Now a campaign to debunk myth about sugar

As obesity and sugar related problems are faced by a huge number of people, a new campaign has been launched to inform and educate people about sugar and the role it can play as part of a healthy balanced diet.

Vitamin B1 deficiency can damage your brain

Include more vitamin B1-rich food in your diet as neurologists have underlined that deficiency of a single vitamin B1 (or thiamine) can cause a potentially fatal brain disorder.

Simple weekly text reminder can help improve diet, health

A new study has revealed that weekly texts and email reminders can help improve the diet and health of people, as it would inform them about their calorie intake.

Hair care: How to fix split ends

Averil Nunes

Why do split ends occur?

Split ends occur because the hair has not had enough care and nourishment; this implies poor nourishment of yourself too. Then there is sun and chemical damage, not to mention pollution.

App to track dietary data, helps lose weight

 If you plan to lose weight, some apps can do the job for you more efficiently by reliably tracking dietary data and preparing what suits your body the most, say researchers.

Why obesity runs in families

That parental obesity affects the likelihood of children to over-eat and develop obesity is known, but researchers have now identified the genetic link behind the mechanism.

Kate Hudson slams eating disorder rumours
Kate Hudson slams eating disorder rumours

Actress Kate Hudson, who wants to have a positive impact on young girls, says she may be slim and trim but she doesn't suffer any eating disorder.

Watch your diet to reduce diabetes risk

What you eat and drink, and not just the number of calories, is a significant factor in diabetes risk, a study showed.

Mouth bacteria changes its diet when you are sick

Bacteria inside the mouth change their metabolism when a person is diseased, according to a new study which may lead to better ways to prevent gum disease, diabetes and Crohn`s disease.

Mouth bacteria change diet as per body health

In what could lead to better ways to prevent or even reverse the gum disease periodontitis and diabetes, researchers have found that bacteria inside your mouth drastically change how they act when you are sick.

Dieting young may lead to poor health outcomes later

The younger a woman is when she goes on her first diet, the more likely she is to experience several negative health outcomes later in life, a new study has warned.

25 percent of `dieting women` lecture friends on food habits

A recent survey has revealed that almost half of dieting women transform into `Food Bores` by endorsing diet tips to their peers.

Five simple ways to reduce stress

Nowadays, stress has become a major problem for many people. It is due to the hassle modern life that we live in.

Lean beef diet help reduce blood pressure

A new study has found that eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease as it is the principal protein source in a Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) like diet, along with fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy.

Purple nut sedge was important part of prehistoric ancestors` diet: Study

A new study has found new evidence that our had a detailed understanding of plants long before the development of agriculture.

Omega 3-rich diet may keep joints healthy

Including cold water oily fish, such as salmon, herring, mackerel, anchovies, sardines and other foods that are rich in omega 3 fatty acids may keep your joints healthy even if you are overweight, a study suggests.

How to succeed in losing weight

Starting a diet plan is half the battle, but then one needs to stick to it and keep on going. From making the exercise enjoyable to avoid weighing yourself everyday, there are a few steps that one can try for successful weight loss.

Kids on Mediterranean diet 15pc less likely to be obese

A new study has shown that children consuming a diet more in line with the rules of the Mediterranean one are 15 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than those children who do not.

Improving diet can keep diabetes at bay

A new study suggests that improving the overall quality of one`s diet helps to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Exercise stimulates diverse gut bacteria

A new study has revealed that increased variation in gut bacteria is related with a positive metabolic profile and immune system response.