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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

COVID-19 work from home: Majority of workers faced new mental, physical health problems, finds study
Health

COVID-19 work from home: Majority of workers faced new mental, physical health problems, finds study

The study also found that female workers with lower annual incomes were more likely to report two or more physical and mental health issues than workers who earned better salaries, while having a pet had no impact on one's wellbeing

Licence to overeat: 5 reasons behind your unhealthy eating habits
Health

Licence to overeat: 5 reasons behind your unhealthy eating habits

Knowing your triggers for unhealthy eating habits, especially overeating, can go a long way in helping you consciously avoid those situations.

Dangerously high levels of fat, excessive salt in packaged food, fast food items in India
science

Dangerously high levels of fat, excessive salt in packaged food, fast food items in India

The levels are much higher than the thresholds set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Fast food calorie info only cuts down the intake temporarily, says new study
science

Fast food calorie info only cuts down the intake temporarily, says new study

After a year, the average calories per transaction had reduced to only 23 calories less than before labelling.

Third of 700 million children around the world are undernourished, overweight: UNICEF
World

Third of 700 million children around the world are undernourished, overweight: UNICEF

Over the last three decades, another form of child malnutrition has spread across the world: excess weight.

Here’s how ultra-processed foods impact your health
Health

Here’s how ultra-processed foods impact your health

Research is linking the consumption of ultra-processed foods to a higher risk for obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer and all-cause mortality.

Parents must intervene to stop children overusing social media like junk food: UK official
News & Analysis

Parents must intervene to stop children overusing social media like junk food: UK official

Parents must intervene to stop their children overusing social media and consuming time online "like junk food", according to a top official.

Maharashtra govt bans sale of junk food in school canteens across the state
India

Maharashtra govt bans sale of junk food in school canteens across the state

The Maharashtra government on Monday imposed a ban on sale of 'High in Fat, Salt and Sugar' (HFSS) food at school canteens across the state.

Is the McDonald's 'Masala Dosa Brioche' burger as terrifying as we expected it to be?
Life

Is the McDonald's 'Masala Dosa Brioche' burger as terrifying as we expected it to be?

If your gag reflex was activated on hearing the term 'Masala Dosa burger', then we don't blame you.

Rio Diaries: Vijay Goel's missed photo op, journalist woes at MPC, and the Zika 'scare'
Sports

Rio Diaries: Vijay Goel's missed photo op, journalist woes at MPC, and the Zika 'scare'

Rio Diaries reflects on Vijay Goel's missed photo op, journalist's woes at MPC inside the Games village, and the Zika virus 'scare'.

Watch: Researchers develop smartphone app to keep your diet on track
World

Watch: Researchers develop smartphone app to keep your diet on track

Researchers at Drexel University have developed a computer game and smartphone app to help people control unhealthy eating habits and ultimately lose weight.

Go easy on junk food if you want to keep your kidneys healthy
Life

Go easy on junk food if you want to keep your kidneys healthy

Eating junk foods such as burgers, fries, biscuits and fizzy drinks may cause as much damage to kidneys as diabetes, a new study has warned.

Keeping healthy options first can help distract kids from junk food
Life

Keeping healthy options first can help distract kids from junk food

Researchers have recommended placing healthy food more visibly, attractively and conveniently so that your child can eat and stay healthy.

Your love for fatty diet can trigger excessive daytime sleepiness
Life

Your love for fatty diet can trigger excessive daytime sleepiness

Do you feel sleepy during daytime at work? Blame it on your love for oily samosas and cheese-laden pizzas – not to forget a poor night's sleep – for this.

Beware! Sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits may accelerate ageing
Life

Beware! Sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits may accelerate ageing

Poor and unhealthy diet coupled with lack of exercise and a sedentary lifestyle may accelerate the ageing process in humans, warn US researchers.

Surprise! Junk food could shrink your brain, says new study
Life

Surprise! Junk food could shrink your brain, says new study

Eating junk food may shrink the part of your brain involved in learning, memory and mental health, a new study has claimed.

Delhi HC reserves order on plea seeking ban on junk food in schools
Delhi

Delhi HC reserves order on plea seeking ban on junk food in schools

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a plea seeking an immediate ban on junk food and carbonated drinks in all unaided and private schools after the amicus curiae strongly advocated for a complete stop.

Delhi HC seeks suggestion for guidelines on sale of junk food in schools
India

Delhi HC seeks suggestion for guidelines on sale of junk food in schools

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought suggestions from various stakeholders on draft guidelines of an expert committee on regulation of sale of junk food and aerated drinks in and around school premises in the country.