Daily calcium intake promotes longevity in women!!

Calcium supplements taken in small doses by women may have more benefits than just a therapeutic arsenal against osteoporosis, a condition that makes bones brittle and fragile with advancing years. It can help them live longer, claims a new study. The study found a daily intake of moderate level of calcium supplements (up to 1,000...

Eating behavior abnormal? Red flags to be watched out for

Is your teenage daughter suddenly cringing at the sight of her favorite foods, one too many a times? Be careful it maybe a red flag for an eating disorder: Altered eating habits Whenever there is an advent of an eating disorder it will show up as “abnormal eating behaviors”. This should be ignored if the...

Family structure plays vital role in determining child’s obesity rates

Is childhood obesity caused only by lack of physical activity and improper diet? This myth was broken by the latest study conducted in Rice University and the University of Houston. According to the new study, family structure of the child plays an important role in determining the child's body weight. The overall development of...