healthy eating

Israel mulls junk food tax to check expanding waistlines


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 2 (IANS) In a bid to control growing obesity rates in the country, the Israeli government is all set to authorise a plan which will levy a special ... Read more...

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Jessie J hates junk food


July 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Singer Jessie J says she is very careful about what she eats, and avoids junk food."I eat a lot of fruit and a lot of vegetables, ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in crash diets: Deepika Padukone


July 24th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Deepika Padukone's orange bikini scene from her latest film, "Cocktail", has been the talk of the town. The actress says the secret behind her perfect ... Read more...

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Invoking Batman name promotes healthy eating


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Invoking super heroes such as Batman or Superman could help parents get their children to eat healthy, says a study.Just as Popeye inspired a generation to ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts plans to shift to Hawaii


July 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts plans to move to Hawaii because she wants to lead a simpler life with family.The 44-year-old reportedly loves surfing and wants to ... Read more...

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Parental work stress hits healthy eating


June 24th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) During an economic downslide, with fewer jobs, people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed, which hits their own and their family's nutrition, ... Read more...

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‘Remove TV from kids’ rooms to tackle obesity’


April 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) British experts have advised parents to remove televisions from children's bedrooms in a bid to combat record obesity rates being observed among youngsters.According to academics involved ... Read more...

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Parents can motivate kids into shedding weight


March 15th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Parents can motivate their obese children to shed weight by working out to knock off their unwanted pounds themselves, says a new study."We looked at things ... 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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Kerr health secret


November 16th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr admits she believes in healthy eating and doesn't like to deprive her body of occasional treats.The Victoria's Secret model knows it is important ... Read more...

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Dr Oz: Five Habits Which Make You Fat


October 5th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', the doctor focused on habits which many people have which keep them from losing weight. These bad habits must be recognized, and stopped ... 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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Sleep problems may cause kids to become aggressive


June 1st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) School kids who experience sleep-disordered breathing or daytime sleepiness are twice as likely to become bullies, according to a study. "What this study does is raise ... Read more...

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Eating moderate quantity of red pepper can help curb appetite


April 26th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found that eating a moderate quantity of red pepper can help curb appetite.According to research from Purdue University, the peppers especially work for those who ... Read more...

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Shane Warne credits ‘moisturiser for younger look’


April 18th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 18 (ANI): Shane Warne has revealed that use of moisturisers, healthy eating and exercise has helped him to 'look younger'.Warne also denied claims that he has used Botox or had ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to write book on White House garden


March 17th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): US first lady Michelle Obama has signed with the Crown Publishing Group to write a book about healthy eating and the garden she started at the White House.The ... Read more...

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UK govt to rope in superhero Sportacus to tackle obesity


March 14th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): British ministers are considering roping in a famous children's character to help them tackle obesity.They hope the BBC children's programme Lazytown, which sees the athletic superhero Sportacus ... Read more...

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Media character use on food packaging influence kids’ taste assessment


March 8th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has found that the use of media characters on cereal packaging may influence children's opinions about taste.Matthew A. Lapierre and colleagues at the University of ... Read more...

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Most New Year’s resolutions dissolve by Jan end


January 25th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): In a new research, almost all Brits who made a New Year's resolution admitted that previous attempts saw them give up by the end of January.The research by ... Read more...

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Here’s how you can stick to your healthy eating resolution


January 21st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Every year the top New Year resolution is to eat better and finally lose those extra pounds.Now, it's time to check in and see if you've set ... Read more...

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Danielle and Gary Lineker keep a watch on each others healthy eating


January 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Welsh beauty Danielle Lineker has admitted that she and former footballer hubby Gary have been helping each other to stick to post-Christmas healthy eating."We're as bad as each ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne starved to be slim


January 6th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne has admitted she tried many different diet regimes and almost starved in a bid to lose weight.The 26-year-old, who lost over 50 pounds (about 22.60 ... Read more...

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Best day to start dieting is Jan 15


January 6th, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) A study reveals that Britons are more likely to fall off the diet wagon if they begin at the start of January, with 80 percent people struggling to ... Read more...

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Sheryl Crow releasing cookbook


December 8th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Rocker Sheryl Crow has become the latest celebrity to release her own cookbook, which is filled with healthy recipes."It's coming out in March, it's called 'What Makes ... Read more...

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Want to lose weight? Stop hanging out with fat friends


December 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A study has suggested that if you want to lose weight you need to hang out with people who are healthy and skinny and not with the ones ... Read more...

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Low fat food ‘isn’t healthy if it’s high in sugar’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found that a diet high in sugar can cause health damage even when a person is not overweight.Signs of impaired heart functioning were seen ... Read more...

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Brit teacher sheds 15st by swapping takeaways for home-cooked meals


November 18th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A school teacher from Southampton has been crowned Slimming World's Woman of the Year 2010 after she shed a whopping 15 stone in 18 months and dropped from ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian putting on weight?


November 7th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who recently preached about the benefits of exercise, has steadily been putting on weight.In July, she had talked about the benefits of exercise, healthy eating, ... Read more...

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Cut salt from your diet ‘to prevent heart disease’


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): A new research has shown that heart disease could be cut by almost a fifth if food companies were banned from adding too much salt to their products.A ... Read more...

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Health-conscious Brits ditching chocolates, crisps for nuts


October 21st, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, 0ct 21 (ANI): Britons are opting for a more nutritious diet with nuts, seeds and dried fruit instead of crisps and chocolate.The trend for healthy eating has sent sales soaring ... Read more...

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Pain of cash payments helps shoppers avoid junk food


October 20th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Consumers who make cash payments at shops and supermarts are more likely to avoid junk food than those who use credit or debit cards, a new study says."Cash ... Read more...

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Variety in meals hold key to longer life


October 19th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Food containing anti-oxidants, whole grains and vital fatty acids cut the risk of major illnesses like heart disease, Alzheimer's and diabetes, a study shows.Scientists found that the diet ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama, Nick Jonas collaborate with Disney to promote healthy eating


October 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 1 (ANI): Michelle Obama and Nick Jonas have teamed up with Disney to promote healthy eating.The first lady is pairing with Jonas and other young Disney Channel stars to ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama treats first wives to a healthy meal on farm trip


September 25th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Michelle Obama gave a global showcase to her healthy eating initiative when she welcomed spouses of world leaders to tour a farm north of New York City.The first ... Read more...

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Nationwide campaign to commemorate World Heart Day


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) To commemorate World Heart Day on Sep 26 and motivate people to take care of their heart and health, a nationwide campaign was launched here Thursday, an ... Read more...

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