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Getting Fit For The Force: Heaviest Police Official In Andaman & Nicobar Police Reduces 13.5 Kg In A Month

Aug 04, 2021 Satyendra Garg

At a whopping 140 Kilograms he turned out to have the maximum weight amongst the 4,304 police officials. His BMI was 49.60 putting him into Obesity Class III category.

How Clear Front of Pack Labelling Can Make Us Eat And Live Better

Apr 08, 2021 Ashim Sanyal

They say a stitch in time saves nine. It’s time to apply that principle to bring about and execute effective FOPL norms in our country


Parents: Here’s How To Fight Childhood Obesity 

Making easy changes in the everyday routine of children can keep the surging adverse effects of childhood obesity at bay 

New Drug Could Be A 'Game-Changer' In Fight Against Obesity: UK Study

Feb 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The drug, semaglutide, works by hijacking the body’s own appetite-regulating system in the brain leading to reduced hunger and calorie intake.


Family Health Survey Notes Surge In Obesity In Kids Under 5

Not just children, rise in obesity has even been recorded in adults in the latest NFHS survey in comparison to NFHS-4.

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26 November, 2020

It's Time To Weigh The Cost Of Obesity

Dr Shweta Khandelwal

As India marks anti-obesity day, let's look at the immense cost of being an overweight nation


09 November, 2020

How To Take Care Of Mental Health Among Children During Pandemic

Eshita Bhargava

Today’s hectic schedules – attending zoom classes, appearing for online exams, not going out to play with your friends, and no activities have left children feeling drained, with a lack of concentration.


23 October, 2020

COVID-19 Lockdown Dips Sleep Quality, Mental Health, Says Study

PTI

Findings in Obesity evaluates changes in health behaviours under the pandemic's widespread restrictions


01 October, 2020

How This Couple Lost 32 Kg In A Few Months

Satyendra Garg

Inspired by an article on Poshan, this couple followed a 'Low Carbohydrate Healthy Fat diet' with intermittent fasting to get incredible results


17 September, 2020

Want To Avoid Trans Fats In Your Food? Here's How

Dr Meghana Pasi

Read the nutrition facts /food labels carefully: avoid those that have ‘hydrogenated oils’, ‘partially hydrogenated oils’ or ‘shortenings’ in the ingredients list


14 September, 2020

COVID-19: 7 Diet And Lifestyle Tips For Adolescents

Here are seven ways to help adolescents ensure they have a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle that will support building their immunity and overall wellbeing.


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10 September, 2020

Countdown to 2023: WHO Report On Global Trans Fat Elimination 2020

WHO Director General appeals to countries to protect their citizens from industrially produced trans fats, and remove it from the global food system by 2023


04 September, 2020

The Magic Of Millets

Raadhika Gupta

Millets, a group of small but incredibly nutritious and environment friendly cereals consumed for centuries in India, are making a comeback in our diets.


08 August, 2020

The Bitter Aftertaste Of Sugar

Satyendra Garg

Satyendra Garg talks about how a book inspired him to cut down on sugar, and why humans don't really need to indulge in the 'pure, white and deadly' sweetener.


11 July, 2020

Can An Infant's First Stool Predict It's Obesity Risk?

IANS

A recent study says the bacteria found in a newborn's first stool can help predict it's chances of developing obesity later in life


11 July, 2020

Could Saturated Fat Actually Be Good For You?

Satyendra Garg

An author's tryst with saturated fats defies conventional medical thinking, and suggests that we may have been very wrong about this much vilified fat


04 July, 2020

An Undertaker’s Lesson On Obesity

Satyendra Garg

If the world listens to the simple words of a man who told his story way back in 1863, we can reverse the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases which plague us today.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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