Skipping breakfast linked to lower grades, finds study

Researchers, from the University of Leeds, have for the first time demonstrated a link between eating breakfast and GCSE performance for secondary school students in the UK. Adding together all of a student’s exam results, they found that students who said they rarely ate breakfast achieved nearly two grades lower than those who rarely missed […]

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Do you want to lower your blood sugar? Eat this fruit for breakfast

For people with type 2 diabetes, it is important to always manage their blood sugar levels. Diet plays an important role in keeping their glucose at the right amounts in the body to avoid health problems and complications. Studies found that diabetics can find a certain fruit easily in the market that could help them […]

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Including red raspberries in the diet can help people with pre-diabetes

The study, published in obesity, investigated the effects of red raspberries in a group of people at-risk for diabetes who were overweight or obese and presented with prediabetes and insulin resistance. A metabolically healthy control group was also included in the study for reference. Using a randomised, controlled, acute study design, 32 adults between the […]

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#FitIndiaMovement: Simple living and healthy eating is Dr TP Lahane’s fitness mantra

Dr TP Lahane, the Joint director of Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), needs no introduction. He is a ray of hope for many patients and a perfect role model for the budding doctors. Dr Lahane believes in simple living and healthy eating and makes sure that he practises what he preaches. Dr Lahane […]

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Consuming extra protein at breakfast helps control hunger, finds study

Researchers assigned 32 healthy adults to eat a breakfast containing two servings of a high-carbohydrate cereal, with either 1 cup of commercial milk that contained 12.4 grams of protein, or 1 cup of milk mixed with a whole-milk protein concentrate or a whey protein powder that boosted protein intake to 28 grams. The participants then […]

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Skipping breakfast? Beware!

Skipping breakfast? Beware!

Breakfast is quite literally the meal meant to “break the fast” from all the hours you spend sleeping, and skipping it is known to cause a slew of bad chain reactions throughout the body.  Even doctors say that skipping breakfast is not limited to urban slums but a dangerous phenomenon which is prevalent, not only  amongst the adolescent girls […]

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Eating breakfast every day can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, suggest study

Low-carb breakfast found beneficial for people struggling with type 2 diabetes

Good thing a new study has found that a low-carbohydrate breakfast is actually the best meal to prepare for people struggling with diabetes. The study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recommends ditching as much carbs and eating more protein and fat instead. The researchers who conducted the study said that a low-carb, […]

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Physical activity may eliminate mortality risk caused by too much sitting

For less active adults, the amount of time spent sitting may be associated with an increased risk of death; however, increasing physical activity to recommended levels may eliminate this association in some, according to a study published today in the annual cardiovascular health promotion issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In […]

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Skipping breakfast significant increases death risk due to heart disease

Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988 to 1994 with an average follow-up of 18 years, researchers collected information from 6,550 participants, 40 to 75 years of age, who had no history of cardiovascular disease or cancer. Participants were asked ‘How often do you eat breakfast?’ and possible answers included, […]

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