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Digestive problems – Follow these tips for smooth digestion

Digestive problems – Follow these tips for smooth digestion

Bad digestion can give rise to a host of problems, including gas or flatulance, stomach bloating, constipation, heartburn, and fatigue.

Mar 21, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Pear – The quintessential weight loss food!

Pears are an excellent source of fiber and a good source of vitamin C. One medium pear provides about 24 percent of daily fiber needs for only 100 calories.

Oct 20, 2016, 17:08 PM IST

Weight loss diet – Five foods that help you burn fat fast!

Diet when combined with physical activity can help you burn fat even more and help you lose those extra kilos in a healthy natural way.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:29 PM 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

Simple ways to burn your belly fat fast!

Here are a few tips that will help you lose stomach fat and get that sexy abs.

Nov 23, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

Top five reasons why you should eat Taro root (Arbi)

Have you ever eaten this delicious food – Taro root, also known as arbi in Hindi? If not, you should start including this nutty vegetable into your diet to enjoy the rich nutrients of this wonderful gift of nature. 

Sep 17, 2015, 09:58 AM IST

Whole grain diets reduce premature death risk

Eating every day a diet high in whole grains and cereal fibres may reduce your risk of premature death, suggests a new study.

Mar 24, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

Coke bets on 'premium milk' to boost category

Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will pay twice as much for it.

Feb 03, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Why is it important to include dried fruits in our diet!

There is no truth about fresh fruits being better and healthier than the dried ones. What is important is whether the fruit contains the necessary vitamins and minerals that your body requires, where it is from and how it is grown or dried.

Feb 02, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Five simple ways to reduce food cravings!

A healthy breakfast rich in protein and fiber can help control food cravings.

Oct 17, 2014, 07:34 AM IST

Starchy food may reduce red meat-related colorectal cancer risk

A new study has revealed that consuming starch that acts like fiber may help reduce colorectal cancer risk associated with a high red meat diet.

Aug 04, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

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.

Aug 01, 2014, 12:34 PM IST

Plastics that not only heal but regenerate

Here is some good news as researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a plastic that can regenerate itself by regrowing.

May 09, 2014, 10:18 AM IST

Want to be fit? Swap unhealthy food with healthy diet

Everyone wants to stay in the pink of health and it all starts from watching your diet. Grab a fruit instead of juice, replace soda with water and see how things work in your body`s favour.

Jan 06, 2014, 22:15 PM IST

Flaxseed may reduce blood pressure, early findings show

Eating a bit of flaxseed each day might help lower high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

Nov 02, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Potatoes may be one of the best superfoods

A new study shows that potatoes are one of the best nutritional values in the produce aisle, providing one of the better nutritional values per penny than most other raw vegetables and delivering one of the most affordable source of potassium of the more frequently consumed vegetables, second only to beans.

May 25, 2013, 10:39 AM IST

Adding more fiber to diet boosts health

Three new studies have contributed to the growing body of evidence for the health benefits of added fibres in the diet.

Apr 23, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

Women who eat lots of fiber have less breast cancer

A fresh look at the medical evidence shows women who eat more fiber are less likely to get breast cancer.

Jul 29, 2011, 10:36 AM IST

10 tips for better digestive health

Consume a balanced diet. Choose a variety of foods from each food group, especially fiber-rich fruits, vegetables and grains as well as certain yogurts and fluids.

Jun 16, 2011, 10:22 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