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Junk food could also damage brain, says study


August 30th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Obesity-inducing junk food could also give you dementia through high blood pressure and cholesterol, which interrupt blood supply to the brain, says a study.Some animal studies ... Read more...

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Talking about weight might give kids eating disorder


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Two out of three parents fear that talking to their kids about their weight might give them an eating disorder. The findings come from a survey ... Read more...

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Food for thought - before that Karva Chauth fast


October 13th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Poonam Mehra, 27, will be observing her second Karva Chauth fast this year, but what is worrying her the most is battling hunger pangs and ... Read more...

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Snacking on sugary stuff raises risk of womb cancer


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Snacking on biscuits, buns or cakes two to three times a week can increase the risk of a woman's chances of developing womb cancer by 33 ... Read more...

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‘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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Exercise may increase cravings


March 9th, 2011 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Exercise may increase our desire to feast on doughnuts and chocolate, making it difficult to shed the extra pounds, a study has revealed.The research suggests that ... Read more...

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Exercise can make you want sugary foods even more


March 8th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Exercise can increase people's desire to eat sugary foods such as doughnuts, making it difficult to lose weight, a study has revealed.The finding suggests that nearly half of ... Read more...

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Skipping breakfast risky for the heart


October 27th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) A new study shows that leaving the house on an empty stomach leads to obesity, larger fat stores around the stomach and higher cholesterol levels -- all major ... Read more...

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Skipping breakfast too often ‘ups heart disease risk’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Leaving the house on an empty stomach increases the risk of potentially deadly heart disease, says a new research.It shows that regularly skipping breakfast leads to obesity, larger ... Read more...

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Nestle joins obesity battle by rewarding families buying Kit Kats, Smarties


October 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Food firm Nestle has joined a Government campaign to combat obesity by linking the official Change4Life logo on a website that has products carrying tokens offering points towards ... Read more...

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Strict diet 2 days a week ‘cuts breast cancer risk by 40pc’


October 6th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 06 (ANI): A new study has indicated that a strict diet for two days a week consisting solely of vegetables, fruit, milk and a mug of Bovril could prevent breast ... Read more...

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I’m a pretty strict mom when it comes to sweets, says Julia Roberts


August 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): American actress Julia Roberts is very strict with her children when it comes to eating sweets.The 42-year-old actress may have gained 7 pounds from eating bowls of spaghetti, ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts keeps kids away from sweets


August 12th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 12 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts has banned her three children from eating rich sugary foods at home. The Hollywood star has admitted that she allows twins Hazel and Phinnaeus, ... Read more...

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Malaria-stricken Cheryl Cole advised to cut junk food


July 15th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Malaria-stricken Cheryl Cole has been urged by doctors to cut down on junk food.The 'X Factor' judge has been told to swap the sweets, chocolate and fizzy drinks ... Read more...

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Sugary foods linked to heart disease risk in women


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Consuming large amounts of certain high-carbohydrate foods is associated with an increased risk of heart disease in women, a new study has revealed.The study showed an increased incidence ... Read more...

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March 19 2010 is Third Annual World Sleep Day


March 19th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When my boss messaged me with this assignment "btw today is world sleep day ... do a story on it..." I laughed to myself and thought,"Well this could ... Read more...

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UK Governments flagship Change4Life obesity campaign too ‘’simplistic”, says journal


January 9th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 9 (ANI): The British Governments flagship Change4Life anti-obesity campaign is being partly funded by food companies that have been linked to weight problems, according to a report. Published by ... Read more...

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A 15-minute brisk walk can curb chocolate cravings


November 12th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Cant get enough of chocolates even while youre on a strict diet? Well, dont lose heart, for your weight loss plan can still be a success all ... Read more...

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How to beat the flab forced upon you by your genes


October 30th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Tried everything, from treadmills to Mediterranean diet, but still not able to fight the flab? Well, don''t blame yourself, for fat is all in the genes, says ... Read more...

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Heres how greasy fry-up breakfasts can actually be good for health!


September 27th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Eating a typical breakfast fry-up every day is good for you, says a leading health expert.According to French nutritionist Dr Alain Delabos, enjoying a full traditional English ... Read more...

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How celebs beat their baby bulges revealed


September 10th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Want to beat the baby bulge, just like the way Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Kidman and Jessica Alba did? Well, then here are some tips to get back ... Read more...

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Elderly may need less sleep


July 25th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Besides less intake of fatty and sugary foods, older adults need less sleep, says a new study, which found that healthy older people lose some capacity for ... Read more...

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Sweet tooth linked to genes: study


May 15th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by admin
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) If you have a sweet tooth, the answer lies in your genes. A new Canadian study links the sweet tooth to the presence of a genetic variant of ... Read more...

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Genetic variation may be behind craving for sugary food


May 14th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): People who consume more sugary foods may have a specific genetic variation, finds a new research.Boffins Ahmed El-Sohemy, Karen M. Eny, Thomas M.S. Wolever and Benedicte Fontaine-Bisson, ... Read more...

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There’s no such thing as a ’sweet tooth’, claim researchers


March 27th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mart 27 (ANI): Your fondness for ice-creams, cakes and chocolates may have nothing to do with taste buds, say researchers who claim that the human brain 'senses' foods that are ... Read more...

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