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Half of what we eat every day is turned into energy simply to maintain our core body temperature. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Count those calories to regulate body temperature, promote healthy lifestyle

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 08:05 AM IST
A new study from teams led by Scripps Research Professors Bruno Conti, PhD, and Gary Siuzdak, PhD, highlights the critical role that body temperature plays in realising these diet-induced health benefits.
This is your chance to stay healthy and help the ones in need, all with a small change in your diet.
This is your chance to stay healthy and help the ones in need, all with a small change in your diet.

Give up sugar and donate your calories, for a cause

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 03:29 PM IST
The Sugar Free Donate Your Calories campaign helps you lead a healthy lifestyle while spreading love and support amongst underprivileged kids.
According to recent study, replacing sugar with non-nutritive sweeteners can have a positive impact on reducing overall calorie intake and body weight.(Unsplash)
According to recent study, replacing sugar with non-nutritive sweeteners can have a positive impact on reducing overall calorie intake and body weight.(Unsplash)

2020 is the year to stay away from empty calories. Here’s how

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 04:38 PM IST
WHO guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10 per cent of their total energy intake.
The research was published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, in which the study’s authors concluded that “Pace labelling is a simple strategy that could be easily included on food/beverage packaging by manufacturers, on shelving price labels in supermarkets, and/or in menus in restaurants/fast-food outlets.”(Unsplash)
The research was published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, in which the study’s authors concluded that “Pace labelling is a simple strategy that could be easily included on food/beverage packaging by manufacturers, on shelving price labels in supermarkets, and/or in menus in restaurants/fast-food outlets.”(Unsplash)

Food labels should tell exercise needed to burn calories

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent, London
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 04:27 PM IST
The Royal Society for Public Health maintains that most people do not understand calories and fat levels in terms of energy balance.
Ambient food scent can directly satisfy the belly.(Unsplash)
Ambient food scent can directly satisfy the belly.(Unsplash)

Craving junk food? Just take a whiff of it and save up on the calories

Washington D.C [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 01:41 PM IST
Just a whiff of fried food may entice you to order a high-calorie meal, but a new study says ambient food scent can directly satisfy the belly.
Remember, there are downsides to exercising in the heat but these can be avoided(Shutterstock)
Remember, there are downsides to exercising in the heat but these can be avoided(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine: How to burn calories without feeling woozy in summer heat

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Sure, there are downsides to exercising in summer. But these tips and tricks will help you meet your fitness goals with ease.
Negative calorie foods can be eaten guilt-free as they are low in calories and digesting these foods burns more calories than they contain.(Shutterstock)
Negative calorie foods can be eaten guilt-free as they are low in calories and digesting these foods burns more calories than they contain.(Shutterstock)

Weight loss diet, what are negative calorie foods and why they matter

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 11:12 AM IST
Negative calorie food: Eating foods that are low in calorie makes it easier to lose weight. Here are 5 such foods to include in your diet.
Diners at full service restaurants whose menus listed calories ordered meals with three percent fewer calories — about 45 calories less — than those who had menus without calorie information.(Shutterstock)
Diners at full service restaurants whose menus listed calories ordered meals with three percent fewer calories — about 45 calories less — than those who had menus without calorie information.(Shutterstock)

Calorie count on restaurant menus can help you order less, eat healthy

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 12:07 PM IST
Restaurants that mention the calorie count of food items on the menu can help you consume less calories and prevent overeating.
Here’s our helpful guide to mindful festival eating(Shutterstock)
Here’s our helpful guide to mindful festival eating(Shutterstock)

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018, helpful guide to mindful festival eating without worrying about calories

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 09:00 AM IST
It’s tough to not worry about calories, especially during festivals. With the onset of Ganesh Chaturthi, we will welcome a string of festivals: Navratri, Dussehra, Durga Puja, Diwali, right till the year end. So, how does one navigate a healthy diet when the whole world is feasting?
Weight loss hacks: Avoid sugar-free products, they aren’t healthy for you and won’t help in weight loss. They contain artificial sweeteners that trigger insulin release causing a blood sugar drop.(Shutterstock)
Weight loss hacks: Avoid sugar-free products, they aren’t healthy for you and won’t help in weight loss. They contain artificial sweeteners that trigger insulin release causing a blood sugar drop.(Shutterstock)

Weight loss hacks, stick to your diet plan and avoid overeating by using these 5 cheats

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 01:47 PM IST
Weight loss hacks: Overeating could be the reason why you are not losing weight despite being on a diet. Here are 5 handy tips that will protect you from overindulgence and help you stick to your weight loss goals.
Here’s how to calculate the ideal amount of calorie intake for your body.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how to calculate the ideal amount of calorie intake for your body.(Shutterstock)

How many calories to burn and eat for weight loss, here’s the right answer

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 09:04 AM IST
Weight loss tips: The reason we need to calculate how many calories to eat and burn is because every body is different. Basically, everyone’s metabolic rate (the rate at which body burns calories) is different.
Here’s why skipping is the best cardio.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why skipping is the best cardio.(Shutterstock)

Best weight loss exercise, this cardio activity can help burn 1000 calories in an hour

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 02:38 PM IST
Best weight loss exercise: Toned muscles, calorie burner and fun. Skipping rope can be the perfect fat burning workout to include in your weight loss routine.
The Portfolio plant-based diet can reduce LDL cholesterol levels and safeguard you from heart disease.(Shutterstock)
The Portfolio plant-based diet can reduce LDL cholesterol levels and safeguard you from heart disease.(Shutterstock)

Portfolio diet is good for your heart, can lower risk of high blood pressure

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 11:29 AM IST
Portfolio diet is a 2,000 calorie plant-based diet that incluldes nuts, plant protein and fibre. It reduces risk of cardiovascular disease by reducing LDL cholesterol. Here’s what it’s all about.
Kickboxing helps tone body parts that don’t usually get a workout when you run, walk or cycle. (Shutterstock)
Kickboxing helps tone body parts that don’t usually get a workout when you run, walk or cycle. (Shutterstock)

8 exercises that burn most calories, lose weight fast with kick-boxing, jumping rope, swimming

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Panwar
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 04:56 PM IST
Best calorie-burning exercises: Do you know which workouts burns the most calories? You don’t have to spend hours exercising if you want to lose weight or get stronger. Choose the right exercise, and you could burn more calories.
Are these good calories or bad calories? We have the answer.(Shutterstock)
Are these good calories or bad calories? We have the answer.(Shutterstock)

Healthy diet: All calories are not equal, here are the good and the bad ones

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 04:17 PM IST
Researchers said that consumption of polyunsaturated (n-6) fats, such as those found in some vegetable oils, seeds and nuts, lowers disease risk when compared with equal amounts of saturated fats. However, that conclusion comes with a caveat. Dairy foods such as cheese and yogurts, which can be high in saturated fats, have been associated with reduced cardiometabolic risk.
Trans fat is present in processed food.(Shutterstock)
Trans fat is present in processed food.(Shutterstock)

Limit harmful trans fats to less than 1% of dietary calories: WHO

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Poor diet generates a larger burden of disease than the other three risk factors combined. It accounts for an estimated 11.3 million deaths annually, compared with 2.1 million for low physical activity, 6.1 million for tobacco smoke and 3.1 million for alcohol and drug use.
A realistic prehistoric early man neanderthal reproduction in Trento Museum of Natural History.(Shutterstock)
A realistic prehistoric early man neanderthal reproduction in Trento Museum of Natural History.(Shutterstock)

Our ancestors had bigger noses to help them breathe better. They required more calories per day

Agence France-Presse, Paris | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2018 03:30 PM IST
Neanderthals could also move “considerably more” air through their nasal cavity, possibly in response to higher energy requirements for their stocky bodies and hunting lifestyle. Neanderthals were thought to have required as much as 4,480 calories per day to keep them alive in the European winter. For a modern human male, 2,500 daily calories are recommended.
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