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Diet, body clock, hormones, and metabolism: What’s the link?

Using mice, scientists have revealed for the first time how stress hormones control fat and sugar levels over a 24-hour cycle. In addition, they have…

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The Perfect Balanced Diet Chart to be Healthy

The concept of a balanced diet chart has existed long before nutritionists and dieticians started expounding its virtues. Our ancestors traditionally ate meals with an emphasis on…

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Fighting Delhi pollution through diet

This week, I had no trouble deciding what to write on. With the air quality in the national capital reaching hazardous levels, one can hardly…

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Can You Use Preparation H While Pregnant? Because You Need Relief, Now

Of all the uncomfortable things that happen to your body when you’re pregnant — hair in new places, peeing when you sneeze — hemorrhoids just…

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The link between stress and depression … and the 10 simple words that could help

It’s a damp, midweek afternoon. Even so, Cardiff’s walk-in stress management course has pulled in more than 50 people. There are teenagers, white-haired older people…

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Healthy diet means a healthy planet, study shows

Beans, wholegrains, fruit and vegetables are best for the climate and for avoiding disease, research shows. Photograph: Marilyn Barbone/Alamy Eating healthy food is almost always…

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Can diet help with candida infections?

According to some sources, eating and avoiding certain foods can reduce or prevent Candida yeast infections. However, there is a lack of scientific evidence to support this…

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Chemical exposure of consumer products during pregnancy may lead to lower IQ in kids: Study

Chemical exposure during pregnancy may lead to lower IQ in kids. Exposure during pregnancy to chemicals found in consumer products, and plastic food containers, is…

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Stress during pregnancy may affect baby’s sex

Pregnant women experiencing physical and psychological stress are less likely to have a boy, says a new study. “Stress can also affect the mother’s immune system, leading to…

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Jharkhand doctor prescribes pregnancy tests on men, cries foul later

Pregnancy tests for men complaining of stomach pain. This is what a doctor in a government hospital in Jharkhand has prescribed to diagnose two men…

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