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Rosemary scent perks up brain power


February 26th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Exposure to higher levels of rosemary scent seems to perk up brain power, tests show. Mark Moss and Lorraine Oliver, from the Brain, Performance and Nutrition ... 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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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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New breastfeeding advice leaves mums livid, baffled


January 15th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): The latest scientific controversy about breastfeeding-mothers should not follow advice recommending that they exclusively breastfeed for the first six months-has left mothers angry and confused.The confused mums besieged ... Read more...

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How much energy do we expend while walking?


November 14th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Why do children tire more quickly than adults when out on a walk? Walkers use the same amount of energy per stride, but it becomes less economical for ... Read more...

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Enriched formula milk could make your baby obese


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Babies fed with enriched bottle milk are more likely to be obese by the age of five, a British study found.The study shows faster weight gain in ... 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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MEND program effective in child obesity prevention


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new British study has found that the MEND Program (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!) is quite effective in prevention and treatment of child obesity.The study carried out ... Read more...

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Golden rice an effective source of vitamin A


May 14th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Beta-carotene in so-called 'Golden Rice' converts to vitamin A in humans, according to researchers. Golden Rice was developed in the early 1990s with the goal of creating rice ... 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...

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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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It takes kids an hour’s exercise to burn off a packet of chips


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 23 (ANI): It takes only few minutes for an eight-year-old to scoff down a small packet of chips. But guess how much exercise they'd have to do to work it ... Read more...

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Chocolate ‘helps improve maths’


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Bribing your child with a chocolate bar to finish his or her maths homework is an excellent idea, according to researchers who claim that the yummy treat could ... 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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Fruit juices dont make kids fat


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the Louisiana State University and Baylor College of Medicine has found that fruit juices dont make kids overweight.During the review, the ... 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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