eating habits

Single kids likely to be obese?


September 18th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 18 (IANS) A single child has a more than 50 percent higher risk of being overweight or obese than those with siblings, as borne out by a study ... Read more...

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Long work hours raise risk of heart disease


September 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by 80 percent, researchers say.The warning follows analysis of 12 studies dating back ... Read more...

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Older obese kids eat less than healthy peers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Obese kids who are older actually consume fewer calories per day than their healthy peers, while younger overweight children consume more calories than their healthy peers.These ... Read more...

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Dining with friends can make you fat


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Dining with a friend could be bad for those on a diet - it tempts you into eating unhealthy dishes from the menu, just to keep ... Read more...

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Shun junk food for improving kid’s IQ


August 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Babies and infants fed junk food may have a slightly reduced IQ, while those going in for healthy diets have a slightly higher IQ, says a ... Read more...

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Scientists solve dinos’ tree-top eating riddle


August 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists have worked out how giant Diplodocus, a dinosaur weighing 12 tonnes and 170 feet long, stripped entire treetops and branches of their leaves by clamping ... Read more...

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Monsoon health guide: Rainproof your lifestyle with right diet


July 16th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Monsoon showers do come as a relief but also bring with them health irritants like allergies, infections and indigestion. There's no need to panic, say ... Read more...

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Talking about weight might give kids eating disorder


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Two out of three parents fear that talking to their kids about their weight might give them an eating disorder. The findings come from a survey ... Read more...

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British court orders force-feeding for dying anorexic woman


June 16th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) An anorexic woman, who started controlling her eating habits at 11 and was described as having an "obsessive fear of weight gain", should be force-fed, a ... 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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Bored with jobs, women find solace in eating


March 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) If your craving for chocolate or a biscuit gets the better of you, then it is time to look for another job. Women who are over-worked, ... Read more...

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24 percent Indian kids go hungry daily: Survey


February 15th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Nearly 30 percent of Indian families have been forced to cut back on food due to rising prices, while around a quarter of kids go ... Read more...

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Well-informed people eat better


January 17th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) People who keep themselves better informed with the help of the print and electronic media and the internet tend to stick to the healthiest eating pattern ... Read more...

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Eating quickly leads to obesity


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Wolfing down food can make you obese and slow down your day-to-day activities, a new study reveals.Researchers found that women aged between 40-50 years who tend to ... Read more...

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Health food for heart patients, diabetics


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) People suffering from heart diseases and diabetes should eat a lot of beans, soybean, tofu and lentils as these are rich in proteins and low ... Read more...

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Chocolate also insures against stroke risk


October 12th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Women who munch a bar of chocolate every week could cut stroke risk by 20 percent. The finding is based on a study of more than ... 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...

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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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Warne considering offer of playing in Big Bash


September 1st, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne has hinted at playing in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League and is considering offers from three franchises.Warne, who played for the last ... Read more...

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Snacking on sugary stuff raises risk of womb cancer


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Snacking on biscuits, buns or cakes two to three times a week can increase the risk of a woman's chances of developing womb cancer by 33 ... Read more...

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I love Yoga: Jennifer Aniston


July 11th, 2011 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston says yoga is an important part of her life and she finds herself in bad mood if she didn't get the ... 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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Lady Gaga bans ice from her concerts


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has reportedly banned ice from her shows as she is terrified of fans throwing ice on her during concerts.Gaga has toured all ... 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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Aretha Franklin shows off 85-pound weight loss post surgery


April 29th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has showed off her dramatic weight loss in her first national TV performance post surgery.The legendary singer, who appeared on The View on ... Read more...

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Royal jelly helps queen bee live 40 times longer


April 25th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Royal jelly is a thick, milky-white substance secreted by the glands of honeybees -- and queen bees feed exclusively on it and live 40 times longer ... Read more...

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Queen bees survive 40-times longer than workers


April 25th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A new study has found that queen bees live 40 times longer than their workers - a royal difference that is owed entirely to a miraculous nutrient in ... Read more...

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A diet change may bring relief in asthma and allergies


April 19th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): An alteration in dietary habits can be helpful in bringing relief to those suffering from asthma or allergies.Spring, with its warmer weather could be an unpleasant time for ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi & her daughter become vegetarian


April 19th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian super model Padma Lakshmi has revealed that she going back to being a vegetarian. Due to her Indian roots, Lakshmi was raised a vegetarian but ... Read more...

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Kilos creeping up among Oz mums under 40


April 4th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that mothers under 40 are now gaining weight at the fastest rate in Australia - posing a threat to the health system and ... Read more...

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Heart patient? Here’s how to deal with World Cup madness


April 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) As anxiety builds up around Saturday's India-Sri Lanka World Cup final, cardiologists have a word of advice for heart patients: Take medicine on time, ensure ... Read more...

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How Internet and smartphones affect eating habits


March 30th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how new-media technology, including the Internet and smartphones, are changing college students' eating habits and their relationship to food.The findings ... Read more...

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Hardee’s shapes up turkey burger


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Restaurant chain Hardee is trying to carve a new image for itself after the eatery came up with the first sub-500 calorie turkey burger.Hardee a few ... Read more...

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Eating fish ‘cuts women’s eyesight loss risk in old age’


March 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Women who regularly consume fish and omega-3 fatty acids have a lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a new study.Researchers at Brigham and Women's ... Read more...

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Study: Leisurely meals don’t curb snacking


March 9th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch researchers have reported that eating slowly does not curb snacking.There are different eating habits among people. This is most especially true when a person goes ... Read more...

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