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Gut bacteria may trick us into eating what they want

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:22

Gut bacteria may be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often drive us towards obesity, a new study suggests.

You eat what your gut bacteria wants!

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 00:28

Cannot resist those fatty foods even though you wish to trim down? It could be because of the bacteria living with you that can manipulate your brain to eat what they want to feed on, suggests a study.

Four myths about corn you should stop believing

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 12:34

There is nothing like sinking your teeth in a crisp cob of sweet corn. But few myths keep people away from the vegetable and it is time to know the truth.

Organic foods may help prevent cancer: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 15:02

Organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts, including more antioxidants, fewer, less frequent pesticide residues, and properties that may help prevent cancer, a study suggests.

Boost protein intake to lose weight

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:23

Counting calories before every meal to keep your weight in check? You may chill out a bit now as researchers have found that instead of counting calories for weight loss, you would do better to boost the protein content of your diet.

Taste buds can taste carbohydrates: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:13

Everyone knows that the tongue has five senses i.e sweet ,sour, salty, savory and bitter tastes. But scientists now believe that we have one more sense that our tongue can differentiate, i.e. it allows us to perceive carbohydrates.

Consuming diet very low in nutrients could extend lifespan in humans

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 13:41

A new evolutionary theory claims that consuming a diet very low in nutrients can extend lifespan in laboratory animals, a finding which could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.

Now, combo of plant nutrients to kill breast cancer cells

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 15:36

A super cocktail of six natural compounds found in turmeric, vegetables, fruits and plant roots can kill breast cancer cells without harming normal cells.

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