human nutrition research centre

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...

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B vitamins in mother’ diet cut kid’s gut cancer risk


June 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Experiments on mice show that those born to mothers fed a diet supplemented with B vitamins are less likely to develop gut tumours.Previous research in humans ... Read more...

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How much of vitamin D do you really need?


June 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washingtonr, June 19 (IANS) Your skin tone and the amount of sunshine you receive besides what foods you eat, all this can influence the amount of vitamin D that your body has ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids, low glycemic index diet protects against age-related macular degeneration (re-


May 4th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Researchers from Tufts University have found that a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids and low glycemic index food can significantly reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omega-3 fatty acids, low glycemic index diet protects against age-related macular degeneration


May 3rd, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Researchers from Tufts University have found that a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids and low glycemic index food can significantly reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration ... Read more...

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Adding walnuts to a diet may help elderly improve memory


April 25th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Adding some walnuts to an otherwise healthy diet may help older people improve memory and behavioural skills, according to an animal model study. Walnuts contain polyphenols and other ... Read more...

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Protect your bones, have a drink


March 9th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Post menopausal women and men over 60 years who drink alcohol moderately seem to have stronger bones, according to a new study. The study found that regular moderate ... Read more...

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Bod Pod to help fight obesity


November 18th, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Syndey, Nov 18 (IANS) A new Bod Pod will accurately measure fat and muscle mass with the potential to boost research on obesity and athletic performance. The space capsule-like pod is ... Read more...

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Short arms and legs may boost dementia risk


May 6th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (ANI): People with short arms and legs are at an increased risk of developing dementia in later life, says a new study.The researchers believe that the link ... Read more...

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