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The measures will also restrict where in a store promotions on such products can be advertised, and unhealthy promotions will not be allowed at checkouts, shop entrances or at the ends of aisles.(Unsplash)

Britain to restrict promotion of unhealthy food from April 2022

By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | London
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 07:25 AM IST
The government says obesity is one of Britain’s biggest long-term public health problems with almost two-thirds of adults in England overweight and one in three children leaving primary school overweight or obese.
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it is not possible to only exercise and become lean without cutting down food intake(Shutterstock)
it is not possible to only exercise and become lean without cutting down food intake(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine by Kamal Singh CSCS: Can you out-train a bad diet?

By Kamal Singh CSCS | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 07:15 AM IST
You can’t only exercise and become lean without eating right
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Every step is part of the plan: Life Hacks by Charles Assisi

By Charles Assisi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 10:30 AM IST
On the running track, as in life, it’s vital to fix on a strategy and be prepared. But to really succeed at the things that matter, to stay the course, you must pay the price it commands.
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Saloni Daini(INSTAGRAM)
Saloni Daini(INSTAGRAM)

‘Bhains lag rahi hai’: Comedy Circus’ Gangubai, Saloni Daini on being fat shamed, dramatic transformation post 22kg weight loss during coronavirus lockdown

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 06:59 PM IST
We all remember Saloni Daini as the cute little girl who played Gangubai on the comedy show Comedy Circus. The 19-year-old shared, “I would get comments like ‘Bhains lag rahi hai’, ‘Kitni moti hai’, ‘Kitna khayegi, ekdin foot jayegi’ and things like that.”
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The findings of science combine with the whims of the human heart to add unlimited rules to Covid safety protocol(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
The findings of science combine with the whims of the human heart to add unlimited rules to Covid safety protocol(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)

Humour: Have you sanitised your laughter?

By Rehana Munir | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2020 07:15 AM IST
Here’s to the silly moments that slip out from under the mask of the serious year
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(From left) Sadaf Chowdhary and her sister Mansi Grover, with their dog Frappé (inset) at the Delhi Pet Federation, 2018 with B Prashant Kumar, the prospective dog godparent
(From left) Sadaf Chowdhary and her sister Mansi Grover, with their dog Frappé (inset) at the Delhi Pet Federation, 2018 with B Prashant Kumar, the prospective dog godparent

Heard of godfather? Now is the time for dogfather!

By Karishma Kuenzang | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2020 07:26 AM IST
This year’s pandemic has shown us that anything can happen at any time. So you need to appoint someone trustworthy as a pet godparent
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Ultra-processed foods consist of a mix of oils, fats, sugars, starch and proteins that cannot be considered whole or natural food varieties. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Ultra-processed foods consist of a mix of oils, fats, sugars, starch and proteins that cannot be considered whole or natural food varieties. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

National Nutrition Week: What is junk food and how does it affect your body’s ageing process?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Saumya Sharma | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 08:54 AM IST
Eating a poor quality diet, which includes processed or ultra-processed food, is linked to a higher risk of obesity, lifestyle disorders, depression, digestive issues, heart ailments and in some cases, even an early death.
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As cinema halls eagerly await the orders to welcome movie buffs, their menus get a healthy rejig.(Photo: Shutterstock)
As cinema halls eagerly await the orders to welcome movie buffs, their menus get a healthy rejig.(Photo: Shutterstock)

Cinema halls aim to reopen with a shot of immunity

By Ruchika Garg | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2020 04:18 AM IST
Come unlock 3.0, and be prepared to munch healthy when you are at the movies next! Theatres to introduce immunity boosting foods in their menus to strengthen the fight against coronavirus.
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For one day detox, you can start the day with lemon water, in warm water. The pectin from the lemon supports digestion, assisting to make lemon a phenomenal detoxifying food.(Unsplash)
For one day detox, you can start the day with lemon water, in warm water. The pectin from the lemon supports digestion, assisting to make lemon a phenomenal detoxifying food.(Unsplash)

Unlock 1.0: Expert tips for you to detox right

By Prerna Gauba | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 03:26 PM IST
The lockdown has thus increased the intake of junk food and reduced our daily workout regime. However, now as we enter unlock 1.0, it is time for a detox. Experts say they are good once in four weeks.
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Physical activity, on the other hand, decreased by more than two hours per week, and the amount of vegetables consumed remained unchanged.(Unsplash)
Physical activity, on the other hand, decreased by more than two hours per week, and the amount of vegetables consumed remained unchanged.(Unsplash)

Coronavirus pandemic: Covid-19 lockdowns worsen obesity issues in children

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | New York
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 01:52 PM IST
The coronavirus-induced lockdowns across the world have negatively impacted diet, sleep, and physical activity among children with obesity, a recent study explained.
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Canadian are eating larger amounts of junk food as a fallout of the coronavirus crisis, according to a government survey.(File Photo)
Canadian are eating larger amounts of junk food as a fallout of the coronavirus crisis, according to a government survey.(File Photo)

Canada’s junk food consumption, alcohol and tobacco intake rises amid Covid-19: Survey

By Anirudh Bhattacharyya | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, Toronto
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 07:45 AM IST
Canadians should look for a safe way to socialise and engage in physical activities, said chief public health officer Dr Theresa Tam.
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Compared to behaviours recorded a year prior, the children ate an additional meal per day; slept an extra half hour per day; added nearly five hours per day in front of phone, computer and television screens; and dramatically increased their consumption of red meat, sugary drinks and junk foods.(UNSPLASH)
Compared to behaviours recorded a year prior, the children ate an additional meal per day; slept an extra half hour per day; added nearly five hours per day in front of phone, computer and television screens; and dramatically increased their consumption of red meat, sugary drinks and junk foods.(UNSPLASH)

Diet, sleep, exercise: Here’s how Covid-19 lockdowns could worsen childhood obesity

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | New York
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according University at Buffalo research.
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Brekker can be sweet or savoury and this means you can use up ingredients close to their expiry dates.
Brekker can be sweet or savoury and this means you can use up ingredients close to their expiry dates.

Breakfast: Now the meal of the day

By Paramita Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 10:29 AM IST
Most families eat egg-and-bread combinations with a glass of milk, tea or coffee. Some are using the lockdown to do more, as a means to buoy spirits and with an eye on practicality — lunch can then be small, simple or even skipped altogether.
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Covid-19: Try these 7 healthy snacks while you work from home during lockdown, self-quarantine.(Unsplash)
Covid-19: Try these 7 healthy snacks while you work from home during lockdown, self-quarantine.(Unsplash)

Covid-19: Try these 7 healthy snacks while you work from home during lockdown, self-quarantine

By Saumya Sharma | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 04:33 PM IST
Covid-19: With an objective to increase social distancing among people in order to fight the coronavirus pandemic, many companies have allowed employees to work from home.
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Are the stars lined up in your favour? Find out the astrological prediction for Aries, Leo, Virgo, Sagittarius and other zodiac signs for March 28.
Are the stars lined up in your favour? Find out the astrological prediction for Aries, Leo, Virgo, Sagittarius and other zodiac signs for March 28.

Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for March 28, what’s in store for Aries, Leo, Virgo, Sagittarius and other zodiac signs

By Dr. Prem Kumar Sharma & Manisha Koushik | Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 06:53 AM IST
Horoscope Today: Are the stars lined up in your favour? Find out the astrological prediction for Aries, Leo, Virgo, Sagittarius and other zodiac signs for March 28.
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It is people who have the habit of repeating the same thing over and over again — and not junk food — that has to be the biggest cause of hypertension in the world.
It is people who have the habit of repeating the same thing over and over again — and not junk food — that has to be the biggest cause of hypertension in the world.

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Stop repeating the same thing

By Sonal Kalra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 02:30 PM IST
Here’s a trademark habit of annoying people. Are you one of them?
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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

By Press Trust of India | London
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.
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A few workouts can help you with the party season side effects
A few workouts can help you with the party season side effects

Life is a party: 5 moves to recover from post-party calorie overload

By Kamal Singh CSCS | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:54 AM IST
These quick workouts will help reduce the effects of all that booze and binge
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With food, listen to your body not your mind, says Kirti Kulhari

By Purnima Goswami Sharma | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2019 06:58 PM IST
Exercise regularly and eat everything in moderation, says the actress. ‘I I love food and try not to deprive myself of that pleasure.’
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Children who have got food joints near their schools or home get addicted to junk food, and such situations influence their eating habits(Unsplash)
Children who have got food joints near their schools or home get addicted to junk food, and such situations influence their eating habits(Unsplash)

Living, studying near food joints puts children at higher risk of being obese

By Asian News International | Washington D.C. [USA]
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 05:20 PM IST
Children who have got food joints near their schools or home get addicted to junk food, and such situations influence their eating habits.
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Gujarat government to ban sale of junk food in and around schools. (Representational image)(HT file)
Gujarat government to ban sale of junk food in and around schools. (Representational image)(HT file)

Gujarat government to ban sale of junk food in and around schools

By Press Trust of India | Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 10:45 AM IST
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has recommended a ban on sale of food high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) in schools and the state government is in the process of framing draft rules for the same.
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Experts feel if junk food is unavailable in schools, it will help in cutting down its intake among children.(File Photo)
Experts feel if junk food is unavailable in schools, it will help in cutting down its intake among children.(File Photo)

Government issues draft regulation to ban junk food near schools

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 02:40 AM IST
The draft also prohibits sponsorship from brands selling food and beverages with low nutritional value such as carbonated drinks, chips, pre-cooked packaged noodles, fries etc at sporting, school and other events for children.
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Being a Delhi-based girl, she feels she has a better command over language, specially Hindi.(PTI)
Being a Delhi-based girl, she feels she has a better command over language, specially Hindi.(PTI)

I managed to reduce weight because I was outside Delhi: Taapsee Pannu

By Ruchika Garg, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 07:23 PM IST
Actor Taapsee Pannu who was a foodie reduced weight because she moved to other city. The taste was not worth it and she doesn’t consume calories if they are unworthy.
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The team’s findings stemmed from an analysis of public-school records from kindergarten through high school, which included periodic measurements of children’s height and weight.(Unsplash)
The team’s findings stemmed from an analysis of public-school records from kindergarten through high school, which included periodic measurements of children’s height and weight.(Unsplash)

Food joints situated near school, residence influence children’s eating habits

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 05:08 PM IST
The study was published in the journal, ‘Obesity.’ As measured in city blocks, proximity to fast and convenience food sellers can impact a student’s chances of becoming obese.
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The researchers tested the rats’ spatial memory by first familiarising them with two objects.(Unsplash)
The researchers tested the rats’ spatial memory by first familiarising them with two objects.(Unsplash)

Junk food consumption may harm spatial memory

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 04:29 PM IST
According to a recent study, high on fat, rich and unhealthy food has long-term negative impact upon spatial memory.
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File image of Misbah-ul-Haq(AP)
File image of Misbah-ul-Haq(AP)

No more biryani: Misbah-ul-Haq changes diet plan for Pakistan players

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 08:35 PM IST
Misbah has issued orders that only barbecue items and pasta with lots of fruits should be on the menu for all teams in the domestic season while the same diet plan would be followed in the national camps.
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According to the patient, he only ate fries from the fish and chip shop, Pringles potato chips, white bread, slices of processed ham and sausage since elementary school.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representative Image)
According to the patient, he only ate fries from the fish and chip shop, Pringles potato chips, white bread, slices of processed ham and sausage since elementary school.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representative Image)

US teen loses sight after living off French fries, chips, white bread: Report

By Asian News International | Washington DC
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 10:54 AM IST
According to the patient, he only ate fries from the fish and chip shop, Pringles potato chips, white bread, slices of processed ham and sausage since elementary school.
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Comfort food: When you’re hungry for nostalgia

By KumKum Dasgupta | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2019 07:23 PM IST
There is a strong link between scents of food and emotional memory. And so, our learning history predisposes us to enjoy certain food that improves the mood and produces feelings of social connectedness, say experts.
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Choose a workout routine that makes you happy, says Mrunal Thakur

By Madhushree Ghosh | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2019 07:19 PM IST
Thakur likes to experiment with cuisines, but she makes sure there’s no junk on her plate.
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Keratin treatments put lost protein back in the hair, restoring health and leaving it shiny, smooth and frizz-free.(Shutterststock Image)
Keratin treatments put lost protein back in the hair, restoring health and leaving it shiny, smooth and frizz-free.(Shutterststock Image)

Making a smooth move: How to decide if you need a keratin treatment for your hair

By Poulomi Banerjee | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 07:52 PM IST
In two minds about whether or not to go in for a keratin treatment for your hair? Here’s all you need to know about the therapy that promises to give you smooth, shiny hair
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