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Fitness matters: Smokers tend to have unhealthier diets than non-smokers

New research says that smokers consume around 200 more calories a day, despite eating significantly smaller portions of food, than non-smokers or former smokers. Smokers have worse quality diets than former smokers or non-smokers, a new research has found. According to a Biomed Central-led study, smokers consumed around 200 more calories a day, despite eating significantly smaller portions of food, ... Read More »

Top 5 health concerns for men revealed

A new study has revealed the five most common health issues in men and how to prevent them. Kevin Polsley of Loyola University said that a lot of men think going to the doctor is just one more thing on a seemingly endless “to do” list, but to get all those other “to dos” done men need to starting thinking ... Read More »

Superfoods to keep stress at bay!

In this hectic schedule and busy lifestyle of the present day, most of us have become victims of stress due to various reasons.  foodChronic stress not only affects your physical and mental health, but it also makes you feel miserable and blue. Stress is accompanied with increased cellular activity and poor digestion, leading to lack of nutrients in the body. ... Read More »

Do not starve yourself to lose weight: researcher

Starvation should not be adopted as a means to tackle obesity. A lot of lifestyle factors, including proper diet, exercise and good sleep are very important in the management of obesity as ‘vaata’, ‘pitha’ and ‘kapha’ considered to be the basic elements in one’s constitution in Ayurveda, should be in perfect balance, said C.R. Agnives, Ayurveda researcher and winner of ... Read More »

Study: A Handful of Walnuts a Day May Help Keep Stress Away

Among people with high cholesterol (that’s nearly one-third of American adults, for those keeping score at home), foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce levels of LDL, or “bad,” cholesterol. Now a new study finds that some types of these polyunsaturated fats — namely the alpha linolenic acid found in walnuts and flax seeds — can also improve ... Read More »

Teaching Doctors About Nutrition and Diet

Within days of being accepted into medical school, I started getting asked for medical advice. Even my closest friends, who should have known better, got in on the action. “Should I take vitamins?” “What do you think of this diet?” “Is yogurt good for me or not?” Each and every time someone posed such a query, I became immediately cognizant of one ... Read More »

The Diet Solution Program

Bloggers around the world are raving about their weight loss by following The Diet Solution Program. Does it really work? With so many weight loss programs out on the market and the internet today, what makes this program any different than all the rest? Before we get to the program, let’s take a look at the expert behind this program. ... Read More »

Sweets linked to pancreatic cancer risk

People with diets high in sweets and other foods that cause rapid blood-sugar spikes have a higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer than those who eat less of those foods. Glycaemic index refers to how rapidly a food causes blood sugar to rise. High-glycaemic index foods, like white bread and potatoes, tend to spur a quick elevation in blood sugar, ... Read More »