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Fewer, larger meals healthier for obese women

Washington, Dec 7 -- Consuming three huge meals instead of six small ones lowered the amount of fat in women's blood and gradually decreased risk of heart disease, says a study.

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12/09/12
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Let your skin glow this Diwali

New Delhi, Nov 9 -- While you spruce up your home and shop till you drop in these hectic days before Diwali, do spend some time on yourself too. Remember to drink water to keep your skin hydrated and stay away from heavy food for that flawless and glowing skin, say experts.

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11/09/12
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“Healing Spices” Author Cooks Global Flavors for Better Health

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NAM Editor’s Note: In his search for safe anti-inflammatory agents, University of Texas research scientist Bharat B. Aggarwal began 20 years ago to research the very spices that had always been a staple of his Indian diet. He found that many of them could be safely moved out of his kitchen cabinet to his medicine cabinet, as he says in his newly released book, Healing Spices.

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01/17/12
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Physical Activity And Nutrition

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For A Healthy Lifestyle

 

By Suman Madan, MS, RD, LD.

The New Year is a time for new beginnings, which may include making new resolutions. And after the holiday glut of heavy feasts and high calorie beverages, it's no surprise that "weight control" and "eat better" are at the top of your list. The key to weight control is balancing energy (food) intake with the energy your body burns (physical activity).

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01/01/11
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Secrets to Younger-Looking Skin

10/31/10
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Sodium Intake Quiz

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Most of the sodium we consume is in the form of salt, and the vast majority of sodium we consume is in processed and restaurant foods. Eating less sodium can help prevent, or control, high blood pressure.

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09/05/10
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Discovered: Indian spice reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms by 30%

July 19, 2010
Despite millions spent on drug research and development, one of the more promising treatments for Alzheimer’s disease (a progressive brain disorder that affects more than 5 million Americans) is found in a substance widely known for its ability to spice (and color) food.

The compound curcurmin, only found in turmeric, is a widely used spice found in Indian food, and is also popular in the cuisines of other South Asian countries like Nepal, Iran and Thailand. The bright yellow spice is familiar to fans of curry dishes, but it has been used in other preparations as well. For centuries, it has been used in Asian medicine.

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07/20/10
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Fad Diets -  Food Myths and Facts

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By Manisha U. Vaidya, MS, RD, LD

Marketing ploys, clever phrases, wishful thinking, pseudo-science, media hype and celebrity testimonials are often used to attract the consumer to different foods.  The consumer has to be aware of facts versus fallacies. Here are some common and enduring food myths.

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07/04/10
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Bacon or Bagels? Higher Fat at Breakfast May Be Healthier Than You Think, Says UAB Research

March 30, 2010

Bacon or Bagels? Higher Fat at Breakfast May Be Healthier Than You Think, Says UAB Research from uabnews on Vimeo.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The age-old maxim “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper” may in fact be the best advice to follow to prevent metabolic syndrome, according to a new University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) study.

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05/01/10
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Can Cutting Down On Carbohydrates (Carbs) Helps With Weight Loss?

By PJ Prakash, Ph.D.
imageDr. PJ Prakash holds a Ph.D. in Human Nutrition from the University of Rhode Island and a Post-Doctorate in Human Nutritional Biochemistry from the Tufts Medical School, Boston. He previously worked as a nutrition scientist at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston where he published several research papers in prestigious nutrition journals. Currently, he is a nutrition consultant and personal weight loss coach (healthysouthasians.com) and also a freelance writer in the field of human nutrition.

The number of people with unwanted body weight has reached to an unprecedented rate among the western population, with about 65% people overweight and about 33% clinically obese. Extra body weight has been correlated with numerous nutritional disorders, such as, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart related problems. Studies indicate that reducing the body weight may help to lower the risk of these related health problems.

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03/01/10
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