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Why some people can't resist unhealthy food

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 16:48
Toronto: The reason why some people cannot resist calorie-dense snacks even at the risk of gaining extra weight may be due to decreased activity in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), which is involved in the executive functions of the brain.Executive…

High protein diets may lower blood pressure

Friday, 12 September 2014 13:28
New York: Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure, research shows.Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) found that participants consuming highest amount of protein (an average of 100…

Why fat people tend to overeat

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 15:40
Washington: Triggers such as the smell of popcorn at a movie theatre or a commercial for a snack may have a stronger pull for obese people due to differences in brain chemistry, says a study.Obese people tend to have greater…

Curbing food craving can help combat childhood obesity

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 18:44
Washington: Researchers have found that although children show stronger food craving than adolescents and adults, a strategy exists that re-directs their attention, effectively controlling their cravings, thereby combating obesity."These findings are important because they suggest that we may have another…

Start your day with healthy smoothies

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 18:19
London: Looking for a healthy way to start your day? Why not try a delicious smoothie, packed with nutritious fruit and vegetables that not only helps in starting your day in the best way but also helps in keeping your…

100 gm mango daily may cut blood sugar in obese

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 17:31
New York: The tasty and juicy mango has just got a shot in the arm. According to research, regular consumption of the fruit by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels and does not negatively impact body weight."Our results indicate…

Herbal, dietary supplements may harm liver: Study

Friday, 05 September 2014 16:33
Washington: If you think that herbals and dietary supplements are better than conventional medications for your health, think again.A new study shows that liver injury caused by herbals and dietary supplements increased from seven percent to 20 percent in the…

Daily breakfast may protect kids from diabetes

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 17:53
London: Make sure that your kids do not skip breakfast as researchers have found that regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes."The observations suggest that regular breakfast consumption, particularly involving…

Watch your diet to reduce diabetes risk

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 17:06
London: What you eat and drink, and not just the number of calories, is a significant factor in diabetes risk, a study showed.Losing weight may be good but not enough to prevent Type 2 diabetes as researchers have shown that…

Reviving appetite for healthy food possible: Study

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 17:21
New York: With measures such as behaviour change education it is possible to reverse the addictive power of unhealthy food while also increasing preference for healthy foods, says a new study.Scientists have suspected that once unhealthy food addiction circuits are…