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Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Here’s another reason to eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, as according to scientists, a plant-based diet may help to reduce the risk of a deadly heart failure. According to the study, people who eat more fruits and vegetables are 42% less likely to develop the condition than those who consumed fewer plant-based foods. [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Nutrition 101: What to eat, and what to avoid for a healthy, balanced diet

Nutrition 101: What to eat, and what to avoid for a healthy, balanced diet

When it comes to health and weight loss, there are a lot of myths we keep hearing. One the best ways to get started on your fitness journey is following a traditional diet plan with the right amount of fruits, vegetables, properly prepared grains and mindfully selected sources of poultry and meat. Mahesh Jayaraman, medical researcher and co-founder [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Nutrition 101: What to eat, and what to avoid for a healthy, balanced diet

Eat those oranges and lemons. It boosts your Vitamin C levels and reduces risk of leukemia

Eat those oranges and lemons. It boosts your Vitamin C levels and reduces risk of leukemia

Boosting daily requirement of Vitamin C may be helpful in curbing the development of leukemia — a deadly blood cancer, a study has found. Previous studies have shown that people with lower levels of ascorbate (Vitamin C) are at an increased cancer risk but the reasons were not fully understood. The new study, published in the journal [...]

August 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat those oranges and lemons. It boosts your Vitamin C levels and reduces risk of leukemia

A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

Public health experts in the UK have spoken out against a new book that claims many of us should be eating more salt, not less – claiming the advice could endanger people’s health. New York scientist James DiNicolantonio says in his book The Salt Fix that the World Health Organisation and the US and UK advisory bodies [...]

August 9, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

A Father’s Guide to Help His Kids Eat Healthy

A Father’s Guide to Help His Kids Eat Healthy

It is daddy’s day today. You wake up early, get your children some breakfast, prepare their lunchbox and pack them off to school. Why? Because it’s always great to share the load fairly and have an equal ownership of chores especially when it comes to raising your kids.  So, if you haven’t made breakfast for your [...]

July 29, 2017 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on A Father’s Guide to Help His Kids Eat Healthy

Get Some Good Sleep to Stop the Brain to ‘Eat Itself’

Get Some Good Sleep to Stop the Brain to ‘Eat Itself’

Sleep deprivation is a serious problem. It not only results in headaches, irritable mood, lack of concentration, etc, but several other serious health consequences too. Sleep deprivation is one of the most pressing concerns of the current generation, which unfortunately for the lack of its severe physiological manifestation has not been taken as seriously as [...]

May 31, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Get Some Good Sleep to Stop the Brain to ‘Eat Itself’

Eat Three Portions of Fruits & Veggies Daily to Prevent Artery Disease

Eat Three Portions of Fruits & Veggies Daily to Prevent Artery Disease

There are a host of benefits of regular intake of fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables. Health experts believe that they should be a part of your daily diet. Most of them agree that one should have at least five portions of fruits and vegetables as a part of their daily meals. A new study, [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat Three Portions of Fruits & Veggies Daily to Prevent Artery Disease

Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

ating fruits daily can cut the risk of diabetes by 12% Eating healthy meals everyday is the best thing you can do to reduce your risk of diabetes. A bowl of fresh fruits can be a refreshing addition to your daily meals. They are full of fiber and antioxidants and supply you the essential micro-nutrients that [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

Food you can eat during pregnancy: 7 myths busted

Food you can eat during pregnancy: 7 myths busted

Good news today for egg lovers. Official channels have deemed raw eggs safe to eat for even pregnant women, u-turning on 15 years of advice to the contrary by the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food. The governmental body had previously recommended ‘vulnerable’ groups such as the very young, the very old or those who are pregnant should avoid a runny [...]

July 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Food you can eat during pregnancy: 7 myths busted

High levels of phthalates detected in people who eat fast food

High levels of phthalates detected in people who eat fast food

Phthalates come from a class of industrial chemicals that are used to make food packaging materials and other items involved in the manufacture of fast food and dairy produce. Previous studies have suggested that these chemicals leach out of plastic food packaging, causing contamination of highly processed foods. Researchers at Milken Institute School of Public [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on High levels of phthalates detected in people who eat fast food