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British women fret about their flab thrice a day


July 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) A study has found seven in 10 British women being so anxious about their appearance that they fret about their weight three times a day, ... Read more...

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Kerry Katona underwent tummy tuck


July 10th, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Reality TV star Kerry Katona has admitted she had to resort to a tummy tuck after failed attempts to fight the flab.She went under the knife ... Read more...

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Daily stroll can halve your obesity risk


March 17th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) An hour-long brisk walk undertaken every day can reduce the risk of turning obese by half, scientists have found.Scientists have discovered that the secret to staving ... Read more...

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Large intestine bugs play spoilsport in slimming


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Bugs in our large intestine may be slowing down the activity of brown or 'good fat' that quickly burns calories and keeps us slim. Sandrine P. ... Read more...

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Navratri fasting: Feasting or detoxification?


September 30th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Fasting during Navratri doesn't always have a religious meaning. There are many who observe nine-day fast for religious reasons, but others, especially youngsters, do so ... Read more...

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A tissue that burns oodles of flab


September 5th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 5 (IANS) 'Brown fat', a wondrous tissue, can burn oodles of flab and help us stay slim and trim. Brown fat is present in most, if not all, ... Read more...

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Wary of swim wear? Here’s how to take plunge


June 4th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Twenty-five-year-old Meenakshi Dhar is heading for a beach in July. Excited as she is, the thought of wearing a bikini is giving her nightmares. But ... Read more...

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Battle of bulge: Read food labels right


May 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Wondering why all your gym sessions and health food are not making any difference to your expanding waistline? The problem may be your reading skills! ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Seaweed shake- an effective way to cut your flab!


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Finding a healthy way to lose weight? Try a seaweed shake.Scientists have found that adding the seaweed extract alginate to a chocolate milkshake suppresses hunger pangs.Men and women ... Read more...

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Know your diet personality type to cut your flab


April 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Wondering how to lose weight after eating calorie-laden food? Help is at hand.A new research from WeightWatchers UK has revealed that there are seven diet personality types and ... Read more...

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Blueberries could help fight the flab


April 11th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Blueberries have shown potential to have a positive effect on everything from aging to metabolic syndrome.Now, a study led by an Indian-origin researcher suggests that blueberries could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrasound waves that can zap that flab off your body!


March 7th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): British scientists have developed a new fat removal technique that uses ultrasound waves to destroy fat cells and could help dieters shift those pounds.The technique, known as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Karisma tired of answering about her Bollywood comeback


January 20th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) She is busy running after her children and has no complaints against life, yet Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor feels tired answering queries about her plans of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bid adieu to those baggy arms


January 16th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Tired of loose flesh on your arms that makes them look flabby and unattractive? Here's a rundown on how to get rid of those 'bye-bye' arms. Wearing off-shoulders ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Post New Year’s Day, 7 in 10 Brits claim of plan to lose weight


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2(ANI): A new survey has revealed that after the merriment of Christmas and New Year's Day, seven in 10 Britons claim they have a plan to lose weight.The research was ... Read more...

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Clare Nasir is overjoyed with her amazing new figure


December 23rd, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Claire Nasir is in cloud nine currently. The weathergirl is ready to tell the whole world how she managed to shed off some fat.In just a matter ... Read more...

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Jack Black’s new year resolution - lose 50 pounds!


December 21st, 2010 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 21 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Jack Black's New Year's resolution is to lose 50 pounds.The comedian has made a resolution to cut the flab and is planning a strict exercise ... Read more...

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Strapless Dress: Points To Ponder On While Deciding On A strapless Dress


December 16th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However not everyone can look cool in a strapless outfit. There are various kinds of body fits available in this category of fashion attire. First and foremost if you happen to be ... Read more...

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‘Stop grazing, exercising and eat fatty foods’ to lose those pounds!


November 8th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): Quit vegetables and fruits and exercising - that's the new mantra for losing weight, according to a nutritionist.Zoe Harcombe has said that everything that people thought was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consuming junk food ‘harms brain health’


October 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27 (ANI): Apart from being responsible for the flab on body, processed food also harms behaviour and emotional health of children, suggests a new study.The Telethon Institute for Child Health ... Read more...

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A cool way to rid your body of flabby bits


September 20th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Scientists have developed a device that freezes body flab to remove love handles and beer bellies. Known as CoolSculpting device, it is being promoted as a painless alternative to ... Read more...

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Diet, not exercise, key to losing weight


September 16th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Exercising is not the best way to lose weight because our activity levels are the same as they were 20 years ago. Rather a balanced diet is instrumental ... Read more...

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Fat zappers ‘may just be a fad after all’


September 12th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 12 (ANI): Those planning to undergo techniques to 'zap', 'dissolve' or 'melt' their flab may have to rethink, as these procedures are under scanner for the appropriateness of their claims.Some ... Read more...

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Hottest new fad chills to kill fat


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The hottest new weight-loss method chills to kill the flab, instead of melting it with heat based lasers. Tests have shown that just one treatment is capable of destroying ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How Coleen Rooney lost post-baby flab


July 25th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Soccer star Wayne Rooney's wife Coleen has opened about how she lost her post-pregnancy weight.The model had put on a lot of weight after giving birth to baby ... Read more...

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New weight-loss pill made of hot chili peppers may help fight obesity


July 9th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 9 (ANI): A new weight-loss pill that is made from hot chili peppers is said to be so effective that it can help dieters shed loads of flab ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Huge” Offers A New Dimension To Fat Camp Drama


June 29th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) You might be counting on your flab after ABC Family's new fat camp drama "Huge" made it's first appearance but the series producer takes ... Read more...

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Plus size model Crystal Renn losing her curves?


May 31st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Tropez, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Crystal Renn has made it clear that she is not trying to shed off some weight. The plus size model was recently spotted on ... Read more...

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Hooters Girl Weight Probation Lands Restaurant In Trouble


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In all probability, "Hooters" is destined to face the law after they asked Cassie Smith to undergo the Hooters girl weight probation program. Reportedly, ... Read more...

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Dennis Quaid all set to play Bill Clinton in ‘The Special Relationship’


May 13th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dennis Quaid is all set to play Bill Clinton in the movie "The Special Relationship." The movie offers an insight into the "special" relationship that ... Read more...

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Dennis Quaid To Play Bill Clinton In HBO’s “The Special Relationship”


May 13th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It might be a doctor's advice for one and all to avoid fast foods but not for Dennis Quaid. In fact the actor told ... Read more...

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Miracle cure for cellulite: Machine uses acoustic wave therapy


April 13th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 13 (ANI): A novel machine claims to be the ultimate weapon in the war against cellulite: The Swiss-manufactured D-Actor device utilizes acoustic wave therapy (AWT) to obliterate the flab.The ... Read more...

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Hedgehogs Put On Diet For Survival


April 12th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hedgehogs are unique animals having a unique capability to roll themselves into a ball apprehending any predator attack. But not the dozen butterballs who were put ... Read more...

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Exercising and still overweight? Don’t gorge on carbs


April 9th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) As summer descends and you hit the gym to lose the flab piled on in winter, experts say it's not enough. What also counts is ... Read more...

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Overweight and dig net saris? Here’s what to do


March 30th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Net saris are a rage at parties and weddings this season but don't go for it if you are short and fat, advise designers. If ... Read more...

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