What does weight loss really depend on: Diet, genes or insulin levels?

A precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn’t hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters’ DNA profiles. Previous research has suggested that a person’s insulin levels or certain genes could interact with different types of diets to influence weight loss. Stanford University researchers examined this idea with 600 […]

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Keep your sugar levels under control with regular exercise

Among all the ways you can keep your diabetes in check, working out is one of the best. There is a strong link between exercise and sugar levels in diabetes. Basic lifestyle changes and regular exercise can help you manage diabetes. Ranging from sugar control to weight management, staying active offers great benefits. Many studies aimed at […]

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Eating almonds could boost ‘healthy’ cholesterol levels, suggests new study

They make a great go-to snack and are packed with nutritious goodness, so it may come as little surprise that eating almonds on a regular basis could boost levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, dubbed the ‘good’ cholesterol, while improving the way it removes low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (or ‘bad’ cholesterol), according to a new study. The researchers […]

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‘Investment at current levels calls for cautious approach’

LIC Mutual Fund is trying to get back into investors’ reckoning after the indifferent performance of the past few years. Saravana Kumar, Chief Investment Officer, has the key responsibility to deliver the kind of returns that will get investors excited and return to the fund in greater numbers in future. He shared his thoughts about […]

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Health of middle-aged reaches ‘worrying new levels’

Image Caption:Many middle-aged people are not being physically active By Enda Brady, Sky News Correspondent Eight out of ten middle-aged Britons either weigh too much, drink excessively or are inactive, according to new analysis from Public Health England. The study also revealed a 16% increase in the number of overweight adults in the UK in […]

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