Eating savoury foods can help promote healthy eating behaviours

Consuming savoury foods can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviours and food choices, especially in women at risk of obesity, a study has found

Eating savoury foods can help promote healthy eating behavioursResearchers have found that consuming a broth rich in umami – or savoury taste – can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviours and food choices, especially in women at risk of obesity. Umami is a Japanese word to express a delicious, savoury meal, and it represents one of the five […]

7 nutritionists share the one food they include in their daily diet

Recent research from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that we typically make more than 200 food-related choices a day. So what foods should be regulars in your meal series? Here, seven nutritionists share the one food they eat pretty much every single day

7 nutritionists share the one food they include in their daily dietWhat’s for dinner? What about breakfast? Lunch? Pre-workout fuel? Midnight snack? Every day, you make hundreds of decisions about what to eat and drink. Yes, really: Recent research from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that we typically make more than 200 food-related choices a day—holy hoagie! And while variety is important when deciding […]

Consuming a healthy diet can help prevent asthma symptoms

A healthy diet including more fruits and vegetables may help people experience lesser asthma symptoms and gain better control of their condition, according to new findings.

Consuming a healthy diet can help prevent asthma symptomsFrom a lower cancer risk to reduced weight and better cardiometabolic health, a better mood, and improved cognition, the benefits of a healthful diet are numerous. New research adds improved respiratory health to the list. According to a new study led by Roland Andrianasolo, from the Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team at INSERM – or the […]

7 health benefits of garlic

The body-strengthening effects of garlic are thought to be due to its active ingredient allicin. This is what gives garlic its distinctive taste and smell. Whether you take your garlic powdered, salted, or minced or in supplement form, you can reap the surprising benefits of this multipurpose herb for optimal health

7 health benefits of garlicGarlic does more than just invigorate your palate and ward off vampires; it’s also a smelly super food health aid. The spice is a highly nutritious vegetable with very few calories, containing trace amounts of other nutrients that contribute to its universal status of a powerful, beneficial healer. The natural medicinal ingredient, both as a […]

Pizza: Nutritionally decent or diet disaster?

A recent study concluded that pizza consumption among kids and adolescents was associated with higher daily calorie intake, saturated fat and sodium. It also found that pizza eaten as a snack or from fast-food restaurants had greatest negative impact on calorie intake

Pizza: Nutritionally decent or diet disaster?Yes, pizza is healthy, yet it isn’t. You pizza can turn from nutritionally decent to diet disaster and it all depends on the type of crust, amount of cheese and toppings used. Healthy pizzas can deliver a good amount of sodium from tomato sauce and cheese, which means if you are watching your salt intake, […]

Tips for healthy school tiffin

Richa Shukla, a dietician from Jehangir Hospital, Pune shares that children tend to have a habit of eating better in the company of their peers and also try more variety in their meals. So, one can introduce a lot of new options in their tiffin box and manage the size of the meal, keeping in mind the preferences of the child

Tips for healthy school tiffinAs the new academic year begins, the most common question that worries the majority of the parents is, what should they keep in their kid’s tiffin box? The challenge is not just to keep the likes and dislikes of their child in mind, but also to ensure the nutritional adequacy of the meal. Considering the […]

Healthy eating habits tied to reduced risk of developing liver disease

People who make an effort to improve their diet may be more likely to have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease than individuals who stick to unhealthy eating habits, a U.S. study suggests

Healthy eating habits tied to reduced risk of developing liver diseaseResearchers focused on what’s known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFDL), which is usually associated with obesity and certain eating habits. While dietary changes are recommended to treat this type of liver disease, research to date hasn’t clearly demonstrated whether these changes can work for prevention. For the current study, researchers examined data from dietary […]

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 […]

How to deal with food addiction 

Food addiction is closely associated with eating disorders, including obesity, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. Consuming food triggers chemicals in the brain, such as dopamine, that act as a reward and give pleasurable sensations to the individual. These chemicals can also act as a release from emotional distress

How to deal with food addiction The human body needs food to function, but food addiction is when a person becomes dependent on certain types of foods. Foods that contribute to a food addiction are usually unhealthy, such as chips, candy, or white bread. What is a food addiction? Food addiction is closely associated with eating disorders, including obesity, bulimia, and […]

Processed foods and additives can take a toll on your gut health

There has been a spurt in the number of people with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The reasons attributed to this surge is the consumption of preservatives, additives, and highly processed foods say doctors

Processed foods and additives can take a toll on your gut healthInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of your digestive tract. Many diseases are included in this IBD umbrella term. The two most common diseases are ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The reasons attributed to this surge is the consumption of preservatives, additives, and highly processed foods Symptoms […]
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