Diet & Fitness


jogging-052016.jpg Exercising may reduce your risk of being diagnosed with 13 different types of cancer, according to a new study. For the study, published online in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers pooled data from 12 U.S. and European studies to create a database of 1.4 million adults, aged 19 to 98. They examined whether self-reported physical activity made a difference in risk of 26 cancers.

Genetically modified foods pose no health threat to humans a new study says. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine panel ruled that they could not find a link between consumption of genetically modified crops and rates of cancer, kidney disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, gastrointestinal diseases, celiac disease, food allergies or autism, the report stated.

Psoriasis-050216.jpg Cutting down on flab per se is a desirable outcome for many reasons and now there is one more reason as to why you should burn the extra calories. You may just be avoiding a debilitating disorder called psoriasis. A new research, which involved twin pairs, has found out that there is an association between chronic skin condition Psoriasis and obesity and type 2 diabetes.

child-042816.jpg Obesity amongst children in the U.S. has continued to rise in recent years despite various efforts to curb the trend, according to researchers from the Duke Clinical Research Institute in Durham, North Carolina. For the study the researchers reviewed data collected from kids between 1999 and 2014 and found that one-third are overweight while one quarter are obese.

jogging-042816.jpg As little as one minute of exercise could be beneficial to health, according to a new study from researchers at McMaster University. For the study the researchers collected data from 27 previously sedentary men who underwent one of two different exercise regimens over the course of two years. "Most people cite 'lack of time' as the main reason for not being active," said Dr. Martin Gibala.

Softdrink-042516.jpg Consuming sugary drinks could be linked with increased cancer risk, according to a new study from researchers at New York University. For the study the researchers collected data from 3,200 U.S. citizens over 20 years, reviewing their dietary information and cancer data. They found that men who routinely consumed sugary drinks were as much as three times more likely to develop prostate cancer.

Milk-042516.jpg Whole milk may be a healthier option overall than skim milk, according to a new study published in the America Journal of Clinical Nutrition. For the study the researchers collected data on nearly 30,000 people over 15 years. They found that drinking full fat milk and consuming other such dairy was associated with a significant decrease in diabetes risk as compared with skim milk.

Nuts-041916.jpg Nutty about nuts - then you may be less prone to colon cancer. The supposition is being reported by Live Science, citing the findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting on Monday. The new findings from South Korea suggest a reduction in colon cancer risk for both men and women.

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