Health  /  Published 08.05.19

The best way to exercise: Slow and steady

A few minutes of brief, intense exercise may be as effective as much lengthier walks or other moderate workouts for incinerating body fat, according to a helpful new review of the effects of exercise ...
By Gretchen Reynolds/ NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 19.11.19

Trim soda sales for trimmer waists

In recent years, hospitals and medical centres across the US have stopped selling sugar-sweetened beverages in an effort to reduce obesity and diabetes. Now a new study carried out at the University o...
By Anahad O’Connor/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 02.11.19

Rescuing your liver

Fatty liver, as the name suggests, is a condition of the second-largest organ in the body. The liver processes nutrients from food and drinks and filters harmful substances from the blood. Too much fa...
By Shikha Prakash in

Health  /  Published 15.01.20

Get rid of belly fat

Decades ago, middle-aged adults inevitably accumulated fat around their midriffs. They developed paunches even if they did not put on weight elsewhere. As they walked, they leaned backwards, leading w...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 11.02.19

Low-fibre, high-fat diet link to sepsis

People who develop sepsis after long-term consumption of a Western diet, low in fibre and high in saturated fat and sucrose, are vulnerable to severe aggravated disease, a study released on Monday has...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 10.07.19

That stubborn belly fat

People are conscious of their appearance and many are irritated with their potbelly, that unappealing unmistakable sign of age and prosperity. A potbelly appears when there is a mismatch between calor...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 20.02.19

Fat free

Would you like to turn your body into a fat-burning machine? Then even if you did put on a little weight, it would melt right off you. And no, you don’t have to follow any extreme diet or exercise r...
By Sujata Mukherjee in


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