Simple breathing can help you shed extra kilos

To lose extra fat, all you have to do is breathe in and breathe out more during exercise or brisk walking, new research has revealed.

Low glycemic index diets not necessarily beneficial for heart, diabetes

A new research has indicated that a low glycemic diet does not improve insulin sensitivity, lipid levels or blood pressure.

Diet rich in salt major reason behind headaches

A new study has revealed that diets high in salty foods are a major culprit in headaches.

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.

Tips on how to stay slim during festive season revealed

 Nutrition experts have revealed how one can stick to their diet and still remain in shape.

Diets rich in vitamin B3 prevent liver cancer in mice

A new research has revealed that diets rich in nicotinamide riboside, a derivative of vitamin B3, prevent the development of liver tumors and induce tumor regression in mice.

Take care of your heart this winter

This episode of Manthan tells you on how to take care of your heart during the winter season.

South Asian boys more likely to be overweight

South Asian boys are three times as likely to be overweight compared to their peers, says a Canada-based study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Blueberries don't improve night vision

 Contrary to claims by health food advocates, researchers have found reason to doubt that the blueberries help most healthy people see better in the dark.

Detox element in diet influences women's fertility

Selenium, a natural antioxidant found in protein-rich foods like red meat, seafood and nuts, plays an important role at the earliest stages of a woman's fertility, finds research.

Calorie-restricting diets slow ageing

Having diets with fewer calories may help you delay ageing and age-related disorders such as memory loss, finds new research.

Hugh Jackman says no to cake while on films' diet
Hugh Jackman says no to cake while on films' diet

Superstar Hugh Jackman has ditched a plate of delicious desserts in order to maintain his muscular physique for 'Wolverine' and 'X-Men' sequels.

Hugh Jackman's Wolverine diet is 'no piece of cake'!
Hugh Jackman's Wolverine diet is 'no piece of cake'!

Hugh Jackman, who is currently working hard in the gym to transform his body for filming of the upcoming 'X-Men' and ' Wolverine' sequels, is resisting temptation to stay fit.

Walnuts can slow down prostate cancer growth

 Diets rich in whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth, says a study.

How to live longer while saving the planet revealed

In a new study, scientists have shown that one could significantly reduce the environmental costs of agriculture and live longer if they made healthier food choices.

Soon, wearable ear device that will help you track your diet

 A professor is developing a sensor device worn around the ear that would allow people to keep a track of their diet.

Earlier poor eating habits may impact health even after diet is improved

A new research has revealed that earlier poor eating habits may impact health even after diet is improved.

Omega-3 rich diet may help beating reading difficulties in dyslexic kids

A new study has revealed that a diet rich in omega-3 could help tackle children's reading difficulties.

Walnuts can help keep Alzheimer's at bay

Having a walnut-enriched diet every day may help reduce the risk, delay the onset, slow the progression of, or prevent Alzheimer's disease all together, found a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.


Fatty meals more harmful for males

A new study has found that consuming high-fat meals can prove more harmful for males than females.