Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Now, an app ‘TooShyToAsk’ that allows you to openly discuss sex

    Mumbai: Women Empowerment (WE) foundation in association with Metropolis Healthcare has developed an app ‘TooShyToAsk’ where teenagers can openly discuss and anonymously ask questions on sexual health, nutrition and much more with a group of experts in an easy, safe and comfortable manner.

  • Cabinet approves pan-India maternity benefit programme

     New Delhi : The Cabinet on Wednesday extended to the entire country a programme to provide compensation for wage loss so that women get adequate rest before and after delivery and not be deprived of proper nutrition. But the scheme will be applicable for the first born only, the government said in an official statement.

  • Indore: Compulsory meal fee, another way of money minting by CBSE schools

    Indore: While the rollback on nutrition in school meals is raising issues in America, students studying in CBSE affiliated schools feel they are stuck in dilemma of eating compulsory improper meals in schools. Some private schools in the city have made meal facility compulsory for all students, according to students and parent sources.

  • Sugary Drinks

    Research shows low calorie drinks really boost weight

    London: In a recent study, scientists have found that low calorie fizzy drinks could actually make you fatter than regular options. Individuals following diet could gain better results by deterring from the supposedly ‘healthy’ variants, reports Express.

  • Fast food during pregnancy could increase ADHD risk in kids

    London: A high-fat, high-sugar diet of processed food and confectionery during pregnancy may be linked to symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children who show conduct problems early in life, a study says.

  • Workout more than you diet to keep obesity at bay

    Washington, D.C.: Researchers from the University of Missouri have found that exercise can play a more significant role than diet in fighting against obesity.

  • Nestlé India launches NESCAFÉ SUNRISE INSTA-FILTER

    Mumbai : As a leader in Nutrition, Health and Wellness, Nestlé India continues with its endeavour to bring to its consumers, clutter breaking innovative products. Adding to the range of coffee and beverages, Nestlé India introduces NESCAFÉ SUNRISE INSTA-FILTER – which provides the taste of filter coffee and yet does not require a filter. Specially made from 100% Indian coffee beans, handpicked from Coorg and Chikmagalur, this is blended and roasted to

  • Eat walnuts to keep age related-health issues at bay

    London: Daily consumption of walnuts can help in healthy ageing, while also improving the blood cholesterol levels and maintaining good gut health, finds a new study.

  • Anil Kapoor

    Anil Kapoor writes for Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s book

    Shilpa Shetty Kundra turns author with ‘The Great Indian Diet’, a diet and nutrition book that reiterates how nutritious your locally grown and sourced ingredients are and encourages people to look for good health within our Indian borders.

  • Novel way to starve lung cancer

    Toronto : Scientists have identified a new way to stop the growth of lung cancer cells, by blocking their ability to use alternative sources of nutrition, reports PTI.

  • Going beyond water for hydration

    While one part of India is suffering from drought, the other part is fighting floods. It is proof enough that while a lack of water can kill, more of it can be fatal as well.

  • Breast Milk

    Breast milk more nutritious in China than US

    New York: Babies in China are treated to more nutritious breast milk than those in Mexico or the US, suggests a new research. Levels of health-promoting compounds known as carotenoids in breast milk differ according to countries with the US lagging behind China and Mexico, the findings showed. Carotenoids are plant pigments that potentially play functional roles in human development and are key sources of vitamin A, an essential component of eye health

  • protein

    Yeast protein may shed light on human obesity

    Washington: In a research, a team of biologists and mathematicians have found that yeast could serve as a valuable test organism for studying human obesity. During the study, a network composed of 94 proteins that work together to regulate fat storage in yeast in the research was identified and characterized. Bader Al-Anzi, research scientist at Cal tech said that removal of any one of the proteins results in an increase in cellular fat content

  • How to live longer without cutting calorie intake

    Melbourne: You may get a long and healthy life simply by balancing your protein and carbohydrate intake, without drastically cutting down your calorie intake. A research done in mice shows that low protein, high carbohydrate diets can provide benefits similar to those obtained with calorie restriction.
    “We have shown that when compared head-to-head, mice got the same benefits from a low protein, high carbohydrate diet as a 40 percent calorie restriction diet,” said

  • A Mediterranean diet could cut womb cancer risk

    London: Women who eat a Mediterranean diet could cut their risk of womb cancer by more than half, says a study. Italian researchers looked at the diets of over 5,000 Italian women to see how closely they stuck to a Mediterranean diet and whether they went on to develop womb cancer. “Our research shows the impact a healthy balanced diet could have on a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer,” said lead

  • Are you picking the right food?

    Reading labels while buying packaged food products of any kind is essential for good health. Sapna Sarfare speaks to nutritionist to understand how to do that for living right. (more…)