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Turmeric compound may treat colon cancer

 A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such as diet, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.

Brisk walk better than jogging in combatting pre-diabetes

The findings are based on a randomised, six-month study of 150 participants, each of whom was designated as having pre-diabetes based on elevated fasting glucose levels.

Losing weight can lower protein level associated with cancer: Study

A new study has revealed that women are losing their weight through diet and exercise showed lower levels of certain proteins in the blood, that play a role in angiogenesis.

Drink cranberry juice daily to ward off urinary infection

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Do you often suffer from urinary tract infection? If yes, then try to inlcude cranberry juice in your diet as it will help you get rid of the infection.

How diet affects your sleep quality

A diet plays a very important role if you want a healthy life.

Red wine cancels out effects of bad diet

Wine lovers have a new reason to toast to good health with resveratrol, which occurs naturally in blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, grape skins and consequently in red wine.

Unbelievable: Ten absurd weight loss myths debunked!

Whether it is the amount of calories, number of meals, types of exercises, etc., the myths appear to have simply grown in number over the years.

I don't diet, I'm just genetically blessed: Priyanka Chopra

I don't diet, I'm just genetically blessed: Priyanka Chopra

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra says she has not joined her "Baywatch" co-stars in the gym because she does not have to.

Here`s how diet helped us evolve

A new study has revealed how diet helped shape our evolution.

On a weight loss trip? Check out the most effective diets!

We all know people who are following different diets, for instance, Mediterranean diet, GM diet, Atkins diet, South Beach diet, Stillman diet, et al.

Losing weight through low calorie diet can reverse diabetes

Individuals vary in how much weight they can carry without it seeming to affect their metabolism.

Fish curb depression out of your body

Feeling blue? You may want to add fish to your diet as a recent study has revealed that healthy fat found in oily fish, such as salmon and trout, tuna, mackerel, herring and swordfish, can help you with depression.

Focus on quality, not quantity, of food to stay slim

The findings are based on Global Healthy Weight Registry that surveyed adults who have successfully maintained a healthy body weight throughout their lives. 

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.