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Here's how you can quit sugar for a healthier diet option
Lifestyle

Here's how you can quit sugar for a healthier diet option

Several studies have found how sugar and its components cause some of the most common health issues. So we have some suggestions on how you can limit its consumption in your daily routine.

What are some internal factors which influence hair care? Nutritionist has the answer
Lifestyle

What are some internal factors which influence hair care? Nutritionist has the answer

While the thickness, shine and length have a lot to do with scalp health, they are also a reflection of the internal treatment we undertake. Thin, lifeless hair is a common complaint. Yet few women know the best remedy, which is to take care of your hair both internally and externally

Eating salads before carbs: Know how 'food sequencing' help glucose levels
Health

Eating salads before carbs: Know how 'food sequencing' help glucose levels

By eating salads first, before proteins, and finishing the meal with starchy carbohydrates, blood glucose spikes will be flattened, which is better for you

Lemon prices skyrocket to Rs 200 per kg in Gujarat's Rajkot due to a shortage in supplies
India

Lemon prices skyrocket to Rs 200 per kg in Gujarat's Rajkot due to a shortage in supplies

As the temperature increases, people prefer to include lemon in their diet as they are a rich source of Vitamin C and help in staying hydrated while promoting digestion

Munmun Ganeriwal, nutritionist of celebrities like Taapsee Pannu, breaks down what composes a healthy diet
Entertainment

Munmun Ganeriwal, nutritionist of celebrities like Taapsee Pannu, breaks down what composes a healthy diet

With each actor, the approach is different that largely depends on the actor’s personal preferences, shoot requirements etc. It is difficult to generalise," says celebrity nutritionist Munmun Ganeriwal.

Mice that ate less calories instead of just reducing food intake lived a longer life, finds study
science

Mice that ate less calories instead of just reducing food intake lived a longer life, finds study

The study shows that mice on a calorie-restricted diet with 21 hours between meals lived about half a year longer than mice who ate as much as they wanted at any time of day.

Eating a low-carb, high fat diet can be helpful for your heart health if you are overweight, finds study
Health

Eating a low-carb, high fat diet can be helpful for your heart health if you are overweight, finds study

Overweight people who followed this diet while continuing to eat fibre-rich foods saw improvements in their cardiovascular disease risk factors than those who consumed a diet of low fat and high carbs.

Want to lose weight? Make these small changes and see wonders
World

Want to lose weight? Make these small changes and see wonders

Known as a “small-changes approach”, these simple steps will help people manage their weight.

Why eating insects is becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable way of consuming proteins, micronutrients
Lifestyle

Why eating insects is becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable way of consuming proteins, micronutrients

In many countries, there is now a growing appreciation of insects as food and feed. In India too, efforts are being made to create awareness and popularise entomophagy.

Gut restoration program can improve digestion and cognition; here's how one can adopt microbiome diet
Health

Gut restoration program can improve digestion and cognition; here's how one can adopt microbiome diet

The world we live in is full of microorganisms, so it’s natural that our body is home to some of them too

Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study
Health

Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study

The American Heart Association says that red meats like beef, pork and lamb have more saturated fats than chicken, fish and vegetable sources of protein

World Diabetes Day 2020: Less salt intake, exercising may help diabetics keep their heart healthy
Health

World Diabetes Day 2020: Less salt intake, exercising may help diabetics keep their heart healthy

A 2010 study suggests that cardiovascular complications are the major cause of death among 70 percent of patients with Type 2 diabetes

Improving sperm quality with diet changes: Studies recommend intake of walnuts, almonds, leafy vegetables and fresh fruits
Health

Improving sperm quality with diet changes: Studies recommend intake of walnuts, almonds, leafy vegetables and fresh fruits

Millions of people in this world are infertile and this number is likely to rise with time. While much research has been done on female fertility, not much data is available yet on problems that lead to infertility in men

High screen time associated with poor dietary patterns, disrupted sleep, increased stress, finds study
Health

High screen time associated with poor dietary patterns, disrupted sleep, increased stress, finds study

The study found that heavy users, who spent an aggregate screen time of 17.5 hours per day across all devices, reported the least healthy dietary patterns and the poorest health-related characteristics, including a significantly high BMI

National Nutrition Month 2020: PM Modi urges use of nutrition report cards for school kids; here's why all Indians need them
Health

National Nutrition Month 2020: PM Modi urges use of nutrition report cards for school kids; here's why all Indians need them

Studies have shown that while 80 to 90 percent Indians suffer from Vitamin D deficiency, 50 to 60 percent are affected by anaemia

To boost immunity, try Ritucharya diet; why ayurvedic food can keep you healthy year round
Health

To boost immunity, try Ritucharya diet; why ayurvedic food can keep you healthy year round

Acclimatising to these seasonal changes, particularly by adopting a season-appropriate diet, is considered to be the best way to avoid seasonal illnesses.

Protein Week 2020: Improved cell repair, immunity among key benefits of maintaining sufficient macronutrient intake
Health

Protein Week 2020: Improved cell repair, immunity among key benefits of maintaining sufficient macronutrient intake

Protein Week 2020: A 2017 report said that urban Indians consumed only 89.8 percent of the recommended quantities of protein

Nutrient deficiencies, kidney stress among five side-effects of the keto diet, say studies
Health

Nutrient deficiencies, kidney stress among five side-effects of the keto diet, say studies

Keto diet is a low carb high fat diet, which results in weight loss and controlled blood sugar level. However, not everything is good about keto diet.

Excess salt in diet can weaken immune system, says study; WHO recommends limiting salt intake to 1 tsp per day
Health

Excess salt in diet can weaken immune system, says study; WHO recommends limiting salt intake to 1 tsp per day

A new study has now found that consuming excess salt can weaken the immune system, making it harder for the body to fight off bacterial infections.