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  • Holi 2015: The Bitter Truth About Adulterated Sweets

    Dr. Saurabh Arora , March 05, 2015 12:53 IST

    In order to reduce the cost of production of sweets and give them a finer appearance without putting in extra capital, unscrupulous sweet merchants put in unhealthy add-ons to serve their purpose.
  • Raw Garlic Could Help Cure Lung Infection

    NDTV Food , February 25, 2015 17:07 IST

    Garlic, is one of the spices that always make it to the top of your grocery list. Raw, chopped or pressed, garlic gives your food a strong, pungent and ravishing flavor.
  • Children Suffering from Allergies? It Could be Your Dishwasher's Fault

    Jessica Glenza , guardian.co.uk, February 24, 2015 11:55 IST

    A study by Swedish researchers has found conditions like asthma, eczema and hay fever are less common in households practising less efficient hand-washing.
  • Meet the New Health Food - Peanut Butter!

    Sue Quinn , guardian.co.uk, January 23, 2015 13:52 IST

    It has been rebranded as a health food and sales are up 13%. Where do you stand on the crunchy or smooth divide and have you tried it satay-style on toast?
  • How to Eat Less Takeaway, Stress Less and Sleep Better

    Saman Shad , Shalailah Medhora and Fred McConnell, guardian.co.uk, January 22, 2015 15:06 IST

    In the final of our series, we explore how to make improvements to your life in 2015. Spend less money on takeaway food, worry less and banish screens from your bedroom ...
  • How to Treat Anxiety and Depression

    NDTV Food , December 27, 2014 15:24 IST

    The health benefits of probiotics and probiotic supplements have been documented by many researchers and health experts.
  • Harvard Study: Many Reasons to Eat Less!

    Press Trust Of India , December 26, 2014 20:14 IST

    Health benefits of calorie restriction identified Washington, Dec 26 (PTI) Researchers have identified
  • Touchscreen Smartphones Are Changing the Way Your Brain Works

    NDTV Food , December 24, 2014 17:45 IST

    According to a new study, brain activity in the regions connected to the thumb and index finger is higher in those who use a touchscreen smartphone than the brain activity of those ...
  • How Losing a Job Can Be Bad for Your Health

    Claire Cain Miller , New York Times, December 24, 2014 10:24 IST

    Being out of work can be advantageous for peoples physical health. Unemployed people have more time to exercise and cook at home, and less money to buy cigarettes or junk food.
  • How We Grin to Bear It - The Science of Smiling

    Richard Stephens , guardian.co.uk, December 23, 2014 15:52 IST

    The winning article of the 2014 Wellcome Trust science-writing prize looks at smile research how they make us feel better, how to fake them and why you should say cheeks not ...
  • Eat and Sleep Well to Live Longer

    PTI , February 01, 2014 14:50 IST

    Good sleep patterns can help men live longer but women will only benefit if they follow a diverse diet, a new Australian study has found. A Monash University-led collaborative study investigated the ...
  • 5 Food Swaps for a Healthier Life

    IANS , New York, January 08, 2014 13:33 IST

    Everyone wants to stay in the pink of health and it all starts from watching your diet. Grab a fruit instead of juice, replace soda with water and see how things work ...
  • Eat Right and Light to Beat Winter Gloom

    IANS , London, December 16, 2013 13:45 IST

    Is the winter cold taking away sunshine and happiness from your life? Indulge in Vitamin C rich food items and eat light.Femalefirst.co.uk shares tips on how to beat the winter gloom:- Consume ...
  • Simple Tips to Reduce Stomach Acid

    IANS , London, September 23, 2013 14:08 IST

    Stomach acid is very important for digestion but it should not become very high, says a food expert. Avoiding spicy food is the best way to keep it under control.According to Geeta ...
  • Should I Cut Out Sugar?

    Luisa Dillner , guardian.co.uk, September 23, 2013 13:04 IST

    Research has found that sugar is addictive and linked to many health complaints, but is it really so bad for us? According to two recent research papers, sugar is toxic enough to ...
  • How Much of Each Nutrient Do You Need?

    IANS , New Delhi, August 26, 2013 12:25 IST

    It's a well known fact that iron, vitamins and carbohydrates are nutrients essential to keep our body fit. But we need to be careful about the quantity, warns an expert.Annapurna Agrawal, nutritionist ...
  • 6 Spices That'll Keep You Cool on a Hot Day

    NDTV Food , May 31, 2013 12:01 IST

    With the weather finally brightening up, most of us can't help but cling to a chilled drink. I know that feeling but wait, don't reach out for it just yet.
  • Dark Choco a Day, Keeps Doctor Away

    IANS , New Delhi, May 22, 2013 15:42 IST

    Craving for chocolates, but don't want to gain those extra pounds? Worry not! Go for a dark chocolate, which contains a good amount of vitamins, minerals, iron, potassium and magnesium.Physicians suggest dark ...
  • Drinking Water is the Best Way to Fight the Heat

    IANS , New Delhi, March 07, 2013 17:43 IST

    The summer is round the corner and it's time to check your car's coolant level to guard against overheating. But what about your body? Doesn't it need something special to adjust to ...
  • Diet, Quality Pre-School Can Boost Kid's IQ

    IANS , Washington, January 31, 2013 13:57 IST

    There is an effective way of raising your kids' IQ -- just supplement their diets with fish oil, send them to quality pre-school and also engage them in interactive reading, vouches a ...