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Tag: Fruit

People Who Eat Less Fruit, Vegetable More Prone To Anxiety

Toronto: People who have low fruit and vegetable intakes have a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, say researchers. The study, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, found that those who consumed less than three sources of fruits and vegetables daily, there was at least at 24 […]

Litchi fruit disappears from markets after Odisha orders Encephalitis testing

Bhubaneswar: Litchis, which adorned the shelves of fruit sellers till yesterday, have surprisingly vanished from the markets, after the Odisha government ordered laboratory testing of the fruit following reports that its consumption is leading to spread of Encephalitis in Bihar. Yesterday, Odisha Health minister, Naba Das had asked officials to collect samples of litchi being […]

Probe on if Kerala Nipah patient got it after eating guava

Thiruvananthapuram: A central team of medical professionals is looking into whether the only confirmed patient of Nipah in Kerala got it after eating guava, though the office of the state Health Minister has expressed ignorance about it. The medical team decided to investigate the cause of the virus after the patient — a young student […]

Fruit, vegetable intake may lower death risk in dialysis patients

Sydney: A higher consumption of fruits and vegetables may be associated with a lower risk of premature death in patients undergoing hemodialysis, finds a new study. Kidney failure patients on hemodialysis are often discouraged from this type of diet due to its potential to cause a build-up of potassium. The study showed that although a […]

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Eating citrus fruits may increase melanoma risk

New York: Frequent consumption of citrus fruits — whole grapefruit and orange juice — may be associated with an increased risk of melanoma, a type of skin cancer, says a large study. Analysing dietary patterns among more than 100,000 people in the US, the researchers found that melanoma risk was 36 percent higher in people […]