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 […]

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Control rampant spread of diabesity’

The world is reeling under the threat of an epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), with obesity and hypertension well on the way to becoming the worst killers of this century

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Control rampant spread of diabesity’Of all the major health threats, none have challenged the foundation of public health system as the rise of NCDs that are costing human life and depleting the exchequer Let’s just quickly analyse the threat of NCDs from India’s perspective. We are the third most obese nation after the United States of America and China, […]

Low carb diet may reduce diabetes risk regardless of weight loss

A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don't lose any weight, a new study suggests

Low carb diet may reduce diabetes risk regardless of weight lossA new study from Ohio State University has found that a low carb diet can help those at a higher risk of developing diabetes, even if they do not actually lose any weight. Researchers at The Ohio State University wanted to know what happens to obese people with metabolic syndrome, a precursor to diabetes, when […]

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 […]

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 […]

Do you need better sleep? Try this simple, yet effective trick

Try increasing your physical activity and walk 2,000 more steps every day to improve your quality of sleep, according to a new study

Do you need better sleep? Try this simple, yet effective trickGetting the required eight hours of sleep is difficult to accomplish in this day and age with demanding lifestyles and high-pressure jobs. Usage of technology has also played a significant role in disturbing patterns of people, impacting physical and mental health. Ultimately, weakening the immune system. Not sleeping enough impairs functioning the next day by […]

Cardiovascular risk linked not to weight, but to body fat storage: Study reveals

Postmenopausal women who are ‘apple’ shaped rather than ‘pear’ shaped are at greater risk of heart and blood vessel problems, even if they have a normal, healthy body mass index (BMI) according to new research

Cardiovascular risk linked not to weight, but to body fat storage: Study revealsBy studying a large cohort of women who had already been through menopause, researchers have found that cardiovascular risk is associated with body shape, which results from how fat is distributed in the body. Existing studies have suggested that a person’s body mass index (BMI), calculated in reference to their total weight and height, is […]

Weight stigma in men linked with harmful health consequences, finds study

Weight stigma is pervasive against people with obesity, and can contribute to both physical and emotional health problems for those targeted

Weight stigma in men linked with harmful health consequences, finds studyMen’s health may be compromised by weight stigma, finds the latest research from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut. As many as 40% of men report experiencing weight stigma, but when it comes to how this stigma affects their health, men have received less attention in research compared […]

Poor sleep may prevent you from losing weight, shows study

As per a new study, our sleeping patterns greatly affect how much weight we lose

Poor sleep may prevent you from losing weight, shows studyA person’s weight is an important factor in their overall health. You don’t want to be too light, nor do you want to be too heavy, as both can pose a lot of health-related hazards. This is why malnourished people are told to gain weight, while obese people are encouraged to shed some of that […]

7 easy ways to live diabetes-free life

A large proportion of diabetes cases are preventable. Simple lifestyle chabnges have been be effective in preventing or delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes. Maintaining normal body weight, engaging in regular physical activity, and eating a healthy diet can reduce the risk of diabetes

7 easy ways to live diabetes-free lifeDiabetes is one of the most common lifestyle diseases in the world. India is among the top three countries with about 64.5 million people affected by diabetes till last year. Moreover, it has been predicted that diabetes will be the 7th largest killer in the world by 2030. A large proportion of diabetes cases are […]
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