A healthier diet is costlier!

 Changes in the cost of diet affects its quality and specifically an individual's weight and health, reveals a new study.

Lose fat, gain muscles with diet and exercise


New York: Canadian researchers have found new dietary regimen for losing fat while gaining muscle, an oft-debated problem for those trying to manage their weight, control calories and balance protein consumption.

Weekend binges as bad as regular junk food

Yo-yoing between eating well during the week and bingeing on junk food over the weekend is likely to be just as bad for your gut health as a consistent diet of junk.

Green leafy vegetable intake lessens risk of glaucoma

A recent study says that leafy vegetables such as lettuce, spinach and kale and nitrate-rich vegetables are associated with lowering the risk of primary open-angle glaucoma by 20 to 30 percent.

For a healthy life, social bonds are as important as exercise, diet

Having a lot of healthy social relationships during adolescence and late adulthood could help you lead a healthy life, a new study suggests. 

Sugary Western diet ups breast cancer risk, says study

Previous studies have shown that dietary sugar intake has an impact on breast cancer development, with inflammation thought to play a role.

Mother shouldn't discuss weight issue with daughters

If you want your daughter to shed a few pounds, better abstain from saying it in so many words and if you have to, do bring in your own weight concerns to the discussion, suggests new research.

Eat pears to cut body weight this season

The season to cherish sweet pears is here, but if you doubt whether to add this fruit to your grocery list or not, then according to a recent study consumption of pears lowers body weight.

Sperm tells tales of your diet before conception

 If you are planning a baby, do not just sermon your wife to eat well but control your diet first. According to a fascinating study, sperm carries key information about what new dads gulped down before the conception.

'Handful of walnuts' a day may keep diabetes away

A new study has revealed that eating a handful of walnuts everyday can lead to better diet and improvements in health risk factors among people at high risk of diabetes

Diet tips: What should thyroid patients eat

People who are suffering from thyroid disorder should take extra care while deciding on their menu.

Why high-fat diet is bad for your heart

They also play a crucial role in clogging of arteries, or atherosclerosis.

Low fat diets no better than high fat ones in the long-term!

For any weight-loss program what matters most is that more calories are burnt than what are consumed and towards this exercising regularly is the best option with restrained intake of food.

Cholesterol-lowering 'portfolio diet' cuts BP

Although the DASH diet had higher compliance rates, the "portfolio diet" was more effective in reducing blood pressure.

Harry Styles bullet coffee diet keeps him slim
Harry Styles bullet coffee diet keeps him slim

 One Direction member Harry Styles says the reason for him being slim is a concoction known as 'bullet coffee'.

Diet lacking soluble fibre can lead to weight gain

Foods rich in soluble fibre include oatmeal, nuts, beans, apples, and blueberries.

Know why apple is good for health!

Apples are not only good for health but it is easily available to us through out the season as well.

Identifying signs of faster ageing

 A new gene research has identified the signs of faster ageing process.

High-fat diet can make you depressed

 A diet high in fat content can lead to anxiety and depression by causing measurable changes in the brain, researchers report.

Experts decode Inuit adaptation to high-fat diet in Arctic

 An analysis of the genetic makeup of the Inuit people, who live in an extreme climate in the Arctic, has found how this population has adapted to a diet high in fat from fish and marine mammals such as seals and whales.