weight gain

Gaga blames dad’s restaraunt for weight gain


September 21st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga blames the delicious food at her father's restaurant for her recent weight gain."My father opened a restaurant. It's so amazing... it's so ... Read more...

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Small weight gain enough to raise BP


September 7th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sept 7 (IANS) New research suggests that weight gain of just 1.5 pounds or 0.6 kg per year is fraught with risk, enough to raise blood pressure in college ... Read more...

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Half of Thailand’s Buddhist monks are obese: Study


August 1st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Pot-bellied Buddhist monks, striving to reach spiritual enlightenment, could be hampered in their pursuit of nirvana because of obesity and lifestyle diseases, a study has suggested.A ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen shows off her baby bump on the beach


July 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is pregnant with her second child. She already has one son Benjamin with her husband Tom Brady. She is also a step-mother to ... Read more...

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‘Women hunched over desks for long gain weight’


July 11th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Middle-aged working women who spend long hours hunched over their desks are more likely to gain greater weight, say Australian researchers.The study analysed the impact of ... Read more...

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British court orders force-feeding for dying anorexic woman


June 16th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) An anorexic woman, who started controlling her eating habits at 11 and was described as having an "obsessive fear of weight gain", should be force-fed, a ... Read more...

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Fat turns into flab 3 hours after big meal


May 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) An average person can virtually add two to three teaspoons of fat to his or her waistline in a matter of hours after eating. Fat from ... Read more...

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Lowly yoghurt could boost male virility too


May 9th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Eating probiotic yoghurt calms upset tummies and does more besides - it could boost your virility as well, say scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ... Read more...

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Kimberley Walsh’s weighty issues


March 26th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Singer Kimberley Walsh is worried about staying in shape once she finishes her stint in "Shrek: The Musical".The singer who took over the role of Princess ... Read more...

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Chemicals in toys, tin cans fuel obesity


March 20th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Chemicals that mimic or interfere with the effect of hormones could be fuelling the obesity epidemic, warns a report.The chemicals, found in mobile phone cases and ... Read more...

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135-kg Afghan girl of 13 has weight loss surgery in India


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A 13-year-old Afghan girl weighing 135 kg has found a solution to her morbid obesity in India. She has undergone a weight loss surgery at ... Read more...

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Mind governs skin’s reactivity to allergies


January 19th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) A harmonious mind-body connect, the key to good health, also seems to determine how your skin reacts to allergies.A team of neuroscientists have found that if ... Read more...

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Junk food doesn’t lead to weight gain in kids: Study


January 18th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Weight gain has nothing to do with candy, soda, chips and other junk food, at least for middle school students, say researchers in the US who ... Read more...

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Young women often fail to spot weight gain


January 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Texas, Jan 11 (IANS) Young women fail to recognize weight gain which may be as much as 5 kg, putting them at risk for cardiovascular disease and other obesity-related conditions. ... Read more...

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Putting it down on paper can help lose to weight


January 6th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 6 (IANS) Writing your most important values on a piece of paper can literally knock you into shape as it might make you feel better and obliterate the ... Read more...

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Woman with rare hormonal disorder operated upon (with images)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 27 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman suffering from a rare hormonal disorder - Cushing's syndrome - was successfully treated at the Artemis Health Institute (AHI), a doctor here said ... Read more...

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Destressing helps curb obesity among women


December 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) There is a ray of hope for those who find that stress prompts them to reach for yet another helping of holiday goodies. And no, it ... Read more...

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Brisk walk cuts chocolate consumption by half


December 8th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) A brisk 15-minute walk seems to be the easiest way to cut down chocolate consumption by half at the workplace.Even in stressful situations, office workers eat ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus loves herself


November 14th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus, who has been criticised over her round figure, says she loves herself.The 18-year-old is tired of gossip bloggers speculating over her apparent ... Read more...

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‘Drunkorexia’ combines worst of eating, drinking


October 19th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Drunkorexia,' a combination of disordered eating and heavy alcohol intake rife among college students, may wreck their health over the long term, US researchers says. 'Drunkorexiacs' ... Read more...

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Teenage girls skipping meals - to drink


October 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Many teenage girls are skipping meals to consume more alcohol, scientists have warned.Researchers have found that the phenomenon is effecting thousands of young women, the Daily ... Read more...

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Found! Hormone that makes you pile on pounds


October 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) A hormone like leptin could hold the key to why and how people pile on pounds.Our bodies secrete leptin in response to increasing fat deposits, said ... Read more...

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Post menopausal conditions hit younger women


September 9th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) A hormonal condition characteristic of post-menopausal women is hitting large numbers of much younger females.The condition, known as Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna (HFI), seems to be attacking ... Read more...

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Potato diet cuts blood pressure, causes no weight gain


September 1st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Potatoes, long shunned by the diet-conscious as fattening, could be a godsend for obese people, though. Eating spuds twice daily can lower blood pressure, that too ... Read more...

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I’ve gained weight, get over it: Lovato


August 31st, 2011 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress-singer Demi Lovato has hit back at critics who commented on his weight gain, insisting they need to "get over it"."I've gained weight. Get over ... Read more...

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Marriage, divorce play role in weight gain


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) If you have been thinking that you are putting on weight since being married, you are probably right. For, a research has found marriage and divorce ... Read more...

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A Glass of wine a day to keep flab away


August 18th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Remember the last time your heavy drinking habit was blamed for your putting on weight as it contains high sugar content. A new study has suggested ... Read more...

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Food addiction - a condition with clinical symptoms


July 12th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) A new study has found that food addiction is an identifiable condition with clinical symptoms, characterised by a psycho-behavioural profile as in conventional drug-abuse disorders.The study ... Read more...

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Study says that Potato Chips help to pile on weight


June 24th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Potato chips have been fingered as the worse culprit in the diets that add on the extra weight. A new study has found that potato chips ... Read more...

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Fat substitutes in snacks may trigger weight gain


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Beware of fat substitutes in popular snacks - instead of helping you shed weight, they may promote weight gain, says a new study."These substitutes are meant ... Read more...

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Fathers,not mothers, influence what children eat


June 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) A man's choice of where to eat could literally tip the scales on his child's health as his perceptions of family meals carry more weight, so ... Read more...

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Jessie J denies pregnancy rumour


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) British singer Jessie J has denied rumours she is pregnant and blamed her expanding waistline on a food binge during a recent trip to the Bahamas.Rumours ... Read more...

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Asses’ milk - latest in weight reduction armoury


May 27th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Asses' milk happened to be the secret lotion in Cleopatra's beauty armoury, but now scientists say its consumption could help you lose weight effectively, while ... Read more...

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Women on dieting cycles seldom lose weight


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Women who opt for dieting fads which promise rapid weight loss not only regain weight after some time but also cause grave damage to their physical ... Read more...

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Why a class of diabetes drugs boosts weight gain


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Researchers have determined why a certain class of diabetes drugs boost weight gain and have found that the molecular system involved (PPAR-gamma found in the brain) is also ... Read more...

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