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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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Fortified wheat flour for Jaipur open market


June 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 26 (IANS) Jaipur witnessed one of the biggest-ever food fortification drives in the open market with the Tuesday launch of wheat flour fortified with iron, Vitamin B12 and ... Read more...

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Lazy lifestyles can up cancer rate in Asia


June 1st, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) With people in developing nations like India and Pakistan adopting lazy lifestyles of the west, cancer rates are expected to soar by 75 percent worldwide by ... 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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Kerry Trebilcock loves to eat sponges & soap bars


February 29th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 21-year-old dental nurse suffers from a rare eating disorder which causes her to crave for things that are not edible. She narrated how she has eaten ... Read more...

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Rajasthan bans fast foods in college canteens


February 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has asked all state-run colleges to ban sale of junk foods including pizzas, burgers and cold drinks on their premises, an official said ... 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...

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Junk food: High Court seeks guidelines


January 11th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to frame guidelines on a PIL seeking a ban on ... Read more...

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Junk food ban plea: Food product makers move court (Lead)


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The All India Food Processors Association (AIFPA) Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court, pleading that the court should hear them before passing any final order ... Read more...

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Milla Jovovich talks about her food habits


October 11th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood legend Milla Jovovich says she will love it if her daughter follow her footsteps. The Ukrainian-born star is famous for her role in the hit project ... Read more...

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Aniston avoids junk food to stay slim


June 29th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston stays slim by avoiding junk food and following a healthy diet."I've never been a fanatic when it comes to what I eat. ... Read more...

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Fergie struggles with diet discipline


June 15th, 2011 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Singer Fergie has admitted she struggles to have the discipline to eat healthy stuff all the time.The "Black Eyed Peas" singer gets all her food and ... Read more...

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McDonald playing around with new chicken recipes


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) McDonald’s have announced that their chicken will not taste Italian again because the recipe has been changed. The menu’s director of the eatery, Dan Coudreaut, made ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Junk food’ moms have ‘junk food’ babies


March 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 24 (IANS) Pregnant and breastfeeding women who love eating oodles of fatty and sugary foods are likely to have children who have the same cravings.The study, which used ... Read more...

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‘Junk food’ mums more likely to have ‘junk food’ babies


March 24th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study involving rats suggests that pregnant and breastfeeding women who indulge in high levels of fat and sugar are likely to have children who indulge in ... 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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Kids know which brands deliver what they want: salt, sugar and fat


January 26th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A research has indicated that a child's preference for certain tastes mostly includes salty, sugary and fatty foods; what's more, they know exactly which food brands will deliver ... Read more...

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‘Junk food firm, slimming group’ tie-ups ‘cashing in on obesity epidemic’


January 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 16 (ANI): Health experts have slammed partnerships between Nestle and Jenny Craig, McDonald's and Weight Watchers, and Domino's Pizza and the weight-loss show 'The Biggest Loser' for trying to make ... Read more...

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Obesity cutting life expectancy for today’ youth


January 13th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Today's youth regularly snack on junk foods, watch more television and are less active than their parents were.So it was less shocking when a new research suggested ... Read more...

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Jenni “JWoww” Farley Poses For Her Book “The Rules According To JWoww”


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Jersey Shore" guidette Jenni "JWoww" Farley who is well known for her tight fit dresses and barely there skirts has hogged limelight after she posed for ... Read more...

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Drinking tea may prevent weight gain caused by junk foods


December 18th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Want to shed those extra pounds but still eat your favourite junk foods? Well, drinking tea could be the solution.Researchers at Kobe University, Japan found that regular consumption ... Read more...

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Junk foods should be out of school canteens: NGO


November 9th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Chips, burgers, pizzas, kathi rolls and other junk foods have become the preferred snack for children, and are even sold in school canteens, leading to lifestyle diseases ... Read more...

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Mark Haub’s twinkies diet amazes with the results


November 9th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A nutrition professor has left several nutritionists including himself scratching their heads after an unexpected results to a study, which he carried on himself. The professor ... Read more...

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Kids still exposed to same level of junk food ads on TV


October 4th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) Children still have the same dose of junk foods TV ads as they did before self-regulation was introduced last year. Study leader Lesley King, an adjunct senior lecturer ... Read more...

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Majority still prefer home cooked meals for health reasons


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) The vast majority of people still prefer home cooked meals rather than eating outside for health and other reasons, says a new study. Dean Simmons, recent graduate of University ... Read more...

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Brit families prefer home food for ‘cash control and connectedness’


May 30th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Home cooked meals are still a hot favourite with British families, says a researcher.Dean Simmons, a recent graduate of UBC's Integrated Studies in Land and Food Systems program, ... Read more...

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Watermelon Day celebrated at a school in Varanasi


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 23 (ANI): W H Smith Memorial School in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city celebrated Watermelon Day on Friday to promote the consumption of the fruit among children.The event was ... Read more...

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American Military Report Utters That Lunches In School Are A Security Threat


April 21st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Many American children are so plump due to being supplied French fries, pizzas and other unwholesome foods at school lunchrooms that they cannot cope with ... Read more...

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Mexico bans junk foods in schools


April 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 15 (IANS/EFE) In a bid to prevent children from being obese, Mexico has banned junk food in schools and made physical training mandatory for students. The lower house Tuesday approved ... Read more...

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Donna Simpson Aspires To Be World’s Fattest Woman


March 18th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Jersey, Mar 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At a time when nearly everyone wants to shed excess flab and attain the dream hour glass figure, it is quite surprising to know ... Read more...

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Junk foods become less popular with increasing costs


March 9th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Unhealthy food and drinks such as pizzas and soda become less popular with increasing costs, suggests a new America research.The study has appeared in the March 8 ... Read more...

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Banning junk foods at schools may help prevent childhood obesity


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Banning sugary beverages and junk foods at schools may help prevent childhood obesity, according to a San Francisco State University study."This is one of the very first ... Read more...

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Junk food ‘as addictive as drugs’


October 28th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A diet of junk food is almost as addictive as taking a drug like heroin, warn scientists.In the study, researchers found that regularly eating doughnuts, burgers and chocolate ... Read more...

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Celebrating The National Junk Food Day


July 21st, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by GD
Today, July 21, is the day that foodies all over the nation celebrates with aplomb and much gusto because today is the National Junk Food Day; when the passion for gorging on ... Read more...

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Junk food recipes are engineered to trigger our ‘bliss point’


June 28th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Food scientists combine sugar, fat and salt in ways that make junk foods like burgers, chips, cold drinks and pizzas impossible to resist, says a leading expert who ... Read more...

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