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Fruits and vegetables can prevent heart disease


July 5th, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 5 (IANS) Eating fruits and vegetables every day can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent, a World Health Organization (WHO) study showed.Death rates from ... Read more...

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Burger King introduces bacon sundae in the US


June 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Burger King, the second largest hamburger chain, is launching a bacon sundae, vanilla soft served with fudge, caramel, bacon crumbles and a piece of bacon. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Your popular snack could be making you ill: Study


March 30th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Most junk foods, including your favourite brand of noodles, burgers and aloo bhujia, contain very high levels of trans fats, salt and sugar, which inevitably ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trans fats can saddle you with belligerence


March 14th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Dietary trans fatty acids (dTFAs) may enhance taste but can leave you more irritable and belligerent, according to a new study.Based on a survey of 945 ... Read more...

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Diet patterns may keep brain from shrinking


December 29th, 2011 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) People whose diets are rich in vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease, say experts.Those whose ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

USDA Discloses New Rules That Will Govern Lunches In U.S. Schools In An Effort To Increase The Lunches’ Nutritional Value


January 14th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 14, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Students in American schools may have to voice adieu to lunchroom classics such as tater tots as well as chocolate milk. On Thursday, the American ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Maternal diet high in trans fats ‘doubles excess body fat risk in babies’


September 30th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Mothers who consume a diet high in trans fats double the likelihood that their infants will have high levels of body fat, a new University of Georgia study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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Vegetable oil from soybeans that is much healthier than others created


September 14th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Craving for that pack of cookies but its fat content is stopping you? You may not have to do it now, as scientists have developed vegetable oil from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Diet with high levels of fructose, trans fats leads to significant liver disease


June 24th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A diet with high levels of fructose, sucrose, and of trans fats not only increases obesity, but also leads to significant fatty liver disease with scar tissue, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Health watchdog says 40,000 Britons die each year due to junk food


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Public health watchdog National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has warned that more than 40,000 Britons are dying each year because of the high levels of ... Read more...

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Beware The Trans Fatty Acids


April 25th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla, CNS(CNS): The National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC) under the leadership of Dr Anoop Misra, with support from the Department of Science & Technology(DST), Ministry of Science & ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘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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Banning trans fats from foods would prevent thousands of deaths


April 16th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Two senior doctors have called for a ban on trans fats from all foods in the UK, claiming that prohibition on the trans fatty acids would prevent thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Trans fats ‘can prove dangerous for women with heart disease’


April 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): Trans fats, found in many packaged foods, are deadly for women with heart disease, says a new study.According to a study reported by Rodale Health, females with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple lifestyle changes can help you live long


March 21st, 2010 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20(IANS) Forget crash diets and obsessive calorie counting. A new study shows that it takes only slight changes to your eating habits to improve your long term health. Cut back on ... 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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The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien - Norah Jones Sings


December 16th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Megan Mullally was the first guest on last night's "The Tonight Show" with Conan O'Brien. She was brought out just after Conan had gotten finished firing Velcro Christmas ... Read more...

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‘Anti-inflammatory diet’ can keep Alzheimer’s, cancer at bay


December 6th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 6 (ANI): The latest diet craze may not promise instant weight loss but it can help prevent illnesses such as heart disease, Alzheimer's and possibly cancer, and significantly ease ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iconic cooking medium brand Dalda makes a comeback


September 7th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Dalda, the iconic Indian brand once synonymous with hydrogenated cooking mediums or "vanaspati ghee", has been given a new identity and makeover after 75 years with its ... Read more...

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Healthy eating, weight loss improve cardiac risk factors


August 30th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Weight loss achieved through regular exercise and a heart-healthy diet can help improve cardiac risk factors, suggests a cardiologist.Dr Philip Ades said that mild caloric restriction improves insulin ... Read more...

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Trans fats impede many steps in blood flow regulation


June 17th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Trans fatty acids, present in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils in processed foods, interfere with more than one key enzyme in the regulation of blood flow, according to a ... Read more...

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Workplace e-mail intervention program is an effective way to get healthy


May 19th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that an e-mail intervention program is an effective way to significantly improve diet and physical activity by helping people move more, sit less, ... Read more...

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Some baby foods are worse than a burger: Study


May 4th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): A new study has revealed that some baby foods contain "staggering" amounts of sugar and fat that make them worse than junk food.During the study, researchers for the ... Read more...

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Most edible oils contain harmful trans fat, study shows


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) How healthy is the oil you are consuming? A new study has found that despite tall claims by manufacturers, most of the edible oils available in the ... Read more...

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Include Omega-6 fatty acids for healthy heart diet


January 31st, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids or PUFAs, found in vegetable oils, nuts and seeds, are beneficial as part of a heart-healthy diet, according to an American Heart Association (AHA) ... Read more...

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Nuts, vegetable oils may keep your heart healthy


January 31st, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): The American Heart Association says that it may be beneficial to include omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)found in vegetable oils, nuts and seedsin diet plans charted for ... Read more...

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Excess TV watching engenders bad eating habits among kids


January 30th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) High-school kids glued to TV sets most of the time are likely to develop bad eating habits five years later, according to a study. Daheia Barr-Anderson worked with ... Read more...

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Too much TV viewing teens ”have poorer diet patterns five years later”


January 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): High-school kids who spend hours in front of the TV end up with bad eating habits, warn scientists. According to the study published in Journal of Behavioral Nutrition ... Read more...

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Omega-6 fatty acids boost heart health


January 27th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Omega-6 fatty acids found in vegetable oils, nuts and seeds are good for your heart, says a new study.The research has been published in Circulation: Journal of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hydrogenating natural oils without risking unhealthy trans fats


January 25th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Manufacturers add hydrogen to natural oils to prolong shelf-life of foods in a process called hydrogenation. But the process also causes production of trans fats, which are linked ... Read more...

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