Learn about effective ways to stop yourself from overeating

From eating slowly, avoiding food containers to managing stress, read on to know the best ways to avoid or stop overeating

Learn about effective ways to stop yourself from overeatingExcessive eating can be a bad habit or a sign of a disorder. Overeating can lead to sudden weight gain and eventually increase the risk of developing a chronic condition, such as diabetes or heart disease. Fortunately, there are ways that have been proven effective to help people manage food consumption. It mainly requires simple […]

Do you eat late at night? Here’s why you need to break this unhealthy habit

Experts warned that eating two hours before bedtime may have some negative effects on the body

Do you eat late at night? Here’s why you need to break this unhealthy habitAre you a late-night snacker? If yes, can you try to avoid the kitchen tonight? That is because eating before sleep has been linked to some health problems. Experts said people should be eating more during the day and less at night to maintain good health. The digestive system works with the sun, according to […]

Late evening eating may put women’s heart health at risk

New research adds to mounting evidence and suggests that eating more calories in the evening may negatively affect women’s cardiovascular health

Late evening eating may put women’s heart health at riskEvidence is accumulating that mealtimes can impact cardiometabolic health. One recent study, for example, showed that eating meals earlier in the day can help people lose weight, while eating later in the day may promote weight gain and slow down metabolism. These studies also showed that later mealtimes raise inflammatory markers that are usually associated […]

10 reasons why belly fat is the most stubborn fat on our body

Your body does have some built in protections and an inclination to preserve energy levels at all times.  If you lose a lot of weight quickly, your body will respond by slowing down your resting energy use and make less energy available for you to use for extra activities

10 reasons why belly fat is the most stubborn fat on our bodyWhy is belly fat the most difficult, and last, fat to go? Belly fat is not necessarily the most difficult and last fat to burn on the body – it depends on the person. Generally speaking, it’s not usually more difficult to get rid of, it just seems that way because it takes so long. […]

Just one night of poor sleep can make you gain weight and lose muscle mass

People who don’t get enough sleep have a harder time resisting high-calorie foods, more cravings for unhealthy meals, and difficulty controlling their impulses. Lack of sleep causes hormonal changes that make it harder for your body to build muscle and heal

Just one night of poor sleep can make you gain weight and lose muscle massOne sleepless night may be enough to make your body start storing extra fat and breaking down muscle, research suggests. This helps to explain why people with insomnia and shift workers with disrupted sleep patterns are particularly prone to obesity and type 2 diabetes, says Jonathan Cedernaes at Uppsala University in Sweden. He and his […]

Best and worst foods for your thyroid health

The attention to food and nutrients to encourage proper functioning of the gland is often ignored. The nutrients that the thyroid gland needs are easily available in many food items. Ankita Ghag, clinical nutritionist, Co-founder and director, Vacchan Arogya lists out some food stuffs to consume and avoid, in order to boost the thyroid health

Best and worst foods for your thyroid healthYour thyroid is your body’s silent workhorse-most of the time; it functions so smoothly that we forget it’s there. But this little, butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of your neck helps regulate your metabolism, temperature, heartbeat, and more, and if it starts to go haywire, you’ll notice. Though the thyroid is small, it’s a major […]

Does exercising before breakfast burn more fat?

Exercising before breakfast can boost health benefits for people, including burning significantly more fat and helping them better control their blood sugar, according to a new study published this month in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism by health scientists at two British universities

Does exercising before breakfast burn more fat?  Should you eat before or after exercise in the morning? The debate has raged for years. The eat-first camp says food before exercise boosts blood sugars, giving the body fuel to increase the intensity and length of a workout. It also keeps you from being fatigued or dizzy. The eat-after camp says you burn […]

Here are five habits that might be making you fat

Let’s admit it. Eating is one of our pleasures in life not just because it gives us energy but because we want to savour their rich flavours. Unfortunately, because of our love of eating, we are putting ourselves at risk of gaining weight especially when we are not careful with choosing what we put in our mouths

Here are five habits that might be making you fatEven if you have been going to the gym regularly and are wondering why there are no changes to your current weight, then there might be something wrong with your approach to keeping your weight down. For those who are a bit clueless as to why their weight still remains the same in spite of […]

Weight gain in early adult life tied to higher risk of premature death, finds study

Gaining weight from your mid-20s into middle age is associated with an increased risk of premature death, finds a study of US adults published by The BMJ on Wednesday, October 16

Weight gain in early adult life tied to higher risk of premature death, finds studyWeight loss at older ages (from middle to late adulthood) was also linked to higher risk. These findings highlight the importance of maintaining normal weight throughout adult life to reduce the risk of premature death, say the researchers. Obesity in adults is known to be linked to higher risk of premature death. But little is […]

Children with autism at a higher risk of weight gain in childhood, suggests study

A recent meta-analysis published in Obesity Reviews revealed that children with autism spectrum disorders had a 41.1% higher risk of developing obesity than matched groups of children, and on average, 22 out of 100 children with autism were found to have obesity

Children with autism at a higher risk of weight gain in childhood, suggests studyThe analysis, which examined results from relevant published studies, also found that children with autism spectrum disorders who were of non-Caucasian race, older in age, female, and living in the United States had especially higher rates of overweight or obesity. “Neurobehavioral abnormalities related to autism, and more importantly, our treatment decisions may contribute to excessive […]
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