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How eating disorder affects you revealed

A new study has provided deep insight on anorexia nervosa i.e. eating disorders suggesting that the longer one suffers from active anorexia nervosa (AN), the more likely they are to show disorder-relevant alterations in DNA methylation.

Manthan: What to eat in Spring season?

With Spring season on the anvil, it's time to modify the eating habits for a healthy you in 2015.

Worst nightmare is witches eating my toes: Jason Segel
Worst nightmare is witches eating my toes: Jason Segel

'How I Met Your Mother' actor Jason Segel has revealed the most terrifying dream, which has haunted him since childhood, is seeing witches eating his toes.

Fabulous health benefits of seven seeds!

Every seed has something different to provide to the body- from pomegranate, hemp to chia. But it is important to know which ones deliver health benefits before choosing to have one.

Elderly enjoy new-age foods

If you consider elderly people to be traditional consumers, think twice as a new study reveals that there are more elderly people who are happy to accept new-age foods.

Difficult eaters may have underlying psychological issues

Parents, take note! Bullying can initiate or reinforce body image preoccupations and possibly lead to a change in eating behaviour in kids, a new study has warned.

Family meals can help fight obesity among teens

A new study has indicated that family meals, which tend to include fruits, vegetables, calcium, and whole grains, could help teens to stay away from obesity.

Saudi man punishes son for not eating by burning foot

A Saudi man punished his son for refusing to eat by burning his foot with a hot iron rod.

Eating addiction similar to gambling fixation

If you cannot resist overeating despite the obvious health risks, you may well be suffering from an eating addiction which, as a study shows, is a behavioural disorder and could be categorised alongside conditions such as gambling.

Now, 'train your brain' to favor low-calorie food

A new study had found that training your brain to low-calorie foods over unhealthy foods may just be possible.

You are as old as what you eat!

n a finding that could help rejuvenate ageing immune cells, scientists have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing.

Chefs innovate to get fussy children to eat

Feeding children with nutritious food has been a challenge that most mothers seem to be familiar with. Chefs and food experts, however suggest that simple alterations can make a regular meal more attractive to fussy eaters.

Four myths about corn you should stop believing

There is nothing like sinking your teeth in a crisp cob of sweet corn. But few myths keep people away from the vegetable and it is time to know the truth.

Adults eat 92% of what they put on their plate

A new study has revealed that the average adult eats 92 percent of whatever he or she puts on his/her plate.

Treating workout as `fun run` makes you eat less afterwards

A new study has revealed that by thinking that exercise was fun, people could fool their brain into eating less afterwards.

Cats do eat more in winter

Know why your kitten asks for more food as the mercury drops and chill settles in? They too, like humans, need comfort food in the winter.

Blame your genes for your `night eating syndrome`

Scientists have discovered a gene that when mutated leads to hunger at unwanted hours, interrupts sleep and causes overeating.

`Food texture affects how much you eat`

People perceive food that is either hard or has a rough texture to have fewer calories, researchers, including Indian-origin scientists, have found.

The smaller the cereal flakes, the more you tend to eat

Researchers have shown that when cereal flakes are reduced by crushing, people pour a smaller volume of cereal into their bowls, but still take a greater amount by weight and calories.

What you eat may not be suitable for your genes

A new study suggests that your diet can trigger genetic effects that cause you to age more rapidly, according to a recently completed study at the University of Southern California Davis.