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Freezing fat rather than burning it off latest rage among weight watchers

Sunday, 30 December 2012 17:12
A plastic surgery treatment that uses extreme cold to blast away love handles and spare tyres is rapidly gaining popularity in America. The CoolSculpting treatment, which can be done during a lunch hour, is proving particularly popular with men who…

New tool developed to trace brown fat, fight obesity

Thursday, 19 July 2012 16:30
Scientists have enlisted a pioneering new tool which uses thermal imaging to spot brown fat - the body’s good fat - to fight obesity. Brown fat plays a vital role in quickly burning away the calories and produces 300 times…

Vitamin E lowers liver cancer risk

Thursday, 19 July 2012 15:05
Greater intake of Vitamin E either as part of the diet or through supplements lowers the risk of liver cancer, new research shows. Vitamin E is fat-soluble and acts as an antioxidant. Numerous studies have suggested that Vitamin E may…

Don’t skip meals to shed weight

Sunday, 15 July 2012 15:24
IBN7 News: Maintaining a food diary faithfully and not skipping meals could be one of the safest and surest ways of shedding weight, especially for obese postmenopausal women, a study says. The study by Anne McTiernan from the Fred Hutchinson…

Should we say no to Fast Food ?

Tuesday, 03 July 2012 15:24
IBN7 News: If you are among those people who eat fast food only once in 7 days, it increases your chance of loss of life from coronary heart problem by 20 %, in comparison to persons who avert fast food,…

Coffee reduces chances of common skin cancer

Monday, 02 July 2012 15:11
IBN7 News: Drinking more coffee could lower the risk of basal cell carcinoma, the commonest form of skin cancer, according to a new study. “Our data indicate that the more caffeinated coffee you consume, the lower your risk of developing…

Apple peel to help reduce obesity

Thursday, 21 June 2012 14:34
A wax-like substance discovered in apple peel might help lower obesity as well as its connected health difficulties by raising the quantity of muscle and brownish fat, 2 cells identified for their calorie-burning components, a study claims.The research carried out…

Peaches, plums, nectarines offer new hope against obesity, diabetes

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 15:20
Stone fruits – peaches, plums and nectarines – have bioactive compounds that can potentially fight-off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to new studies by Texas AgriLife Research. According to Dr. Luis Cisneros-Zevallos, AgriLife Research food scientist, the study showed…

Eating too much salt may trigger high BP

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 13:40
People who eat a high-salt diet are more likely to develop hypertension, or high blood pressure, a new research has warned. Researchers say eating a high-salt diet for several years may damage blood vessels — increasing risk of developing high…

Global weight gain more damaging than population growth

Monday, 18 June 2012 15:46
Increasing levels of fatness around the world could have the same impact on global resources as adding an extra billion people to the planet, say researchers. The team from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine estimated the total…