Metabolism

Plant-based diet may boost metabolism

Plant-based diet may boost metabolism

Such a diet helps burn more calories, thus aiding weight loss and preventing other lifestyle diseases

Dinosaurs may have regulated their own body temperatures

Dinosaurs may have regulated their own body temperatures

Jerusalem: Dinosaurs may have evolved from lizard-like cold-blooded characteristics to warm-blooded traits, eventually regulating body te...Read More

White and brown fat cells send different signals to the body

White and brown fat cells send different signals to the body

Copenhagen: In a first, researchers have mapped all the proteins secreted from adult human white and brown fat cells, and discovered that...Read More

Fasting may help boost metabolism, says study

Fasting may help boost metabolism, says study

Tokyo: Occasional fasting may not only help people lose weight but also boost their metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and revers...Read More

Copper, an obesity-tackling gold?

Copper, an obesity-tackling gold?

Washington D.C: If you want to flush that stubborn fat away forever, then add copper-rich food to your diet as a team of scientists belie...Read More

Running better than cycling for long-term bone health

Running better than cycling for long-term bone health

London: Exercise that puts greater strain on bones, like running, may help in improving bone health more effectively than non-weight bear...Read More

Fasting may help fight fatty liver disease

Fasting may help fight fatty liver disease

London: Scientists have found that upon deprivation of food a certain protein is produced that adjusts the metabolism in the liver, assis...Read More

Waist not weight puts you at greater liver disease risk

Waist not weight puts you at greater liver disease risk

Washington D.C:  When it comes to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease complications, it is waist that matters, not the weight, according to...Read More

The mind and the diet plan

The mind and the diet plan

All diet plans begin with a wish in the mind: the wish to become slimmer and look better. Then comes the belief: “If I lose so many kilos...Read More

‘Paleo’ diet may cut diabetes, heart disease risk in women

‘Paleo’ diet may cut diabetes, heart disease risk in women

London: A Paleolithic-type diet may help obese postmenopausal women lose weight and reduce their future risk for diabetes and cardiovascu...Read More

Starvation helps baby bees become stronger as adults

Starvation helps baby bees become stronger as adults

New York: The stress of short-term nutritional deprivation as larvae actually makes honeybees — critical to the world’s food supply — mor...Read More

How human body ages explained

How human body ages explained

Tokyo: Japanese scientists have discovered metabolites – substances created during metabolism – that are specifically related to ageing a...Read More

Gene responsible for sleep deprivation, metabolic disorders

Gene responsible for sleep deprivation, metabolic disorders

Washington: A new study has revealed that fruit flies, who have similar sleeping habits like humans, can tell a lot about the connection ...Read More

Low gut microbe diversity may trigger diabetes, obesity: study

Low gut microbe diversity may trigger diabetes, obesity: study

Washington: Reduced microbiotic richness in the human gut due to decreased dietary diversity is associated with common diseases, includin...Read More

Digestion and Metabolism

Digestion and Metabolism

(d)  Samagni: Balanced state of agni (controlled digestive fire)

Have fish oil to burn those kilos around your belly

Have fish oil to burn those kilos around your belly

Tokyo: Fish oil may burn fat faster than those fat-burning pills leading to an efficient weight loss in overweight or obese people in the...Read More

Pitta Dosa: The energy of biotransformation and heat generation

Pitta Dosa: The energy of biotransformation and heat generation

Pitta is responsible for all aspects of heat, light and color in the body. It is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Tapa‘ from ‘Taptati itip...Read More

10-minute exercise can curb heart disease risk in teens

10-minute exercise can curb heart disease risk in teens

London: Adolescents who perform just eight to 10 minutes of high-intensity exercise three times a week could be significantly reducing th...Read More

Gut bacteria can help lose flab

Gut bacteria can help lose flab

London : Biologists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have for the first time identified in detail how some of our most comm...Read More

Aerobic exercise can reduce daytime sleep disorder

Aerobic exercise can reduce daytime sleep disorder

Washington: Aerobic exercise can help alleviate excessive daytime sleepiness among depressed individuals, according to a new study led by...Read More

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