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A daring child rescue and an assault on junk food

Living within their own communities gives anganwadi workers a holistic view of the hardships of the people for whose health they are responsible.

05 Sep 2019 5:46 AM

US teenage kid loses sight after living off French fries, chips, white bread: Report

He only ate fries from fish and chip shop, Pringles potato chips, white bread, slices of processed ham and sausage since elementary school.

04 Sep 2019 12:04 PM

Beware, allergies can be triggered by junk food

Junk food could cause food allergy in children.

08 Jun 2019 2:50 PM

Obesity generating diet may affect old adults

Older adults consuming high-fat diet are more prone to heart failure and diabetes.

04 Mar 2019 11:00 AM

Durga Puja 2018: 6 tips for diabetics to enjoy autumnal festivities

Here are a few small measures that could ensure diabetes afflicted individuals keep sugar levels in check during the festive days.

15 Oct 2018 12:45 PM


UGC re-issues notice to ban junk food in college canteens

This notice from UGC to all the VCs aims at curbing obesity and promoting a healthier lifestyle.

25 Aug 2018 1:15 AM

Alcohol consumption increases unhealthy snacking

Some ways to curb eating too much while consuming alcohol includes, drinking with a balanced meal.

21 Aug 2018 6:19 PM

Here's why you prefer pizza while drinking

New study investigates the negative effect of alcohol consumption.

09 Aug 2018 11:27 AM

Multiplexes compel people to consume junk food: Court

The high court also observed that the food items inside multiplexes are priced exorbitantly, and multiplexes compel people to eat junk food.

09 Aug 2018 1:44 AM

Eating burger 3 times a week raises risk of asthma

Chinese scientists found that junk food was associated with the chronic lung condition.

05 Jul 2018 1:38 PM


Here's why donuts are so addictive

Study says junk foods high in both fat and carbs confuse the brain, triggering an urge to overeat.

15 Jun 2018 1:16 PM

Eating junk food in night leads to poor sleep

Sleep deprivation can lead to junk food cravings at night

05 Jun 2018 4:18 PM

Eating junk food in night leads to poor sleep

Laboratory studies suggest that sleep deprivation can lead to junk food cravings at night.

02 Jun 2018 4:46 PM

Junk food ads increase craving for fast foods

The study is being presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Vienna, Austria. 

23 May 2018 5:09 PM

All you need to know about gestational diabetes

It typically emerges between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy, causing an increase in blood sugar levels. 

12 May 2018 7:29 PM


London bans junk food ads on public transport to fight child obesity

Almost 40 per cent of children aged 10 and 11 in UK city are overweight or obese, according to research compiled for Britain’s parliament.

12 May 2018 8:26 AM

Eating potatoes helps you lose weight faster

According to researchers, the foods fill dieters up quicker so they have fewer cravings for snacks and junk food and end up eating less.

10 May 2018 11:10 AM

Study finds eating fast food linked to infertility in women

Women who rarely or never ate fast food have 8 pc risk of infertility, while those who do have double the risk.

10 May 2018 8:49 AM

Women with an unhealthy diet may struggle to get pregnant within a year

A good quality diet including fruits and less fast food consumption improves fertility and reduces the time it takes to get pregnant.

04 May 2018 9:47 AM

Study finds eating better tied to lower risk of liver disease, says study

People with above-average increases in adherence to healthy Mediterranean diet are at least 26 per cent less likely to develop fatty liver.

28 Apr 2018 8:25 AM