Low carb diet can cause digestive problems: Experts

Low carb diets may be used as a weight loss tool by some people, but dieticians and nutritionists warn that the tactic may be contributing to a reduction in fibre intake and thus, helping in setting up health problems instead.

 

How what you eat can impact your brain health

 A new study describes that what we eat are responsible for our gut bacteria which has a significant impact on behavior and brain health.

Two hours of exposure to diesel fumes harms genes

Just two hours of exposure to air pollution caused by diesel exhaust fumes can lead to fundamental health-related changes in biology by switching some genes on while switching others off, new research has found.

Women more nutritionally knowledgeable than men

Women are, in general, more nutritionally knowledgeable and engage in healthier food shopping strategies than men, says a new research.

Healthier lifestyle could have prevented over half a million cancer cases

A new report has revealed that healthy living could have prevented almost 600,000 cases of cancer in the UK over the last five years.

High-fat diet not good in pregnancy

A study has found that high-fat diet and obesity during pregnancy compromise the blood-forming stem cell system in the liver of the developing baby responsible for creating and sustaining lifelong blood and immune system function.

How dietary restrictions are beneficial for health

The researchers have recently revealed the key molecular mechanism, which identifies that dietary restrictions or reduced food intake without malnutrition are beneficial for health.

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.