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  • Fruits

    Eating fruits, vegetables daily may cut artery disease

    Increased consumption of fruit and vegetables per day may lower your risk of developing an artery disease that affects blood flow to the legs, researchers say. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) narrows the arteries of the legs, limiting blood flow to the muscles and making it difficult or painful to walk or stand. The findings revealed that people who ate three or more daily servings of fruits and vegetables had 18 per cent lower odds of PAD than those

    Science and Tech | May 22, 2017
  • Fruits

    Eating fruits, vegetables secret to looking good

    Eating enough fruit and vegetables could be the secret to looking good and having attractive skin, according to a study released on Friday by Australian researchers. The researchers at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, investigated how young Australians viewed faces in terms of attractiveness, by being able to adjust settings to create the most attractive version of different faces, based on levels of melanin (tanning), or carotenoid coloration which occurs when you consume fruits and vegetables.

    Science and Tech | May 19, 2017
  • Vegetable kathi roll

    Weekend Delight: Diet Vegetable Kathi Roll

    Vegetable kathi roll is a perfect brunch on the weekend. It is a simple yet interesting way to enjoy the flavour of different vegetables by just stuffing them into a whole wheat chapatti. This first meal of the weekend is a great opportunity to soak in some nutrition and health. It is easy and fun to make. Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Ingredients: Whole wheat flour 1 cup Salt to taste Red capsicum 1 medium Yellow bell pepper 1 medium Green capsicum 1 medium Onion

    Food | May 13, 2017
  • Fruits and vegetables

    Fruits and vegetables may help lower Blood Pressure

    Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas -- and even drinking coffee -- could be key to lowering blood pressure, new research suggests. "Decreasing sodium intake is a well-established way to lower blood pressure, but evidence suggests that increasing dietary potassium may have an equally important effect on hypertension," said Alicia McDonough, Professor at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). Hypertension is a global health issue that affects more

    Science and Tech | April 6, 2017