Choose low-carb diet for weight loss, better heart

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 17:19
New York: A low-carbohydrate diet is more effective for weight loss and reducing cardio-vascular risk factors than a low-fat diet, according to a new study.To compare the effects, researchers randomly assigned 148 men and women in the US without clinical…

Watching action movies makes your waistline grow

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 17:17
New York: If your kids love to watch Hollywood action movies, better watch out for their junk food consumption.According to a study, viewers who watch action-packed programmes indulge in over-eating."We find that if you are watching an action movie while…

Eat fruits daily for healthy heart

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 17:06
London: Daily fruit consumption cuts the overall risk of death by 32 percent and cardio-vascular diseases (CVDs) by up to 40 percent, a study shows.Researchers found that compared to people who never ate fruit, those who ate fruit daily cut…

Over half of urban Indians trying to lose weight: Study

Friday, 29 August 2014 19:36
New Delhi: Though it has been estimated that 74 percent of urban Indians are overweight, a recent survey shows that their awareness is also increasing and more than half of urban Indians are trying to lose weight.The study was conducted…

Trim down your 'side fat'

Thursday, 28 August 2014 19:02
Los Angeles: Eliminate that extra padding on the sides of your waist by doing the right moves, eating well and moving around.Celebrity trainer and nutrition expert Harley Pasternak suggests how to do away with love handles, reports people.com.* Tone up:…

Junk food kills craving for balanced diet

Thursday, 28 August 2014 17:42
Sydney: A fast food diet can not only make you obese but also reduces your appetite for normal, balanced diets.According to Australian researchers, excessive consumption of junk food can change behaviour, weaken self-control and lead to over-eating.In lab experiments, they…

Add coconut in diet for healthy you

Thursday, 28 August 2014 17:13
London: Coconut has many nutritional benefits and now it has been revealed that this superfood can help in curing various medical problems.Sally Norton, weight loss consultant and founder of Vavista.com, shares tips on how one can be fit and fine…

Healthy diet key to boosting immunity as you age

Monday, 25 August 2014 15:43
London: While attempting to find why immunity decreases with age leading to life-threatening diseases, researchers have cracked how to rejuvenate ageing immune cells.As we age, our immune systems decline. Older people suffer from increased incidence and severity of both infections…

Your blood sample can tell what you are eating

Friday, 22 August 2014 18:02
London: If you are not strictly following the dietary recommendations advised by your doctor, you may no longer be able to fake it as researchers have found a way to measure adherence to diet from your blood sample.It is possible…

Daily fish oil improves brain function in elderly

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 16:34
New York: Regular use of fish oil supplements may significantly reduce cognitive decline and improve brain function in older adults, says a study.The study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital examined the relationship between fish oil supplements during the US…