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Heart diseases set to fall in India: Doctor


December 25th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) There is good news on the health front. A leading cardiologist says incidents of heart disease in India are set to plateau in seven to ... Read more...

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Perfetti Van Melle India enters salty snacks market


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Confectionery maker Perfetti Van Melle India Thursday said it had forayed into the salty snacks business with the launch of the Stop Not range ... Read more...

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Breakfast is important, especially for teen mums and their kids


February 10th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has found that teen mothers who eat breakfast have healthier weights and snacking habits, and may influence healthy eating habits among their children.The study was ... Read more...

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Nutrition ‘may have a role in development of asthma’


January 24th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Asthma affects as many as 300 million people and is one of the world's most common chronic diseases. Researchers estimate that by 2025, there could be an additional ... Read more...

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Thinking about workout makes you eat more


January 16th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Thinking about a workout makes you eat 50 percent more food. Researchers link it with a subconscious reward theory, which suggests that when physical or mental effort is ... Read more...

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Now, a perfect sandwich for every mood


July 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Now you can choose a perfect recipe for every thing - whether you are trying to get rid of a hangover or to boost your mood.Dietician Dalhia Campbell ... Read more...

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Fritolay plans to increase contract farming area


May 6th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) FritoLay India, the snacks food division of Pepsico, is planning to increase by about 70 percent its contract farming area in the next five years to reduce dependence ... Read more...

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Brit teenage girls surviving on junk food


February 10th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that teenage girls are increasingly living on junk food, thereby putting their long-term health at risk.In addition, they are also smoking and drinking ... Read more...

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Proliferating snack bars drive raging obesity epidemic


December 31st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) Easy availability of candy, salty snacks and sweetened beverages at retail stores not specialising in foodstuffs, is driving a raging obesity epidemic. Researchers found that snack food was ... Read more...

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Ban on fast-food restaurants unlikely to cut obesity


October 6th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Fast-food restaurants have always been criticised for promoting unhealthy eating habits, with health campaigners calling for a ban on them. But a new study has shown that even ... Read more...

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Popcorn is very good for your health


August 20th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Dismissed as a snack, popcorn and other whole grain cereals, including popular breakfast cereals, contain "surprisingly large" amounts of polyphenol, a type of anti-oxidant linked to lower risk ... Read more...

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Popcorn may help keep heart disease, cancer at bay


August 19th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Eating a bowl of popcorn while watching movies could give your health a boost, according to a new research.Scientists have found that snack foods like popcorn and many ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates may soon provide bread and cakes abroad


January 27th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Bakery products made by inmates of the Tihar Jail in the capital might soon be exported. Several distributors have approached the jail authorities, seeking to market the ... Read more...

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Western diet causes ”a third of heart attacks”


October 21st, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): The typical Western diet, which includes red meat, fried foods, dairy products and salty snacks, is responsible for 30 per cent of the world''s heart attacks, according ... Read more...

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Mums diet may influence babys gender


November 28th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study on mice has revealed that a childs gender could be influenced by the mothers diet in the run-up to conception.The study, by researchers at the ... Read more...

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Chewing gum may help control your hunger pangs


November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin
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