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Seaweed to help lose more weight by creating ‘artificial feeling of fullness’

Dietary fibres from brown algae boost the sensation of satisfaction, thereby making people eat less and lose more weight, a new study has claimed Continue reading “Seaweed to help lose more weight by creating ‘artificial feeling of fullness’” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Why couch potatoes pile on the pounds

A new study led by an Indian origin researcher had found that leading life as a couch potato, stretched out in front of the TV for hours can actually be “active inactivity” and cause an individual to pack on More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Chilling out does promote obesity

Stretching out in front of your TV screen can be promoting ‘active inactivity’, causing you to pack on the pounds Continue reading “Chilling out does promote obesity” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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Socio-economic inequalities behind obesity

People who belong to lower socio-economic strata of society are more likely to suffer from obesity, a new study has suggested Continue reading “Socio-economic inequalities behind obesity” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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Overweight individuals at higher risk of further weight gain

As people gain weight, they become more vulnerable to obesity risk factors, which causes them to gain even more weight and become even more susceptible Continue reading “Overweight individuals at higher risk More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
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Eating quickly leads to obesity

Wolfing down food can make you obese and slow down your day-to-day activities, a new study reveals Continue reading “Eating quickly leads to obesity” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 21st, 2011
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Now, a dish that ‘talks’ to fight obesity

The National Health Service (NHS) has introduced a talking plate in the UK, which warns fat families about their eating habits and tells people not to wolf their food Continue reading “Now, a dish that ‘talks’ More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Telephone counselling as effective as in-person training for weight loss

Weight-loss programs delivered over the phone by health coaches and with website and physician support are just as effective as others involving in-person coaching sessions Continue reading “Telephone counselling More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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Want to lose weight? Try eating slower

Researchers at the University of Rhode Island have found that eating faster increases the amount of food consumption Continue reading “Want to lose weight? Try eating slower” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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Lower cut points for defining obesity needed for migrant South Asians

A new study including an Indian origin scientist has called for recalculation of obesity limit among South Asians Continue reading “Lower cut points for defining obesity needed for migrant South Asians” More...