Coconut oil ‘as unhealthy as beef fat and butter’

Coconut oil ‘as unhealthy as beef fat and butter’

  Coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter, say US heart experts. It is packed with saturated fat which can raise “bad” cholesterol, says the American Heart Association in updated advice. Coconut oil is commonly sold as a health food and some claim the fat in it may be better for us than other saturated fats. The AHA, however, says there are no good studies to support this. The health benefits of coconut oil Healthy myth? The advice around which fats to eat can be very confusing….

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One in Every Three Indian Kids Has Unhealthy BMI: Reveals Survey

One in Every Three Indian Kids Has Unhealthy BMI: Reveals Survey

Health is a major issue in our country especially when it comes to kids. A new survey has been doing the round in this respect with some alarming results. The nationwide 7th Annual School Health and Fitness Study 2016 released by EduSports, a school sports enterprise, reveals that a large number of school children in India have fitness levels far from satisfactory. The survey is conducted every year and last year’s report covered 1,69,932 students in the age group of 7 – 17 years from 326 schools in 86 cities and 26…

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How You’re Making Healthy Food Unhealthy

How You’re Making Healthy Food Unhealthy

In your quest to get ripped and muscular, you make sure to take the time to carefully prepare your meals as healthily as possible. You know that what you put in your body on a daily basis will have an incredible impact on how clearly you can see your abs, so there is absolutely no room for error. Unfortunately, many men who think they are preparing their food healthily unwittingly make healthy food unhealthy. The following are some of the biggest mistakes that you might make while preparing foods that…

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How You’re Making Healthy Food Unhealthy

How You’re Making Healthy Food Unhealthy

In your quest to get ripped and muscular, you make sure to take the time to carefully prepare your meals as healthily as possible. You know that what you put in your body on a daily basis will have an incredible impact on how clearly you can see your abs, so there is absolutely no room for error. Unfortunately, many men who think they are preparing their food healthily unwittingly make healthy food unhealthy. The following are some of the biggest mistakes that you might make while preparing foods that…

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Are You Making Healthy Food Unhealthy?

Are You Making Healthy Food Unhealthy?

 (iStock) In your quest to get ripped and muscular, you make sure to take the time to carefully prepare your meals as healthily as possible. You know that what you put into your body on a daily basis will have an incredible impact on how clearly you can see your abs, so there is absolutely no room for error. Unfortunately, many men who think they are preparing their food healthily unwittingly make healthy food unhealthy. The following are some of the biggest mistakes that you might make while preparing foods…

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The Cost of Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits: Cancer on the Rise in India

The Cost of Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits: Cancer on the Rise in India

India has seen a 7.5 percent rise in the number of cancer patients primarily due to poor lifestyle choices such as consumption of alcohol, ‘pan masala’ and tobacco, a study has revealed. The lifestyle problems have contributed to cancer of lips, mouth, stomach, colon and rectum among men and to breast, ovarian and cervix uteri cancers among women, says the ‘Globocan’ project study conducted by International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The latest findings of the study show that India witnessed 10 lakh new…

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