Consuming high fibre during pregnancy reduces risk of celiac disease in children, finds study

High fibre intake during pregnancy is linked with a decreased risk of coeliac disease in children, new research presented today at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) has shown

Consuming high fibre during pregnancy reduces risk of celiac disease in children, finds studyExperts from Norway found that the risk of paediatric coeliac disease was 8% lower per 10g increase in fibre intake during pregnancy. For those with the highest fibre intake (>45 grams per day), the risk was 34% lower in comparison to the lowest fibre intake (<19 grams per day). High fibre intake from fruits and […]

Here’s how to teach kids about food habits in an interactive way

By developing methods to inculcate healthy eating habits in your child, you can provide them a nutritious diet. Teach your children the pros of eating healthy and make them aware of the consequences of unhealthy eating habits

Here’s how to teach kids about food habits in an interactive wayMost families these days rarely get a chance to sit down and savour a homemade meal on a daily basis due to busy schedules to get all the work done. A child’s diet is inconvenienced due to lack of proper preparation or consuming a lot of takeout/ready-to-eat food, which can be unhealthy. This tends to […]

FSSAI cracks down on artificial ripening of fruits

Every year, we see people throng the markets to buy summer fruits like mangoes and watermelons. People gorging on watermelons at fruit stalls are a common site at fruit stalls. Come April-May, the markets are flooded with different varieties of mangoes

FSSAI cracks down on artificial ripening of fruitsHave you stopped for a moment and thought about the ripening process of these fruits. Whether they are natural or artificially ripened?  This year, you need not to worry as the FSSAI is by your side watching out for your health. All states and union territories are directed by Food Safety and Standards Authority of […]

#WorldKidneyDay: Avoid kidney stones in 11 easy ways

Researchers still are not exactly sure how and why kidney stones occur, although they are one of the oldest medical conditions known to affect humans

#WorldKidneyDay: Avoid kidney stones in 11 easy waysKidney stones are solid deposits of minerals and salts that have crystallized together in the kidneys. Usually, the fluid in urine prevents waste products from coming into contact with each other. Kidney stones begin to form when there is not enough fluid or too much solid waste content in the urine. According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in […]

Tomatoes can help restore lung damage caused by smoking, suggest study

Compared with adults who consumed fewer than one serving of fruit or one tomato per day, those who ate more than three portions of fruit or more than two tomatoes experienced slower lung function decline

Tomatoes can help restore lung damage caused by smoking, suggest studyThe Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD, conducted the study. The findings were published in the European Respiratory Journal. Every year, around 55.4 per cent of all adult smokers attempt to quit smoking. Smoking cessation dramatically reduces the risk of disease, including lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) […]

Heart-healthy diet linked to bigger brain volume, reveals new research

You go to the gym to make your muscles bigger, but what if you want to bulk up your brain to help you stay sharp? Researchers suggests you might want to head to the produce aisle. People who ate diets full of vegetables, fruits, nuts and fish had bigger brains than their less well-nourished counterparts

Heart-healthy diet linked to bigger brain volume, reveals new researchThe same diet that doctors recommend for dodging heart disease also may help preserve brain tissue, a new study conducted in the Netherlands found. Researchers scrutinised diet surveys from more than 4,200 people with an average age of 66 and ranked the quality of their diets on a scale of 0 to 14. A score […]

Here’s how to encourage healthy dietary habits in children

Eating disorders are growing in numbers, especially in early adolescence and yes, there are obvious reasons to worry and stay concerned. Let’s stay practical and discuss what we can do maximum at a very primary level, yet deal with them most effectively in a preventive manner before your child’s dietary practice turns into a health issue

Here’s how to encourage healthy dietary habits in childrenHere we are in 2018, mostly with nuclear families, where both parents are busy with their job and career, rarely meeting their child during the day, who is even busier with his/her school, play, tuitions, swimming, music class and few more. You worry about your child, and worry maximum about his/health and diet off course, […]

Mumbai: FDA seizes artificially ripened mangoes from traders

The Food and Drug Administration of Maharashtra, has seized artificially ripened mangoes from four mango sellers in Mumbai. The FDA officers say the mango sellers were using Ethrel - a chemical to ripen the mangoes, they used injections to get mangoes ripe faster than usual

Mumbai: FDA seizes artificially ripened mangoes from tradersThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Maharashtra had carried out raids on mango sellers in Sion and Dahisar. The officers inspected two market areas in Sion and Dahisar respectively. Out of which, they found four mango traders using a chemical to ripen the mangoes artificially. The FDA officers have seized the mangoes and have sent […]

Maha: FDA seizes 109 dozen artificially ripened mangoes

The Food and Drug Administration of Maharashtra, has seized 109 dozen artificially ripened mangoes from two mango sellers in Mumbai. The FDA officers say the mango sellers were using Ethrel - a chemical to ripen the mangoes. Also, in the last 7 years, the FDA has destroyed over 1 lakh kilograms of artificially ripened fruits and vegetables

Maha: FDA seizes 109 dozen artificially ripened mangoesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Maharashtra had carried out raids on mango sellers in Vashi and F. Galli, Chembur. The officers had inspected the premises of 20 mango sellers. Out of which, they found two mango sellers using a chemical to ripen the mangoes artificially. The FDA officers seized 109 dozen mangoes and have sent […]

Here’s how to get rid of belly fat and lead an active life

Visceral fat – sometimes called "active" fat because of its active role in producing various hormones – is the harmful type of belly fat. It is less visible than subcutaneous fat because it lies within the abdominal wall. It surrounds organs, and releases hormones that can lead to diabetes, chronic inflammation, and other serious health problems

Here’s how to get rid of belly fat and lead an active lifeBelly fat is more than just a superficial concern. It is also a significant risk factor for serious health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Learn how to lose belly fat fast and keep it off forever! Not all fat is the same. Subcutaneous belly fat is the most visible type of fat, located just under the […]