'Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help maintain a healthy weight'

Dr Veena Aggarwal, Head, R&D and Technical Services, VLCC Health Care Ltd, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp, on how eating better, being more physically active can help a person avoid being overweight and to stay healthy.

Regular consumption of yoghurt does not boost health: Study

Consumption of dairy products is recommended as part of a healthy diet, but according to a new study, regular intake of yogurt does not improve physical or mental health.

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.

Diet chart to look perfect on D-day
Diet chart to look perfect on D-day

Plan out a healthy diet chart a month ahead of your wedding, if you want all your bulges and excess fat to disappear, says an expert.

Daily walks, healthy diet keep elders' brains ticking

Including daily walks, healthy food, proper management of metabolic and vascular risk factors, slows mental decline in older people, says a new study.

Healthy diet can help you fight swine flu

Amid fear of contracting swine flu rising across the country, nutritionists have noted that a little more attention to your diet can help fight the disease that has reportedly killed over 1,100 people so far.

Basic facts and 11 ways to protect against liver disease

Dr. Suresh Singhvi

Basic facts and importance of liver

Liver is the second largest solid organ in the body weighing upto 1-1.5 kgs and situated in the right side of the upper abdomen, protected behind the rib cage.

Follow these 9-steps to ensure a healthier heart

 Scientist at the Vanderbilt University has compiled a list, the acts on which if followed can ensure a healthier heart.

Five foods you must eat everyday for a healthy living!

Many of us remain unaware about certain foods that we need to include in our daily diet. We need to eat a variety of foods each day to keep ourselves fit and fend off many diseases.

Tobacco biggest cause of cancer

Tobacco is the single most important factor which causes cancer, but the disease can be prevented by taking simple steps like eating a healthy diet, managing obesity and proper exposure to the sun, say experts.

Why is it important to include dried fruits in our diet!

There is no truth about fresh fruits being better and healthier than the dried ones. What is important is whether the fruit contains the necessary vitamins and minerals that your body requires, where it is from and how it is grown or dried.

How vegans can get calcium

If you are a vegan and can't include milk in your diet, then calcium is one nutrient your body will miss. Try kale, orange or soy milk for a healthy calcium supply.

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.

Simple diet tips for people living with HIV

If you are a person infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), you need to pay special attention to your diet to keep your immune system strong and healthy. 

Spoonful of yoghurt a day may keep diabetes at bay

Zee Media Bureau

London: Eating one table spoon of yoghurt can significantly cut your chances of getting diabetes.

Including one tablespoon of yoghurt daily in your diet reduces the risk of getting type 2 diabetes by nearly a fifth.

How to make your tots develop the taste for veggies

A new study has revealed that adding tiny amounts of vegetable puree to milk and then rice at the time of weaning can make children eat vegetables.

Adopt healthy eating habits to stay fit
Adopt healthy eating habits to stay fit

Eating healthy does not have to be difficult. If you develop a routine of adopting positive healthy practices, eating healthfully can become second nature.

Healthy diet for infants prevents obesity later

If you do not want your baby to grow up into an overweight adult, make sure you feed him or her healthy diet from the very first year, a study suggests.

Healthy diet, lifestyle halves stroke risk in women

A new research has indicated that a healthy diet and lifestyle may help women to avoid stroke by more than half in their life.

Prevent heart disease with healthy lifestyle choices

At a time when heart diseases have become the biggest killer in the world, India is facing the same problem as the country has seen a rapid transition in its disease burden (cardiovascular disease) over the past decades.