Health  /  Published 02.09.21

In your footsteps

I often ask myself this question – is obesity in children the new normal? Both as a parent and fitness consultant, I feel this issue needs urgent addressing. Much thought is going into the re-op...
By Mayukh Banerjee

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Covid: Go to war armed with data

The death toll in the second wave of the Covid crisis in India has garnered international attention because of its sheer number. In spite of the paucity of Covid-19-related data in India, even a curso...
By Sabir Ahamed

Health  /  Published 24.03.21

Heavy weight lessons from the Amazon

When children gain excess weight, the culprit is more likely to be eating too much than moving too little, according to a new study of children in Ecuador. The study compared the lifestyles, diets and...
By Gretchen Reynolds

Health  /  Published 06.01.21

Are you snacking because of stress?

Not long ago, Stephen Loy had a lot of healthy habits. He exercised four times a week, cooked nutritious dinners for his family and snacked on healthy food such as hummus and bell peppers. But all th...
By Anahad O’Connor

World  /  Published 28.07.20

Boris urges Britons to ‘lose a little weight’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to lose “a little bit of weight” on Monday, using his own struggle with his weight before he contracted the novel coronavirus to encourage people...
By Reuters in London


Health  /  Published 13.01.19

Want to stop the diabetic epidemic?

By Dr Rahul Thakur

Health  /  Published 23.11.19

Emotional toll of obesity

It is not an unusual sight in Indian families to see parents and relatives criticising an overweight kid. Of course, elders have a child’s best interest in mind. They intend to criticise in the hope...
By Anwar Wahhab

Health  /  Published 03.03.20

To stay in shape, exercise and lift weights

To stave off obesity, we might want to both stride and lift, according to an important, large-scale new study of how different types of exercise affect the incidence of obesity. The study, which invol...
By New York Times News Service

Health  /  Published 26.02.20

Battle of the bulge

I have tried all kinds of exercise to lose weight but to no avail.Maintaining correct weight is important. Excess weight and obesity eventually lead to a plethora of medical problems such as type 2 di...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.19

Look before you sip

Stay strongSir — It is interesting that the former South African opener, Herschelle Gibbs, feels that England and India are the two strong contenders for the World Cup. Their chances look good on pa...
By The Telegraph


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