Not just diet, stress is also linked to high acne risk

Along with diet and hormones, stress levels have also been linked to acne risk. Those with "high" or "very high" stress levels faced three times the risk of acne compared to women who were less stressed

Not just diet, stress is also linked to high acne riskAcne is a common nuisance that plagued many of us during our teenage years. By the time we reached our 20s, our skin became clean and clear as pimple breakouts lessened. However, for some adults, specifically women, acne is still a very real problem, and a new study in the Journal of the American Academy […]

Explained: Why more heart-related deaths happen during holidays

It’s possible, though, that heart-related deaths during the holiday season might spike due to seasonal stress, changes in diet and alcohol consumption or lower staffing at hospitals

Explained: Why more heart-related deaths happen during holidaysDeaths from heart-related causes tend to spike around the holidays, and the cold weather may not really be to blame, a recent study suggests. To rule out the potential influence of freezing temperatures, researchers examined data on more than 738,000 deaths from 1988 to 2013 in New Zealand, where Christmas comes during the summer. Overall, […]

If you eat too much or too little, then you may be having eating disorder

Eating disorders can occur in both men and women. Nowadays, this trend has been on a rise in youngsters and adolescents due to many influencing factors like peer pressure, society perceptions and ideal body image

If you eat too much or too little, then you may be having eating disorderFood plays an important part in our life. Eating can make us happy as we bond over meals at home, workplace, luncheons, dinner and coffees. Healthy eating and regular exercising is easier said than done in today’s extremely fast-paced workaholic and stressful life. Food and weight can have a problematic relation and can be a […]

India sees rise in inflamed bowel cases, potassium-rich diet could help

Researchers study the influence of potassium on T-cells, find that it inhibits cells that promote inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) while generating other cells that can prevent IBD

India sees rise in inflamed bowel cases, potassium-rich diet could helpInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory disorders of the digestive tract that manifest themselves in the form of abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, rectal bleeding, severe internal cramps / muscle spasms in the region of the pelvis and weight loss. Two of the most common disorders in this group are Crohn’s disease, which […]

Pros and cons of probiotic food

Nutritionists say while probiotic foods are good for your body, consuming it in excess can cause equal harm

Pros and cons of probiotic foodIn recent times, curiosity around probiotics food has increased tremendously. Probiotic foods play an important role in supplementing good bacteria in the body. Probiotic means ‘for life’ and these foods help boost immunity. Dr Usha Kiran Sisodia, a clinical nutritionist, said, “There are two types of bacteria, good and bad. Probiotics are good bacteria, which […]

How much rice can a diabetic eat?

The article explains why high-carbohydrate food intake should be appropriately managed for the diet of a diabetic

How much rice can a diabetic eat?Diet plays an important role in staying healthy, especially for people with diabetes. Many people wonder whether high-carbohydrate foods such as rice are healthy to eat. This article will explain how to count carbohydrates, how to incorporate rice into the diet, and what the healthy alternatives to rice are. Diabetes basics Diabetes mellitus is a […]

Fibre intake is crucial so that you aren’t eaten by your own microbes

Studying the interaction of fibre, gut microbes and the intestinal barrier system is that if you don't feed them, they can eat you, say researchers

Fibre intake is crucial so that you aren’t eaten by your own microbesThe gut micro biota plays a crucial role in maintaining our body’s overall health. New research shows what happens if we do not feed our gut microbes with the fibre they need to survive. Our gut micro biota contains at least 1,000 different species of known bacteria, summing up 3 million genes. We share one […]

Broccoli may just be the wonder-food which slows down aging

Researchers discover an enzyme, found in natural foods like broccoli and cucumbers, which can slow some chronic conditions that come along age

Broccoli may just be the wonder-food which slows down agingThe quest for the Fountain of Youth is getting a boost from an international team of researchers who may have come across a compound that appears to make cells act younger than they are—at least in mice. In a paper published in Cell Metabolism, researchers led by the Washington University School of Medicine reported that […]

Foods that can ease your arthritis pain

Foods that can ease your arthritis painAny kind of pain or disorder affecting the joints is usually referred to as arthritis. There are over 100 types of arthritis. The general treatment for arthritis may include resting the joints and alternating between applying ice and heat. Weight loss and exercise may also be useful. However, one of the easiest ways to ease […]
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