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People who watch TV shun healthy diets

Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:08
New York : People who watch excessive amounts of TV tend to eat more unhealthy foods and might not understand the foundations of a healthy diet, a study says.Individuals who watch more TV have a more fatalistic view toward eating…

Daily avocado cuts heart disease risk

Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:07
New York : Adding an avocado to your daily diet helps lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, a study says."Including one avocado each day as part of a moderate-fat, cholesterol-lowering diet provides additional LDL (bad cholesterol)…

Diet pill that tricks body into losing weight

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 13:59
Washington: Researchers from the California-based Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body into thinking it has consumed calories, causing it to burn fat.The compound effectively stopped weight gain, lowered cholesterol,…

What to eat in 2015 ?

Friday, 02 January 2015 16:11
Los Angeles: Make sure to treat your body right with food items that will nourish your digestive system, jumpstart your metabolism and make you feel great.Frank Lipman, founder of Eleven Eleven Wellness Center, shares what to eat this year, reports…

20 minutes of weight training reduces belly fat

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 14:49
New York: Just 20 minutes of weight training can reduce abdominal fat that a lot of men tend to gain as they age, research has suggested.Combining weight training and aerobic activity leads to even better results in terms of maintaining…

US consumers shun fat-inducing cakes, cookies

Monday, 22 December 2014 15:48
New York: Purchase of ready-to-eat grain-based desserts (RTE GBDs) such as cakes, cookies, pies, doughnuts and pastries declined in the US by 24 percent between 2005 and 2012, a research has found.However, there has been little change in the nutritional…

Our ancestors used olive oil for cooking

Monday, 22 December 2014 15:46
London: Excavation experts have unearthed nearly 8,000-year-old ancient clay pots in the Lower Galilee region of northern Israel with olive oil residues in them, driving home the point that our ancestors were aware about the oil's health benefits.The findings suggest…

Obesity a leading cause of liver damage

Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:40
New Delhi: Little did 52-year-old Sheila Joshi (name changed), suffering from obesity-related uncontrolled diabetes know that her condition was leading to a damaged liver. Joshi is not the only one, say health experts, adding that Indians largely remain unaware of…

Young and overweight? Try this exercise combo

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 18:06
Toronto: Combining aerobics with resistance training may be the best exercise for obese teenagers, says a study."Adolescents who are overweight are typically advised to exercise more, but there is limited evidence on what type of exercise is best in order…

Low sugar intake reduces tooth decay

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 17:56
New York: Daily intake of sugar should make up no more than three percent of total energy intake and its reduction in consumption could lead to decrease in tooth decay, finds a new research."Tooth decay is a serious problem worldwide…