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Heard of Yoga Doctors? These two Chennai high-schoolers can rock some kickass yoga poses and they want to make a career out of it 

The duo has won the district-level championship in 2016 and 2017. In the 23rd International Yoga Festival, Harris and Geethika won the second and third place respectively. Impressed yet? 

Published on 9th October 2017
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Your kid may want to cut down on those fries, study shows rich countries see high cases of child obesity

The researchers have however found that if the current trend continues, obesity among children will take over malnutrition on a global scale by 2022

Published on 12th October 2017
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Is Junk food taking over the place of healthy food in your kid's lunch box? Here's something you should know

According to Safe and Healthy Food guidelines published by the Indian Medical Association Kerala, the perfect lunch for a child should include rice, pulses and vegetables 

Published on 1st November 2017
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Do you lack social skills? Beware, this could be affecting your body and stressing your mind out, says study

The study is the first to link social skills to physical and not just mental health, meaning a combination of depression, stress and social exclusion all rolled into one fat ugly chain of thought

Published on 7th November 2017
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Armed with the right diet, nutritionist Nikhil Chaudhary is waging a war against cancer  

Chaudhary gives talks at various schools and institutions and bats for a healthy diet to cure almost everything 

 

Published on 25th November 2017
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Taking your weight-loss plan public to social media could actually help you lose the extra kgs: Study

It found that virtual support communities offer an environment that allows members relative anonymity, accessibility, availability and flexibility in how they represent themselves on their journey

Published on 29th November 2017
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Your kid-napping well could prevent the risk of cancer later in their adulthood: Study

Here's why it is important for parents to keep track of their kids' proper sleep-cycle and Body Mass Index from an early stage

Published on 28th January 2018
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Care more about the food on your plate and where it comes from

Work for a food and agriculture scientist happens in a lab for experiments, laboratories and greenhouse laboratories for research, and out in the field

Published on 7th February 2018
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One out of four Bengaluru students are over-weight, finds study

There is an increasing trend of the risk of lifestyle diseases, due to reduced physical activity, which can raise problems like high sugar, strokes, high cholesterol

Published on 27th February 2018
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Mystery Decoded: Study explains why your children go gaga over junk food

Childhood obesity continues to be a significant public health concern globally, even occurring simultaneously with food insecurity in many countries

Published on 7th March 2018
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Health superstition decoded: Dairy products not responsible for childhood obesity

Analysis of 95 trials involving 203,269 individuals showed that milk and dairy products were not associated with body fatness in children

Published on 30th May 2018
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Half of India's women don't get enough exercise, says WHO study

The gender gap in physical activity reveals a health equity issue where women face more environmental, social and cultural barriers to participate in physical activity

Published on 5th September 2018
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UGC directs universities to ban junk food on campus

The UGC, in the advisory, stated that banning junk food in colleges would set new standards for healthy food habits

Published on 24th August 2018
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Behaviour-modifying app can help you lose weight when integrated with health system resources

The app delivered a personalised feedback message with a short skills training tip, tailored to the participant's progress

Published on 22nd October 2018
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This diet will help tackle climate change to save the planet

Sustaining a healthier planet will require halving the amount of food loss and waste, and improving farming practices and technologies

Published on 21st October 2018

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