calorie intake

Popping raisins curbs calorie intake in children


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 3 (IANS) Eating raisins, or dried grapes, as an after-school snack curbs calorie intake and promotes a feeling of fullness as compared to other snacks, says a study.The ... Read more...

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Chocolates may help you stay slim


March 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) People regularly eating chocolate tend to be thin, suggests a new study.The findings have been made from a study of nearly 1,000 people in the US ... Read more...

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This British chef pairs gourmet food with health, nutrition (Feature with pics)


March 25th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Food lovers who believe gourmet cuisine and weight-watching don't often go together must have an experience with acclaimed British chef Rob Rees -- often referred ... Read more...

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Calories, not carbs, key to weight loss


February 8th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) The key to shedding pounds is cutting down on calories, not carbohydrates or proteins, especially among the overweight with type 2 diabetes, a study reveals.The study, ... Read more...

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Forgetting to eat can thin out Alzheimer’s victims


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Old people afflicted with the Alzheimer's may forget to eat and eventually lose weight, a new study reveals.Being fat in middle age could bring on ... Read more...

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Fewer calories spell longer life, protection from diabetes


November 1st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Consuming fewer calories can benefit you in a number of ways -- it can slow down ageing and keep at bay cancer and type 2 diabetes ... Read more...

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Teenage girls skipping meals - to drink


October 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Many teenage girls are skipping meals to consume more alcohol, scientists have warned.Researchers have found that the phenomenon is effecting thousands of young women, the Daily ... Read more...

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Statham maintains food diary


September 18th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Hollywood actor Jason Statham has started keeping a food diary to monitor his calorie intake.The 44-year-old actor, who is famed for his muscular physique, never used ... Read more...

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Man cooked food on fire far earlier than originally thought


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Cooking food with fire may date back two million years, far earlier than originally thought, a study suggests.According to the research, there is evidence that this ... 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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Beer belly or muffin top? A perilous lifestyle disorder


July 15th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) For all those who don't think twice before gulping a pint of beer and royally ignore their bulging bellies, it's high time to cut down ... Read more...

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Turning ‘bad’ fat into ‘good’ could help cure obesity


May 4th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the bad 'white' fat in the body can be transformed into brown fat to burn off calories and weight, paving the way ... Read more...

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Young in India dieting, fasting to look good: Study


April 29th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Children as young as 12 are using diet pills, fat burners and are resorting to fasting and self-induced vomiting in a bid to stay fit ... Read more...

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Ultra low calorie diet advert banned from TV for misleading viewers


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): An advertisement that allegedly led viewers to believe that the key to lose weight was through a diet involving a calorie intake of around a quarter of normal ... Read more...

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How Mila Kunis starved herself for ‘Black Swan’


March 11th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Mila Kunis has revealed how she lost weight for her role in 'Black Swan'.The Russian-born actress had to appear superslim in the ballet thriller and watch her calorie ... Read more...

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McDonald’s new Favourites Combo has enough calories for a whole day


February 20th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 20 (ANI): McDonald's new Favourites Combo meal contains almost the entire daily recommended calorie and fat intake, say nutritionists.It contains 1623 calories and 68.5g of fat.Tania Ferraretto, a dietician for ... Read more...

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Tonsillectomy ‘leads to excess weight gain in kids’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has found that children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils (tonsillectomy), with or without the removal of their adenoids (adenoidectomy), are at increased ... Read more...

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Big breakafast beacons weight loss? Nay, says study


January 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Far from ensuring weight loss, a hearty breakfast could be a sure recipe for piling on the pounds, say researchers.The study, which contradicts the dieting mantra that a ... Read more...

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A big breakfast ‘won’t help you shed those pounds’


January 17th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): German researchers have suggested that eating a big breakfast may lead to gaining more weight.The study, which refutes previous findings that eating a big breakfast reduces total calorie ... Read more...

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Fly poo may reveal why pregnant women suffer from bloating, constipation


January 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): University of Cambridge researchers are using fruit flies to help understand aspects of human metabolism, including why pregnant women suffer from bloating and constipation, and even the link ... Read more...

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70-day diet of ‘biscuits, cakes, fat-laden junk food’ to help you lose weight!


December 29th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Ever thought gobbling fat laden junk food, biscuits, cakes and other high-sugar could help shed those extra kilos? If not, then here's something you should know-an American ... Read more...

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Scientists debunk celebs’ scientific claims


December 29th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Diets based on blood group, hologram bracelets to boost energy and magnets to help weight loss endorsed by various celebrities have been slammed by scientists.Charity Sense About ... Read more...

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‘Miracle’ diet pill that reduces food cravings, burns calories even while sitting!


December 27th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): A new 'miracle' weight loss pill that is being used by the likes of Eva Longoria and Courteney Coxis all the rage.Meratol increases metabolism, reduces calorie intake, blocks ... Read more...

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New study reveals the key to New Year’s resolution success


December 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): When it comes to New Year's resolutions, such as losing weight or saving money, you should really be asking yourself "why" you want to achieve your goal, rather ... Read more...

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New forms of dietary fiber could be a boon to health


December 9th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): New types of dietary fiber are under development, which can make high fiber foods tastier and more appealing to consumers.An article in current issue of Chemical & Engineering ... Read more...

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Butterball Turkey Paves Way For Healthy Turkey Dishes


November 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today the families in the USA are celebrating Thanksgiving with excitement and gusto. For many of them it is a time for reunion and gorging on ... Read more...

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Thanksgiving Options For Those Who Prefer Vegetarian Food


November 24th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanksgiving is the time for reunion with family members and friends and it is also the time for some mouthwatering and tasty dishes. However, the mention ... Read more...

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New discovery brings anti-ageing pill a step closer


November 20th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered a key anti-ageing enzyme that stops our cells from decaying.The finding has put them a step closer to creating an ... Read more...

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Hosting dinner parties ‘can boost your social status’


November 12th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Forget dining out at expensive restaurants, for eating in can actually increase your social status, according to a new study.A third of people think that hosting a successful ... Read more...

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Drinking water before dinner key to lose weight


August 25th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) The secret of losing weight is in drinking water - just drink two glasses of water before sitting down to dinner and see the magic. Scientists are recommending half ... Read more...

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Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger: The Calorie Behemoth


August 18th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those who are not too worried about putting on the extra calories and risking their diet the Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger is like a sinful temptation ... Read more...

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Cutting calorie intake starves brain cancer


July 25th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Believe it or not, but reducing calorie intake can starve brain cancer to death. Laura Shelton and colleagues from Boston College report success with mice suffering from the most ... Read more...

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Chili pepper ingredient helps fight obesity


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): If you love chili peppers, you are in luck - as new research suggests it has an ingredient that helps fight fat.The study conducted by Jong Won Yun ... Read more...

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Weight loss program improves hot flushes in obese menopausal women


July 13th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): An intensive weight loss intervention program could bring improvements in bothersome hot flushes during menopause among overweight and obese women, according to a study.Alison J. Huang, M.D., ... Read more...

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Chia Moves From Pets To Cakes


July 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The name 'Chia' will no longer be confined to pets alone. If reports from a new study are to be believed, Chia may soon replace eggs ... Read more...

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