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Up till now margarine is considered as better option of butter by Health experts. We have been advised to switch to Margarine instead of butter as it contains saturated animal fats, can increase level of bad cholesterol and plaque formation in heart artries. Whereas Margarine contains poly unsaturated vegetables fats.
Now, the scientists in the US claim to have turned that swapping the butter for margarine 'may be bad for your health', reports Daily mail.
New research shows that a regular walk can significantly improve our health.
A regular walking routine significantly reduces the risk of Metabolic Syndrome, a condition which affects one in four people in the UK and can cause heart disease, strokes and cancer.
Metabolic Syndrome is the medical term for a combination of risk factors including elevated blood pressure and blood sugar, and large waist circumference. The syndrome puts people at significant danger of developing a list of life-threatening and debilitating conditions and diseases.
Obesity can lead to a lack of vitamin D circulating in the body, according to a study led by the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH). Efforts to tackle obesity should thus also help to reduce levels of vitamin D deficiency in the population, says the lead investigator of the study, Dr Elina Hypponen.
While previous studies have linked vitamin D deficiency with obesity, the ICH-led paper, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, sought to establish the direction of causality i.e. whether a lack of vitamin D triggers a weight gain, or whether obesity leads to the deficiency.
Do you avoid eating your favourite dish that contains garlic, in the office or before any important meeting fearing the bad smell of garlic? well, you can avoid bad breath caused by garlic by consuming milk suggest researchers, reports Medicalexpress.
According to a 2010 study in the Journal of Food Science published by the Institute of Food Technologist (IFT), researchers from the department of Food Science and Technology at The Ohio State University discovered that drinking milk while eating garlic-heavy food can reduce the malodorous breath associated with garlic consumption.
Men's sperm quality may be significantly affected by their levels of physical activity, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).
They found that healthy young men who were sedentary, as measured by hours of TV viewing, had lower sperm counts than those who were the most physically active.
"We know very little about how lifestyle may impact semen quality and male fertility in general so identifying two potentially modifiable factors that appear to have such a big impact on sperm counts is truly exciting," said lead author Audrey Gaskins, a doctoral student at HSPH.
Dairy intake, pecifically milk and yogurt —is associated with higher bone mineral density (BMD) in the hip, but not the spine. Cream, on the other hand, may be associated with lower BMD overall suggest a study Published in the journal Archives of Osteoporosis conducted by researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS).
These findings suggest that not all dairy products are equally beneficial in promoting bone strength.
"Dairy foods provide several important nutrients that are beneficial for bone health," says lead author Shivani Sahni, Ph.D., Musculoskeletal Research Team, IFAR."However, cream and its products such as ice cream have lower levels of these nutrients and have higher levels of fat and sugar.