Five surprising health benefits of jaggery – From constipation to weight loss!

Jaggery, which acts as diuretic, can help stimulate bowel movements, thereby providing relief from constipation.

Sep 05, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

Know the causes of muscle cramps!

Muscle cramps happens quite common to all of us and we tend to ignore it until they bother us frequently.

Jul 13, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
Beware! Your bread may cause cancer - Chemicals found in pizzas, burgers of seven Delhi fast food outlets

Beware! Your bread may cause cancer - Chemicals found in pizzas, burgers of seven Delhi fast food outlets

84 per cent of bread and bakery samples collected from Delhi contain residues of cancer causing chemicals.

May 23, 2016, 13:16 PM 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

Don't blame salt alone for high BP: Study

Lack of potassium in the diet, not a little more salt than what is currently recommended, is linked to higher blood pressure (BP), new research says.

Apr 28, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Czech nurse charged for murdering six patients: Report

A former Czech nurse was indicted with six counts of murder over allegations she poisoned patients with massive doses of potassium during the past four years, Czech media reported on Thursday.

Nov 28, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

Fresh hope for Huntington`s sufferers

A new study has found that potassium boost improves walking in mouse model of Huntington`s disease.

Mar 31, 2014, 20:03 PM 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

Eating white potatoes increases intake of potassium

Consumption of white potatoes is linked to increased intake of potassium, a new study has revealed.

Apr 24, 2013, 11:44 AM IST

World Health Day 2013: Cutting down on salt reduces stroke risk

Cutting down on salt and, at the same time, increasing levels of potassium in our diet will have major health and cost benefits across the world, a new study suggests.

Apr 05, 2013, 11:21 AM IST