Moderate carbohydrate intake may lower mortality risk

New York: If you are looking forward to boost your longevity, start consuming carbohydrates in moderation. A new study has found that it is associated with lower risk of mortality. Moderate consumers of carbohydrates (50-55 per cent of energy) had the lowest risk of mortality The study found that diets — both low (less than 40 per cent energy) More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Cabbage, broccoli could help prevent colon cancer

London: Eating green leafy vegetables such as kale, cabbage as well as broccoli could help maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, says a new study. Cabbage as well as broccoli could help maintain a healthy More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Cycling can reduce your loneliness, boost mental health

London: Feeling lonely? Riding your bicycles may not only improve your general and mental health, but also increase social interaction, says a study. Cycling is the healthiest mode of transport The study showed More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 10th, 2018

Eating radish may prevent heart disease, stroke

Tokyo: Eating carrots, onions and broccoli are passe, the humble radish could be the newest heart-healthy vegetable, say researchers. Nitric oxide is a key regulator of coronary blood vessel function The findings More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Exercise may reduce irregular heartbeat risk in obese people

London: Atrial fibrillation is a condition that can make your heart race and put you at risk for stroke. But people who are obese are more prone to it and can reduce it if they exercise regularly. Physical activity More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Decoded: How ginger reduces bad breath

London: Ever thought how ginger helps reduce bad breath? A pungent compound present in the spice may be an answer to it, a new study suggests. The research team investigated the effects of food components on the More...

By Agencies On Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Plant-based food may boost your heart health

Toronto: Consuming a plant-based diet that includes nuts, soy, pulses, beans, peas and a little amount of plant sterolsa may reduce many risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Novel turmeric eye drops may help treat glaucoma

London: Turmeric — commonly found condiment in Indian households with various health benefits — can also help treat a group of eye conditions which damages optic nerves causing vision loss, claimed a More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Exercise may cut chronic disease risk in older adults

Sydney: Older adults who exercise above the current recommended levels may have a reduced risk of developing chronic disease as compared to those who do not exercise, a new study has found. Some older adults may More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 23rd, 2018

‘Magical’ royal bee jelly offers promise to combat cancer

New York: Royal jelly — a natural bee product — long known for its mysterious growth effects on future queen honey bees, while hailed by some as an anti-ageing, cholesterol-lowering super supplement, More...