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Calorie label can make you rethink food choices

Watching calorie information prior eating not only make your food less appetizing but also change the way your brain responds. 


Dec 24, 2018, 17:29 PM IST

No more junk food on campus: UGC directs varsities, colleges

In a notice to Vice Chancellors of all universities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all varisities to ban the sale of junk food on campus.

Aug 23, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

Beware! Eating out frequently may harm your health

Do you dine out frequently? If yes, then stop doing so as it may harm your health. One should always try to eat a home-cooked meal first.

Mar 30, 2018, 15:28 PM IST

Soft-drinks vs lassi: Why kids choose junk food decoded

Childhood obesity continues to be a significant public health concern globally, even occurring simultaneously with food insecurity in many countries.

Mar 07, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

TV ads make teens crave junk food, says study

Being bombarded by TV ads for unhealthy, high calorie food could lead teens to eat more than 500 extra snacks like crisps, biscuits and fizzy drinks throughout the course of a single year compared to those who watch less TV.

Jan 17, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Children eating junk food linked to father's income and education?

This is the finding of Nafis Faizi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine at the Aligarh Muslim University.

Jul 26, 2017, 22:21 PM IST

Faecal bacteria found in ice at UK's KFC, McDonald’s and Burger King outlets

But how bad the food that we consume in such fast food chains be?

Jul 21, 2017, 21:19 PM IST

Sleep well to avoid eating junk food due to job stress

Stress at your job can lead to overeating and intake of junk food at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern.

Jun 24, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

Indonesian boy weighing 30 stone after cola and noodle addiction undergoes successful bariatric surgery

Arya, used to eat five meals a day that consisted of rice, meat, fish, cola and five packets of instant noodles, leading to drastic weight gain.

May 24, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Pizza, noodles, soft drinks go off Maharashtra school canteens

School canteens will now have to to sell items like rotis made of wheat, rice, vegetables, pulses, idli and vada sambar, coconut water, lemonade, jaljira and other healthy items.

May 09, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

Diet products are just junk food in disguise, can make you fat

As per a new research, high-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden "diet" foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well.

Apr 26, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

Want to lose weight? Include bananas in your diet!

Have you ever thought that banana can actually help you lose weight? 

Oct 21, 2016, 00:07 AM IST

Start young: Heart care should begin at puberty, say doctors

Stress, one of the biggest culprits for cardiac ailments -- and many other ailments too -- is a given in today's life.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

This is what happens to your brain when you eat junk food!

Junk food lacks essential fatty acids like omega-6 and omega-3, which are crucial for healthy brain function.

Aug 31, 2016, 15:31 PM IST

Does your child have an unhealthy diet? Their heart health may be at risk!

A study has suggested that children who eat high-calorie, low-nutrition food and avoid eating healthy are at risk of having poor heart health.

Aug 15, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

In a first, 'Fat tax' for junk food proposed in Kerala budget

A move that may evoke sharp protest from many fast food selling companies, Kerala government has introduced a ‘fat tax’ on food items that fall in the category of junk food, like pizzas, burgers, tacos, sandwich among others.

Jul 08, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Can't give up junk? Now, a supplement to curb cravings for high-calorie foods!

A team of scientists may have found a way to simply switch off those corrupting cravings.

Jul 05, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Avoid junk food to keep your kidneys healthy!

N new study has warned that eating junk and fatty food regularly can cause long-term damage to your kidneys and trigger diabetes.

May 12, 2016, 09:20 AM IST

This is how you can keep your kids away from junk food!

As parents, it becomes our duty to feed our children with healthiest possible diet so that they grow up to become healthy adults.

May 08, 2016, 18:10 PM IST

Boredom in life triggers unhealthy snacking

The results showed that people were more likely to express a preference for unhealthy foods like crisps, sweets and fast food after completing the boring task.

Apr 29, 2016, 15:04 PM IST