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Women having junk food, tackling weight gain

Scientists found hormonal link between diet and obesity

Obesity, defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or more, is common in many parts of the world. Obesity rates are...
The Klasies River cave in the southern Cape of South Africa. Credit: Wits University

Early humans started cooking 120000 years ago

Starch carbohydrate is still a poorly understood element of modern human diet and our past starch diet may provide insights for future research. Despite...
Healthy diet can reduce the symptoms of depression

Healthy diet can reduce the symptoms of depression

According to a new study by the University of Manchester, dietary improvement significantly reduces symptoms of depression, even in people without diagnosed depressive disorders. Dr. Joseph Firth,...
Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet

Human diet causing ‘catastrophic’ damage to planet

As of now, about a billion people are ravenous and another two billion are eating excessively of the wrong food, causing epidemics of obesity,...
women may need a more nutrient-rich diet to support a positive emotional well-being.

Diet has a big effect on emotional well-being in women than in men

In order to support a positive emotional well-being, women require more nutrient-rich diet than men. It is because the anatomical and functional differences in men's and women's...

Yogurt intake could reduce the risk of heart attack

According to a new study, yogurt intake is linked to lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women. Many previous studies demonstrated beneficial effects of dairy...