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High fibre diets don’t protect gut health


January 24th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) High fibre diets, surprisingly, may not protect gut health, but they do heighten your chances of developing diverticulosis.The condition is characterised by small bulging pouches forming ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Folic acid protects offsprings from colon cancer


May 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) Folic acid supplements given to pregnant and breast-feeding females, reduced the rate of colon cancer in their offspring by 64 percent, based on mice studies.The research, ... Read more...

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Karan Grover becomes fitness freak (TV Snippets)


March 31st, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Actor Karan Grover of "Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli" has lately become too health-conscious.Whenever Karan has an early morning shoot, he wears his track ... Read more...

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Folic acid supplements contribute to breast cancer risk: Study


February 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has found that the offspring of rats that took folic acid supplements before conception, during pregnancy and while breast-feeding have breast cancer rates twice as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Winter Vegetable Gardening Tips One Can Benefit From


January 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would be wrong to assume that summer is the only season when you can grow vegetables in your garden. It is also possible to raise ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Higher levels of folate in RBCs linked to silenced tumor-suppressors


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): In new study, scientists found that people with higher levels of folate in their red blood cells were more likely to have two tumor-suppressing genes shut down by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers discover way to reduce food-irradiation by 50pc


December 7th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): A new research has developed a method, which could significantly reduce the amount of irradiation needed to kill 99.99 percent of Salmonella, E.coli and other pathogens on fresh ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technology improves nutritional quality of leafy green veggies


April 16th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Lithuanian researchers have found success in their search for ways to improve the nutritional quality of leafy green vegetables- a new technology that features high-density photosynthetic photon flux ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Light, photosynthesis enable harmful bacteria to enter fresh produce


September 29th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A study conducted by Israeli researchers suggests that exposure to light, and possibly photosynthesis, may help disease-causing bacteria to invade fresh produce, making them impervious to washing.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popular antioxidant doesn’t boost athletic performance


September 4th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief, antioxidant quercetin doesn't boost athletic performance, say researchers.Quercetin is a naturally occurring antioxidant found in the skins of fruits, leafy vegetables, and berries, as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neanderthals could taste bitter flavors just like modern humans


August 12th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): DNA analysis of ancient remains shows that Neanderthals shared with modern humans the gene that gives the ability to taste bitter flavors.Most people find the chemical, known ... Read more...

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Lettuce grown under ultraviolet light better for health


May 19th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) A bunch of spinach packs in more nutritional wallop than a wedge of iceberg lettuce, because darker colours in leafy vegetables signify antioxidants that are thought to have ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lettuce gets ‘healthier’ makeover - courtesy UV LEDs


May 19th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Darker colours in leafy vegetables are often signs of antioxidants that are thought to provide a variety of health benefits to human beings. Now, an American research team ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secret to healthy long life revealed


January 13th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Eating the correct food, kicking the butt and getting enough exercise are the keys to a long healthy life, says a new report.The British Nutrition Foundations Healthy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Protozoa may facilitate food-borne pathogens on leafy vegetables


April 26th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that protozoa found on lettuce and spinach may sequester harmful food-borne pathogens, eventually contributing to their survival on produce surfaces.Various cases of ... Read more...

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Even your own garden vegetables can be toxic


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by admin
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Many people grow fresh vegetables in their own backyards, believing them to be healthier and cleaner than market produce. But in some cases these greens can be toxic, ... Read more...

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Folic acid may help reduce blood arsenic levels


November 14th, 2007 - 1:49 am ICT by admin
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