Vegetable diet gives you daughters

Last Updated: Friday, March 25, 2011, 16:24

Want to have a daughter? Well, then go on a fruit and vegetable diet, say Dutch scientists.

Vegetarian diet makes you glow

Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 10:42

The top fruits for skin care include melons, apricots, and grapefruit. Best veggies are peppers, chillies and spinach.

Vegetable diet gives you daughters

Last Updated: Friday, April 15, 2011, 12:30

Want to have a daughter? Well, then go on a fruit and vegetable diet, say Dutch scientists. Of a group of women who followed a diet drawn up by the researchers, 80% went on to have daughters.

Low carb-diet reduces liver fat faster

Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2011, 21:06

Curbing carb is more effective than cutting calories to reduce liver fat.

Pregnant mothers` diet linked to child obesity

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 15:44

An expectant mother`s diet during pregnancy can alter her baby`s DNA in the womb.

Breakfast for a slim you!

Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 10:45

A breakfast of muesli with milk, tinned peaches and yoghurt can help weight loss. Low Glycaemic Index breakfast with apple juice helps the body break down fat better than a high GI start to the day of sugary cereal and white toast.

Eat fish for longer life

Last Updated: Monday, April 25, 2011, 21:03


Fish is the recommended diet for a longer healthier life. Studies have found that those who regularly ate fish were up to one-third less likely to get heart disease than those who ate it less than once a month.

Diet, not exercise, key to losing weight

Last Updated: Monday, May 09, 2011, 18:46

Exercising is not the best way to lose weight because our activity levels are the same as they were 20 years ago.

Eat more fish

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 13:58

Eat more fish. It is the omega 3 fatty acids in fish oils that are thought to make the Mediterranean diet healthier and protect against heart disease and raised cholesterol levels. You should have 1.5g of these fatty acids a week - two or three servings of fish.


Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2011, 10:59


The so called new-age diets do not add to health prospects. There is no easy way to lose weight so the best way is to do it over a period of time.

Drinking milk helps you shed weight

Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 13:45

Beyond calcium, researchers also found that Vitamin D levels independently affected weight loss.

Women on dieting cycles seldom lose weight

Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2011, 14:17

Yo-yo diets can be both unhealthy for the body and psychologically upsetting.