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I’ve always been a tomboy: Biel


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel had no hassles about shooting the fight sequences in "Total Recall' remake as she believes she has never been too girly.Biel, who ... Read more...

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Thin Elizabeth Banks won’t mention her weight


May 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Banks says she is so thin that she would not like to talk about her weight."It's not good to put in a magazine ... Read more...

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Green vegetables vital for breast cancer patients


April 5th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Women diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to survive if they eat up their greens, a study suggests.A Chinese study has found a link between ... Read more...

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Colourful plate boosts finicky eater’s appetite


January 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Parents of finicky kids can encourage them to eat healthier diets by introducing more colour to their meals. The study finds that colourful food fare is ... Read more...

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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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Asians, Europeans need different doses for same condition


October 17th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Dietary and lifestyle differences may explain why South Asians and Europeans require different doses of drugs to treat similar conditions.Vidya Perera, final year pharmacy doctoral student ... 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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Spice up broccoli to fight cancer better


September 14th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Mixing fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains enzyme myrosinase boosts its cancer-fighting ability, a new study says.The enzyme also ensures that the item is ... Read more...

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Selena Gomez blames ‘unhealthy food’ for hospitalisation


June 17th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez, who was recently hospitalised, says she was "malnourished" because of chocolate bars and fatty treats, which were not good for her health.On Friday, ... Read more...

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Most Brit kids really don’t know where onions, cucumbers, broccoli grow


April 15th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Today's children may be smarter than their parents in the field of latest technologies, but when it comes to gardens they just don't know their onions, according to ... Read more...

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Soon, a supplement that makes workouts more enjoyable


March 28th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 28 (ANI): Nutritional Physiology Research Centre researchers at the University of South Australia are working on a supplement that will make exercise more fun."We are looking at the combination of ... Read more...

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9,523 dead in Japan quake, 16,067 missing


March 24th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 24 (IANS) The toll in the Japan earthquake and ensuing tsunami has risen to 9,523 while 16,067 people are still unaccounted for, Xinhua quoted the National Police Agency ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine exceeding limit for infants found in Tokyo water


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 23 (ANI): The Tokyo metropolitan government has cautioned that infants should not be provided with tap water for drinking purposes because radioactive iodine exceeding the set limit for them has ... Read more...

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Over-limit radioactive materials found in 11 types of vegetable in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 23 (ANI): The Japanese Health Ministry has said that 11 types of vegetable grown in Fukushima Prefecture, including broccoli and cabbage, have been found contaminated with radioactive materials extensively exceeding ... Read more...

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Japan quake: 9,300 dead, 13,786 missing


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 23 (IANS) The devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan March 11 have left 9,301 people dead, while at least 13,786 were still unaccounted for till Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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Organic fruit and veggies ‘are less nutritious and do not taste better’


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Those who have been spending money on organic fruit and vegetables are in for a shock.A new study has revealed that organic fruit and vegetables are less nutritious ... Read more...

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Half of modern Brit women are not as shapely as they would like to think


February 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A survey has found that almost half of British women mistakenly believe they have figures that match the ideal body shape desired by men.About 3,000 women were ... Read more...

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66pc permafrost to melt by 2200, speed up global warming in coming years


February 17th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has warned that global warming could cause up to two-thirds of the Earth's permafrost to disappear by 2200, releasing carbon equal to half the emissions ... Read more...

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Two thirds of permafrost likely to melt by 2200


February 17th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Two-thirds of permafrost is likely to melt by 2200, thanks to global warming which will loft vast quantities of carbon into the air. "The carbon resides in permanently ... Read more...

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Bryan Adams loves tandoori delights!


February 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Canadian rocker Bryan Adams, who is set to perform during a multi-city tour in India soon, says he loves eating tandoori food, but strictly vegetarian."Vegetable tandoori. Broccoli ... Read more...

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PETA’s new Veggie Love ad for Super Bowl deemed too raunchy for TV


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): An advert by PETA showing scantily clad models in raunchy poses with vegetables has been deemed too risque to be aired on television during the Super Bowl.People for ... Read more...

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How broccoli fights cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how broccoli and its veggie cousins fight cancer.They found for the first time that certain substances in the vegetables appear to target and block a ... Read more...

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Winter Vegetable Gardening Tips One Can Benefit From


January 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would be wrong to assume that summer is the only season when you can grow vegetables in your garden. It is also possible to raise ... Read more...

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Broccoli juice may keep skin cancer at bay


November 14th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 14 (ANI): Forget sunscreens, the thing that can actually protect your skin from UV rays is broccoli juice, say scientists.Scientists in the United States have been testing broccoli extract on ... Read more...

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New supercharged broccoli to fight off cancer


October 30th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Brit scientists have made a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer - by unveiling a supercharged broccoli.It comes after a 26-year slog by the scientists to cultivate ... Read more...

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Eating broccoli really can lower bowel cancer risk


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Eating broccoli can lower your risk of bowel cancer -even if it is overcooked, say researchers.It is well known that broccoli is a superfood that helps fight cancer, ... Read more...

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Osteoarthritis supplements have no impact on symptoms


September 17th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Two supplements prescribed to nearly a million osteoarthritis sufferers in Britain last year did not work. Glucosamine and chondroitin, prescribed to reduce pain caused by osteoarthritis in the hips ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood turned down ‘Superman’ and ‘James Bond roles’


September 9th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 9 (ANI): Client Eastwood has revealed that he turned down roles like 'Superman' and 'James Bond' in his early career.The veteran actor said that he was offered a huge sum ... Read more...

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Want a girl child? Quit salty diet


September 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Mothers who want a baby girl should avoid salt and potassium rich diets, says a recent study. These would mean giving up olives, bananas, bacon, salami, smoked salmon, prawns, ... Read more...

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Want to have a baby girl? ‘Quit salt and bananas’


September 5th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Want to have a daughter? Well, then quit bananas and go on a diet of beans and hard cheese, say scientists.Researchers from Maastricht University in Holland have discovered ... Read more...

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Ants really do scare elephants


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): They may be tiny, but ants can bring giant elephants down to their knees, according to a new study that reveals that elephants in the savannah have good ... Read more...

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Broccoli may help fight Crohn’s disease


August 27th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Eating broccoli and plantain can help fight Crohn's disease, an inflammatory disease of the intestines that affects any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. A research ... Read more...

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Eating broccoli and plantain could reduce bouts of Crohn’s disease


August 26th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Plantain and broccoli fibre could help prevent relapses of Crohn's disease, a new study suggests.Crohn's disease is a condition, in which the intestines can become painfully inflamed, ... Read more...

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Asparagus, artichokes hold the key to fight obesity, diabetes


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 23 (ANI): A research has found that eating vegetables such as asparagus and Jerusalem artichokes could hold the key to fighting obesity and diabetes.Foods such as garlic, chicory, asparagus and ... Read more...

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Leafy vegetables cut down diabetes risk


August 20th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Eating leafy vegetables like broccoli, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce by 14 percent your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study says. The vegetables are a ... Read more...

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