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High-fat diet disturbs body clock, leads to overeating and obesity: Study(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

High-fat diet disturbs body clock, leads to overeating and obesity: Study

ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, London [uk]
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2021 07:53 AM IST
Researchers propose that high-fat diet disturbs the proper functioning of the body clock in the brain and leads to malfunctioning of brain centres that controls hormone levels, appetite etc, which results in overeating and obesity
Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. (Pixabay)
Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. (Pixabay)

Young adults at highest risk of weight gain: Study

ANI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2021 10:26 AM IST
Researchers found that people aged 18 to 24 were four times more likely to become overweight or develop obesity over the next 10 years than those aged 65 to 74.
Yoga can help in getting rid of belly fat(Pixabay)
Yoga can help in getting rid of belly fat(Pixabay)

Try these simple breathing exercises to burn belly fat

By Parmita Uniyal
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2021 02:56 PM IST
  • It is very important to get rid of belly fat as it may increase your risk of getting cardiac diseases, diabetes, blood pressure among other health troubles.
Being overweight causes depression and lowers wellbeing, a largescale new study has proved.(Unsplash)
Being overweight causes depression and lowers wellbeing, a largescale new study has proved.(Unsplash)

Study suggests being overweight might cause depression and lower well-being

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2021 09:00 PM IST
  • While the dangers of being obese on physical health are well known, researchers are now discovering that being overweight can also have a significant impact on mental health.
Heart health in obese adults may improve by cutting 200 calories daily and exercising(Unsplash)
Heart health in obese adults may improve by cutting 200 calories daily and exercising(Unsplash)

Heart health in obese adults may improve by cutting 200 calories and exercising

ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2021 07:22 AM IST
  • The study says that combining aerobic exercise with a moderate reduction in daily calories resulted in greater improvements in heart health among older adults with obesity.
Weight loss device uses magnets to lock the jaw shut and have a liquid diet(otago.ac.nz)
Weight loss device uses magnets to lock the jaw shut and have a liquid diet(otago.ac.nz)

Weight-loss device uses magnets to lock jaw shut, restricts users to liquid diet

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 11:50 AM IST
  • A weight-loss tool that is installed on the teeth and uses magnetic devices to lock the jaw shut is going viral online. It is called the Dentalslim Diet Control, and it restricts the person to have a liquid diet.
Representational image(Unsplash)
Representational image(Unsplash)

Focus on emotions key to improving heart health in obese people

ANI | , Washington Dc
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 07:50 PM IST
Obese people who attended a non-judgemental and personalised lifestyle modification programme, improved their cardiovascular and mental health during just 10 weeks, as per the findings of a new study.
Karishma Tanna gives Friday fitness a boost with animal flow workout at gym(Instagram/karishmaktanna)
Karishma Tanna gives Friday fitness a boost with animal flow workout at gym(Instagram/karishmaktanna)

Karishma Tanna gives Friday fitness a boost with animal flow workout at gym

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 04:52 PM IST
  • Karishma Tanna evokes a sense of fun and creativity to mundane workout session and pumps up our motivation to get up and hit the gym this Friday with her latest fitness video of animal flow exercises. Here’s why you should try it too
Study says people with 'healthy obesity' still at higher risk of diabetes, CVD(Pixabay)
Study says people with 'healthy obesity' still at higher risk of diabetes, CVD(Pixabay)

Study says people with 'healthy obesity' still at higher risk of diabetes, CVD

ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 08:22 AM IST
The research was conducted at the Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, UK. They examined whether individuals who had obesity and a normal metabolic profile are healthy, or if they too have a higher risk of developing obesity-related health issues.
Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2021 12:27 PM IST
A new study reveals that being overweight or a higher BMI or obesity can benefit the patient with a bacterial infection, highlights whether it is connected with functions in the immune system and how they're regulated.
New, effective treatment for vitamin D deficiency (Representative image)(Unsplash)
New, effective treatment for vitamin D deficiency (Representative image)(Unsplash)

Study finds new, much effective treatment for Vitamin D deficiency

ANI | , Boston
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2021 09:07 AM IST
A new study has found that 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 is much more effective in treating Vitamin D deficiency. It is especially more successful in the cases of obese patients as it is not fat soluble.
Here's how bullying, obesity can affect girls' and boys' mental health(Twitter/EnergyKrazed)
Here's how bullying, obesity can affect girls' and boys' mental health(Twitter/EnergyKrazed)

Here's how bullying, obesity can affect girls' and boys' mental health

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 06:42 PM IST
A new study investigates the connection between body mass index (BMI) or obesity and depressive symptoms and takes a close look at whether being subjected to bullying affects teenage girls, boys and their relationship over time
Obesity may be one reason some countries or communities have been hit hard by the virus, researchers say. (Unsplash)
Obesity may be one reason some countries or communities have been hit hard by the virus, researchers say. (Unsplash)

Obese people more likely to develop severe Covid-19 complications, study says

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2021 11:41 AM IST
The study, led by Australian researchers, examined over 7000 patients from eleven different countries who were admitted to 18 hospitals. Of this group, over a third (34.8%) were overweight and almost a third (30.8%) were obese.
Long-term weight retention, associated health risks in obese adults(Pexels)
Long-term weight retention, associated health risks in obese adults(Pexels)

Long-term weight retention increases chances of health risks in adults: Study

ANI | , London
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 09:34 AM IST
The findings of a new study have shown that obese people who retain their weight for a long time are at a higher risk of health complications and death.
Study claims obesity reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue(Twitter/nutrition_facts)
Study claims obesity reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue(Twitter/nutrition_facts)

Study claims obesity reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2021 11:16 AM IST
A recent study has found that pathways responsible for mitochondrial metabolism in adipose tissue were greatly reduced by obesity. Mitochondria are important cellular powerplants that process all of our energy intakes and changes in them can often have health-related consequences
Heavy menstrual bleeding affects up to 1 in 3 women at some point in their reproductive lives. (Unsplash)
Heavy menstrual bleeding affects up to 1 in 3 women at some point in their reproductive lives. (Unsplash)

Study links obesity to heavy periods, impaired womb repair

ANI | , Edinburgh [scotland]
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 07:01 PM IST
Obesity is linked to heavier periods and may be caused by delayed repair of the womb lining, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology.
Consuming sugary diet in childhood may cause memory trouble(Pexels)
Consuming sugary diet in childhood may cause memory trouble(Pexels)

Sugary beverages consumed in childhood can lead to memory loss later: Study

ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2021 08:00 AM IST
The findings of a new study revealed that consuming sugary drinks in early years might lead to memory loss in those children at a later stage in their life along with other issues such as obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
Study finds potential key to protect against obesity, increase healthy lifespan(Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash)
Study finds potential key to protect against obesity, increase healthy lifespan(Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash)

Study finds potential key to protect against obesity, increase healthy lifespan

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 10:02 AM IST
A new research has revealed not only the nutrient that protects against obesity but also an important clue for developing a treatment that increases the period of healthy lifespan by providing metabolic benefits
Improve posture and spinal health with Yoga’s Cat-Cow stretch or Chakravakasana(Twitter/jokebox_hero)
Improve posture and spinal health with Yoga’s Cat-Cow stretch or Chakravakasana(Twitter/jokebox_hero)

Improve posture and spinal health with Yoga’s Cat-Cow stretch or Chakravakasana

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 01:16 PM IST
  • Here are the benefits and steps to nail Yoga’s Cat-Cow stretch or Chakravakasana if you feel numbness, tingling sensations in the hands from all that typing, obesity, stiffness in the lower back or cervical pain due to sitting at the office desk for long or while working from home
The results were published in the journal Nature Metabolism.(Pixabay)
The results were published in the journal Nature Metabolism.(Pixabay)

Study identifies genes that increase risk of obesity and protect against disease

ANI | , Copenhagen [denmark]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:19 PM IST
A team of researchers have identified a range of genes that are linked to both elevated levels of body fat, as well as offering protection from some of the negative health impacts of obesity.
Study suggests self-monitoring using digital health tools to lose weight(Photo by Liam Johnson on Unsplash)
Study suggests self-monitoring using digital health tools to lose weight(Photo by Liam Johnson on Unsplash)

Study suggests self-monitoring using digital health tools to lose weight

ANI |
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Want to lose weight without hitting the gym? Study suggests self-monitoring by using digital health tools and you will not need consulting a dietitian either
Researchers have found NAFLD in 40 to 80 per cent of people who have type-2 diabetes, and in 30 to 90 per cent of people who are obese.(Unsplash)
Researchers have found NAFLD in 40 to 80 per cent of people who have type-2 diabetes, and in 30 to 90 per cent of people who are obese.(Unsplash)

Overweight, diabetic people at risk of developing non-alcoholic liver disease

ANI | , New Delhi [india]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 03:29 PM IST
People who are overweight and have diabetes are at a higher risk of developing the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease as the prevalence of NAFLD is around 9 percent to 32 percent in the Indian population.
Late-childhood obesity associated with low-quality maternal diet during pregnancy(Unsplash)
Late-childhood obesity associated with low-quality maternal diet during pregnancy(Unsplash)

Relation between late-childhood obesity and low-quality pregnancy diet: Study

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 09:00 AM IST
  • A new study published in the BMC Medicine journal has found one of the reasons of late-childhood obesity can be the low-quality diets that the mother ate during pregnancy.
Here's how calorie label on alcohol drinks may affect obesity(Unsplash)
Here's how calorie label on alcohol drinks may affect obesity(Unsplash)

There might be a connection between calorie label on alcohol drinks and obesity

ANI | , Liverpool
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2021 10:11 AM IST
A new study has shown that the more knowledge a customer has about the caloric content of his drink, the more it has an effect on his consumption of alcohol.
People with obesity who contract Covid-19 are 48% more likely to die, 74% more likely to be needing an ICU, and 113% more likely to be admitted to a hospital than the people with normal weight.(Pixabay)
People with obesity who contract Covid-19 are 48% more likely to die, 74% more likely to be needing an ICU, and 113% more likely to be admitted to a hospital than the people with normal weight.(Pixabay)

Why people with obesity are more prone to Covid-19: Treat the root cause

Vijaywada | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 04:57 PM IST
People with obesity who contract Covid-19 are 48% more likely to die, 74% more likely to be needing an ICU, and 113% more likely to be admitted to a hospital than the people with normal weight. These startling statistics were inferred from data of approximately four lakh Covid-19 patients studied by an international team of researchers.
Obesity causes malfunction of entire human body and brings a battalion of ailments, which are most detrimental to our health.(Unsplash)
Obesity causes malfunction of entire human body and brings a battalion of ailments, which are most detrimental to our health.(Unsplash)

Diabetes + Obesity = Diabesity: The Enemy Within You

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 05:54 PM IST
Obesity causes malfunction of entire human body and brings a battalion of ailments, which are most detrimental to our health. The imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure results in an oscillating weighing scale. It has become another epidemic in the country which needs attention.
Lakshadweep, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, have registered several folds increase in the percentage of obesity among children below five years of age in comparison to NFHS-4 conducted between 2015 and 2016.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Lakshadweep, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, have registered several folds increase in the percentage of obesity among children below five years of age in comparison to NFHS-4 conducted between 2015 and 2016.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

NFHS reveals drastic rise in obesity among kids under 5 years in 20 states

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 05:24 PM IST
About 13.4 % under the age of five were found to be obese in Ladakh which was highest among the 22 states and Union Territories surveyed, followed by Lakshadweep at 10.5% Mizoram 10%, Jammu and Kashmir, and Sikkim 9.6% each.
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.
Conventionally, there is a tendency to perceive individuals who are overweight as lacking the willpower to improve their lifestyle habits.(Shutterstock)
Conventionally, there is a tendency to perceive individuals who are overweight as lacking the willpower to improve their lifestyle habits.(Shutterstock)

Study sheds light on possible factors leading to obesity

Tokyo | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 10:09 AM IST
The study was carried out by Project Professor TAMORI Yoshikazu (Division of Creative Health Promotion) et al.’s research group at the Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine.
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