Does your dog need to shed holiday pounds?

Most pet parents feel that just putting their dogs back to their old diet is enough. Unfortunately, it is not. The food groups that the dog has consumed during this festive season have to be neutralised, the same way we would do for ourselves.

Feb 10, 2021, 17:05 PM IST

Diet easily affects quality of sperm, find researchers

The study published in 'PLOS Biology' was found by researchers at Linkoping University who fed healthy young men a high sugar diet.

Dec 29, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

822 million suffer from chronic malnutrition, FAO says

New Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Qu Dongyu, faces the challenge of mobilizing more public and private efforts against malnutrition, in a clear rise in the world for the last three years.

Aug 02, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Dietary supplements may do more harm than good: Study

 The intake of some vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements may not benefit the heart and, in some cases, may even prove to be injurious.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants' poor adherence to assigned diets.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

A new study has found that eating raw fruit and vegetables such as kiwis, bananas, apples and dark leafy greens may lower symptoms of depression and improve mental health, more than cooked, canned and processed food.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Red meat linked to higher colon cancer risk

Having a diet free from red meat can help women reduce the risk of a type of colon cancer, suggests new research.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

Healthy diet may not prevent effects of high salt intake

People need to monitor their salt intake, and food manufacturers should lower the salt content in their products, the scientists recommended.

Mar 06, 2018, 18:07 PM IST

This country has been ordered to 'go on a diet'

The target will apply to 13 different food groups, responsible for a fifth of the calorie intake of children.

Mar 06, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

US President Donald Trump ordered to lose weight, reduces red meat intake

As per sources, Trump has embraced the new menu choices he is being offered and seems to be enjoying his new diet.

Mar 05, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Vegetarian diet just as effective as Mediterranean diet in reducing heart disease risk, claims study

The results showed that people on either diet had lost about four pounds of their weight overall, along with a three-pound loss of body fat.

Feb 27, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

Diet rich in fruits and veggies may help halt spread of breast cancer

Researchers are now considering conducting an early-phase clinical trial in which healthy participants would consume a low-asparagine diet.

Feb 08, 2018, 13:17 PM IST

Consuming dietary fibre like peas, broccoli can help prevent obesity

Eating healthy is the first thing that comes to mind when one decides to lose weight, besides regular exercise. 

Jan 24, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

Slow down the process of ageing, go on an antioxidant-rich diet

The reason that antioxidants are often touted as 'anti-ageing' compounds is that they help protect from age-related diseases, which are caused in part by free radicals and inflammation.

Jan 23, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

Mediterranean diet can protect older adults from becoming frail: Study

Frailty is common among older people and its prevalence is increasing as the population ages.

Jan 12, 2018, 18:35 PM IST

Facing difficulties in conceiving? Try these simple diet tricks

Although, most gynecologist and physicians swear by the importance of good food during the pregnancy, only a few will tell you that going on a low carb diet will also increase your fertility.

Dec 25, 2017, 12:06 PM IST

Eating tomatoes, apples may restore lung damage in smokers

This study shows that diet might help repair lung damage in people who have stopped smoking.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:35 PM IST

Moderate exercise and a Mediterranean diet helps reduce fat deposits: Study

The greatest fat deposit decreases were hepatic (minus 29 per cent), visceral (minus 22 per cent) and intra-pericardial (minus 11 per cent).

Dec 18, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

MIND diet may lower risk of Alzheimer's by 53%

A Mediterranean-style diet, called MIND, may lower your risk of developing cognitive impairment.

Nov 20, 2017, 19:24 PM IST