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Sauce tempts kids into eating more greens


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) You always knew that dressing up greens was the way to get finicky kids to eat healthy. Now a study quantifies just how much it helps. ... Read more...

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Glass of fruit juice carries cancer risk


September 26th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Beware of the hidden danger lurking in a seemingly healthy glass of fresh fruit juice -- the sugar content could actually increase chances of cancer. Australian ... Read more...

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Eating location, food source determine childhood obesity


July 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Food eaten outside the home, as well as fast food eaten at home, are fuelling an increase in calorie intake and obesity among children, a study ... Read more...

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Disordered eating behaviours continue into adulthood


June 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Adolescents who develop disordered eating behaviours carry these unhealthy practices into young adulthood and beyond, a study said. Disordered eating comprises unhealthy and extreme weight control ... Read more...

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Breakfast is important, especially for teen mums and their kids


February 10th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has found that teen mothers who eat breakfast have healthier weights and snacking habits, and may influence healthy eating habits among their children.The study was ... Read more...

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Surgeon General advises more breastfeeding


January 24th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Surgeon General’s call for action to support breastfeeding has been upheld by The American Dietetic Association.Regina Benjamin urged American mothers to breastfeed their children more ... Read more...

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Know Some Surprising Health Food Impostors To Avoid Them


January 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say, health is wealth. If your health is not well, then anything you do, you will not be able to do it with full concentration ... Read more...

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Telling kids to clean their plate may produce fussy eaters


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): A study has suggested that telling your child to clean their plate may help produce a fussy eater, while tight control of what they eat could make children ... Read more...

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Drinking 100 pc fruit juice means higher intake of essential nutrients


November 10th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Fruit juice drinkers were more likely than non-consumers to meet recommended levels of certain key nutrients, reveal researchers at the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center and Baylor College ... Read more...

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Five Indian Americans to be honoured at health summit


November 8th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) will honour five healthcare professionals/organizations at its inaugural Health Summit Nov 12 -14 here.The awards will be given ... Read more...

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Fish oil may also lower incidence of gum disease


October 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) like fish oil, known to have anti-inflammatory properties, shows promise for the effective treatment and ... Read more...

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Authoritative parenting style guides kids to better nutrition


July 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): An authoritative parenting style is associated with more frequent family meals, researchers from the University of Minnesota have found.Their data further indicated that family meals have a positive ... Read more...

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Early soda drinking tied to unhealthy diet


June 9th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study says that consumption of soda at an early age in girls is indicative of an unhealthy diet through adolescence.They study showed that girls ... Read more...

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TV food ads ‘endorse imbalanced diets’


June 1st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): If you refer to foods advertised on television for making food choices, then chances are you're following an imbalanced diet, says a new study.Published in the Journal of ... Read more...

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Food insecurity ups risk of weight gain during pregnancy


May 24th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) A person's inability to obtain adequate amounts of food due to resource constraints can lead to greater weight gain and increased complications during pregnancy, says a recent study. ... Read more...

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High-fat breakfast ‘not all that healthy’


April 25th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 25 (ANI): Having a high fat breakfast can be healthy only when overall calorie intake is kept low, suggests a new study.According to Environmental News Network, a recent study ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama most popular US First Lady ever


April 1st, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): U.S. First lady Michelle Obama is more popular than her predecessors Laura Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton were after a year in the White House.The President's wife's approval ... Read more...

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Diet influences survival rates among ovarian cancer patients


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago determined that there is a strong relationship between healthy eating and prolonged survival among ovarian cancer patients.The boffins reported the ... Read more...

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Low-calorie foods contain more calories than indicated


January 6th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Tufts University researchers have found that the so-called 'low-calorie' foods in restaurants and supermarkets contain more calories than indicated on the label.The researchers measured energy values of 29 ... Read more...

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Successful weight control strategies for teens identified


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): Researchers have identified successful weight control strategies for teens that could help influence interventions for obesity in youth.Kerri Boutelle, PhD, and co-authors examined differences in weight control behaviors, ... Read more...

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Eat right, nurture good bacteria in your gut


October 22nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Eating right, not supplements, is a sure way of keeping your good bacteria in fine fettle. It is best to get the bacteria you need from healthy food, rather ... Read more...

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Right diet, not supplements, is the best way to keep good bacteria healthy


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Eating right, not supplements, is the best way to keep the good bacteria in the gut healthy, according to an expert.Gail Cresci, Medical College of Georgia dietician and ... Read more...

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New food rating system for healthy and affordable diet


October 20th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A top nutrition expert has unveiled a new food rating system that evaluates the nutritional value of food along with its cost value, a boon to people wanting ... Read more...

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Household food insecurity making low-income kids overweight


October 2nd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Household food insecurity may be making children from low-income families overweight, according to a study.Published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, the study involved almost ... Read more...

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Eat melons to keep BP under control


August 31st, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Nutrition experts say there is no better way to lower blood pressure (BP) than by indulging in some of the season's potassium-rich fruit and vegetables. "Melons like cantaloupe and ... Read more...

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Whole grains can lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer


August 30th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): Stressing on the importance whole grains, experts have claimed that incorporating them in the diet can lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke and certain cancers.Lona Sandon, ... Read more...

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Eat melons to lower your BP


August 29th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): People suffering from high blood pressure are advised to eat lots of potassium-rich vegetables and fruits such as melons, oranges, say nutrition experts at UT Southwestern Medical Centre."Melons ... Read more...

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Healthy breakfast and lunch can guarantee kids’ academic success


July 27th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Want your kids to do well academically? Well, in that case, just make sure they eat a healthy breakfast and lunch, says a team of researchers.According to ... Read more...

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Vegetarian diets can keep heart disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes at bay


July 5th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Vegetarian diets can help prevent and treat chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes, according to a report.The report was written by Winston Craig, PhD, MPH, ... Read more...

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Veg diets can help prevent chronic diseases


July 3rd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Well planned vegetarian diets are healthy and nutritious for all age groups and help prevent heart diseases, cancer, obesity and diabetes. Winston Craig, professor of nutrition and wellness at ... Read more...

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Women more concerned with weight than overall health, says poll


May 13th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 13 (ANI): Majority of women are more concerned about their weight than overall health, says a new US poll.The new Associated Press-iVillage poll found that half of the women ... Read more...

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People of higher status choose better diets — but pay more


May 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The higher one's education level, the greater the preference for low-calorie diets which are rich in nutrients, but cost more. University of Washington (UW) researchers compared eating habits ... Read more...

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Vegetarians ‘at higher risk of eating disorders’


April 1st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Vegetarians may have a healthier diet, but they are at an increased risk of having eating disorders, say researchers.Researchers from at University of Minnesota, University of Texas and ... Read more...

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Well-planned vegetarian, vegan diets beneficial for pregnant mums


March 3rd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Expectant mothers should have well-planned vegetarian and vegan diets for healthful pregnancies, say experts.According to the American Dietetic Association, "well-planned vegan and other types of vegetarian diets ... Read more...

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Sack lunches may not provide adequate nutrients to preschoolers


January 7th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Packing lunch for your child might not be a good idea, for a new study has found that sack lunches may not regularly provide adequate nutrients for ... Read more...

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