In India, there is a common saying, which many families brag about, “Hum khate-peete khandan se hain,”meaning they belong to a family where there is abundance of food and beverages. The underlying meaning is also that if the family members, as well as the children, are overweight, it’s because of good food.

Liposuction, also called lipoplasty or simply lipo, is a procedure of removing fat deposits, localised to certain parts of the body, to improve the body figure and proportion. It is highly useful in site specific fat removal which does not respond to diet, pilates or exercise.┬áIt is done under local or general anaesthesia. Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. You would need to have a strong grip on diet and exercise to remain in…

Diabetes is a condition affecting the metabolism of glucose or sugar in the body, leading to an excess of sugar in blood stream. It provides a pathway for chronic diseases like nerve, kidney disorders and heart conditions. Type 2 diabetes, also called non-insulin dependent diabetes, is caused due to resistance of the body towards insulin. It contributes to about 90% of diabetic cases reported worldwide. Insulin is a hormone produced by pancreas which helps in…