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Are you overeating? Refer to this just launched food portion guide

New food portion size guide launched by British Nutrition Foundation could help in achieving balanced diet If you have been bothered about food portions to...

Yale Food Addiction Scale shows overeating rates change with populations

YFAS is used for diagnosis of food addiction Clinical food addiction diagnoses can now be measure by a tool called Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS). Initially...

Losing weight without exercising? Its possible

Experts discover a protein which triggers fat burn without exerciseMany people make New Year's resolutions to hit the gym and get into shape. But...

Exercise, diets are passe; switch to this weight loss device

A new battery-free, implantable device promises great results in people trying for weight loss A new device can be the answer to millions of people...

High body fat increases breast cancer risk: JAMA Oncology

In post menopausal women with high BMI high body fat is associated with increased breast cancer risk High body fat levels could increase breast cancer...

Low carb diet fires up metabolism, helps burn more calories

Study in BMJ argues that this can change the way we look at and treat obesity A low carbohydrate diet can help weight loss not...

Obesity causes depression; but thin men prone to it too

Study by University of South Australia and University of Exeter finds strongest evidence yet on obesity depression link Obesity does cause depression. New research released today...

Obesity risk increases among those with irregular schedules

Misalignment of the biological clock may alter calories burnt, leading to obesity risk among those with irregular schedules How many calories you burn depends on...

Obese? Chill, your genes may help keep diabetes away

Experts say where in the body fat is stored determines the risk of metabolic diseasesExperts believe that where on the body people store surplus...

Gastric bypass surgery leads to the most weight loss

Gastric bypass surgery is associated with greater weight loss than sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding Among the three most commonly carried out weight loss...

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