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Britney doesn’t rule out surgery to get perfect figure


March 10th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Pop singer Britney Spears admits she hates cutting back on calorie filled foods, and may eventually consider surgery to make her look better."When it's time ... Read more...

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I may consider surgery to look better, says Britney


March 10th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 10 (ANI): Britney Spears has revealed that she may consider surgery to make her look better because she hates cutting back on calorie filled foods.When asked about her idea ... Read more...

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Irregular heart beat plus stroke may increase dementia risk


March 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has warned that stroke patients who also suffer from an irregular heartbeat are at double the risk of developing dementia.Findings show that stroke survivors with ... 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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Mother’s milk define kid’s taste


February 20th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Mothers wanting their children to eat greens should consume plenty of vegetables themselves while breast feeding, new research says. Scientists have discovered that babies' taste buds are ... Read more...

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Multiple approaches needed to solve world’s food problems


February 19th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A Penn State biologist has said that researchers need to use all available resources in an integrated approach to put agriculture on a path to solve the world's ... Read more...

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Junk food diet in early childhood may lower IQ


February 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Children fed chips, pizza and other junk foods are likely to have lower IQs, says a new research.Researchers said that a diet, high in fats, sugars, and processed ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding can benefit childhood cancer survivors


January 21st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that breastfeeding can partially offset the long-term side effects of cancer treatment.Susan Ogg and colleagues from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, ... Read more...

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Eating fruit, veggies linked to a lower risk of dying from heart disease


January 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): People who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease - the most common form of heart disease, says a European ... Read more...

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Tea, coffee & chocolate milk- best healthy beverages!


January 14th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new research has described old-school beverages-tea, coffee and low fat or chocolate milk-as the best elixirs for nutrition, health and workout recovery.Research indicates that tea strengthens the ... Read more...

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Eating fruits and vegetables gives you a healthy tan


January 12th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Eating a healthy diet rich in fruit and vegetables gives you a healthy golden glow, say scientists.Their research has shown that men and women whose skin has a ... Read more...

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Ginger root helps conserve stag beetles


January 10th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Ecologists have indicated that ginger root could be the key to conserving the largest and most spectacular terrestrial beetle - the stag beetle.Ecologists from Royal Holloway, University of ... Read more...

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Carrots ‘make people more attractive’


January 8th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Those who eat fruit and vegetables such as carrots and plums are considered more attractive, say scientists.Their research has shown that men and women whose skin has a ... Read more...

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Garlic can reduce risk of arthritis


December 19th, 2010 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) It may do no favours for your breath, but enjoying a diet rich in garlic, onions and leeks could reduce your risk of developing the most common form ... Read more...

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Childless couples ‘enjoy a better diet of fruit and veggies than families’


December 17th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study by experts at the University of Reading has revealed that childless couples enjoy a better diet of fruit and veg than families.Researchers found that adults ... Read more...

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Garlic could protect against hip osteoarthritis


December 17th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Women who consume a diet high in allium vegetables, such as garlic, onions and leeks, have lower levels of hip osteoarthritis, suggests a new study.The findings, by researchers ... Read more...

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Mums’ diets have biggest influence on kids’ eating habits


December 15th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): New research reveals that a mother's own eating habits - and whether she views her child as a 'picky eater' - has a huge impact on whether her ... Read more...

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Keep Alzheimer’s at bay with purple fruit


December 8th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Eating blueberries and other purple fruit and vegetables can keep Alzheimer's at bay because they are a rich source of chelators, scientists say.Chelators bind the loosely configured ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyle inspires women to follow suit


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) Women who spend time around peers who have a healthy lifestyle are more likely to eat well and exercise, a study has pointed out.A survey of ... Read more...

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Eating five fruits, veggies daily won’t keep cancer at bay


December 1st, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Fruit and vegetables do little or nothing to protect us against breast, prostate, bowel, lung and other tumours, says a new study.Instead, the cancer-conscious would be better off ... Read more...

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Eating fruits and vegetables will not protect you from cancer: Study


December 1st, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): If you thought your five portions of fruit and vegetables a day was keeping cancer at bay, think again.Consuming them will not protect you from cancer as they ... Read more...

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Lazy lifestyles ‘killing people’


November 30th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): Queensland authorities have said that it's high time that people realize their lazy lifestyles are killing them.The Health of Queenslanders 2010 biennial report showed escalating rates of obesity, ... Read more...

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Fruits, veg diet can cut cancer risk


November 21st, 2010 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Eating a wide variety of fruit and vegetables every day can slash the risk of developing lung cancer by a quarter, a study has revealed.According to the study, ... Read more...

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Men ‘more vulnerable to cancer than women due to poor lifestyles’


November 16th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A world health expert has warned that men in the UK are much more susceptible to cancer than women because of their poor lifestyles.Figures show that men are ... Read more...

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Consuming junk food ‘harms brain health’


October 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27 (ANI): Apart from being responsible for the flab on body, processed food also harms behaviour and emotional health of children, suggests a new study.The Telethon Institute for Child Health ... Read more...

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One in 10 adults in danger from obesity


October 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Almost one in 10 adults is now so obese that their doctors consider their weight a serious health risk.More than 5.5 million over the age of 16 are ... Read more...

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Food inflation still high: Ahluwalia


October 21st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Thursday termed food inflation, which fell nearly by a percentage point to 15.53 percent as of October 9, as "still ... Read more...

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Smoking, drinking, poor diet double oral cancer cases


October 6th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Drinking, smoking and unhealthy diets have fuelled a doubling in mouth, throat and food pipe cancers in young people.Every year the diseases, known as upper aero-digestive tract (UADT) ... Read more...

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Smoking, drinking and poor diet ‘doubles’ oral cancer cases in youngsters


October 6th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Drinking, smoking and unhealthy diet have doubled mouth, throat and food pipe cancer cases in young people, experts have warned.Researchers at the Aberdeen University also found that cancers ... Read more...

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Critics slam NHS advice to ‘bribe’ obese and smokers


September 27th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Critics have slammed the idea that NHS should pay fat people to lose weight and smokers to quit, and give children toys for eating their fruit and vegetables, ... Read more...

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Giant rats invade Prince Charles’ garden


September 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Prince Charles' beautiful grounds at Clarence House have been invaded by giant rats.The huge rodents have become troublemakers for exhibitors at a garden party being held by the ... Read more...

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8 out of 10 Brit mums fib to kids to make them eat


September 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): A new UK survey has revealed that many mothers resort to telling white lies to their children so as to get them to eat healthy foods.The survey found ... Read more...

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Eating fruits and veggies may cut lung cancer risk


September 1st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): A diverse diet of fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of lung cancer - especially if you smoke, says a new study."Although quitting smoking is the most ... Read more...

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Heart disease, gunplay make NYC men die 6yrs younger than women: Study


August 26th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 26 (ANI): Heart disease and homicide together make men in New York City die six years younger than women, at 76 instead of 82, revealed a new Health Department ... Read more...

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Self-service checkouts ‘lengthen supermarket queues’: UK survey


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Do self-service checkouts take lesser time or do they just increase queue lengths in supermarkets? A new UK survey shows that it's the latter.Self-service checkouts were intended to ... Read more...

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