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Guard against sugar addiction

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 13:37
New Delhi : Sugar can be addictive, but its excessive consumption can cause health problems. So, as much as you can, avoid a sugar glut!Simran Saini, nutritionist and weight loss consultant, Fortis Hospital, explains the harmful effects of too much…

People trust friends when it comes to weight-loss

Saturday, 14 February 2015 11:39
New York: When it comes to joining a weight-loss programme, people trust their friends who have lost weight more than the advice of celebrities, a study says.People who find success in a wellness programme are more influential in getting friends…

Eating seafood increases risk of autoimmune disorder

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 12:29
New York : Exposure to mercury through seafood could increase the risk of autoimmune disorders, especially among women of childbearing age, a study says.Autoimmune disorders, which cause the body's immune system to attack healthy cells by mistake, predominately affect women."We…

How vegans can get calcium

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 09:24
London: If you are a vegan and can't include milk in your diet, then calcium is one nutrient your body will miss. Try kale, orange or soy milk for a healthy calcium supply.Calcium keeps bones and teeth healthy and strong,…

Low carb diet can cause digestive problems: Experts

Saturday, 24 January 2015 16:15
Los Angeles: Low carb diets may be used as a weight loss tool by some people, but dieticians and nutritionists warn that the tactic may be contributing to a reduction in fibre intake and thus, helping in setting up health…

Snacking on fruits can cause dental problems

Saturday, 17 January 2015 16:14
London: An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it could also be keeping your dentist busy, according to a recent survey of oral hygiene experts.The warning about snacking on sugary fruit comes from a poll of 458…

Ditch dieting, lose fat the smart way

Friday, 16 January 2015 15:56
London: Fed up of trying every fad diet, and getting nowhere? It's time to try carrying a mirror to remind you of your weight, and stop making excuses for your eating habits.Weight loss guru Steve Miller says ditching the diet…

Weight-loss surgery fuels job discrimination

Thursday, 08 January 2015 16:41
New York : Obese people who undergo weight-reducing bariatric surgery are less likely to be hired than those who have lost weight through exercise and dieting, new research has found.This might be because obese people are often regarded as lazy…

Eating almonds decreases belly fat

Thursday, 08 January 2015 16:03
New York : Including almonds in your daily diet could help reduce belly fat, a well-established heart disease risk factor, says a study.A daily snack of 1.5 ounces (42 gram) of almonds instead of a high-carbohydrate muffin, eaten as part…

Do-it-yourself tempting dips

Thursday, 08 January 2015 15:06
New Delhi : Use dips in an innovative way to give a delicious twist to snacks.Naresh Guglani, corporate chef, Del Monte Foods, reveals how to prepare lip-smacking dips:* Cocktail dip: Blend half and half of mayonnaise and tomato ketchup, throw-in…