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Fat, not sugar, contributes to Type-2 diabetes


September 4th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Fat, not sugar, contributes to the more common Type-2 diabetes, said a leading scientist of the Visva Bharati University here Tuesday"Diabetes exists in two forms, Type-1 ... Read more...

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Turmeric may help walking ability in spinal injuries


June 27th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) A diet enriched with a popular omega-3 fatty acid and curcumin, found in Indian curry spice turmeric, preserved walking ability in rats with spinal-cord injury. The ... Read more...

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Beware! Fatty acids could lower quality of semen


March 14th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The type of fatty diets men consume could lower the quality of semen, a study reveals.The study of 99 males, 71 percent of whom were overweight ... 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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Obesity common among Indians hooked to packed foods


November 9th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Other than decreasing physical activity, increased usage of packed foods and a calorie-laden diet has led to greater obesity among Indians in the ... Read more...

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Some fatty acids can be beneficial too


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Excessive consumption of a fat-rich diet could be fuelling the obesity epidemic in the US and other parts of the world. But not all fats are ... Read more...

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Dr Oz Features Alternative Medicines


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today on 'The Dr Oz Show' alternative medicines were discussed with Dr Andrew Weil and Deepak Chopra. Dr Weil is a best selling author of many books ... Read more...

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Olive oil cuts risk of stroke by 41 percent


June 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) People who cook with olive oil are 41 percent less likely to suffer a stroke than those who never eat it, say experts.Older people will live ... Read more...

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KFC ditches 50-yr-old ‘finger lickin’ good’ punch line for healthier slogan


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): For 50 years, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has attracted customers with its 'finger lickin' good' punch line, but the company has decided to ditch the slogan for a ... Read more...

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Stroke, cardio diseases take ‘enormous toll’ on Hollywood stars


February 12th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study from University of California, Los Angeles, has revealed that stroke and cardiovascular diseases take an enormous toll on Hollywood actors."Since this is the first time ... Read more...

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Eating cheese every day ‘could increase bladder cancer risk’


February 10th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): New research suggests that a daily helping of cheese could increase the risk of bladder cancer.Eating more than 53g - roughly the same size as a small chocolate ... Read more...

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Extra cheese could raise bladder cancer risk


February 9th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Beware, munching on extra helpings of cheese could up your risk of bladder cancer.Scientists have found that the risk increased by more than 50 percent in those who ... Read more...

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Eating poorly ‘can increase the risk of depression’


January 27th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has found that the ingestion of trans-fats and saturated fats increase the risk of suffering depression while olive oil protects against this mental illness.Scientists from ... Read more...

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Gorging on fat may not be all that bad


January 7th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Gorging on blobs of fat like butter and cheese might not be all that harmful, according to scientists. The latest studies have shown that the evidence between saturated ... Read more...

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Chocolate eaters ‘less likely to have heart disease’


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Good news for chocoholics: A new US study has shown that people who ate chocolate more than five times a week were 57 per cent less likely to ... Read more...

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Now a heart-healthy soybean oil


September 14th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Providing good news for heart patients, researchers have developed a soybean variety that produces oil naturally low in saturated and trans fats. Saturated and trans fats clog arteries, ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet set for place on world heritage list


August 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 25 (ANI): The Mediterranean diet is to make an entry into the UNESCO World Heritage list, which celebrates sites ranging from the Great Barrier Reef to the Tower of London.It ... Read more...

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Five out of six new drugs don’t work


August 18th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Five out of six approved prescription drugs seldom benefit patients, says a critic of the pharmacy industry. Chloresterol-lowering statins were a conspicuous example of the drugs industry over-hyping ... Read more...

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Good news for fast food addicts


July 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Here's some good news for fast food addicts. Five major US food chains, including McDonald's and Burger King, have cut down on trans fats in their food. Trans fats ... Read more...

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McDonald’s, Burger King now ’serving healthier foods’


July 15th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's are some of the fast food chains moving towards healthier foods, as per a new study.New research from the University of Minnesota School ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet improves heart


June 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Eating a Mediterranean style diet is good for the heart. The diet -- low saturated fats and high in fish, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, olive oil, cereals and moderate ... Read more...

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Mediterranean-style diet good for heart


June 16th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Eating a Mediterranean-style diet can improve heart function, a new study of twins shows.The research was conducted with twins to try to eliminate the possible effect of genetics ... Read more...

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Rural to urban migration linked to increased obesity, diabetes risk in India


April 28th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): People who migrate from rural to urban areas are more likely to become obese compared to individuals who do not move, a new study in India has found.What's ... Read more...

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Red wine shields brain from stroke damage


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have discovered the way in which red wine consumption may protect the brain from damage following a stroke. Two hours after feeding mice a single modest dose ... Read more...

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‘Ban on trans fats would prevent thousands of deaths’


April 16th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Banning trans fats from all foods would prevent thousands of heart attacks and deaths every year and would be a simple way to protect the public and save ... Read more...

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Shocking: Dr. Hathi hospitalized!


February 15th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): All the characters from the show "Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' are equally important and are a part of making the audience giggle with their rib ... Read more...

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Key components of Mediterranean diet that keep heart healthy


February 12th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): It is known that eating a Mediterranean diet similar to Italians or Greeks is beneficial for the heart.Now, the February issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource has covered ... Read more...

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New discovery may help reduce obesity complications


February 4th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified a potential target that may reduce complications of obesity.According to Dr Suneil Koliwad, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, ... Read more...

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Obesity in 20s can cause heart attack in 40s


February 1st, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Obese people who have type 2 diabetes in their 20s are likely to be at higher risk of a heart attack or stroke in their 40s, if they ... Read more...

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Avocados, almonds, strawberries, figs, seafood can boost your sex life


January 31st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): Health experts have recommended adding food such as avocados, almonds, strawberries and figs to daily diet to help enhance sexual function and experience.Health magazine Senior Editor Frances Largeman-Roth ... Read more...

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South Korea bans junk-food commercials


January 20th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 19 (DPA) South Korea's government Tuesday limited television advertisements for high-calorie foods in a bid to halt a trend toward obesity among the country's children. Commercials for hamburgers, pizza, instant noodles, ... Read more...

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Being creative can help you enjoy fitness routine


January 16th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Exercise has a myriad of benefits to the heart. However, people often give up regular work out once they get bored.Incorporating certain creative strategies is likely to make ... Read more...

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Eat less meat to save Earth and your heart


November 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 26 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has determined that eating less meat may help save planet Earth, as well as reduce the risk of heart attacks ... Read more...

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A handful of nuts a day can keep heart healthy


November 15th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A daily dose of nuts-walnuts, almonds, pistachios- can make up for a heart-healthy diet, according to Mayo Clinic researchers.Most nuts contain some nutrients that can benefit heart health ... Read more...

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Saturated fat in certain foods can spur Alzheimer’s


September 7th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 7 (IANS) Certain foods high in saturated fat can increase the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease, says a new study. "Before now, there has been no dietary driven approach to the ... Read more...

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