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.

 

First protein microfibre engineered

Researchers have engineered the first protein microfibre which is capable of delivering a small molecule, whether it be a therapeutic compound or other material.

5 reasons how flaxseeds contribute to your good health

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Yes, the small little seeds can have multiple health benefits. Adding flaxseeds to your diet will not only help improving your heart's health but will also aid in bettter digestion.

Now, a fibre-satiety product that makes you eat less

Scientists have tested the effectiveness of a fibre-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food.

5 reasons why you should eat celery

Celery is one food item, the health benefits of which remain somewhat unsung.

Eat fibre for longer life after heart attack

Survived a heart attack? Start taking cereal fibres as this would improve your chances of a longer, healthier life.

How to manage your cholesterol

Excess bad cholesterol can lead to heart disease or stroke, so take into account a few steps to manage your cholesterol levels.

For youthful skin, eat healthy

A beautiful, radiant and glowing skin is every girl`s dream. It`s easy to achieve it by avoiding sugar as much as possible and by eating products such as olive oil, avocado and macadamia nut oil.

Fibre-rich diet helps cut heart disease risk

A new study has revealed that dietary fibre or fibre-rich foods are associated with lower risk of heart disease.

Super spider silk opens way to nano medical devices

Scientists in the United States said Tuesday they had coated spider silk with carbon nanotubes, creating a fibre that is not only super-strong but also conducts electricity.

Citrus fruits offer lot more than vitamin C!

Citrus fruits are packed with healthy dose of vitamin C.

Artificial beaks save hornbills from extinction

Fibre replicas of beaks of hornbills have saved the rare birds from imminent extinction in Arunachal Pradesh as part of a campaign to save endangered species.

More roughage in diet can help ward off diseases

A diet rich in fibre food like fruit, vegetables, whole-grains, beans and pulses helps improve health.

Fibre helps keep the digestive system in order

Eat plenty of fibre-rich food such as brown bread, pulses and cereals. Fibre helps keep the digestive system in order. It also reduces the risk of bowel cancer. We need to consume around 5g more than the average 13-18g of fibre a day - that`s one extra slice of whole meal bread.

Fibres 3.4 lakh yrs ago!

Archaeologists have discovered fibers used by prehistoric man.