Eating more plant-based foods and fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health and a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases, a new study suggests.
There’s a strange piece in your newspaper today about how just one slow walk a day could reduce the risk of early death. Now this article would have been normal perhaps five or 10 years ago. Back then climate change wasn’t knocking at our doors neither was the Amazon under dire threat. Five years ago,
Dieticians claim that, in order to stay healthy we must have at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. This is aside from the fact that very few people actually eat five times a day anyway. Rather than sitting down to a full breakfast and two proper meals (lunch and dinner) nutritionists have always said that rather our eating habits should
One of the most prevalent chronic diseases across the UAE, diabetes needs to be addressed in a comprehensive manner under medical supervision, requiring consistent management to avoid subsequent complications, warns a doctor at RAK Hospital. The advice came in the light of a recent case of an Emirati patient who was able to conquer the condition under controlled dietary habits, exercise regime and appropriate treatment that has vastly improved his quality of life.
As far as she could remember, Afaf had followed a normal healthy routine. So, when cancer struck, it came as major shock to the 47-year-old Arab expatriate.
It involved about 6,800 people in Iran, ages 50-75, some with previous heart problems and others without them. All got advice on healthy lifestyles and half also were given polypills.
If you are popping fish oil supplements to protect yourself against diabetes, you may be mistaken. According to the researchers, Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes.
In the UK, the obesity rate for children doubles during primary school years – and then increases again in secondary school. This is in part because teenagers in the UK consume poor quality diets, low in nutrients and high in processed foods.
Obesity is posing an increasingly heavy global challenge. Once considered a problem only in high-income countries, overweight and obesity are now on the rise in low and middle-income countries, particularly in urban settings. The main reason for the increase in the prevalence of obesity and overweight is the inability of food systems
On the International Yoga Day, Modi who performed yoga, along with around 30,000 people at Ranchi addressed the participants saying ‘Poor people suffer more from diseases and it makes them poorer... Yoga is a medium to come out from poverty.’ Great message! But I was just wondering if his advice could be of any help