Tag Archives: diet

Diet has a bigger impact on a woman’s mental health compared to a man

Women are often advised to eat well. There’s a reason for it. As compared to men, diet has a bigger impact on your emotional well-being, finds a study. The Binghamton University research suggests that women need a more nutrient-rich diet to support a positive emotional well-being. A team of researchers,… Read more »

Mumbai, get fitter: Nutritionists reveal the truth behind diet and food myths

In the era of Internet and information overload, we can be easily misled and misinformed. We are surrounded by myths about certain foods and more often than not we believe whatever we read without questioning it. For example, “granolas and flavoured yogurt are healthy” or “salt only increases the risk… Read more »

Here’s why you should start including a handful of walnuts in your diet everyday

There are many benefits to eating walnuts. Past research has shown that they help you control your appetite, and also guard you against colon cancer. There’s one more reason to add walnuts to your nutrition plan. Daily serving of 57 grams or 1/2 cup of walnuts may keep your digestive system healthy,… Read more »

Want to avoid memory difficulties in old age? Switch to a Mediterranean diet

If you love Mediterranean cuisine, rejoice! While past research has shown that a Mediterranean diet (rich in fresh fruits, vegetables, protein-rich legumes and whole grains) may cut colorectal cancer risk by 86%, and may help treat HIV, diabetes patients, new research highlights more benefits. It could lower the risk of memory difficulties,… Read more »

A yo-yo diet or weight cycling can harm your heart, metabolism and cause depression. Here’s how

When home-maker and mother Karishma Sharma (35) was trying to lose weight, she tried different kinds of diets. While some were low in calorie, others required her to consume only protein-rich food. While she lost a few pounds initially, over a period of time, Sharma’s body stopped reacting to all… Read more »

Eat healthy this week: 5 studies that help you fix what’s wrong with your diet

While obesity and other weight-related troubles are mostly genetic, what you eat can determine the risk of health disasters in people. Your diet can be the defining factor in what diseases and disorders you are at risk of, and, by extension, ensure immunity to fatal health risks. From studies debunking… Read more »

Women, here’s how your desire to diet may depend on your partner’s looks

Want to shed those extra kilos by cutting on some calories? A new study suggests that a woman’s desire to diet and seek a slim body may depend on the attractiveness of a romantic partner, highlighting the fairer sex’s risk of developing eating disorders. The study showed that women who were… Read more »

Diet diary: A sweet potato for weight watchers and diabetics

DESPITE its name, sweet potato is not related to the potato family and is quite different nutritionally too. While the potato is a tuber or a thickened stem, the sweet potato is a storage root and loaded with nutrients, has made it to the list of top 10 diabetes super… Read more »

4 Ways I Learned How to Adopt a Healthier Diet From a Woman Who Completely Transformed Her Body

Much attention is focused on the external signs of aging on our skin as we grow older. Although I’m just a couple years north of 30, my beauty regimen can rival that of someone a few decades older, thanks to work perks and the millennial obsession with “preventive anti-aging.” But… Read more »