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Kids may not always grow out of being picky eaters: Study

Kids may not always grow out of being picky eaters: Study

The findings showed that high picky eating was associated with lower BMIs and low picky eating was associated with higher BMIs.

Waist size is indicative of coronary artery disease

Waist size is indicative of coronary artery disease

Washington: Putting on weight can lead to heart disease among women. However, it is the location of the fat that matters most, with abdom...Read More

Location of food store affects BMI

Location of food store affects BMI

A recent study claims that the location of food stores has a significant association with body mass index (BMI) of residents

Extreme BMI levels harmful

Extreme BMI levels harmful

Washington: According to a recent study, both very high and very low levels of Body Mass Index (BMI) are associated with an increased ris...Read More

Health supplements could soon be the new fitness mantra

Health supplements could soon be the new fitness mantra

Disha Prashant takes you through the ever-growing world of supplements that are supposedly doing their bit to help people have a healthy ...Read More

Here’s a model code for ramp-walkers!

Here’s a model code for ramp-walkers!

france cracks down on beauty pageants

Adulthood obesity ups the risk of early death

Adulthood obesity ups the risk of early death

Washington: You may want to shed those extra kilos as a recent study has suggested that being overweight at any point in your adulthood c...Read More

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Dieters tend to overeat in social settings

Participants had fewer temptations in their own or someone else’s home than in a restaurant

De-stress & lose weight

De-stress & lose weight

London: Have you ever noticed that you’re eating habits change whenever you are stressed? It’s long been suspected that stress can lead t...Read More

Maharashtra MLAs, MLCs to undergo BMI test

Maharashtra MLAs, MLCs to undergo BMI test

Mumbai: Members of the Lower and Upper houses of Maharashtra Assembly and State Government employees will undergo Body Mass Index (BMI) t...Read More

Regular exercise and healthy diet can help you stay sharp

Regular exercise and healthy diet can help you stay sharp

Toronto: People who engage in regular physical activity and consume plenty of fruits and vegetables are likely to stay sharp even in thei...Read More

Obesity to achieve epidemic proportions in few years: Doctors

Obesity to achieve epidemic proportions in few years: Doctors

Doctors have warned that obesity as a disease is likely to achieve epidemic proportions in the next few years, with the number of childre...Read More

High body mass index bad for your brain

High body mass index bad for your brain

New York: If you wish to stay sharp in later years of life, better watch your weight now. Researchers have found that a higher body mass ...Read More

Standing desks in schools may cut obesity risk: Study

Standing desks in schools may cut obesity risk: Study

Houston: Desks that encourage school children to stand in the classroom may reduce their risk of obesity by lowering body mass index (BMI...Read More

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Steel output likely to hit 127.1 mn t by 2020: BMI

New Delhi: Steel production in India, the world’s third largest producer, is expected to grow annually at an average of 7.3 per cent duri...Read More

Obesity raises risk of premature death in men

Obesity raises risk of premature death in men

London: Men who are overweight or obese are nearly three times more at the risk of premature death than women, says a study.

Eat pasta to cut that extra flab

Eat pasta to cut that extra flab

London: If you cannot resist pasta, go order another red-sauced one as contrary to popular belief, eating pasta does not add fat but actu...Read More

Being overweight throughout shortens lifespan

Being overweight throughout shortens lifespan

Washington DC: People with a heavy body shape from childhood up to middle age tend to die earlier than those who are lean for life, accor...Read More

Breastfeeding cuts liver disease risk during teenage

Breastfeeding cuts liver disease risk during teenage

Sydney: Women who maintain a healthy body mass index and breastfeed their babies exclusively for at least six months can help reduce the ...Read More

India suffers more asthma due to second-hand smoking

India suffers more asthma due to second-hand smoking

Toronto: Countries with higher male smoking rates such as India and Bangladesh can push up asthma and wheezing cases as a result of more ...Read More

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