Is eating an orange really better than orange juice?

New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): While it is believed that eating an orange is better than having orange juice, scientists have explained in a new study that it may not be that clear. Although juice is indeed high in sugar, the scientists found that certain nutrients in orange juice might be easier for the body to absorb than when a person consumes them from unprocessed fruit.The researchers found that the production of pasteurized orange juice slightly lowered the levels of carotenoids and vitamin C.Oranges are packed with nutrients such as carotenoids and flavonoids that, among other benefits, can potentially help lower a person's risk for certain cancers and cardiovascular disease. But many people prefer to drink a glass of orange juice rather than eat the fruit. Jan 24, 2015

Blame your taste bud for your obesity

New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): A new study claims that health awareness campaigns fail to help obesity cases as people still make their eating choices based on just taste, and tend to avoid healthy food due to same. Despite a recent trend toward healthy eating behaviors, many consumers still tend to over-consume unhealthy foods because of two facts that work in combination.Unhealthy is widely associated with being tasty, and taste is the main driver of food decisions. According to the research policy planners must find ways to make healthy foods more appealing, by improving the actual taste as well as the packaging and marketing, and by investing in social campaigns which work on consumer's emotions and encourage a sense that healthy eating is 'cool' and prestigious. Overall, a holistic approach is urgently needed to find mutually beneficial strategies to combat the world's alarming obesity epidemic Jan 24, 2015

Australian Boy Gets the World's First Artificial Pancreas

Xavier Hames, from Perth, developed diabetes when he was just 22 months old and had been on daily insulin injections until Wednesday, when a team of doctors at the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) fixed the wearable insulin pump to his body. Jan 23, 2015

Walnuts Boost Memory, Prevent Dementia

In a study reported in Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, eating just 13g walnuts per day helped improve memory, concentration and other important cognitive functions in the participants. Jan 23, 2015

Hormonal Contraceptives Can Give You Brain Tumour

Women in the study who used hormonal contraceptives for five years increased their risk of getting glioma, a deadly cancer that starts from the brain tissues called glia, which help support the nerve cells. Jan 23, 2015

Cardio workout from home

You can do Cardio workout from home. 4 types of workout you will see Burpees, Jumping jack, High knees and Jump squats. Jan 21, 2015