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Daily cup of coffee adds 4.5 kg to weight annually


August 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A daily cup of latte coffee can add around 4.5 kg (10 pounds) to your weight a year, British experts have warned.The boom in high-street coffee ... Read more...

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Kids’ self-control linked to lower weight


August 16th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Exercising some self control and delaying gratification for longer periods among children at four years of age is linked with a lower body mass index (BMI) ... Read more...

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Low profile was not intentional, says Sonakshi


May 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Post the success of "Dabangg", Sonakshi Sinha maintained a low profile and stayed away from media glare. She says it was not intentional as she ... Read more...

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Going against body clock paves way to obesity


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 11 (IANS) The mismatch between the body's internal clock and our daily schedules not only make us sleepy, but it also contributes to the growing tide of obesity, ... Read more...

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Recession beats dieting, gym in slimming people


March 4th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) What hours of exercising, visits to the gym or dieting could not accomplish - helping people shed unwanted pounds - has been pulled off by recession. ... Read more...

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Ignorance about calories putting millions at risk


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Millions of people are unaware of the calories they take in their daily meal and thus risking themselves to be affected by diseases like cancer, diabetes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Britons losing battlle of the bulge?


December 16th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Britons seem to be fighting a losing battle against the bulge with over one-fourth of men and women classified as clinically obese for the first time, ... Read more...

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Study reveals that jogging helps in losing belly fat


August 31st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has concluded that jogging is effective in losing belly fat. The researchers rated jogging ahead of weightlifting with regards to losing weight. The ... Read more...

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Obesity to haunt half of British men by 2030


August 27th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Nearly half of the British men face the risk of turning obese within next 20 years, with women closely following them facing a similar risk of ... Read more...

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Obesity - premature killer of non-smoking women


June 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) While smoking is known to be linked to premature death, obesity has emerged as a premature killer of women who have never smoked, especially in low ... Read more...

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Heidi Montag working out like crazy (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) Reality TV star Heidi Montag seems to be obessed with working out - she exercises for hours on end to get rid of extra ... Read more...

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Heidi Montag works out 14 hours a day


June 20th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) Reality TV star Heidi Montag has been working out 14 hours a day to stay in shape."I've been working out from, like, 5 a.m. ... Read more...

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Diet and exercise ‘more effective for weight loss when combined’


April 15th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new study has found that diet and exercise are most effective for weight loss when done together as compared to either strategy alone.The majority of women ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise combination best way to lose weight


April 15th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) The combination of dieting and exercise can make you shed 11 percent of your weight -- way more than what you would lose by following either ... Read more...

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Kids’ meals consisting of white potatoes are rich in nutrients


April 12th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that consumption of white potatoes (non-fried) by children does not displace other vegetables from their meals.Instead, it makes their diet rich in nutrients ... Read more...

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Why speed dating may not work


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 02 (ANI): When it comes to choosing romantic partners, the more potential mates a person meets, the more his or her decision is influenced, concludes a new study.In particular, when ... Read more...

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Now, pedal at your desk to combat ill effects of that sedentary job


February 15th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A mini exercise bike that can be used while working at a desk or workstation could help combat ill effects of sedentary jobs, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lady Gaga’s beau to pen diet book


February 8th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 8 (ANI): Lady Gaga's boyfriend Luc Carl has landed a book deal based on his blog, The Drunk Diet.The manager of rock bar St. Jerome on the Lower East ... Read more...

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The longer mums work, the higher the BMI increase in kids


February 4th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that children's body mass index (BMI), which was earlier linked to maternal employment, rose the more years their mothers worked over their kids' lifetimes.For the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mexico’s ambassador to UK complains of insults to his country on Top Gear


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Mexico's ambassador to UK has complained that "offensive, xenophobic and humiliating" comments had been made about his country on British television series Top Gear.Richard Hammond, who presented the ... Read more...

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Tonsillectomy ‘leads to excess weight gain in kids’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has found that children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils (tonsillectomy), with or without the removal of their adenoids (adenoidectomy), are at increased ... Read more...

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Jab that could help you drop two dress sizes


December 27th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) A diet drug that helps women drop two dress sizes in six months could be available in just three years. The jab has produced "phenomenal" results helping men ... Read more...

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Now, a jab that could help you drop two dress sizes in 6 months!


December 27th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Want to slip in your favorite outfit but that extra tummy bulge stopping you from doing so? Don't worry because researchers have now come up with a remedy.A ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jenifer Ringer Hits Back At Critic For Calling Her Overweight


December 14th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the scathing comments made by a critic about her weight isn't something that left her with a smiling face, Jenifer Ringer, a leading ballerina based ... Read more...

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Clothes stolen from Nafisa Ali’s boutique


December 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A gang of five persons, including two women, decamped with expensive suits worth Rs.2.5 lakh from actor-activist Nafisa Ali's newly-opened boutique in south Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Survey Deems That Britain Is The World’s Booziest Nation


December 7th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A fresh survey has divulged that virtually 84% of the Britons gulp down alcohol and more frequently than any other nation, unambiguously indicating that Britain ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

What’s your ideal body mass index?


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Having a body mass index between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults, a new study has revealed.The research team ... Read more...

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Obesity In America May Rise By 42%


November 6th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 6, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Obesity is one of the chief health problems that has affected the United States over the past years. Children and adults in America have fallen ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kylie Minogue slams extreme ‘water diet’ reports


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 03 (ANI): Kylie Minogue has lashed out at reports claiming that the singer owes her enviable figure to an extreme water diet.The Daily Mail reported the singer dropped a ... Read more...

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Cutting back on sleep ‘cuts dieting benefits’


October 5th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that cutting back on sleep reduces the benefits of dieting.When dieters in the study got a full night's sleep, they lost the same ... Read more...

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Harry Potter Rides Supersized To Accomodate Obese Visitors


September 17th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Overweight Harry Potter fans can finally breathe a sigh of relief as they will now be eligible to sit in the 'Harry Potter and the Forbidden ... Read more...

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Marilyn Manson ditches his makeup and dresses like Kenny Powers


September 8th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marilyn Manson is in so much love with Eastbound and Down that he removed his trademark pancake makeup and wore a mullet wig to pose for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Most Americans struggle with long-term weight loss: Study


September 4th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 04 (ANI): Researchers have found that only about one in every six Americans who have ever been overweight or obese loses weight and maintains that loss.Penn State College of Medicine ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Army Fitness Regime For Unfit Recruits


September 1st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US army is worried that the problem of childhood obesity could put the standard of the national security of the USA at stake. The army ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pressure point therapy ‘can stave off food cravings’


August 15th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): Want to stop those pesky chocolate cravings? Well, the solution to the problem could be at your fingertips.A new study by experts at Queensland's Griffith University has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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