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Carbohydrate consumption during workouts boosts immunity, says report

Carbohydrate consumption during workouts boosts immunity, says report

Intense exercise creates immune disturbances and thus people often tend to have fewer natural killer white blood cells after a workout session which also increases the risk of upper respiratory illnesses, the researchers said.

Dietary combination of protein and carbohydrate good for gut health

Dietary combination of protein and carbohydrate good for gut health

A new research conducted by researchers says that the dietary combination of protein and carbohydrate can prove beneficial for gut health.

Reasons why you should add more protein to your diet!

Sources of protein include grains, legumes and nuts, as well as animal sources such as meats, dairy products, fish and eggs.

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.

Low-fat diet won't make you slimmer in long term: Study

Analysis of 53 studies involving 68,128 adults showed no difference in the average weight loss between reduced-fat diets and higher-fat diets. 

Eliminating saturated fats, low-quality carbs can improve heart health

A new study has revealed that consuming unsaturated fats and high-quality carbohydrates can lower risk of heart disease.

Eating cooked carbs made humans smarter than others

Eating cooked carbs made humans smarter than others

Eating meat may have kick-started the evolution of bigger brains, but carbohydrate consumption, particularly in the form of cooked starchy foods together with evolution of genes that increased our ability to digest starch made us smarter.

Eating refined carbs ups risk for depression

Eating food high in refined carbohydrates such as white bread and white rice may increase the risk of depression in post-menopausal women.

Need a 'sweeter' way to lose muffin top? Eat chocolates!

 A new research has revealed that chocolate can aid weight loss when combined with a low-carb diet.

Simple potato extract can control obesity

To the delight of potato lovers, researchers have found a simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet which is high in fat and refined carbohydrates.

Festive food can prove harmful for Type 2 Diabetes patients

 Overeating at a holiday get together could be harmful for people who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes, says a new study.

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.

Carbohydrates rich diet could up dementia risk

Researchers have linked carbohydrate calorie-rich diets to a greater risk for brain shrinkage, dementia and Alzheimer`s disease, impaired cognition, and other disorders.

Weight loss may help control blood sugar levels

Maintaining the right balance of carbohydrates and proteins in meals together with right time gap can help in a smooth journey of weight loss and appropriate sugar levels, it has been revealed.

Gut bacteria linked to colorectal cancer

Researchers have discovered that colorectal cancer patients had fewer beneficial bacteria and more harmful bacteria than people without the disease.

6 tips for eating healthy during Menopause

Menopause is a frightening word for women. This transition is a consequence of biological aging and accompanying signs and effects that can occur during the menopause years can significantly disrupt their daily activities and sense of well-being.

Now, natural sweetener that`s calorie and carbohydrates free

The Credit Suisse study notes that stevia-an all-natural alternative to sugar and high-fructose corn syrup-is one increasingly popular alternative.

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.

`Evil food` carbohydrates key to losing weight

Experts have claimed that cycling between several low or no-carbohydrates days followed by a single high-carbohydrate day can be an effective way to shed weight.

Flatulence? Eat smart, exercise and you`ll be okay

Caused by reasons such as overeating, consumption of difficult to digest foods like milk and rajma and other health problems, the audible discharge of intestinal gas is annoying to say the least.