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.

Our ancestors' diet shifted much earlier than thought

Our ancestors made the shift from a diet based on trees and shrubs to grass-based foods -- that include not only grasses and their roots, but also insects or animals that ate grass -- roughly 400,000 years earlier than experts previously thought, says new research.

Breast cancer: Top five ways to reduce your risk!

While researchers and health experts are still not certain how to prevent breast cancer, maintaining healthy habits can help reduce your risk.

Eat cocoa flavanols to stay young at heart!

Consuming a diet rich in cocoa flavanols could improve cardiovascular function and lessen the burden on the heart that comes with ageing and stiffening of arteries.

Avoid eating 'on the go' to keep obesity at bay

Foodies, you may want to avoid snacking while walking as a new study claims that eating 'on the go' can lead to weight gain.

Low-fat diet leads to more fat loss than carb restriction

 Contrary to popular claims, restricting dietary fat can lead to greater body fat loss than carbohydrate restriction, even though a low-carb diet reduces insulin and increases fat burning, new researcher has found.

Trans-fat increases mortality risk by 34%: Study

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New Delhi: A sigh of relief for healthy people who consume a reasonable amount of saturated fat in their diet as latest research suggests no health risk for them.

'MIND' diet may slow brain ageing by 7.5 years: Study

Following a special diet consisting of certain “brain healthy” foods may slow cognitive decline by 7.5 years among the elderly.

Madonna hires 'food police' to keep a check on her diet
Madonna hires 'food police' to keep a check on her diet

Madonna is working out hard before hitting her Rebel Heart tour and has even got someone to watch what she eats every time.

Diet rich in refined carbohydrates may make postmenopausal women depressed

Postmenopausal women who consume diet high in refined carbohydrates may be at increased risk for depression, claims a new study.

High salt intake may increase multiple sclerosis risk

Diets high in sodium may be a novel risk factor in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system.

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.

Yo-yo dieting not linked to higher cancer risk

Repeated loss and regain of weight due to dieting or what is also called yo-yo dieting may not put you at increased risk of contracting cancer.

Chimps eat clay to make diet mineral rich
Chimps eat clay to make diet mineral rich

 The chimpanzees in Uganda's Budongo forest have a new healthy recipe in hand. They have started to boost the minerals in their diet by eating clay which also helps them 'detox' and digest their food, says a new study.

Want to lose weight? Include these foods in your diet!

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One doesn't have to starve oneself to lose weight, you can always do it by eating the right kind of food. Here is a list of veggies and fruits which will help you lose your weight and get that perfectly shaped body:

Diversify your diet to stay healthy

The more diverse your diet, the better are your chances of staying healthy for long, says a study.

Diet may improve breast cancer therapy

A diet that starves cancer cells of an essential nutrient may help improve outcomes of difficult to treat type of breast cancer, says a study.

Diet, exercise promotion programs can fight diabetes, claim scientists

Preventing type 2 diabetes is now easy as evidence show that combining diet and exercise promotion programs are effective for preventing patients at risk.

Cannabis use may lead to weight gain: Study

Long-term cannabis use may lead to weight gain, especially among men, says a new research.

Yoga in school: 80% practical and 20 % theory

Yoga will be compulsory in school. Students who are doing B.ED, M.ED and DIET will also have to do Yoga