Changing social norms on smoking and drinking and a fast-food dominated lifestyle are causing a growing number of young people to fall prey to hypertension and a host of other diseases, warn doctors.
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Stressed out school students, burning the midnight oil to pass their board exams with flying colours, can benefit from these simple tips to enhance their performance - eat healthy and do light exercises.
According to nutrition
Rahul a 20-year-old IT consultant who just got out of college is like every other youngster in his early 20s. He starts his day with some instant noodles for breakfast (if he has the time) and hurries off to the office. Lunch
As per a study conducted in the University of Auckland's department of pediatrics, it has been proven that eating fast food thrice a week or more elevates the risk of asthma and eczema, while eating fruit with the same frequency
Feeling down lately? It could be the fast food that is doing you in. Watch this video to find out how researchers have discovered that junk food could push you deeper into depression. For more information you could also read:
A study reveals that the appetite centres of children's brains light up when they are shown advertising images such as the McDonald's logo. Researchers revealed that the same areas do not respond to well-known logos that are not
In recent years, India has managed to control communicable diseases like malaria, cholera and polio. However, the nation now has to deal with a new breed of developed world obesity-fuelled diseases like diabetes and
People who consume fast food even once a week elevate their risk of dying from coronary heart disease by 20 percent, compared to people who avoid fast food, according to the latest research. For people eating fast food two-three
Viewing images of high-fat foods and drinking sweetened beverages lights up the appetite and reward centres in the brain. "Studies have shown that advertisements featuring food make us think of eating, but our research looked at
If youngsters hooked on fast food have greater chances of becoming overweight, then blame fast-food ads on TV which entice them in the first place. "We know that children and adolescents are highly exposed to fast-food
Eating fast food such as hamburgers, hotdogs and pizza and even baked items could send you into a tailspin of blues. A recent study by scientists from the universities of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Granada, Spain, revealed
The Rajasthan government has asked all state-run colleges to ban sale of junk foods including pizzas, burgers and cold drinks on their premises, an official said Friday.
"On the request of the state government, the directorate
There is good news for people who love their fish, packaged, fried and fast food.
People whose diets are rich in vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease, say