diets

Consuming western diets may spike risk of Alzheimer's in people with associated gene

Consuming western diets may spike risk of Alzheimer's in people with associated gene

The findings revealed that when APOE4-carrying mice were fed a Western-like diet high for 12 weeks, they showed increased deposits of beta-amyloid protein plaques – a marker for inflammation – in their brains.

Jun 14, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Is your teen popping diet pills to lose weight? Their hormones, growth and mental health may be at risk!

Is your teen popping diet pills to lose weight? Their hormones, growth and mental health may be at risk!

A study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of Minnesota showed that diet pills are an unsafe option for all age groups, but they can prove to be extremely harmful for teenagers in particular, due to the presence of toxic chemicals in the supplements.

May 22, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Want to look young forever? Eat these five anti-ageing foods!

Want to look young forever? Eat these five anti-ageing foods!

Who doesn’t want to stay young forever?

Nov 17, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

Tips that will help you shed extra kilos!

Here are a few tips that will help you lose weight quickly.

Oct 14, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Make kids grow veggies to encourage healthy eating

One simple way to make children eat more healthy is to help them grow vegetables in the gardens, says a new research.

May 16, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Fat or fiction? Dispelling myths

Still struggling to come to grips with the notion that fat is good for you? It's time to distinguish between good from the bad and take the best pick.

May 09, 2015, 18:52 PM IST
'Squishy' Jessica Alba finds diets 'boring'

'Squishy' Jessica Alba finds diets 'boring'

 Jessica Alba, who has always been in great shape, has admitted that she has gained weight but she finds diets "boring".

Dec 30, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

Fad diets may not have long term weight loss benefits

A new study has revealed that commercial diets can help weight loss in the short term, but keeping the weight off after the first year and the diet's impact on heart health are unclear.

Nov 12, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

Bikini diets dominate people in Britain: Survey

Summer holidays prove to be a powerful motivation for several women to lose weight or get in shape, according to research by health and fitness brand Fitbit.

Jul 26, 2014, 21:48 PM IST

New genes involved in food preferences set to revolutionize diets and improve health

Researchers have said that new understanding of the genes involved in taste perception and food preferences could lead to personalised nutrition plans effective not just in weight loss but in avoiding diseases like cancer, depression, and hypertension.

Jun 02, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

Shiftworkers likelier to have diets that promote chronic inflammation

Researchers have suggested that people who do shiftwork are more likely to have a diet that promotes chronic inflammation.

Feb 16, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

Obese women adjust diets according to extra calories from soft drinks

A new study has revealed that obese women willingly decrease their food intake when additional calories from soft drinks are included in their diets.

Oct 29, 2013, 13:42 PM IST

Why people fail to lose weight despite being on diets

An Australian researcher will starve 100 obese women, and allow them to consume only 800 calories a day so that she can test if drastic and rapid weight loss could help beat the famine reaction.

Sep 25, 2013, 13:17 PM IST

Tyra Banks says she doesn`t believe in diets

America`s Next Top Model host Tyra Banks has revealed that she doesn`t believe in diets and prefers her body with "some ass".

Aug 09, 2013, 17:26 PM IST

Diet change boosts survival in men with prostate cancer

Men who ate more healthy fats from vegetables, nuts and olive oil after a diagnosis of prostate cancer saw better survival rates than peers whose diets were unchanged, a US study said Monday.

Jun 11, 2013, 00:13 AM IST

Listen to your body…..

Often we tend to ignore our wonderful, yet fragile body for work or others, while trying to fulfil our goals and commitments in this world of antagonism.

Apr 04, 2012, 20:44 PM IST

Listen to your body…..

Often we tend to ignore our wonderful, yet fragile body for work or others, while trying to fulfil our goals and commitments in this world of antagonism.

Apr 04, 2012, 20:44 PM IST

How diets high in fish oil fight Alzheimer`s

Scientists have found how diets high in Omega 3 oils and low in cholesterol fight Alzheimer`s.

Feb 16, 2011, 20:46 PM IST

How diets high in fish oil fight Alzheimer`s

Scientists have found how diets high in Omega 3 oils and low in cholesterol fight Alzheimer`s.

Feb 16, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Eating more fiber could mean longer life: Study

The government study also ties fiber with a lower risk of cancer deaths in men.

Feb 15, 2011, 10:30 AM IST