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Unhealthy eating habits in childhood tied to alcohol use later on in life

The association with young teens’ drinking habits is stronger than with other factors, such as parents’ education and income. “We must make people more aware of the long-term effects of healthy food in early youth,” says Lauren Lissner, Professor of Epidemiology at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The research is based on data from […]

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Can consuming excess sugar cause headaches?

Can consuming excess sugar cause headaches?

For some people who experience migraines, sugary foods may be a trigger. Can sugar give you a headache? Both too much and too little sugar can cause a headache. Consuming too much sugar can cause high blood sugar levels (hyperglycaemia). Consuming too little sugar can cause low blood sugar levels (hypoglycaemia). Low blood sugar can […]

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Chhattisgarh: Scientist find anti-cancer properties in rice

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 […]

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Sugar binges increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease, reveals study

In a study published in Scientific Reports, University of Alberta researchers found that mice had an increased susceptibility to chemically induced colitis and more severe symptoms after only two days of a high-sugar diet compared with those eating a balanced diet. Karen Madsen, who specialises in diet and its effects on inflammatory bowel disease, said […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Sugar consumption will not directly cause diabetes. However, excess sugar consumption can cause weight gain. Obesity increases the risk of diabetes. Once a person has diabetes, eating too much sugar can make symptoms worse, since diabetes makes it more difficult for the body to manage blood sugar levels In a modern world, however, where food […]

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#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Control rampant spread of diabesity’

Of all the major health threats, none have challenged the foundation of public health system as the rise of NCDs that are costing human life and depleting the exchequer Let’s just quickly analyse the threat of NCDs from India’s perspective. We are the third most obese nation after the United States of America and China, […]

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Consuming sugary drinks have a negative impact on memory and diet alternative may lead to dementia

Singapore bans advertisements of sugary drinks. Should India follow suit?

With this move, Singapore becomes the first country in the world to have a total ban on the advertisement of sugary drinks. Such drinks, as well as medium-to-high sugar content drinks, must also carry a label on the front of the pack to signal that it is unhealthy. Drinks affected include those in bottles, cans […]

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Artificial sugar sweeteners offer no verifiable health benefits

Researchers reveal why artificial sweeteners are bad for your health

For decades, scientists have had a tough time figuring out what artificial sweeteners are really doing to our bodies. To date, researchers have conducted over 210,000 different studies on the sugar substitutes. But despite all the research, we still know remarkably little about the health effects of the powdery substances, which are often used to […]

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