Why we crave for junk food revealed

Scientists have revealed how magnetic stimulation of a brain area involved in "executive function" affects cravings and consumption of calorie-dense snack foods.

Junk food reduces appetite for balanced diet

A new study has found that junk food not only makes you fat, it also reduces your appetite for novel foods, which normally drives people to seek a balanced diet.

Paris Hilton quits junk food

Paris Hilton has given up junk food! Thanks to it, she has lost weight and feels much better about herself.

Maneka Gandhi plans ban junk food in schools across the country

To improve nutrition among school-going children, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi plans to propose a ban on unhealthy or `junk` food in school canteens across the country.

Debra Messing misses eating junk food

Debra Messing has admitted that she misses eating junk food that she had to give up because of her new diet plan.

Delhi BJP asks Lt Governor to ban sale of junk food in schools

Delhi BJP president Harsh Vardhan Thursday urged Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to ban sale of junk food from all government and private schools in the national capital for the "good health" of children, following a High Court observation.

Junk food makes people lazy

A new research reveals that junk food, which lacks nutrition, can actually make one lazy.

Consuming high-fat diet increases breast cancer risk

A new study has revealed that consuming a high-fat diet is associated with increased risk of certain types of breast cancer.

Don`t let your kid turn into a couch potato!

Parents, control your kids` TV watching as research links high TV time and junk food consumption that increases risks of heart diseases in children later in life.

Fried foods linked to obesity in people with genetic risk

A new study suggests eating fried and junk foods, that most of us love to gorge on, have enough trans-fats, salt and sugar to lead us to an early onset of obesity and related chronic diseases, in people with genetic risk.

Higher exposure to takeaway food doubles the risk of obesity

A new study has revealed that people exposed to takeaway food outlets around them are more to be obese, as they are more likely to consume more of these foods.

Feeling sad stops you from indulging in unhealthy foods

Are you a fast food or chocolate lover who does not mind eating an extra one if offered? The best way to avoid the instant gratification is to become sad about such food products.

Three reasons why fast food is bad for you

Most people now flock to fast food every day due to hectic schedules in the fast-paced world, which is really unhealthy and dangerous for your health.

Cameron Diaz`s struggles to resist junk food

Cameron Diaz has revealed that she still struggles not to eat junk food.

Is dropping bad food habits beneficial?

Be it carbohydrate-rich food items or chocolate, several Britishers gave up something at the beginning of the year to be healthy. But is striking out a food habit actually beneficial?

HC`s go ahead to HP govt for blanket ban on junk food

Himachal Pradesh High Court vacated its stay on a state government order and directed it to ban the storage, supply, sale and entry of junk food packages.

Junk food can damage your memory in just six days

Junk food not only hurts your health but also your memory, according to a new study.

Eating out in, home food out!

As per the latest household spending data released by the National Sample Survey Office, the proportion of household expenditure on dining out has increased steadily from 19 per cent in 2000 to over 30 per cent in 2012.

Christina Aguilera avoids outside food

Singer Christina Aguilera reportedly has stopped eating out to reduce weight.

Soon, blood test to help win `battle of the bulge`

A simple blood test could help beat obesity as researchers have found what makes us gorge on junk food.