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Health experts feel youngsters have been consuming a lot of trans fat of late, in the form of burgers, pizzas, bakery products etc.(Photo: iStock)

Lesser trans fat, more health benefits! Experts hail new move

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:40 PM IST
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to reduce the permissible limit of trans fat level in packaged foods from 5% to 3%.
It’s time to defend yourself strongly instead of sidestepping a loathsome query from an incorrigible questioner(Parth Garg)
It’s time to defend yourself strongly instead of sidestepping a loathsome query from an incorrigible questioner(Parth Garg)

Humour: Five triggering questions...

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 09:38 AM IST
… and how to answer them masterfully, without fear or annoyance
Vallabhjee is the author of Breathe Believe Balance
Vallabhjee is the author of Breathe Believe Balance

A healthy mind is the secret is everything: Shaymal Vallabhjee

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 09:56 AM IST
Shaymal Vallabhjee decodes the means to attain a better standard of life.
In these times, it is imperative that pet parents tap the right resources and make choices that could help fight the scarcity.
In these times, it is imperative that pet parents tap the right resources and make choices that could help fight the scarcity.

All hail the tail: Keeping cats happy in the time of corona

Hindustan Times | By Swati Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 09:52 PM IST
From preparing nutritious meals to ensuring plenty of ‘me’ time, cat parents are trying their best to keep their feline babies chilled out during the lockdown
Middle-aged women can reduce risk of a stroke with minor lifestyle changes, here’s how.(Unsplash)
Middle-aged women can reduce risk of a stroke with minor lifestyle changes, here’s how.(Unsplash)

Middle-aged women can reduce risk of a stroke with minor lifestyle changes, here’s how

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 04:02 PM IST
In general, women are more likely than men to have a stroke, die from stroke and have poorer health and physical function after a stroke.
In addition to learning directly from trial and error, birds can decrease the likelihood of bad experiences - and potential poisoning - by watching others, the researchers said.(Unsplash)
In addition to learning directly from trial and error, birds can decrease the likelihood of bad experiences - and potential poisoning - by watching others, the researchers said.(Unsplash)

Birds can learn to make food choices by watching videos

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 07:46 PM IST
The study, published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, found that showing bird a video of another bird’s response as it ate an unpalatable food item allowed it to learn from a fellow being’s experience.
This new study may lead to new ways of nudging people towards a healthy diet.(Unsplash)
This new study may lead to new ways of nudging people towards a healthy diet.(Unsplash)

Social media users likely to copy eating habits of friends

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 11:38 AM IST
Social media users are more likely to eat fruits and vegetables -- or snack on junk food -- if they think their friends do the same. This new study may lead to new ways of nudging people towards a healthy diet.
The findings offer an effective, simple recipe in tackling the problems of poor eating and obesity.(Unsplash)
The findings offer an effective, simple recipe in tackling the problems of poor eating and obesity.(Unsplash)

Letting your child pick their snack may help you eat better

Toronto | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 05:43 PM IST
The researchers measured how powerful caregivers felt and what foods they consumed after making decisions in various scenarios like when they packed a treat the child had asked for in a school lunch.
Here’s what happens when an airline opens a restaurant. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)
Here’s what happens when an airline opens a restaurant. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)

Here’s what happens when an airline opens a restaurant

Bloomberg | By Adam Minter
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 10:32 AM IST
Southeast Asia’s expanding middle class is increasingly keen on upgraded dining options.
Break-ups can be stressful and emotional, it could potentially trigger emotional eating.(Unsplash)
Break-ups can be stressful and emotional, it could potentially trigger emotional eating.(Unsplash)

Bad break-ups may not trigger weight gain. Here’s why

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 10:42 AM IST
For the study, the researchers completed two studies to test the theory that people may be more likely to gain weight after a relationship break-up. Read on.
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.
Goa largely depends on neighbouring Karnataka for supply of animals for slaughter.(HT PHOTO)
Goa largely depends on neighbouring Karnataka for supply of animals for slaughter.(HT PHOTO)

Traders in Goa brace for disruption as Karnataka mulls beef ban

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2019 04:20 PM IST
Traders in Goa say that beef ban in Karnataka will cripple their supply.
Regular consumption of this fattening food can have an adverse effect on our health.(Unsplash)
Regular consumption of this fattening food can have an adverse effect on our health.(Unsplash)

Fight fried food cravings by surrounding yourself with its smell

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 02:00 PM IST
In an attempt to come up with a healthier alternative, a recent study suggested that while just a whiff of fried food may entice you to order a high-calorie meal, breathing it in for longer than two minutes can actually help you get rid of the unhealthy craving.
Nourishing, supporting, and loving yourself is what makes you truly beautiful(Shutterstock)
Nourishing, supporting, and loving yourself is what makes you truly beautiful(Shutterstock)

10 foods to make you beautiful

Hindustan Times | By Lovneet Batra
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2018 12:01 AM IST
Here’s what you can eat to feel good inside and look great on the outside
Tess Holliday walks the SimplyBe 'Curve Catwalk' during London Fashion Week on September 14, 2017 in Soho, London, England.(Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)
Tess Holliday walks the SimplyBe 'Curve Catwalk' during London Fashion Week on September 14, 2017 in Soho, London, England.(Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)

Fat acceptance and fat pride movement: Are we glorifying obesity in the name of body positivity?

Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 11:56 AM IST
Experts say that fat acceptance doesn’t mean normalizing obesity, a life threatening condition.
These girls will give you some serious fit goals on Instagram
These girls will give you some serious fit goals on Instagram

5 fit females to follow for your Insta #fitspiration

Hindustan Times | By Riya Dhankar
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 10:15 PM IST
*Experts pick the best handles for you to follow for motivation and advice
Brain structures can predict an individual’s ability to choose healthy foods.(Shutterstock)
Brain structures can predict an individual’s ability to choose healthy foods.(Shutterstock)

Making unhealthy food choices? Your brain may be to blame

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 04:38 PM IST
Do you always reach out for that bowl of chips or the fries? Scientists have found a link between neurobiology and our food habits.
Actor Tanishaa Mukerji on her latest fitness transformation
Actor Tanishaa Mukerji on her latest fitness transformation

A mind, soul and body transformation for Tanishaa

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 08:05 PM IST
Actor Tanishaa Mukerji talks about her fitness regimen and what prompted her to lose weight and become fit
Periodically, there are diets/foods that are touted as the “next best thing for your health”.(Shutterstock)
Periodically, there are diets/foods that are touted as the “next best thing for your health”.(Shutterstock)

Is your ‘healthy’ diet making you sick? Experts debunk 10 nutrition myths

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 10:09 AM IST
Should you eat whole-wheat or multigrain bread, is fresh food better than frozen food, and does sea salt have less sodium? On World Health Day, we get nutritionists to reveal which foods are actually healthy for you.
In celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar’s diet plan, ghee isn’t just allowed — it’s encouraged. (Shutterstock)
In celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar’s diet plan, ghee isn’t just allowed — it’s encouraged. (Shutterstock)

Kareena Kapoor’s dietician Rujuta Diwekar on what you should eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Panwar
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 09:15 AM IST
Want to make your diet the picture of good health? Just follow a simple meal plan and some guidelines, conceived by celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar, to keep your meals and snacks as healthy as can be.
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