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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.

Know the right quantity of nutrients required by body

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 13:45

It`s well known that iron, vitamins or carbohydrates are nutrients essential to keep our body fit. But be careful about the quantity, warns an expert.

Carrot can cure several ailments

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012, 17:49

Carrot can offer prevention against different ailments, say health experts.

Lack of nutrients in diet ups depression risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 16:26

Following a diet lacking in folate and vitamin B12 increases the risk of melancholic depressive symptoms, according to a study.

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