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Scientists salvage humble bread’s reputation


September 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have rubbished decades of bad publicity directed at the humble bread for allegedly causing a host of complaints such as fatigue, stomach ache, bloating and ... Read more...

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Cut red meat to lower cancer risk


February 26th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Health experts have said that eating more than 3 slices of ham a day really does increase bowel cancer risk. The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), published recommendations ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating red meat may be good for you


February 19th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): Previous studies have linked red meat to an increased risk of having a heart attack or cancer, but a new report has demolished the 'myths and misconceptions' surrounding ... Read more...

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Warning over side-effects of ‘miracle’ tea


July 26th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Dubbed the 'miracle' tea, Kombucha tea can fight cancer, ward off infections, treat arthritis and can even help lose weight.However, Kombucha tea, which is set to hit ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids eat more fruit ‘when it looks good’


May 5th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Want to make your kid eat more apples, strawberries and grapes? Well, then try to make the fruits look good.A new study, published in journal Appetite, studied nearly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New super A carrots boost vision


November 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Farmers have grown a novel form of carrots that are 40 per cent richer in antioxidants and can boost vision compared to normal varieties.The superfood, which is set ... Read more...

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Balanced diet and sunscreen, not water, can give beautiful skin


November 20th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has poured cold water on the theory that drinking lots of water gives you a glowing complexion.In fact, according to researchers, a balanced diet and ... Read more...

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Diet foods promote overeating


June 14th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Scientists at University of Bristol have found why sticking slavishly to low-calorie meals often still fails to shift the pounds.They have found that when people choose lower-calorie dishes, ... Read more...

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Average wine drinker gains half a stone of fat annually


April 18th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Owing to high calories in alcohol, the average wine drinker gains as much as half of stone of fat in a year, according to a new Government campaign ... Read more...

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Two bowls of cereal a day can help lose weight


February 17th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Tried everything, from long walks to Atkins diet, but still not able to squeeze into your college pants? Well, take heart, for it has been claimed that ... Read more...

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Eggs have insignificant affect on cholesterol levels


February 11th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Its absolutely safe to have eggs in breakfast, says a new study.The research has debunked the myth that too many eggs can increase people''s cholesterol levels.The researchers ... Read more...

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Celeb health tips more of quackery than scientific reality


December 27th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): When Oprah Winfrey and Kate Moss espouse detox regimes or, when Sharon and Kelly Osbourne say that the Pill can cause cancer, dont take them too seriously ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to stay in shape during Christmas season


December 4th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): With the holiday season just round the corner, it can be really difficult to lose weight, thanks to the unending parties, exquisite dinners and alcohol. But now, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Why chocolate bar is better than a cereal one


August 10th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): They say healthy foods are a good option for dieters, but a new list by a British newspaper has debunked this notion by suggesting that cereal bars ... Read more...

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Meet the man whos lived 17 years on just Mars chocolate bars!


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 02 (ANI): If proof was ever needed that man can live on only chocolate bars, then Keith Sorrell would be the most likely candidate to show it - having ... Read more...

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Women blame weight gain to their jobs: Survey


February 14th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A recent survey has revealed that most working women blame their jobs for putting on weight.The survey involving 300 female workers have found that most of the overweight ... Read more...

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Artificial sweeteners fail to prevent weight gain in rats


February 11th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
London, February 11 (ANI): Conventional wisdom that low-calorie artificial sweetener can prevent weight gain seems to have been scotched by a Purdue University study, in which rats fed on such sweeteners were ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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