close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

unhealthy food

One in five deaths worldwide linked to unhealthy diet high in sugar, salt, processed meat

Eleven million deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets. The United States ranked 43rd, while Britain was 23rd, China 140th and India 118th.

Apr 04, 2019, 06:31 AM IST

We bet you won't have McDonald's ice cream after reading THIS!

We all know that junk food is unhealthy for health, but still we are hooked to it.

Jul 26, 2017, 20:48 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

Most food products marketed by celebrities in US unhealthy: Study

Celebrity food endorsements promote higher product preference, and exposure to any kind of food advertising is linked to "excessive consumption, the researchers warned.

Jun 07, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

Here's why we tend to overeat in winter!

A new study recently revealed that in winter the people evolve to have subconscious urges to over-eat and limited ability to avoid obesity.

Jan 06, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

Mirrors can make unhealthy foods less tasty: Study

Watching yourself in the mirror while eating can reduce the perceived tastiness of unhealthy food, according to scientists who suggest that placing mirrors at restaurants could help diners make healthy choices.

Dec 19, 2015, 10:57 AM IST

Switching to diet drinks won't make you slimmer

If you are trying to shed some extra kilos, switching to sugar-free drinks may not really help.

Sep 13, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Food sins that wreck your skin

 The saying "you are what you eat" also holds true for the skin.

Jun 17, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

Genetically modified soybean oil equally 'unhealthy'

If you thought that genetically modified (GM) soybean oil is any better than the normal soybean oil, you might be disappointed.

Mar 07, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Dangers of snacking on fruits

 Snacking on unhealthy food in between meals may play havoc to your waistline.

Nov 16, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

How we choose `healthy food` in restaurants revealed

A new research has revealed that the best approach to curtail unhealthy food consumption is to use a combination of both an unhealthy label and a surcharge for unhealthy menu items, called "unhealthy surcharge."

Nov 12, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

Reviving appetite for healthy food possible: Study

With measures such as behaviour change education it is possible to reverse the addictive power of unhealthy food while also increasing preference for healthy foods, says a new study.

Sep 02, 2014, 18:59 PM IST

4:12pm prime time for indulging in unhealthy food

A new survey has shown that 4.12pm is the time of the day that people are most likely to wreck their diets by indulging in unhealthy food.

Feb 06, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

Traffic lights bring unhealthy food to a halt!

Labelling food items with traffic light colours and positioning healthy products at eye level in a retail store can infuse healthy choices among customers, says a study.

Jan 07, 2014, 18:41 PM IST

Want to be fit? Swap unhealthy food with healthy diet

Everyone wants to stay in the pink of health and it all starts from watching your diet.

Jan 07, 2014, 09:15 AM IST

Want to be fit? Swap unhealthy food with healthy diet

Everyone wants to stay in the pink of health and it all starts from watching your diet. Grab a fruit instead of juice, replace soda with water and see how things work in your body`s favour.

Jan 06, 2014, 22:15 PM IST

Planning to lose weight? Stay away from temptations

A new study suggests that avoiding temptation may increase your chances of success if you are planning to lose weight or save for the future, than just relying on willpower alone.

Jul 25, 2013, 13:54 PM IST

Gorging on unhealthy food can make bad mood worse

Unhealthy eating can cause women who are concerned about their diet and self-image, to experience a worsening of their moods, a new study has revealed.

Mar 16, 2013, 10:54 AM IST

Over 80pc parents fill their kids’ lunchboxes with unhealthy food

A poll has found that eight out of 10 parents are putting unhealthy food such as crisps and chocolate in their children’s lunchboxes.

Aug 21, 2011, 12:34 PM IST

Selena Gomez blames `unhealthy food` for hospitalisation

Selena Gomez, who was recently hospitalised, says she was ‘malnourished’ because of chocolate bars and fatty treats, which were not good for her health.

Jun 17, 2011, 08:58 AM IST