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Low temperature makes it easy to pick up the pace – whether you run/cycle or lift weights(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine by Kamal Singh CSCS: Training in winters

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2020 06:58 AM IST
The pros and cons of work out in cold weather
Representational image(UNICEF)
Representational image(UNICEF)

Obesity in children might be due to genetic variant resulting in less leptin production

Washington | By Asian News International| Posted by Nishtha Grover
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 12:52 PM IST
Children of African descent, who possess a genetic variant that lowers the production of leptin in body have a higher risk of becoming overweight. Leptin has a major role in controlling the weight of children.
it is not possible to only exercise and become lean without cutting down food intake(Shutterstock)
it is not possible to only exercise and become lean without cutting down food intake(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine by Kamal Singh CSCS: Can you out-train a bad diet?

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 07:15 AM IST
You can’t only exercise and become lean without eating right
Winter is round the corner. It is the time when most people naturally up their calories as the cold makes people hungrier(Shutterstock)
Winter is round the corner. It is the time when most people naturally up their calories as the cold makes people hungrier(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine by Kamal Singh CSCS: ‘Tis the season to gain muscle!

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 08:40 AM IST
With winter round the corner, it’s easy to gain some winter weight. But it’s equally important to gain strength and stay fit
Celebrating the National Nutrition Month, the Protein Report Card by Right To Protein is a step to address this gap of self-assessment and awareness.(Business Wire India)
Celebrating the National Nutrition Month, the Protein Report Card by Right To Protein is a step to address this gap of self-assessment and awareness.(Business Wire India)

National Nutrition Month: Protein report card launched by Right To Protein

UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 06:32 PM IST
Answering the Government of India’s call on adopting nutrition report cards, Right To Protein introduces an exclusive ‘Protein Report Card’ for Indian citizens to self-assess and improve their nutritional intake.
The food was weighed and counted before and after it was given to each person for the study.(Unsplash)
The food was weighed and counted before and after it was given to each person for the study.(Unsplash)

Using technology while eating may decrease food intake

Illinois | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 02:17 PM IST
Participants’ food consumption was evaluated on two separate occasions - one day when they played the game while eating and on another day when they ate without distractions.
Eating right and exercising regularly is the best way to lose those extra kilos(Shutterstock)
Eating right and exercising regularly is the best way to lose those extra kilos(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine: Losing weight the right way

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 08:58 PM IST
Obesity leads to a variety of lifestyle diseases - eating right and exercising are the best ways to handle it
The researchers called the phenomenon of eating more with friends and family “social facilitation”.(Unsplash)
The researchers called the phenomenon of eating more with friends and family “social facilitation”.(Unsplash)

Why we eat more with others than when alone

London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 04:27 PM IST
A recent study found that people eat more with friends and family because having food with others is more enjoyable and social eating could increase consumption.
Billions of people worldwide consume artificial sweeteners and they are prescribed as a tool to treat obesity, despite little being known until now about their full impact on the brain.(Unsplash)
Billions of people worldwide consume artificial sweeteners and they are prescribed as a tool to treat obesity, despite little being known until now about their full impact on the brain.(Unsplash)

Here’s how artificial sweeteners increase appetite

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 04:27 PM IST
Billions of people worldwide consume artificial sweeteners and they are prescribed as a tool to treat obesity, despite little being known until now about their full impact on the brain.
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(Unsplash)

A simple snack maximises alertness, productivity for night shift workers

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 05:50 PM IST
A simple snack is the best choice for maximising alertness and productivity on nightshift, suggests a study.
An easy way to get started with diet management is via smartphone apps that help you with logging your food intake and keeping a tab on your diet.
An easy way to get started with diet management is via smartphone apps that help you with logging your food intake and keeping a tab on your diet.

How nutritious is your diet?

Hindustan Times | By Abhishek Baxi
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Maintaining a good diet and keeping a check on your nutritional intake is easy now with cools apps and gadgets
Dr Namita Pandey, breast oncological surgeon at Hiranandani Hospital, said, “Around 10-15 people out of 100 are genetically inclined to suffer from cancer.”(HT Photo)
Dr Namita Pandey, breast oncological surgeon at Hiranandani Hospital, said, “Around 10-15 people out of 100 are genetically inclined to suffer from cancer.”(HT Photo)

Cancer deaths rise by 5,727 in 3 years in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sadaguru Pandit
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 02:14 AM IST
According to the study, 9% of the total cases of cancer in the country were recorded in Maharashtra.
Marijuana users less likely to gain weight despite munchies.(Unsplash)
Marijuana users less likely to gain weight despite munchies.(Unsplash)

Marijuana users less likely to gain weight despite munchies: Study

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 04:08 PM IST
The findings are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the munchies will ultimately gain more weight.
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(Unsplash)

Tracking food helps losing extra kilos, says study

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Overweight people who tracked daily food consumption using a free smartphone app lost a significant amount of weight in a new study.
Next-generation toilets—along with important initiatives like Swachh Bharat—won’t just save lives. They’ll also improve them, especially for women and girls(Yogendra Kumar/HT)
Next-generation toilets—along with important initiatives like Swachh Bharat—won’t just save lives. They’ll also improve them, especially for women and girls(Yogendra Kumar/HT)

A surprise can be a call to action

By Bill Gates and Melinda Gates
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 08:52 AM IST
When you first confront a difficult reality, you get surprised, then you get outraged, then you get activated. That’s how the world gets better
Close interactions between the brain and the digestive system are able to reinforce food intake.
Close interactions between the brain and the digestive system are able to reinforce food intake.

Your brain rewards you twice when you eat: Study

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 04:06 PM IST
It is a well-known fact that food can trigger the release of the ‘feel-good hormone’ dopamine in the brain.
Restricting food intake to 10 hours a day, and fasting the rest, can lead to better health, regardless of our biological clock, says the study.(Unsplash)
Restricting food intake to 10 hours a day, and fasting the rest, can lead to better health, regardless of our biological clock, says the study.(Unsplash)

Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 11:41 AM IST
Eating within a 10-hour window could help you lose weight and boost overall health, says a new study.
Here’s the best cure for cold.(Shutterstock)
Here’s the best cure for cold.(Shutterstock)

Move over cold medicines, exercise is the best cure for a runny nose

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2018 01:20 PM IST
Shivering is one of the first defences against cold and it boosts the body’s heat production. Shivering can only warm you up for so long and after a few hours your muscles will run out of fuel and will grow too tired to contract. Exercise helps build-up muscle in the limbs and this new research shows that this exercise could help the muscle shiver longer and keep people warmer for longer.
A patient suffering from tuberculosis takes his medicines.(Kalpak Pathak/ HT Photo)
A patient suffering from tuberculosis takes his medicines.(Kalpak Pathak/ HT Photo)

Mumbai TB hospital may grow spirulina to ensure nutrition for patients

Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2018 06:11 AM IST
Spirulina, a rich source of proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins, is considered a super food.
Savoury broths can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviours and food choices.(Shutterstock)
Savoury broths can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviours and food choices.(Shutterstock)

Weight loss tip, drink the soup before eating your meal

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 04:47 PM IST
Umami is a Japanese word used to express a delicious, savoury meal, and represents one of the five basic tastes. A new study says this is the key to promote healthy eating and good for women at risk of obesity. While sweet and sour tastes are often studied in detail, this is one of the first studies on this topic.
Is fasting the right kind of diet for your weight loss?(Shutterstock)
Is fasting the right kind of diet for your weight loss?(Shutterstock)

Intermittent fasting can result in weight loss, but can be risky in the long run

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 02:39 PM IST
According to a recent study, intermittent fasting diets could increase diabetes risk. These findings suggest that fasting-based diets may be associated with long-term health risks and careful consideration should be made before starting such weight loss programmes.
Babies, who were never breastfed or breastfed for less than four months, were most likely to be introduced to foods too early.(Shutterstock)
Babies, who were never breastfed or breastfed for less than four months, were most likely to be introduced to foods too early.(Shutterstock)

What’s the right time to introduce solids to your baby? Here are some answers

Asian News International, Washington D.C . | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 04:28 PM IST
Introducing babies to complementary foods too early can cause them to miss out on important nutrients that come from breast milk and infant formula. Conversely, introducing them to complementary foods too late has been associated with micronutrient deficiencies, allergies, and poorer diets later in life.
When our stomachs are empty, the body senses this and switches to food-seeking survival mode.(Shutterstock)
When our stomachs are empty, the body senses this and switches to food-seeking survival mode.(Shutterstock)

Want to lose weight? Freezing the hunger-signalling nerve may help

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 10:05 AM IST
Freezing the nerve that carries hunger signals to the brain may help patients with mild-to-moderate obesity lose weight, a study has found.
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