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Parents, junk food can damage your child’s immune system!

  Junk and fried food Eating junk and processed food causes our immune system to respond with an inflammatory reaction, to provide protection to our tissues and cells. Chronic inflammation then hinders our ability to fight infections. Too much salt, sugar and fat cause’s harmful bacteria to grow in the digestive system thereby compromising your […]

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Junk food’s immediate impact on your cells revealed by scientists

An extra burger meal a day eats the brain away, reveals study

Professor Nicolas Cherbuin, the lead author of new research published in Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, said brain health can decline much earlier in life than previously thought due, in large part, to a society that promotes unhealthy lifestyle choices. “People are eating away at their brain with a really bad fast-food diet and little-to-no exercise,” said […]

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Exposure to green spaces in childhood may improve mental health of adults

Seeing greenery helps reduce unhealthy cravings for alcohol, cigarettes and junk food

The study, led by the University of Plymouth, is the first to demonstrate that passive exposure to nearby green space is linked to both lower frequencies and strengths of craving. It builds on previous research suggesting exercising in nature can reduce cravings, by demonstrating the same may be true irrespective of physical activity. Researchers say […]

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‘Every person should focus on building a healthy body, mind and soul’

Mother is always the first teacher, who teaches us to be good human beings. Her teachings are always critical, pivotal and supreme in our lives. So, if we want to build a healthy future, first and foremost we need to educate our mothers. The cardinal principle of any healthy state should be to educate and […]

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Healthy Maharashtra: ‘Make people aware of the importance of abiding by laws’

India is a young nation, and the youth are the building blocks of the country. They contribute to the nation’s strength, development and play a pivotal role in nation-building. Stronger the youth, more prosperous is the nation. Healthy youth can build a healthy nation. And, to build a Healthy Maharashtra, we need to focus on […]

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Govt to ban junk food ads within 50 metres around schools

Soon, junk food manufacturers will be banned from advertising high fat, sugar and salty products near school premises. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has drafted a notification, to prohibited advertisement and sale of junk food in school or within 50 meters of school premises. This is an attempt by the FSSAI […]

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Binge! Celebrate a guilt-free Diwali

Popularly known as the festival of lights, Diwali brings immense joy. However, this happiness turns into guilt after having festive sweets and savouries mindlessly. “Our area of concern begins when the richly prepared sweets and dishes start appearing making it very difficult to keep weight in check during this season. We end up consuming extra calories […]

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Instant-noodles harmful for children’s health, cautions UNICEF

India has a growing economy and the standard of living is improving, yet many working parents do not have the time, money or awareness to steer clear of food hurting. It is a normal scenario, where mothers send children to school with a tiffin containing noodles, biscuits or chips. It might save the parents some […]

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#HealthyMaharashtra: Let’s wage a war against junk food right now and win it’

Junk food is unhealthy, to say the least. It is one of the reasons for the rise in obesity, heart ailments, hypertension and countless other health problems. We use the term ‘health is wealth’, but do we really encourage our children to eat and stay healthy? This is the first question that every parent must […]

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Men who consume junk food at a higher risk of low sperm count, male infertility

A new study found that western diets were associated with low sperm count. The findings support prior research indicating that a healthy diet leads to healthy sperm. However, claims that the damage is permanent isn’t proven. According to some reports, eating junk food in adolescence could irreversibly damage sperm. Here’s why you’re reading the alarmist […]

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