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Lifestyle changes may help prevent half of Alzheimer’s cases

Saturday 4 January '14

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease, where dementia symptoms gradually worsen over years.
How nature’s recipes help in combating cholesterol

Saturday 28 December '13

Phytosterols are plant sterols or stanols similar to cholesterol.
Spices, a valuable addition to a heart-healthy diet

Saturday 7 December '13

Modern medicine too has begun studying the powers of common herbs and spices.
While shifting to gluten-free diet, exercise caution

Saturday 30 November '13

Those diagnosed with celiac disease may eat small amounts of gluten on and off.
Plant-based diet helps fight harmful effects of angiogenesis

Saturday 23 November '13

The jury is clearly in favour of diets rich in plant foods.
Environmental, genetic factors behind ‘Syndrome X’

Saturday 16 November '13

The early stages of metabolic syndrome include increase in weight and waist size and hypertension.
Tea can impart medicinal benefits

Saturday 9 November '13

Long -term use of ginseng may produce hypertension, nervousness and sleeplessness.
Tea can impart medicinal benefits

Saturday 9 November '13

Tea is believed to have been introduced to India around 500 AD by Prince Siddhartha, better known as Buddha.
How to watch your weight during the festival season

Saturday 2 November '13

Most importantly, maintain a food diary and try to take some time out to exercise.
Don't let 'fat-free' and 'diet' labels mislead you

Saturday 26 October '13

For complete well-being, one should integrate physical, mental and spiritual health.
Feasting while fasting negates health benefits, raises weight

Saturday 12 October '13

Fasting has been an integral part of the cultures of many Indian communities.
Bitter treatment: Papaya leaves can fight dengue, cancer

Saturday 5 October '13

Till date, no medicine has been approved to treat the dengue virus.
Stay away from snacks after work, go for a healthy meal

Saturday 28 September '13

Eating inappropriate snacks in the evening and pushing dinner late into the night compounds the dietary mess.
Moderation the key to reaping coffee's health benefits

Saturday 21 September '13

Urban India has only recently acquired a taste of coffee.
Health in early years key marker of adult diseases

Saturday 14 September '13

There is accumulating evidence to suggest a link between malnutrition early in the life cycle.
Quit 'one-nutrient' diets, pick meals with variety

Saturday 7 September '13

Mono-diets are based on segregating macronutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
Prune: Laxative and a nutrient-rich, low-calorie snack

Saturday 31 August '13

Most people who have heard of prunes think of them as a laxative dry fruit for the elderly or constipated.
Grains: From whole to refined, and back to whole

Saturday 24 August '13

Traditional grains as whole wheat, millets, oats, barley and brown rice, are regaining popularity.
Healthy eating habit vital for curbing childhood obesity

Saturday 17 August '13

Childhood obesity is increasing at an alarming pace in India, and so are adult diseases in youth.
Mother's milk cuts baby's risk of gluten intolerance

Saturday 10 August '13

Breastfeeding had been on a decline in Sweden during 1980s.


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