ARTICLES RELATING TO WEIGHT

Sun exposure early in the day good for weight loss

2014-04-03 11:35

A study found that people tended to be leaner if they got sun exposure earlier, rather than later, in day.

Facebook photos fuel anxiety in female students

2014-03-20 14:45

Spending time on Facebook may fuel female college students' anxieties about their weight and body shape, especially when sharing photos and other images.

Healthy = pregnant

2014-03-19 15:00

Want to fall pregnant? These tips can help.

Check your cancer risk

2014-03-07 15:33

Do this quiz to find out what your risk is of developing cancer.

Parents help kids develop positive body image

2014-02-27 15:51

According to an expert, parents play a crucial role in helping children develop a positive body image and healthy eating habits.

Does the doctor make you feel guilty?

2014-01-16 16:19

Research indicates that one in two people leave their doctor's office feeling ashamed or guilty.

Eat more nuts to keep your weight down

2014-01-10 11:07

There is growing evidence that nuts, in addition to offering other health benefits, may in fact help keep weight down.

DNA can be used to identify unknown criminals

2013-11-26 10:07

In forensics, DNA-based prediction of appearance traits such as height, eye colour, hair colour and age, is useful to find unknown perpetrators.

Gut bacteria may cause quitters to bulk up

2013-08-30 13:54

Swiss researchers say that a bacterial shift in the intestines, rather than snacking, may explain weight gain in people who quit smoking.

Modelling ruined my self-image

2013-08-06 11:30

Models, magazines and the modern world ruined my perception of myself says a reader.

Do the obese deserve contempt?

2013-07-31 00:00

Disgust. Pity. Contempt. Obesity is not new to society - yet this is how it is met by a remarkable number of people.

Beliefs might affect one's weight

2013-06-24 08:20

According to a study, people's beliefs about causes of obesity may influence their eating habits and weight.

Obesity crisis fuels jump in sleep apnoea

2013-05-13 09:36

Researcher calls troubled sleep an 'uncalculated cost' of America's weight epidemic.

Tweak your diet

2013-03-13 11:05

Too busy to eat right? Follow these simple strategies to make healthy eating habitual, no matter what your days are like.

A weighty issue

2013-02-26 13:35

The joke that a woman will never be happy with her weight is anything but a laughing matter, says Miss_Muse.

Dieters, beware!

2013-01-30 12:00

In search of a quick fix diet to rid you of the load you piled on over the holidays? Be careful what plan you follow and see what the experts have to say first.

Top 7 Diet Myths

2013-01-02 12:00

Exercise more when you cheat, & six other weight loss lies!

Love letter to my body...

2012-06-18 12:00

It's long overdue... *Danielle pays tribute.

Aishwarya Rai's "disgusting" double chin

2012-05-17 15:17

The world's most beautiful woman doesn't lose her post-baby weight and suddenly she's unattractive. Are her fans superficial or ridiculous?

That will make you fat!

2011-12-22 09:38

Would you tell your kid they couldn't have sweets because it will make them fat? This mom did.

Cheat's Guide to Looking Slimmer

2011-11-16 15:53

Here's how to look and feel slender - even if you've put on weight.

Eat, drink and be merry!

2011-07-26 12:00

Worked all year at maintaining a healthy lifestyle? If so, then cut yourself some slack over the holidays... Indulging won't ruin everything!

A super-sized baby

2011-07-18 15:52

This Texan newborn is the 3rd heaviest baby born and weighs in at a hefty 7.3kgs.

Fat? 'It’s not my fault!'

2011-06-22 12:00

Think your fat rolls are genetic? Hah! Surprisingly, millions of overweight people have some kind of excuse for their bulging bulk. What’s yours?

 

Sex tips for normal bodies

2014-03-26 10:01

You don’t have to be a kinky contortionist with an underwear model’s body to be spectacular in bed.

Image issues? Blame it on Facebook

2014-03-20 12:00

Spending time on Facebook may fuel female college students' anxieties about their weight and body shape, especially when sharing photos and other images.

'Love hormone' a potential treatment for anorexia

2014-03-14 12:36

Research by British and Korean scientists indicates that the brain chemical oxytocin may be used as a treatment for people who suffer from anorexia nervosa.

High-calorie diet may slow Lou Gehrig's disease

2014-02-28 11:31

A diet rich in calories and carbohydrates may slow progression of the lethal, degenerative Lou Gehrig's disease.

Modelling ruined my self-image

2014-02-06 13:10

Models, magazines and the modern world ruined my perception of myself says a reader.

Eat more nuts to keep your weight down

2014-01-10 12:30

There is growing evidence that nuts, in addition to offering other health benefits, may in fact help keep weight down.

Confessions of a curvy girl

2013-11-30 13:30

Our reader has learnt to make peace with her "plus-size" weight and stopped worrying about stereotypes.

Healthier household routines make kids leaner

2013-09-10 13:52

Encouraging and counselling US minority families to adopt healthier household routines led to a small decrease in their children's weight.

Modelling ruined my self-image

2013-08-07 00:00

Models, magazines and the modern world ruined my perception of myself says a reader.

Modelling ruined my self-image

2013-08-05 14:19

Models, magazines and the modern world ruined my perception of myself says a reader.

Do the obese deserve contempt?

2013-07-30 10:48
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Disgust. Pity. Contempt. Obesity is not new to society - yet this is how it is met by a remarkable number of people.

Weight gain may be determined by genes

2013-05-16 10:57

Research shows that people with specific 'polymorphisms' are more likely to put on weight.

Weight gain affects personality traits

2013-05-07 08:43

Personality traits have been shown to contribute to weight gain and a new study shows changes in weight are also associated with changes in personality traits.

Dish size affect kids' weight

2013-04-09 05:00

Shrinking the size of kids' plates and bowls and encouraging them to eat more frequently might help them eat less, says study.

A weighty issue

2013-03-04 11:14

The joke that a woman will never be happy with her weight is anything but a laughing matter, says Miss_Muse.

Your weight in 2013

2013-01-08 15:35

DietDoc explains why desperate weight loss plans don't work.

Kate Upton’s sizzling shoot

2012-08-29 10:12

The Sports Illustrated model - slammed as being ‘fat’ and ‘lardy’ - sizzled in front of the camera for her latest campaign. Eat this, fashion critics!

5 Winter Weight Loss Tips

2012-06-04 10:51

Don't let the weather impact your waist line. Here's how to make better choices - even when it's cold.

Hot vs happy

2012-05-11 12:00

Lili Radloff realises that without her self-hatred, she's nothing.

Top 7 Diet Myths

2011-11-24 12:00

Exercise more when you cheat, & six other weight loss lies!

Top 4 Diet Myths

2011-08-04 12:00

Exercise more when you cheat, & six other weight loss lies!

Cheat's Guide to Looking Slimmer

2011-07-22 12:00

Still trudging your winter weight around? Let that bulging tummy be bygones with these easy tricks.

Feeling fat?

2011-07-08 12:00

Don't let the holiday season and its temptations ruin your weight loss plans. Follow these tips to stay focused!

I broke the scale!

2011-06-03 11:17

Carrie wonders if she should stop obsessing about picking up weight while pregnant.

 
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