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Pan-fried meat induces prostate cancer


August 19th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Red meats fried at high temperatures, especially in pans, could shoot up the risk of advanced prostate cancer by as much as 40 percent, says a ... Read more...

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Cheese cuts risk of diabetes by 12 percent


July 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eating just two slices of cheese a day cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes by 12 percent, scientists have discovered.The findings go against current health ... Read more...

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Fruits and vegetables can prevent heart disease


July 5th, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 5 (IANS) Eating fruits and vegetables every day can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent, a World Health Organization (WHO) study showed.Death rates from ... Read more...

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Milk compound tough on waistline isolated


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have identified a natural milk compound that keeps obesity at bay in mice even as they continue to enjoy high-fat diets. "This is present in ... Read more...

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Family dinners help kids stave off obesity


April 24th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Eating together as a family induces kids to eat more fruits and vegetables and helps them stave off obesity, according to researchers at Rutgers State University ... Read more...

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Britain’s fattest woman weighs 254 kg


February 16th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Britain's fattest woman weighs 254 kg and is so huge that she has not left her house in four years, Daily Mail reported Thursday.Brenda Flanagan-Davies, 43, ... Read more...

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New mobile app helps choose healthy food


January 21st, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) You can scan bar codes, see what's in a food item and switch to a healthier choice in an instant, thanks to a new mobile application. ... Read more...

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People tell more lies in January


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Believe it or not, people tell the maximum number of lies in the month of January than at any other time of the year, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diet patterns may keep brain from shrinking


December 29th, 2011 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) People whose diets are rich in vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease, say experts.Those whose ... Read more...

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Destressing helps curb obesity among women


December 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) There is a ray of hope for those who find that stress prompts them to reach for yet another helping of holiday goodies. And no, it ... Read more...

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World’s biggest insect - Weta insect discovered in New Zealand


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s biggest insect has been discovered on an island in New Zealand. The animal is so big that it has carrot on its list of diets! ... Read more...

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Is your partner fighting flab really for you?


November 8th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) If your partner has suddenly turned enlightened about health and started fighting flab, it's time to get cautious rather than feeling flattered -- for the change ... Read more...

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No old wives’ tale: Omega-3 prevents osteoarthritis


October 18th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Omega-3 in fish oil could "substantially and significantly" reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and slow its progression.Omega-3-rich diets fed to guinea pigs, which naturally ... Read more...

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Dr Pepper 10: Women feel left out


October 11th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sorry ladies but Dr Pepper left you out of the party with its new product. On Monday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group plans to introduce the Dr ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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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Poor diet can bring on mental health problems


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 23 (IANS) Poor diet may be linked to mental health problems during adolescence, researchers found.In a study of 3,000 adolescents, Deakin University researchers revealed that diet quality could ... Read more...

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Liz tired of Warne’s passion for looking good!


August 16th, 2011 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Liz Hurley is said to be not so happy with her beau Shane Warne's passion for botox, moisturisers and juice diets.When Warne became a well-groomed metrosexual, ... Read more...

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Can Stone-Age diet prevent ageing?


August 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) While people generally turn quite anxious about their body's condition as they age, a US academician has claimed that once individuals reach their 90s their body ... Read more...

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Molasses extract helps in reducing obesity


July 12th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Supplementing your diet with a molasses extract could help you shed weight or reduce obesity, say researchersThe study, conducted on mice by Richard Weisinger at the ... Read more...

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Poor pre-pregnancy diet ups baby’s risk of diabetes, obesity


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A poor diet before conception could put the baby at risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity, researchers say.Mice that were fed a low protein ... Read more...

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Study says that Potato Chips help to pile on weight


June 24th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Potato chips have been fingered as the worse culprit in the diets that add on the extra weight. A new study has found that potato chips ... Read more...

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No risk for weight reducers from high fat diets


June 1st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Here's some cheerful news for the obese who are wanting to slim down with moderate exercise: They don't face any risk from low-carb, higher-fat diets. "Overweight ... Read more...

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Lowering fat intake can prevent diabetes


May 23rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Lower fat or carbohydrate intake can stave off diabetes, even without weight loss, new research says.In this study, 69 people were placed on diets with modest ... Read more...

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Obesity raises risk of depression by 25 percent


May 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 12 (IANS) Being obese could increase the risk of depression by 25 percent, a study has found.According to professor Alberto Hernandez: "The word 'fat' has become a social ... Read more...

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Why a class of diabetes drugs boosts weight gain


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Researchers have determined why a certain class of diabetes drugs boost weight gain and have found that the molecular system involved (PPAR-gamma found in the brain) is also ... Read more...

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Oz kids as young as four hospitalized after going on dangerous ’slimming’ diets


May 1st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1(ANI): Children as young as four are being hospitalized for eating disorders after refusing to eat and going on dangerous diets in their quest to be thin, according to an ... Read more...

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Seaweed shake- an effective way to cut your flab!


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Finding a healthy way to lose weight? Try a seaweed shake.Scientists have found that adding the seaweed extract alginate to a chocolate milkshake suppresses hunger pangs.Men and women ... Read more...

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Seaweed shake keeps you slim by suppressing hunger


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A seaweed shake could help you stay slim by suppressing hunger pangs. Men and women who drank the seaweed extract alginate-based drink for breakfast felt almost ... Read more...

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Study reveals that mothers eat more & exercise less


April 13th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that compared with childless women, mothers tend to eat more and exercise less. The researchers also found that being a parent ... Read more...

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Kids’ meals consisting of white potatoes are rich in nutrients


April 12th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that consumption of white potatoes (non-fried) by children does not displace other vegetables from their meals.Instead, it makes their diet rich in nutrients ... Read more...

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Blame your genes for your addiction to coffee


April 9th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 9 (ANI): If you can't get through the day without a caffeine hit, your genes may be to be blame.U.S. researchers have revealed that some people inherit genes, which make ... Read more...

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New weight loss plan, ‘The 17 Day Diet’, goes viral


April 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new diet plan that promises to help people lose weight for a lifetime has gone viral, after appearing on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, ... Read more...

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‘The 17 Day Diet’ by Dr. Michael Moreno promises results


April 8th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dieters are jumping on Dr. Michael Moreno’s new diet plan that promises results in 17 days. Dr. Moreno promises that his diet plan would give his ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Study says that sleep-deprived people eat more


March 24th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers at the Columbia University have concluded that sleep-deprived people tend to eat more than when they have had enough sleep.For years scientists have been baffled ... Read more...

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Exercise decreases salt’s effect on blood pressure


March 24th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has shown that the more physically active you are, the less your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet."Patients should be advised to ... Read more...

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