Menus with calorie counts seem to be paying off

 Requiring calorie counts on menus may pay off in the war on obesity. Australian researchers say restaurants are responding to the rules by offering more lower-calorie items, and customers, in turn, are reducing their caloric intake. That conclusion stems from a review of more than 220 studies. The findings support a push in the United […]

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TRAI Recommendations on Data Privacy to Be Released by January

Telecom regulator TRAI will come out with its recommendations on guidelines for data privacy, security and ownership by January and is very close to finalising suggestions for the controversial net neutrality, a top official said Thursday. “Currently, there is a huge amount of monopoly and that monopoly is becoming bigger and bigger. We are saying you can […]

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Senior citizens, beware. If you have trouble reading, you may be at Alzheimer’s risk

Do your parents or grandparents often find themselves struggling with the written word? If yes, then they may be at greater risk of Alzheimer’s as researchers have found that people with mild memory problems who show a delayed brain response to processing the written word may be at an increased risk of Alzheimer’s. “A prominent feature of Alzheimer’s […]

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Food Combinations: Should You be Pairing Curd with Fish?

What you eat matters a great deal but how you plan your meals holds greater significance. It is understood that many nutrients simply pass through the body without getting absorbed in the absence of another supporting micronutrient. Minerals, vitamins, nutrients and enzymes always work in tandem with each other to give our body a holistic nutritive […]

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IIT Delhi: First ‘Industry Day’ to be held on September 23

IIT Delhi: First ‘Industry Day’ to be held on September 23 The objective is to provide a common platform for the industry, academia and research community to come together to discuss the problems faced by the industry and form partnerships to create effective solutions. IIT Delhi The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi), a leading […]

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Losing your sense of smell? You may be at risk of Alzheimer’s disease

People who are unable to distinguish between different smells, such as lemons and petrol, may be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a study warns. Damage to brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) occurs up to 20 years before symptoms start showing. Scientists now believe that simple odour identification tests may help track the […]

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