Contrary to popular belief, fat is not necessarily harmful to your health and physique, as it aids in the metabolism of vitamins A and E. Without it, regular digestion of food is impossible, and the body stops producing hormones. Also, the absence of fats can cause ageing and liver damage. Hence, for the best course of action, you should lower your consumption of fats such as mayonnaise but not altogether avoid it.
London: If you want to stay away from obesity in later life, then start eating more plant-based foods as researchers say consumption of even mild vegetarian diet may reduce the risk of obesity in long term. A study showed that people with higher scores on the plant-based diet index had a lower body mass index […]
New Delhi: In today’s fast-paced world and lifestyle, snacking has become an integral part of the daily diet. But most snacks consumed today skew toward prepackaged and processed foods, that only add calories, but very little of anything else hence it is important to provide healthy yet tasty alternatives that is changing the quick snack […]
New York: Eating a mushroom-rich breakfast may result in less hunger and a greater feeling of fullness, thereby helping you avoid consuming extra calories later, new research suggests. The findings, published in the journal Appetite, suggest that meat can be replaced by mushroom in some meals. “As with previous published research, this study indicates there […]
London: Students, please take note. Increased stress during examinations is associated with eating a poor-quality diet including less fruit and vegetables and more fast food, say researchers. The research, published in the European Journal of Nutrition, suggests that students have difficulties eating healthy food and find themselves adopting bad eating habits, leading to stress. “Stress […]
Madrid: Spend more time standing to increase energy expenditure and combat the negative health effects of a sedentary lifestyle, a new study suggests. The research published in the journal PLOS ONE, has also found that we burn 45 kilocalories more, per six-hour period while standing compared to lying or sitting. “If we take steps to […]
London: Researchers have found that lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight, even if we don’t eat more or exercise less than before. “The results indicate for the first time that processes in our fat tissue regulate changes in body weight during ageing in a way […]