Healthy

Eating veggies doesn't equal to avoiding junk food

Children who eat more carrots and apples are no less likely to eat candies,fries and Junk Food, warns a new study, suggesting that emphasizing on avoiding “bad” food is as important as adding “good” food in children’s diet. The researchers found that kids who ate fruits and vegetables and drank milk every day were as likely to eat foods high in sugar and salt as those who rarely ate healthy

Count bites, not calories to shed extra kilos

Though the Atkins diet, Paleo diet, raw food diet and 5:2 exist, the key to shedding those extra kilos could be as simple as counting bites. Following a new pilot study, scientists revealed that the secret to weight loss success might lie how much food we are putting into our mouths, the Independent reported. They tasked participants with counting the number of bites they took over a month, and then

People choose larger portions of 'healthy' foods

By Kerry Grens People will choose larger portions of food if they are labeled as being “healthier,” even if they have the same number of calories, according to a new study. “People think (healthier food) is lower in calories,” said Pierre Chandon, a marketing professor at the INSEAD  Social Science Research Center in France, and they “tend to consume more of it.” That misconception can lead to people eating larger