Your Genetics Affect the Way you Taste Food

NEW YORK:A specific gene makes certain compounds taste bitter, which may make it harder for some people to add heart-healthy vegetables to their diet, according… Read more..

Fish Oil Supplements Have no Effect on Anxiety

LONDON:Increased consumption of omega-3 fats is widely promoted globally because of a common belief that it will protect against conditions such as anxiety and depression,… Read more..

Drinking Soft Drinks Linked to Obesity, Tooth Wear

LONDON:Researchers have found that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, is the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults."It is the acidic… Read more..

Remove Trans-fatty Acids from Indian food by 2021 Itself

NEW DELHI:The government should revisit its 2022 deadline to eliminate artery-clogging trans-fatty acids from Indian food, a major factor for spike in cardiovascular diseases, hypertension… Read more..

Drink Tea to Boost your Brain Function

SINGAPORE:Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function as compared to non-tea drinkers."Our… Read more..

Want to Live Longer? Stop Consuming Soft Drinks

LONDON:Greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and artificially-sweetened soft drinks is linked to a higher incidence of all-cause mortality, researchers have warned."We found that higher soft drink… Read more..

Drinking Coffee May Protect Against Gallstones

LONDON:In a treat to coffee lovers, researchers have found that drinking coffee may help in reducing the risk of developing gallstones."We have tested the hypothesis… Read more..

Junk Food Diet Leaves UK Teen Deaf and Blind

LONDON:A teenager in the UK has gone blind and deaf after living off a diet of chips, crisps and sausages for up to a decade… Read more..

Alternate-day Fasting a Safe Option to Cut Calories

Researchers have found that alternate-day fasting (ADF) can be a safe option for calorie restriction. The study published in the journal Cell Metabolism looked at the… Read more..

Red Wine Improves Gut Health

LONDON:Researchers have found that people who drink red wine have an increased gut microbiota diversity as well as lower levels of obesity and bad cholesterol."Moderate… Read more..

Raw Fruit, Vegetables Better for Mental Health

Researchers have discovered that raw fruit and vegetables may be better for your mental health than cooked, canned and processed fruit and vegetables.Dr Tamlin Conner,… Read more..

Heart Attack Cases Higher in Areas with More Fast Food Outlets

SYDNEY:While it is known that eating fast food is not good for health, researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have found that areas with a… Read more..