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Anti Obesity Day 2022: Simple lifestyle changes to lower risk of obesity

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.

Over 4 million people are dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese in 2017 according to the global burden of disease.(Photo by Alex McCarthy on Unsplash)
Over 4 million people are dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese in 2017 according to the global burden of disease.(Photo by Alex McCarthy on Unsplash)
Published on Nov 25, 2022 06:22 PM IST

Body contouring: Benefits, criteria, purpose, tips to prepare for surgery

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

Body contouring: Benefits, criteria, purpose, tips to prepare for surgery and nonsurgical methods (Andrea Piacquadio)
Body contouring: Benefits, criteria, purpose, tips to prepare for surgery and nonsurgical methods (Andrea Piacquadio)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 03:43 PM IST

Obesity and mental health disease co-exist as twin epidemic. Here's what to know

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.

Obesity and mental health disease co-exist as twin epidemic. Here's what you need to know (SHVETS production)
Obesity and mental health disease co-exist as twin epidemic. Here's what you need to know (SHVETS production)
Updated on Nov 04, 2022 04:09 PM IST

Mother's consumption of ultra-processed foods linked to child's risk of obesity

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.

Mother's consumption of ultra-processed foods linked to child's risk of obesity(Gettyimages)
Mother's consumption of ultra-processed foods linked to child's risk of obesity(Gettyimages)
Published on Oct 08, 2022 09:23 PM IST

The cause of autoimmunity in patients with type 1 Diabetes: Research

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.

The cause of autoimmunity in patients with type 1 Diabetes: Research(Pexels)
The cause of autoimmunity in patients with type 1 Diabetes: Research(Pexels)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 02:51 PM IST

Cold water swimming may not reap as many health benefits as you'd expect: Study

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.

Cold water swimming may not reap as many health benefits as you'd expect: Study
Cold water swimming may not reap as many health benefits as you'd expect: Study
Published on Sep 24, 2022 02:44 PM IST

Protein restriction may be useful in reducing obesity, diabetes: Study

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.

Protein restriction may be useful in reducing obesity, diabetes: Study
Protein restriction may be useful in reducing obesity, diabetes: Study
Published on Sep 21, 2022 01:22 PM IST

Want to combat increased obesity in kids? Here's how eating right, exercise help

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

Want to combat increased obesity in kids? Here's how eating right and exercise can help( Ivan Samkov)
Want to combat increased obesity in kids? Here's how eating right and exercise can help( Ivan Samkov)
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 03:00 PM IST

Excess weight is linked to a higher risk of COVID-19 infection: Research

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.

Excess weight is linked to a higher risk of COVID-19 infection: Research(REUTERS)
Excess weight is linked to a higher risk of COVID-19 infection: Research(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 18, 2022 09:57 AM IST

Physiotherapy tips for osteoarthritis patients

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.

Physiotherapy tips for osteoarthritis patients (Matthias Zomer )
Physiotherapy tips for osteoarthritis patients (Matthias Zomer )
Published on Sep 09, 2022 11:33 AM IST

Compromised insulin production can lead to obesity: Study

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.

Compromised insulin production in early stages of type 2 diabetes can lead to obesity: Study (Unsplash)
Compromised insulin production in early stages of type 2 diabetes can lead to obesity: Study (Unsplash)
Published on Sep 04, 2022 02:20 PM IST

Overweight people are more prone to argue with their doctors: Study

According to new research, overweight people are more likely to disagree with their doctors on weight loss and lifestyle recommendations.

While many factors contribute to patients' weight and health, these differences in perception of weight could degrade doctor-patient interaction. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
While many factors contribute to patients' weight and health, these differences in perception of weight could degrade doctor-patient interaction. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 01, 2022 06:37 PM IST

Excessive screen time on devices is linked with psychological issues and obesity

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.

Excessive screen time on devices is linked with psychological issues and obesity(Unsplash)
Excessive screen time on devices is linked with psychological issues and obesity(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 31, 2022 08:15 PM IST

National Nutrition Week: Keto to Atkins; 5 weight loss diets you must avoid

Planning to follow a diet to shed extra weight? Nutritionist Anupama Menon tells you what not to do for weight loss.

Beware of static diets that do not accommodate change as your body changes and do not test and validate the changes your body may be going through(Pexels)
Beware of static diets that do not accommodate change as your body changes and do not test and validate the changes your body may be going through(Pexels)
Published on Aug 31, 2022 01:58 PM IST

Lack of sleep might lead to overweight, obesity: Study

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.

Lack of sleep might lead to overweight, obesity: Study(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Lack of sleep might lead to overweight, obesity: Study(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Published on Aug 28, 2022 10:57 AM IST

Losing weight after 60: Healthy diet plan and exercise tips for seniors

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

Losing weight after 60: Healthy diet plan and exercise tips for seniors (RODNAE Productions)
Losing weight after 60: Healthy diet plan and exercise tips for seniors (RODNAE Productions)
Updated on Aug 18, 2022 04:19 PM IST

Fat cell development is significantly influenced by circadian clocks

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.

Fat cell development is significantly influenced by circadian clocks(Unsplash)
Fat cell development is significantly influenced by circadian clocks(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 11, 2022 11:26 AM IST

Leucocyte Telomere Length linked to obesity in pre-diabetic and diabetic women

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.

Leucocyte Telomere Length linked to obesity in pre-diabetic and diabetic women(Pixabay)
Leucocyte Telomere Length linked to obesity in pre-diabetic and diabetic women(Pixabay)
Published on Aug 05, 2022 12:04 PM IST

Diabetes: Can high blood sugar and obesity lead to complications with fertility?

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

Diabetes: Can high blood sugar levels and obesity lead to complications with fertility? Here's what doctors say (Artem Podrez)
Diabetes: Can high blood sugar levels and obesity lead to complications with fertility? Here's what doctors say (Artem Podrez)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 08:06 AM IST

Turmeric benefits: Manage diabetes, osteoarthritis with this wonderful spice

From diabetes, osteoarthritis, obesity to liver diseases, adding turmeric to your diet could help reduce inflammation and guard against many infections.

Turmeric is one of the most widely used plants in both natural, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine.(Pixabay)
Turmeric is one of the most widely used plants in both natural, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 21, 2022 01:22 PM IST

Do you know small intestinal microbiome prevents obesity and type 2 diabetes?

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.

Do you know small intestinal microbiome prevents obesity and type 2 diabetes?(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Do you know small intestinal microbiome prevents obesity and type 2 diabetes?(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 12:00 PM IST

Obesity and genetics: Expert shares insights

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.

Obesity and genetics: Expert shares insights
Obesity and genetics: Expert shares insights
Published on Jun 24, 2022 01:54 PM IST

Light exposure during sleep linked to blood pressure, diabetes: Study

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.

MODY: Considering its symptoms could overlap with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the risk of misdiagnosis is high.(Unsplash)
MODY: Considering its symptoms could overlap with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the risk of misdiagnosis is high.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 23, 2022 03:21 PM IST

Health tips for adolescents: 5 problems due to obesity, ways to lose weight

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.

Health tips for adolescents: 5 problems due to obesity, ways to lose weight (ANTONI SHKRABA)
Health tips for adolescents: 5 problems due to obesity, ways to lose weight (ANTONI SHKRABA)
Updated on Jun 11, 2022 02:39 PM IST

Health strategies that help to manage weight regain after bariatric surgery

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

Health strategies that help to manage weight regain after bariatric surgery (SHVETS production)
Health strategies that help to manage weight regain after bariatric surgery (SHVETS production)
Updated on Jun 06, 2022 08:27 PM IST

Why don't all obese people develop type 2 diabetes? Here's what research says

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.

Why don't all obese people develop type 2 diabetes? Here's what research says(Getty Images)
Why don't all obese people develop type 2 diabetes? Here's what research says(Getty Images)
Published on Jun 04, 2022 12:26 PM IST

Scientists find sarcopenic obesity is linked to dementia in elderly

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.

Scientists find sarcopenic obesity is linked to dementia in elderly(Britta Pedersen/dpa/picture alliance )
Scientists find sarcopenic obesity is linked to dementia in elderly(Britta Pedersen/dpa/picture alliance )
Published on May 27, 2022 10:09 AM IST

How to fight obesity? Expert shares 5 lifestyle changes

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.

How to fight obesity? Expert shares 5 lifestyle changes
How to fight obesity? Expert shares 5 lifestyle changes
Published on May 09, 2022 10:58 AM IST

Intense exercise during diet can help reduce fatty food cravings, says new study

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.

Intense exercise during diet can help reduce fatty food cravings, says new study(Photo by Bruce Mars on Unsplash)
Intense exercise during diet can help reduce fatty food cravings, says new study(Photo by Bruce Mars on Unsplash)
Published on Apr 24, 2022 11:05 AM IST

Study details how chemical compound can promote healthy ageing

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.

Study details how chemical compound can promote healthy ageing(Britta Pedersen/dpa/picture alliance )
Study details how chemical compound can promote healthy ageing(Britta Pedersen/dpa/picture alliance )
Published on Apr 23, 2022 09:17 AM IST
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