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What keeps Sridevi glowing at 49?


August 31st, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Sridevi is fit as a fiddle at 49, and the reason behind it, she says, is the right diet, power yoga and the quality time she ... Read more...

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Junk food could also damage brain, says study


August 30th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Obesity-inducing junk food could also give you dementia through high blood pressure and cholesterol, which interrupt blood supply to the brain, says a study.Some animal studies ... Read more...

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Guidelines being framed on health food in schools, court told


August 30th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a consultant had been tasked to frame guidelines on ... Read more...

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Daily cup of coffee adds 4.5 kg to weight annually


August 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A daily cup of latte coffee can add around 4.5 kg (10 pounds) to your weight a year, British experts have warned.The boom in high-street coffee ... 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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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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Kim doesn’t count calories


July 18th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 18 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian says she is happy to indulge in whatever she wants when she goes out for dinner."I used to eat a ton of ... Read more...

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Simpson gained 70 pounds during pregnancy


July 15th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson gained 70 pounds during her pregnancy.The 32-year-old had her first weigh-in a few weeks after giving birth to daughter Maxwell May 1. ... Read more...

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Fruits and vegetables can prevent heart disease


July 5th, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 5 (IANS) Eating fruits and vegetables every day can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent, a World Health Organization (WHO) study showed.Death rates from ... 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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At 330 kg, British teenager would secretly gobble food


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A teenaged girl, dubbed as Britain's fattest teen and presently hospitalised, used to order her favourite junk food online and get it stealthily delivered, her parents ... Read more...

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No junk food for Simpson


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson, who recently gave birth to her first child, has vowed not to eat junk food."She's breast-feeding Max and wants her to get ... Read more...

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Mothers’ eating habits influence kids’ taste buds


May 31st, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Mothers fond of drinking or having junk food must watch out, as their children keep on monitoring such habits and can go on to adopt them ... Read more...

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Cole too busy for love


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole says she just wants to focus on her career and doesn't have time for a new relationship."I'm not interested in dating, I'm too ... Read more...

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UP moves to make varsities tobacco-free


April 25th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Weeks after banning junk food in all schools in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday stepped up its 'mission' to make all degree colleges and ... Read more...

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UP schools to ban sale of junk food


April 5th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) In a significant step, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued instructions to all schools - Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), Uttar Pradesh Board and Central ... Read more...

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Does Adele talk about Alex in ‘21′?


April 4th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Singer Adele's album "21" talks about her devastating split, and the man she is referring to is said to be photographer Alex Sturrock, whom she has ... Read more...

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Your popular snack could be making you ill: Study


March 30th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Most junk foods, including your favourite brand of noodles, burgers and aloo bhujia, contain very high levels of trans fats, salt and sugar, which inevitably ... Read more...

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Chronic kidney disease rising in India: Doctors


March 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Minimal physical activity, unhealthy diet, smoking and drinking are some of the reasons that are resulting in an increased number of chronic kidney diseases - ... Read more...

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Rob Gillet is a ‘Human doughnut’


March 7th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 25-year-old’s craving for food has virtually turned him into a human doughnut. Rob Gillet has eaten so many cookies that they have virtually ballooned him. ... Read more...

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Ice cream as ‘addictive as cocaine’


March 5th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Craving for ice cream can be so strong it is similar to that experienced by drug addicts, a study has found.The research has sparked concerns that ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy have a junk food bet


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and golfer partner Rory McIlroy has entered into an unusual bet. Wozniacki revealed the bet to reporters during a press interaction. She ... Read more...

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Junk food saves teen’s life from fatal liver disease


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A teenager who gorged on chocolates and junk food is on the road to recovery from a dreaded liver disease that could have killed her, says ... Read more...

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Junk food doesn’t lead to weight gain in kids: Study


January 18th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Weight gain has nothing to do with candy, soda, chips and other junk food, at least for middle school students, say researchers in the US who ... Read more...

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School kids move court against sale of junk food


December 21st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the central government's response on a petition filed by students of a private school in south Delhi seeking a ... Read more...

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Students campaign against junk food


December 19th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Braving the morning chill, around 1,200 students of Father Agnel School formed a human chain here Monday to send out a message against consumption of ... Read more...

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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...

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Scherzinger’s crazy night ideas!


December 17th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger admits her idea of a crazy night is watching a movie and eating pizza.The 32-year-old singer insists she is usually "self-controlled" when it ... Read more...

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Obesity on rise in school children: Study


November 12th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Around 15-21 percent of school children in India are obese and the number is rising with high intake of junk food and a sedentary lifestyle, ... Read more...

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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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Court to centre: ban junk food from school, college canteens


October 5th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government to ensure the complete ban of carbonated beverages and junk food from school and college canteens."We ... Read more...

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World’s oldest person turns 115


August 28th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) The world's oldest person - Besse Cooper - has turned 115. On the secret to her long life, she said: "I mind my own business. And ... Read more...

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McDonald’s to give free fruit with every Happy Meal


July 27th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) McDonald’s has announced that they will start giving fruits for every Happy Meal purchased from April of 2012. The famous eatery has been criticized for years ... Read more...

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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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Snoop Dogg digs into junk food


July 19th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg believes in eating healthy food, but he has been digging into fast food ever since he is here.At a shoot for an Adidas ... Read more...

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