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Eating too much but moving too little can lead to obesity which in turn puts us at risk of several lifestyle diseases. Here are some easy lifestyle modifications to keep obesity at bay.
Published on Nov 25, 2022 06:22 PM IST
Very few people are happy with their bodies where the frustration of disproportionate body permeates into shopping for new clothes or going out for a vacation with family etc. Here are the benefits, criteria, purpose, tips to prepare for body contouring surgery and list of nonsurgical methods
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 03:43 PM IST
It is seen that mental health issues may lead to obesity and some-times obesity may lead to mental health diseases. Here's what you should know about this twin epidemic.
Updated on Nov 04, 2022 04:09 PM IST
According to research, a mother's consumption of ultra-processed foods appears to be associated with an increased risk of overweight or obesity in her children, regardless of other lifestyle risk factors.
Published on Oct 08, 2022 09:23 PM IST
Corkey believes that the characteristics that make individuals susceptible to autoimmune destruction could also apply to other autoimmune diseases such as toxic shock syndrome and possibly long COVID.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 02:51 PM IST
Weight loss, better mental health, and increased libido are among numerous health and well-being claims made by followers of regular cold-water immersion or arising from anecdotal cases.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 02:44 PM IST
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that heighten the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes, including hypertension, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels.
Published on Sep 21, 2022 01:22 PM IST
Childhood obesity is a growing menace in the country and can lead to serious complications in later life. It will be imperative for children to stick to healthy eating habits and exercise daily. Parents, read on to know how nutrition and physical activity helps in tackling obesity
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 03:00 PM IST
Previous research showed that people with diabetes and obesity are more likely to become severely ill and die if they catch COVID-19, but are no more likely to contract it. However, the underlying mechanisms, and their role in prolonged post-COVID-19 symptoms (long COVID), remains unclear.
Published on Sep 18, 2022 09:57 AM IST
Are you diagnosed with osteoarthritis? Here's how to manage the debilitating joint pain via physiotherapy as it can be a boon for osteoarthritis patients.
Published on Sep 09, 2022 11:33 AM IST
According to the new study, if insulin production is compromised, as is the case in the early stages of type 2 diabetes, this can contribute to obesity.
Published on Sep 04, 2022 02:20 PM IST
According to new research, overweight people are more likely to disagree with their doctors on weight loss and lifestyle recommendations.
Published on Sep 01, 2022 06:37 PM IST
According to a new study, obesity and psychological issues have been linked to excessive screen time. Study in fruit flies has discovered a new problem: the blue light emitted by these devices may have an effect on our basic biological functions.
Published on Aug 31, 2022 08:15 PM IST
Planning to follow a diet to shed extra weight? Nutritionist Anupama Menon tells you what not to do for weight loss.
Published on Aug 31, 2022 01:58 PM IST
Overweight and obesity were determined according to body mass index. The researchers calculated a continuous metabolic syndrome score ranging from negative (healthier) to positive (unhealthier) values that included waist circumference, blood pressure, and blood glucose and lipid levels.
Published on Aug 28, 2022 10:57 AM IST
Being overweight makes management of many chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes etc difficult for elderly people but losing weight after 60 is also very tricky. Any rigorous form of weight loss may prove harmful. Here are some healthy diet plan and exercise tips that the elderly should adopt
Updated on Aug 18, 2022 04:19 PM IST
Surprisingly, these metabolic disruptions seemed to have a "protective effect" by keeping blood sugar levels low and preventing fat from accumulating in the blood or liver. When they removed the pellets, the metabolic changes quickly reversed.
Published on Aug 11, 2022 11:26 AM IST
LTL is known to be linked with aging and associated diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. This study investigated the relationship of LTL in pre-diabetic women, and specifically, the relationship of LTL with obesity in women. This study is the first of its kind.
Published on Aug 05, 2022 12:04 PM IST
Doctors reveal whether diabetes and obesity, the rising epidemics affecting millions worldwide and known to cause hormonal disruptions, affect fertility and reproductive health in both men and women
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 08:06 AM IST
From diabetes, osteoarthritis, obesity to liver diseases, adding turmeric to your diet could help reduce inflammation and guard against many infections.
Published on Jul 21, 2022 01:22 PM IST
Both processes are complex, dynamic and profoundly influenced by factors ranging from the types of foods consumed and when, to the microbial residents of the gut, whose presence and behaviors help dictate digestion, absorption of nutrients, vitamin synthesis and development of the immune system.
Published on Jul 12, 2022 12:00 PM IST
From burning less calories to the presence of the FTO gene in the body, the expert addressed the issue of obesity and its relationship with the genetic makeup of the body.
Published on Jun 24, 2022 01:54 PM IST
In a sample of older men and women ages, 63 to 84, those who were exposed to any amount of light while sleeping at night were significantly more likely to be obese, and have high blood pressure and diabetes compared to adults who were not exposed to any light during the night.
Updated on Jun 23, 2022 03:21 PM IST
Obesity cases are not only rising in adults but even adolescents. Being obese can make children fall prey to a variety of health problems. Watch out for these serious health complications of obesity in teenagers and check these tips on how to deal with it.
Updated on Jun 11, 2022 02:39 PM IST
Bariatric surgery is presently the most effective method for sustained weight loss in the long term. However, many patients tend to regain some degree of weight after 2 to 3 years of having bariatric surgery. Here's how to maintain it
Updated on Jun 06, 2022 08:27 PM IST
Type 2 diabetes is a serious metabolic disease. Formerly known as adult-onset diabetes, it is a chronic condition affecting the way the body metabolizes glucose, a sugar that's a key source of energy.
Published on Jun 04, 2022 12:26 PM IST
Obesity, an increasingly prevalent lifestyle disease, often occurs along with poor muscle mass. This condition, called sarcopenic obesity, is evaluated based on the patients' body mass index (BMI) and handgrip strength.
Published on May 27, 2022 10:09 AM IST
From exercising 45 minutes a day to providing adequate rest to the body to avoiding stress, here are five lifestyle changes that should be incorporated in order to combat obesity and overweight.
Published on May 09, 2022 10:58 AM IST
The experiment was designed to test resistance to the phenomenon known as "incubation of craving," meaning the longer the desired substance is denied, the harder it is to ignore signals for it.
Published on Apr 24, 2022 11:05 AM IST
The researchers discovered compounds that helped older obese mice lose fat and weight, build muscle and strength, reduce age-related inflammation, and increase physical activity.
Published on Apr 23, 2022 09:17 AM IST