQ level.

02 Aug 2017 10:04 AM