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Focus on vegetables, fruits in winters: Dieticians

Focus on vegetables, fruits in winters: Dieticians

With winter being the best time to increase food intake, dieticians have urged children to focus more on fruits and vegetables to supplement body nutrition, which is hardly the case during summer due to low appetite.

Want to reduce blood cholesterol? Include these superfoods in your diet!

Want to reduce blood cholesterol? Include these superfoods in your diet!

 Believe it or not but a good diet plays an important role in keeping the cholesterol level in check.

Little extra zinc in diet may reduce DNA damage

Little extra zinc in diet may reduce DNA damage

A modest increase in dietary zinc - about four milligrams - can help reduce everyday wear and tear on our DNA, says a study.

Here's why a healthy diet may not always work

Here's why a healthy diet may not always work

Certain human gut bacteria need to be lost for a diet plan to be successful, said the study that identified the organisms that help promote the effects of a particular diet.

Suffering from acidity? Include these foods in your diet!

Suffering from acidity? Include these foods in your diet!

Acidity is mostly because of long gap between meals, having too much of spicy food and tea or coffee regularly.

Heart disease: Lifestyle critical regardless of your genetic risk factor

Heart disease: Lifestyle critical regardless of your genetic risk factor

While genetics are important, modification by lifestyle changes, diet and environmental influences can be effected and remains critical, observes Dhall citing recent research done in the US.

Proper nutrition promotes good mental health, keeps you stress free: Study

Proper nutrition promotes good mental health, keeps you stress free: Study

Good nutrition not only benefits your physical health, but also promotes mental health as well.

Eating foods rich in fat increases risk of eye disease: Study

Eating foods rich in fat increases risk of eye disease: Study

 Is your diet rich in fat? Well, a new study has found that diets rich in fat ups the risk of major eye disease.

Want to reduce that belly fat? Include Canola oil in your diet!

For the study, the researchers tested the effect of five different vegetable oil blended in 101 participants' diets through a controlled study.

Want to live a very long life? Follow these five basic rules for a healthier, happier lifestyle!

Following are five simple common-sense rules, if followed will keep you fit and add years to your life.

Heart disease: What increases your risk, tips to reduce it!

Heart disease is caused by plaque buildup in the wall of the arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Eating soy protein early may prevent bone loss in adulthood

A new study has found that introducing soy protein at an early life can protect against serious bone loss during adulthood.

India to face serious challenges in preventing diet-related NCDs: Report

The report highlights the risks posed by the double burden of malnutrition in South Asia, where overweight and obesity exist alongside undernutrition.

Diet pills, supplements, surgery for weight loss – But are they safe?

The bottom line is that a reduced-calorie diet paired with increased physical exercise is the best and safest way to lose weight.

Try these easy ways to increase your water intake!

Are you drinking enough water throughout the day? Well, most of us simply forget to do that but it is necessary if you want to maintain a well-hydrated state.

Is childhood antibiotic use linked to obesity?

As the obesity rate continues to skyrocket in the US, scientists across the country are combing the health records of 1.6 million kids to determine if childhood antibiotic use causes weight gain later in life.

Combination of diet and exercise may help prevent heart problems: Study

Zee Media Bureau

New York: A new study has found that a balanced combination of diet and exercise may help prevent heart disease for people suffering from obesity.

Want to get rid of nail biting habit? Try these ways!

Do you have the habit of biting your nails? 

Belly-fat reduction made easy with the help of these six simple drinks! - Watch video

Without a doubt, the biggest problem area when it comes to weight is the belly, which most people resolve to reduce by way of diets and exercise.  

Diet designed to lower BP cuts risk of kidney disease too

This diet, known as DASH for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, was designed primarily to reduce blood pressure.