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Your belly fat may increase the risk of cancer

Your belly fat may increase the risk of cancer

Besides high body mass index (BMI), individuals with increased belly fat may be at a greater risk of developing cancer, including of the breast and bowel, especially in older adults, researchers have warned. Being overweight or obese is the single biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking. The findings revealed that for every 11 cm […]

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Big fat Indian weddings in crosshairs of thrifty MP

Big fat Indian weddings in crosshairs of thrifty MP

New Delhi – Extravagant Indian weddings in palaces featuring elephants, foreign dance troupes and seven-course meals could become a thing of the past if one politician fed up with the excess gets her way. Rankled by the obscene sums splashed out on festivities, Ranjeet Ranjan from the opposition Congress Party has proposed a bill that […]

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Making muscles burn more fat may raise the risk of diabetes

Making muscles burn more fat may raise the risk of diabetes

Making muscles burn more fat and less glucose (sugar) can contribute to a higher risk of diabetes, according to research findings. The study was conducted on genetically engineered mice. While awake, their muscles burned glucose, but while asleep their muscles burned fat. The researchers found that disrupting this cycle may contribute to diabetes. On the […]

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Fat To Fit: Watch Aamir Khan’s extreme transformation for ‘Dangal’

Fat To Fit: Watch Aamir Khan’s extreme transformation for ‘Dangal’

Superstar Aamir Khan, who went through a body transformation for his forthcoming film ‘Dangal’, says it was one of the most dramatic ones in his career.’Though I went through body building to get a certain look for my film, this (‘Dangal’) one was one of the most dramatic body transformations so far. The film has […]

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Exercise releases hormone that helps shed, prevent fat

Exercise releases hormone that helps shed, prevent fat

Does working out feels like more of pain to you? Take heart. Exercise releases a hormone that can help your body shed fat and keep it from forming again, which may also act as potential target to fight obesity, diabetes and other health issues, a study has found.  The results showed that hormone irisin helps […]

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How to cleanse toxins stored in your fat cells that make you fat and swollen

How to cleanse toxins stored in your fat cells that make you fat and swollen

Most of us don’t know that today we live in a highly toxic environment. We are regularly getting exposed to foods loaded with chemicals. If you think you can avoid toxicity entirely, it is almost impossible to do so. So our liver and digestive system could easily get overpowered. Our body is made in a […]

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Why Japanese woman never get fat & live the longest

Why Japanese woman never get fat & live the longest

The last 25 years Japanese women hold the world record as the longest living on Earth because they live 84 and a half years on average and on top of that it seems as if they never gain weight. So what is the secret of Japanese women? In her book  “Japanese women don’t get old or […]

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Vegetable fat not the route to a healthy heart

Vegetable fat not the route to a healthy heart

Replacing animal fat in the human diet with vegetable oil seems not to lower heart disease risk, and might even boost it, according to a study published Wednesday that challenges a cornerstone of dietary advice. Switching from saturated to unsaturated Omega-6 fats did result in lower blood cholesterol in a trial with nearly 10,000 participants, […]

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Fatty food increases bowel cancer risk

Fatty food increases bowel cancer risk

A team of researcher has found that a diet high in fat increases the risk of bowel cancer as it causes cells in the gut to mutate. The study on laboratory mice fed on fatty food found that they were more likely than normally-fed mice to suffer changes to the cells of the gut lining […]

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Daily sugary drinks tied to increased visceral fat

Daily sugary drinks tied to increased visceral fat

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages like soda daily may lead to more abdominal fat gain over time, according to a new study. So-called visceral fat in the midsection wraps around internal organs like the liver and pancreas and affects the function of hormones like insulin. Insulin dysfunction, and becoming resistant to insulin, is closely tied to type […]

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