Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates may be key to better malaria vaccine: Study

Carbohydrates may be key to better malaria vaccine: Study

The study found that the malaria parasite 'tags' its proteins with carbohydrates in order to stabilise and transport them, and this process was crucial to completing the parasite's lifecycle.

Sep 16, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
Are carbohydrates good or bad?

Are carbohydrates good or bad?

A team of scientists studied the diets and mortality of more than 135,000 people across 18 countries and found that those with high carbohydrate intake had a higher risk of mortality than those with high-fat diets.

Sep 11, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
Improve your decision-making skills with a carbohydrate-rich breakfast!

Improve your decision-making skills with a carbohydrate-rich breakfast!

Researchers said that people's decision-making was often influenced by the amount of carbohydrates and protein contained in their breakfast.

Jun 13, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Carbohydrate consumption during workouts boosts immunity, says report

Carbohydrate consumption during workouts boosts immunity, says report

Intense exercise creates immune disturbances and thus people often tend to have fewer natural killer white blood cells after a workout session which also increases the risk of upper respiratory illnesses, the researchers said.

Feb 17, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Dietary combination of protein and carbohydrate good for gut health

Dietary combination of protein and carbohydrate good for gut health

A new research conducted by researchers says that the dietary combination of protein and carbohydrate can prove beneficial for gut health.

Nov 27, 2016, 10:26 AM IST

Reasons why you should add more protein to your diet!

Sources of protein include grains, legumes and nuts, as well as animal sources such as meats, dairy products, fish and eggs.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Want to live longer? Add more whole grains to your diet!

As per a new study, consuming nearly four servings of whole grains such as bran, oatmeal and quinoa a day can reduce the risk of premature death.

Jun 14, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Low-fat diet won't make you slimmer in long term: Study

Analysis of 53 studies involving 68,128 adults showed no difference in the average weight loss between reduced-fat diets and higher-fat diets. 

Oct 30, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

Eliminating saturated fats, low-quality carbs can improve heart health

A new study has revealed that consuming unsaturated fats and high-quality carbohydrates can lower risk of heart disease.

Sep 29, 2015, 18:34 PM IST
Eating cooked carbs made humans smarter than others

Eating cooked carbs made humans smarter than others

Eating meat may have kick-started the evolution of bigger brains, but carbohydrate consumption, particularly in the form of cooked starchy foods together with evolution of genes that increased our ability to digest starch made us smarter.

Aug 07, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Eating refined carbs ups risk for depression

Eating food high in refined carbohydrates such as white bread and white rice may increase the risk of depression in post-menopausal women.

Aug 06, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

Need a 'sweeter' way to lose muffin top? Eat chocolates!

 A new research has revealed that chocolate can aid weight loss when combined with a low-carb diet.

Mar 31, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Simple potato extract can control obesity

To the delight of potato lovers, researchers have found a simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet which is high in fat and refined carbohydrates.

Dec 10, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

Festive food can prove harmful for Type 2 Diabetes patients

 Overeating at a holiday get together could be harmful for people who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes, says a new study.

Nov 24, 2014, 17:38 PM IST

Taste buds can taste carbohydrates: Study

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.

Jun 12, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

Carbohydrates rich diet could up dementia risk

Researchers have linked carbohydrate calorie-rich diets to a greater risk for brain shrinkage, dementia and Alzheimer`s disease, impaired cognition, and other disorders.

Feb 22, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

Weight loss may help control blood sugar levels

Maintaining the right balance of carbohydrates and proteins in meals together with right time gap can help in a smooth journey of weight loss and appropriate sugar levels, it has been revealed.

Jan 21, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Gut bacteria linked to colorectal cancer

Researchers have discovered that colorectal cancer patients had fewer beneficial bacteria and more harmful bacteria than people without the disease.

Dec 07, 2013, 11:47 AM IST

6 tips for eating healthy during Menopause

Menopause is a frightening word for women. This transition is a consequence of biological aging and accompanying signs and effects that can occur during the menopause years can significantly disrupt their daily activities and sense of well-being.

Dec 07, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Now, natural sweetener that`s calorie and carbohydrates free

The Credit Suisse study notes that stevia-an all-natural alternative to sugar and high-fructose corn syrup-is one increasingly popular alternative.

Oct 21, 2013, 18:09 PM IST