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Your Cooking Oil May Not Be Helping Your Heart

Replacing animal fat in the human diet with vegetable oil does not seem to lower heart disease risk, and might even boost it, according to a new study that challenges a cornerstone of dietary advice. Switching from saturated to unsaturated Omega-6 fats did result in lower blood cholesterol …

Babies Born To Older Moms May Be Smarter, Healthier: Study

The benefits associated with being born in a later year outweigh the biological risks associated with being born to an older mother, researchers said. (Representational image) BERLIN:  Children born to older mothers may be healthier, taller and obtain more education than kids of younger mothers, a new study …

Eat Walnuts to Keep Age-Related Health Issues at Bay

Daily consumption of walnuts can help in healthy ageing, while also improving the bloodcholesterol levels and maintaining good gut health, finds a new study. The findings showed that intake of walnuts, especially by the elderly, can boost the good fats and other nutrients as well as lower obesity …

Daily Exercise Could Lead to Healthier Bones in Men

High-impact exercise during adolescence and young adulthood is linked to healthier bonesin middle-aged men, reveals a study. According to researchers, individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities such as jogging and tennis during adolescence and young adulthood had greater hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density than those …

Can Eating Broccoli Slow Down Cancer-Cells Growth?

Some of the previous studies have found that women with a high intake of cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage or kale, have a decreased risk of breast cancer. It was found that a certain element present in cruciferous vegetables can help is slowing down the growth …

Focus on Quality, Not Quantity, of Food to Stay Slim

Have you come across a few people who never seem to worry about weight and yet manage to stay slim? One secret that works behind their seeming effortlessness may actually be a sharp focus on the quality of food that they eat, suggests new research. “These results are …

Regular Milk Intake Along With Exercise Boost Vitamin D in Kids

Sufficient intake of milk with vitamin D supplements and physical activity are significantly important for vitamin D levels in children, according to a new study conducted by the University of Eastern Finland. According to the researchers, a sufficiently high vitamin D level is associated with better bone health …