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Kale, beetroot: Nutritious ingredients for healthy food

With people becoming more health conscious, several restaurants have started introducing dishes with healthy ingredients like kale, beetroot and quinoa. These dishes offer wholesome goodness as it is not just good on nutrient value but also on taste, say experts.

Apr 20, 2018, 10:18 AM IST

Men five times more likely to remain underdiagnosed for eating disorders: Study

Eating disorders are characterized by irregular eating habits and severe distress or concern about body weight or shape.

Mar 14, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

Canola oil could be associated with good health: Research

A study published in the journal Obesity towards the end of 2016 showed that including canola oil in a healthy diet might help reduce abdominal fat in as little as four weeks.

Mar 08, 2018, 18:12 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

Eating almonds, peanuts may boost colon cancer survival

The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, followed 826 participants in a clinical trial for a median of 6.5 years after they were treated with surgery and chemotherapy.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:52 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

The DASH diet may curb depression risk, says study

The DASH diet focuses on receiving a proper amount of food and nutrients like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains along with low or fat-free dairy, fish, poultry, beans, seeds, and nuts.

Feb 26, 2018, 16:15 PM IST

Consuming processed foods could increase the risk of cancer, says study

The results showed that a 10% increase in the proportion of ultra-processed foods in the diet was associated with increases of 12% in the risk of overall cancer and 11% in the risk of breast cancer.

Feb 15, 2018, 19:15 PM IST

Want to avoid food wastage? Eat at home, suggests study

The new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, is the first of its kind to follow adult eaters through their normal day-to-day eating patterns.

Feb 15, 2018, 19:06 PM IST

Eating green leafy vegetables may reduce stroke risk: Study

According to the findings, people who ate more green leafy vegetables had 64 per cent lower risk of experiencing a stroke.

Jan 28, 2018, 18:50 PM IST

Fish containing omega-3 more effective in cancer prevention than flaxseeds

There are three types of Omega-3 fatty acids: a-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). 

Jan 27, 2018, 16:05 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

Excessive salt intake can cause dementia, warn researchers

In mice, the high-salt diet reduced the resting cerebral blood flow by 28 percent in the cortex and 25 percent in the hippocampus – brain regions involved in learning and memory.

Jan 18, 2018, 11:42 AM IST

Give your health a boost with sesame seeds – Experts tell you how

Known for its distinct nutty flavour, sesame seeds are not only extolled for their nutritional content in seed form, but are also highly valued for their rancid-resistant oil.

Jan 16, 2018, 10:59 AM IST

Patients undergoing breast cancer therapy need to stay away from these foods

Researchers used advanced metabolomics technology to analyse the effects of palbociclib/letrozole on breast cancer cells.

Jan 15, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Fight arthritis, eat muesli for breakfast: Study

Short-chained fatty acids are important for the body as they provide energy, stimulate intestinal movement and have an anti-inflammatory effect.

Jan 15, 2018, 12:02 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

Lucknow doctor hangs himself after being denied non-vegetarian food by wife

Identified as Umashankar, the doctor hung himself at his residence at night, after a heated argument with his wife Deepti, a sales tax official, over eating non-vegetarian food.

Jan 12, 2018, 14:15 PM IST

Unable to stick to a healthy diet? Sleep for an extra hour every day

The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, looked at the impact of increasing sleep hours on nutrient intake.

Jan 11, 2018, 18:03 PM IST