food consumption

Can you really work up an appetite?


September 13th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US scientists are challenging the popular notion that we can "work up an appetite" with vigorous exercise, saying it actually reduces a person's motivation for food.James ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Adolescents consuming less iron, vitamins


August 9th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 9 (IANS) Adolescence is the time when one needs to be particular about food consumption, especially intake of vitamins and minerals for a healthy life. But several ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Hunter-gatherers, modern men use same energy levels’


July 26th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Surprisingly, hunter gatherers and their current day counterparts expend the same energy levels, says a new finding, upsetting one of the most entrenched popular notions that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Italy’s 2011 debt-to-GDP ratio at record levels


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 3 (IANS) Italy's debt rose to 120.1 percent of GDP last year from 118.7 percent in 2010, the highest level since 1996, the national statistics institute Istat said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No cardiac risk with food fried in olive, sunflower oil


January 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Food fried in olive or sunflower oil is not linked to heart disease or premature death, but the same is not true of solid or reused ... Read more...

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Ban on junk food ads cuts consumption


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Banning ads that promote junk foods among children is likely to cut down their consumption, says a study based on an experiment in a Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi school kids to form human chain against junk food


December 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The students of Father Agnel School in the capital will form a human chain Monday against the rise in junk food consumption among school-going children. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Junk food lowering Delhi girls’ puberty age: Doctors


November 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The age at which girls attain puberty has come down from 10 to 8 years in the national capital and doctors have blamed junk food ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Addicts cut down on junk food after calorie labelling


July 27th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) A sixth of fast food addicts cut down on junk food with higher calories after the US introduced a calorie-labelling system in 2008.Researchers from the New ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fathers,not mothers, influence what children eat


June 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) A man's choice of where to eat could literally tip the scales on his child's health as his perceptions of family meals carry more weight, so ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Some video games seem to keep kids fit


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Interactive gaming can be a step in the right direction for overweight children, says a broad-based survey.The two-year study, conducted by The University of Auckland, is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hopeful consumers make healthier choices than happy ones


April 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study into why happy people are more likely to eat candy bars, whereas hopeful people choose fruit, has shown that when people feel hope, they're thinking about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Happy people go for candies


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Happy people are more likely to eat candy bars and hopeful ones choose fruit."Most of us are aware that we often fall victim to emotional eating, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eggs ‘contain higher Vitamin D levels and low cholesterol than thought’


April 14th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Many people avoid dietary cholesterol for fear of increasing their risk for heart disease.However, experts from leading institutions have now dispelled some common myths surrounding dietary cholesterol ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soy food safe for breast cancer survivors


April 6th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that soy food consumption does not increase the risk of cancer recurrence or death among survivors of breast cancer.Researchers investigated the association between ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neural activity linked to food addiction identified


April 5th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): A new study has found that people with an addictive-like eating behaviour have greater neural activity in certain regions of the brain similar to substance dependence, including elevated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak officials counter UN criticism of high food prices in flood-hit country


March 25th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 25(ANI): Responding to criticism from the United Nations over exorbitantly high food prices in Pakistan, Food Ministry officials have said that lowering wheat prices would create food shortages in Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thinking about workout makes you eat more


January 16th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Thinking about a workout makes you eat 50 percent more food. Researchers link it with a subconscious reward theory, which suggests that when physical or mental effort is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Feeding 9 billion people predicted for 2050 will be possible: Report


January 13th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new report suggests that the world will be able to feed the predicted 2050 population of nine billion people.In the joint report, two French agricultural research organizations ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Health benefits of organic onions, carrots overestimated: Study


January 6th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, say scientists.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Average UK male gains 16lb in15 yrs- more calories, less workout


December 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): An Oxford University study has found that the average man in Britain was more than a stone heavier in 2000 than he was in 1986.Scientists put the average ... Read more...

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98.6 degrees Fahrenheit ideal to keep fungi and food at bay


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Two researchers have discovered that 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius) is ideal temperature to ward off fungal infection and keep food at bay."One of the mysteries about ... Read more...

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Our body temperature best for keeping fungi at bay


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Our 37 degrees Celsius body temperature is just warm enough to ward off fungal infection and obviate the need for snacking, says a study. "One of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Organic veggies don’t have healthy antioxidants


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, scientists have ... Read more...

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Organic onions, carrots ‘do not have higher levels of healthy antioxidants’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, scientists have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One in six people at risk of stroke, say experts


October 29th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) One in six people around the world suffer from stroke, making it the second leading cause of death worldwide, doctors said Friday on World Stroke Day."The main ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A moment on the lips really does mean a lifetime on the hips


August 25th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Scientists have proved that 'a moment on the lips' really does lead to 'a lifetime on the hips'.Asa Ernersson and a team of researchers from Linkoping University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study links Preschoolers’ cavities and overweight


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Preschool children with tooth decay are more likely to be overweight and consume excess of calories than the general population, says a study. "Poor eating habits may play ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Vegetarian diet can help keep the toxins away


May 18th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Sticking to vegetables for five days a week can significantly reduce the body's amount of antibiotics and phthalates - a common chemical added to plastics - says a ... Read more...

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Gently tapping away craving for foods, snacks


April 24th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Psychological acupuncture has successfully reduced food cravings for up to six months in people who are overweight or obese, according to research. The technique combines gentle tapping on pressure ... Read more...

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Psychological acupuncture can help keep food cravings at bay


April 24th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Psychological acupuncture, or the emotional freedom technique (EFT), can help reduce food cravings for up to six months in people who are overweight or obese, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Punjab association to host first carbon neutral IPL match


April 9th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium in Mohali town will host cricket's first-ever carbon neutral match Friday evening between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab. The green game is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

One-Third Breast Cancer Risk Avoidable, Experts Say


March 26th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarBarcelona, Spain, March 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Here is some good news for all women on earth and especially those who belong to the western countries. On Thursday during the European ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Turmeric - a new way to spice up your weight loss routine


February 17th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): Curcumin, a bioactive component in Indian spice turmeric, can prove effective if added in weight loss routine, a new study suggests.The compound can stall the spread of fat-tissue ... Read more...

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