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10 Myths About Diabetes: How to Overcome?

According to the Lancet study in April this year, there is a fourfold rise in the number of diabetics – from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014 and half of them live in five countries -India, China, USA, Brazil and Indonesia. In China, the numbers rose from 20.4 million in China in 1980 to 102.9 million in ...

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Avoid Obesity in Five Easy Steps; Eat Less, Exercise More

Eating less is not the only solution to prevent obesity, however it plays a major role in maintaining a healthy body weight. People under 25 are often seen complaining about their weight gain, the major reason of this is because of our lifestyle and environment. Youths are exposed to environmental pollutants, timing of food intake(which is the most important factor ...

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British city council refuses Indian food at fest

A city council in Britain told an Indian-origin woman that she could not run a food stall during a St George’s Day event as it wanted only English food. The Salisbury City Council told British-born Tania Rahman, 27, that her stall — Chit Chaat Chai — would not be allowed because it was not “English-themed”, Mail Online reported on Friday. ...

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Easter Breakfast: Time for some divine egg delicacies?

Easter’s here and it’s time for a sumptous breakfast of delectable appam, chicken stew as well as scrumptious duck and egg roast. Then there is steamed banana, a generous piece of luscious cake followed by piping hot coffee. If there’s one thing that has not changed over time, it is the Easter delicacies. During traditional Lent – for some churches it’s ...

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Kejriwal on bitter gourd juice at Jindal Naturecare in Bangalore

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 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put through rigorous Ayurvedic diet of bitter gourd juice and fenugreek seeds to combat chronic cough that he is suffering from at Jindal Naturecare Institute in Bangalore on Friday, a day after he got admitted. As Kejriwal is diabetic, he was also served bitter gourd juice and sprouted fenugreek seeds juice during daytime, ...

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Chinese New Year of Goat Starts Today, Red Envelopes Flood Markets

Chinese New Year of goat starts on Thursday, February 19, 2015 celebrated by more than 1.5 billion Chinese all over the world, including the neighbouring Asian countries and diasporas around the globe. Chinese, however, celebrate the New Year with utmost sincerity. The day starts with greetings — “Gong xi fa cai” in Mandarin, or “Gung hay fat choy” in Cantonese, ...

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Eat Good Diet, Nuts, Stop Smoking to Keep Chronic Lung Disease Away: Study

Besides quitting smoking, eating a diet rich in whole grains, polyunsaturated fats and nuts can help reduce the risk of chronic lung disease, a new research has found. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is an umbrella term for chronic lung diseases, such as emphysema and bronchitis, which block the airways and restrict oxygen flow around the body. “Although efforts ...

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New Study Reveals Impact of Economic Insecurity on Diabetes Control

A recent study that examined the impact of economic insecurity on managing the disease and the use of health care resources reveals that difficulty paying for food and medications appears to be associated with poor diabetes control among patients. According to the study, increased access to health insurance offered by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may not improve ...

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Shrimp Undersea May Hold Clues to Alien Life, says NASA

At one of the world’s deepest undersea hydrothermal vents, tiny shrimp are piled on top of each other, layer upon layer, crawling on rock chimneys that spew hot water. Bacteria, inside the shrimps’ mouths and in specially evolved gill covers, produce organic matter that feed the crustaceans. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are studying this mysterious ...

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Too Much Fruit Diet Can Worsen Depression in Kids: Study

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Going against the norm that fruits are good for health, a new study found that forcing your children to have too much fruit during adolescence can have negative consequences as a diet high in fructose, found naturally in fruits, may exacerbate their depressive behaviours. The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour ...

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Healthy Food Habits: Ways and means of limiting the Trans Fat intake

Presently, India is facing the dual burden of disease – while large majority of the people are suffering from chronic energy deficiency (due to poor quantity and quality of food intake); a sizeable population on the other hand is also suffering from the diet-related chronic degenerative/lifestyle related diseases. The risk factors associated with these diseases include unhealthy dietary practices, physical ...

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Hello Mothers! Avoid fish for healthier babies

Potential mothers need to fast from fish for many years to avoid passing on certain harmful chemicals to their offsprings, an alarming study indicates. Fish and shellfish contain high-quality protein and omega-3 fatty acids that benefit children’s health, but the could also pass on certain harmful chemicals like persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and methylmercury. After one year of replacing fish ...

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Google gives new digital twist to Ramzan tradition

As the world Muslims begin fasting during the holy month of Ramzan from Friday, Google has come out with some venerable Ramzan traditions online. Besides, sharing the Islamic prayers live from Mecca on a dedicated YouTube channel, it will attract millions of people from around the world to experience and comment on the event through video. “Ramadan is about more ...

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