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.

Plan diet well to avoid worsening diabetes

Control animal protein intake and steer clear of sweetened drinks as they can spike your blood sugar levels, says an expert.

Foods you should eat every day

Include spinach and tomatoes to your regular diet to work towards the right body frame.

Dinosaurs divided their meals to co-exist

 The secret to how different dinosaur species lived alongside one another in prehistoric ecosystems could be hidden within differences in diet based on their structural features and teeth arrangement, a research shows.

Weight loss surgery may not curb depression in some people

Bariatric surgery is not a magic wand to curb depression, say scientists who found that not all obese people feel better after undergoing weight loss surgery.

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.