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No time for films, says Shilpa (With Images)


September 11th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, mother of three-month-old son Viaan, says she is enjoying motherhood and is not thinking about getting back to films right now."Right ... Read more...

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‘Young women place looks above health’


August 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) College age women place looks and counting calories above health, say US researchers.Maria Len-Rios, associate professor of strategic communication, Suzanne Burgoyne, professor of theater, and undergraduates ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shaan’s love recipe - stick to one person at all times


May 10th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Singer Shaan, who has been happily married to wife Radhika for more than 11 years, says his love recipe is to bond with his partner."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Watch your diet, you multi-tasking women! (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) She multitasks, balancing the pressures of work, children and home. But the modern superwoman who manages to do it all ends up neglecting her health, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Osteoporosis, the next big health worry for India (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 20th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It is expected to affect 36 million Indians by 2013 but osteoporosis - a disease associated with brittle bones, fractures and painful recovery - remains ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in crash diets: Zarine Khan


September 29th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Zarine Khan, who once weighed 100 kg, shed her weight to make a mark in the entertainment industry but the "Character Dheela" girl doesn't ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Presence of fat improves heart’s ability to pump


May 5th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Stripping diets of fat may impair the heart's ability to pump optimally, especially among patients suffering from cardiac failure.Results from studies conducted by assistant professor of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The fruit juice cocktail ’super-smoothie’ that cuts heart disease risk!


May 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 05 (ANI): French scientists have created a cocktail of seven fruit juices that could help lower the risk of heart disease and stroke and - tastes good.The "super-smoothie" contains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taking antioxidants during pregnancy ‘prevents obesity in kids’


March 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Women who take antioxidants before and during their pregnancies may be protecting their offspring against obesity and diabetes, according to a new study on animals.Noting that a high-fat, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Staying fat may be better for your health


January 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The idea that weight is harmful has been "exaggerated" and fat people may actually live longer, suggests a new study by US scientists. The University of California study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Thinking about workout makes you eat more


January 16th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Thinking about a workout makes you eat 50 percent more food. Researchers link it with a subconscious reward theory, which suggests that when physical or mental effort is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brown Bag Lunch Ideas For Kids


January 7th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kids are quite fussy about their eating habits, especially when it comes to going to school. This is because they cannot devote as much time on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Marmite vitamin ‘could prevent heart problems’


December 6th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Experts have claimed that a vitamin found in Marmite has the potential to prevent heart diseases.Scientists from Bristol University, who carried out the experiment in mice, also suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soyfoods protect against breast cancer, lower cholesterol


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Including soyfoods in a balanced diet will protect against breast cancer, lower cholesterol, and support nutrient adequacy, say experts.Soy and Women's HealthA review of data has suggested that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reshmi Ghosh: I Eat After Every Two Hours To Stay Fit!


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Her perfect figure makes her eligible to be called the Shilpa Shetty of Television industry. Television actors are supposed to have very hectic schedules and it becomes very tough for these ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The most common myths about exercise


November 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Sweating it out in the gym by doing those painful sit-ups for a six-pack? Well, it may not work out, say experts.Among the many popular misconceptions about how ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dark chocolate can help lower high BP


November 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Want to keep your blood pressure under control? Start eating dark chocolate, scientists say.It is already known that dark chocolate contains high levels of antioxidants that are thought ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tips On How To Avoid Holiday Stress


November 9th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the year gradually nears its conclusion with the festivities of Christmas and the new year gradually approaching, people in countries across the world gear up ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

DHA may improve memory and learning in older adults: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that taking docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may improve memory and learning in older adults with mild cognitive impairments.The study found that DHA taken for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Make food security act more comprehensive, meaningful’


October 21st, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ahead of the next meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC) Oct 23, a number of civil society groups Thursday urged its chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Flour residues on stone tools suggest early humans ate a balanced diet


October 19th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Early humans, who were initially thought of as near total carnivores, ate ground flour 20,000 years before the dawn of agriculture, it has been found.Flour residues recovered from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cutting back on sleep ‘cuts dieting benefits’


October 5th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that cutting back on sleep reduces the benefits of dieting.When dieters in the study got a full night's sleep, they lost the same ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India Inc keeps away from health checkups: Survey


September 24th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Most employees in big corporate houses have never undergone a cardiac checkup and were unaware of their risk status, a survey report revealed Friday ahead of World ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Diet, not exercise, key to losing weight


September 16th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Exercising is not the best way to lose weight because our activity levels are the same as they were 20 years ago. Rather a balanced diet is instrumental ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Live longer with three glasses of alcohol


September 9th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Three glasses of alcohol a day will help you live longer, according to a study. The 20-year study reveals men and women who drink moderately are more likely to ... Read more...

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NASA experts arrive in Chile to help in miners’ rescue


September 1st, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Aug 31 (DPA) Experts of the US space agency NASA arrived in Chile Tuesday to contribute to the rescue of 33 miners trapped 700 metres under the Atacama desert in northern ... Read more...

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Christina Applegate Talks About Her Food Cravings During Pregnancy


August 29th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Married... With Children" fame Christina Applegate and musician Martyn LeNoble are expecting their first child. The couple announced the news on July 21, 2010. Recently the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sugary drinks ‘do not cause weight gain’


August 12th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Sugary drinks, consumed in moderate quantities, do not promote weight gain, according to a new research.The study, which was conducted by Marie Reid, Richard Hammersley and colleagues from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why counting calories doesn’t help you lose weight


July 28th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 28 (ANI): Trying to loose weight? Well, then counting how many calories you consume in a day might not help you get rid of those love handles.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

South Asians more prone to heart attacks than whites


June 29th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 29 (IANS) The incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) is higher among the South Asian communities of Britain than the white population, a new research by the British ... Read more...

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Watch World Cup, but take precautions: Docs to fans


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) As the country's soccer crazy fans get hooked to the FIFA World Cup, medical practitioners have cautioned that a balanced diet and adequate sleep are a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Food security bill must address nutrition needs of poor’


June 14th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Issues like nutrition and welfare of disadvantaged sections are likely to be in focus when the National Advisory Council discusses the food security bill in its ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Balanced protein diet can cut nitrogen build up on dairy farms


June 8th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Up to 35 percent of the accumulated nitrogen on dairy cattle farms can be reduced with a balanced diet in protein content without reducing milk production, suggests a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Like humans, spiders too watch their diets


May 28th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Just like humans, spiders too make sure that they get a balanced diet, according to a new study.The research has shown that many meat-eating insects and animals selectively ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technique to help spinal injury patients lose weight


May 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS)The Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) has devised a weight reduction programme for patients who put on extra weight due to limited movement and lack of exercise because ... Read more...

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