A new study reported that waist circumference might be a better predictor of one's death risk than BMI.
A University of Georgia study tied impulsive behaviors to food addiction.
In a small study, Korean researchers found that five-point ear acupuncture was effective in reducing participants' body mass indexes (BMIs).
Researchers used radiographic imaging to measure adipose tissue and found that fat negatively impacts the long-term health of older people.
Eating chocolate may help people lose unwanted weight, according to new research.
A family dinner eaten at the dining table may influence your weight status according to a new study.
Researchers found that an Australian phone program helped improve the lives of bower cancer survivors.
Researchers found that interventions on children's TV and sleeping routines can help them reduce their BMI.
In a new editorial, researchers stated that BMI is not an accurate measurement of obesity.
Researchers report that children who drink at least one sugary beverage a day are at a greater risk of obesity than children who do not.
Location of body fat can increase the risk of heart disease and cancer, a new study suggests.
Happy married newlyweds gain more weight in the early years of marriage than those with less blissful first years, according to a new small study.
Researchers found that deep brain stimulation might be able to treat patients with severe and chronic anorexia nervosa. The surgical procedure might be able to help patients control their moods, anxiety, and urges to binge and purge.
2.2 million children have food allergies.
While many scientists argue that calculation of a person's Body mass Index is not the right way to determine if they are overweight or not, a new study suggests that BMI works just as good as any other body measurement and in fact is also useful in predicting certain health problems in people. BMI involves the calculation of the ratio of height to weight in a person. However, the calculation does not involve body shape, fat mass and lean mass.
Staying active, productive, and keeping your mind at work, is a great way of staying healthy and happy. This is particularly true during lockdown, when it can feel easy to slip into a rut of laziness, without any clear-cut schedule. But with monotony talking its toll and resulting in a serious lack of motivation for many, how do we keep on top of a consistent workflow and schedule? Stuck for inspiration on how to stay productive and pro-active during the self-isolation, and also generally in your everyday life going forward? Take a look at this short list that we’ve compiled, detailing some practices that you might want to try and employ where possible.