Diet

Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

A new study has found that eating raw fruit and vegetables such as kiwis, bananas, apples and dark leafy greens may lower symptoms of depression and improve mental health, more than cooked, canned and processed food.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Red meat linked to higher colon cancer risk

Red meat linked to higher colon cancer risk

Having a diet free from red meat can help women reduce the risk of a type of colon cancer, suggests new research.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Healthy diet may not prevent effects of high salt intake

Healthy diet may not prevent effects of high salt intake

People need to monitor their salt intake, and food manufacturers should lower the salt content in their products, the scientists recommended.

Mar 06, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
This country has been ordered to 'go on a diet'

This country has been ordered to 'go on a diet'

The target will apply to 13 different food groups, responsible for a fifth of the calorie intake of children.

Mar 06, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
US President Donald Trump ordered to lose weight, reduces red meat intake

US President Donald Trump ordered to lose weight, reduces red meat intake

As per sources, Trump has embraced the new menu choices he is being offered and seems to be enjoying his new diet.

Mar 05, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Vegetarian diet just as effective as Mediterranean diet in reducing heart disease risk, claims study

Vegetarian diet just as effective as Mediterranean diet in reducing heart disease risk, claims study

The results showed that people on either diet had lost about four pounds of their weight overall, along with a three-pound loss of body fat.

Feb 27, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
Diet rich in fruits and veggies may help halt spread of breast cancer

Diet rich in fruits and veggies may help halt spread of breast cancer

Researchers are now considering conducting an early-phase clinical trial in which healthy participants would consume a low-asparagine diet.

Feb 08, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Consuming dietary fibre like peas, broccoli can help prevent obesity

Consuming dietary fibre like peas, broccoli can help prevent obesity

Eating healthy is the first thing that comes to mind when one decides to lose weight, besides regular exercise. 

Jan 24, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
Slow down the process of ageing, go on an antioxidant-rich diet

Slow down the process of ageing, go on an antioxidant-rich diet

The reason that antioxidants are often touted as 'anti-ageing' compounds is that they help protect from age-related diseases, which are caused in part by free radicals and inflammation.

Jan 23, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
Mediterranean diet can protect older adults from becoming frail: Study

Mediterranean diet can protect older adults from becoming frail: Study

Frailty is common among older people and its prevalence is increasing as the population ages.

Jan 12, 2018, 18:35 PM IST
Facing difficulties in conceiving? Try these simple diet tricks

Facing difficulties in conceiving? Try these simple diet tricks

Although, most gynecologist and physicians swear by the importance of good food during the pregnancy, only a few will tell you that going on a low carb diet will also increase your fertility.

Dec 25, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Eating tomatoes, apples may restore lung damage in smokers

Eating tomatoes, apples may restore lung damage in smokers

This study shows that diet might help repair lung damage in people who have stopped smoking.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Moderate exercise and a Mediterranean diet helps reduce fat deposits: Study

Moderate exercise and a Mediterranean diet helps reduce fat deposits: Study

The greatest fat deposit decreases were hepatic (minus 29 per cent), visceral (minus 22 per cent) and intra-pericardial (minus 11 per cent).

Dec 18, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
MIND diet may lower risk of Alzheimer's by 53%

MIND diet may lower risk of Alzheimer's by 53%

A Mediterranean-style diet, called MIND, may lower your risk of developing cognitive impairment.

Nov 20, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Diet that will help you curb the risk of a deadly heart failure revealed

Diet that will help you curb the risk of a deadly heart failure revealed

According to the study, people who eat more fruits and vegetables are 42 percent less likely to develop the condition than those who consumed fewer plant-based foods.  

Nov 20, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Cooking food the right way can help you get rid of 'strict diets' – Check out these hacks!

Cooking food the right way can help you get rid of 'strict diets' – Check out these hacks!

The cooking process determines how much nutrition is retained in the items while being cooked.

Sep 17, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Study associates a fifth of global deaths to poor diet – Read

Study associates a fifth of global deaths to poor diet – Read

 Global life expectancy last year was 75.3 years for women, and nearly 70 for men.

Sep 15, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
High-fat diet uplifts physical strength, increases lifespan

High-fat diet uplifts physical strength, increases lifespan

A new study claims that ketogenic diets have gained popularity for a variety of health benefit claims, but scientists are still teasing out what happens during ketosis, when carbohydrate intake is so low that the body shifts from using glucose as the main fuel source to fat burning and producing ketones for energy.

Sep 06, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
Low-fat, high carb diet may increase death risk: Study

Low-fat, high carb diet may increase death risk: Study

The lowest risk of death was in those people who consume three to four servings (or a total of 375 to 500 grammes) of fruits, vegetables and legumes a day, researchers said.

Aug 30, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Weighing 117 kilos, man sheds 82 kgs to become Slimming World's Man of the Year - Read

Weighing 117 kilos, man sheds 82 kgs to become Slimming World's Man of the Year - Read

 With immense dedication, hard work and perseverance, Westaway lost 82 kilos and has been crowned with a prestigious slimming prize.

Aug 27, 2017, 12:55 PM IST