Eating peanuts early could prevent allergy in infants, finds study

With peanut allergies on the rise worldwide, a study Monday found that contrary to previous advice, feeding foods containing peanuts to babies before 11 months of age may help prevent allergies.

In 17 years, fast food hasn't changed

Average calories, sodium and saturated fat content is as high in fast food today as these were in 1996, says a research.

Gut bacteria may trick us into eating what they want

Gut bacteria may be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often drive us towards obesity, a new study suggests.

You eat what your gut bacteria wants!

Cannot resist those fatty foods even though you wish to trim down? It could be because of the bacteria living with you that can manipulate your brain to eat what they want to feed on, suggests a study.

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.

Organic foods may help prevent cancer: Study

Organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts, including more antioxidants, fewer, less frequent pesticide residues, and properties that may help prevent cancer, a study suggests.

Boost protein intake to lose weight

Counting calories before every meal to keep your weight in check? You may chill out a bit now as researchers have found that instead of counting calories for weight loss, you would do better to boost the protein content of your diet.

Taste buds can taste carbohydrates: Study

Everyone knows that the tongue has five senses i.e sweet ,sour, salty, savory and bitter tastes. But scientists now believe that we have one more sense that our tongue can differentiate, i.e. it allows us to perceive carbohydrates.

Consuming diet very low in nutrients could extend lifespan in humans

A new evolutionary theory claims that consuming a diet very low in nutrients can extend lifespan in laboratory animals, a finding which could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.

Know the right quantity of nutrients required by body

It`s well known that iron, vitamins or carbohydrates are nutrients essential to keep our body fit. But be careful about the quantity, warns an expert.

`Extinction of big animals may cause soil nutrient deficiency`

The mass extinction of large animals in the Pleistocene era caused today’s dearth of soil nutrients, scientists said Sunday, and warned of further damage if modern giants like the elephant disappear.

‘Mindful Eating’ crucial for lowering weight and blood sugar in diabetics

Eating mindfully, or consuming food in response to physical cues of hunger and fullness, is equally effective as adhering to nutrition-based guidelines in reducing weight and blood sugar levels in adults with Type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

Essential nutrients to spice up your sex life!

Food and sex are inextricably linked to each other. Having a balanced and nutritious diet not only helps you keep fit and healthy but also improves your performance between the sheets.

Essential nutrients to spice up your sex life!

Food and sex are inextricably linked to each other. Having a balanced and nutritious diet not only helps you keep fit and healthy but also improves your performance between the sheets.

Cow`s milk unsuitable for babies: Study

Cow`s milk is unsuitable for babies as it is nutritionally inadequate, a study has claimed.

Just 2 tablespoons of olive oil could cut heart disease risk

Scientists have confirmed that olive oil is good for the heart.

You can spice up meals with real vitamins, nutrients

You can now spice up meals with real nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants to derive direct health benefits, thanks to a new method.

Lack of omega-3 fatty acids may cause memory problems

A diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids may cause the brain to age faster and lose some of its memory.

Nutrients good for Alzheimer`s patients

Daily intake of Souvenaid improves memory in people with mild Alzheimer`s disease.

HAVE A VARIED DIET!

HAVE A VARIED DIET!

Look for different, brightly colored fruits and vegetables which generally provide plenty of nutrients.