Home News News oi-Sravia By Sravia on October 23, 2017 According to a study, it was found that if a child is exposed to excessive air pollution, there are high chances for it to affect their cognitive development. The study which was published in the journal Environmental Pollution, showed that there was an association between reduction in working memory and exposure to fine particle matter. This effect is highly visible in the case of children because of their small lung capacity and higher respiratory rate. Children who walked to school were found to be more exposed to pollution. But this does not mean that those who commute by car or public transport are not exposed to high levels. According to the researchers, the solution to this can be found if the number of private vehicles are reduced in the school routes. Further, to create less polluted and safer home to school routes. This can take a long time to be executed and hence it is important that diet of the child is … [Read more...] about Exposure To Air Pollution Can Damage School Kids Memories; Try These Memory Boosting Foods
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(CNN)Dave Kelly can still recall the time he glimpsed the biggest pack of pasta he had ever seen. Standing inside a community center in the UK city of Liverpool, Kelly just stood and stared at the packet. Curious about the line of people coming out of the center close to Anfield, home of Liverpool soccer club, Kelly pulled over and asked what was going on. He was told it was a line to use the food bank. Inside, he began to talk to those who had set up the stock room. Dave Kelly (L) and former Everton player Graham Stuart collect donations outside Goodison Park. "I'd never seen anything like it -- it was the biggest bag of pasta I had seen in my life," Kelly told CNN. Read More "To say the shelves were bare was an understatement. The only things left were the pasta and six tins of tuna the food bank was going to have to divide equally so everyone got something. "I knew then we had to do something." Kelly left a changed man and embarked on what he describes as "drastic … [Read more...] about Football and food banks: How UK soccer fans are helping tackle society’s ‘gaping wound’
For any chef, proof of the pudding is in eating it, but Ranveer Brar says it does help to have a social media presence going alongside it. The chef and TV host told a business magazine recently how his inspirations were altered by social media. “When you work in the kitchen, your world is small. Through social media, you realise the bigger things that are at play. I now want to delve into the history and culture of food,” he said. In fact, it’s not just in the kitchen but also in business that chefs encounter success due to social media. “Sometimes people look at social media as a formula for success,” Brar said. “If their presence on these platforms stems from the love of food, it is fine. But if they are taking a formulaic approach, and not having genuine experiences themselves, it’s not.” Like To Instagram Your Food? Here's What Marco Pierre White, Garima Arora And Other Celeb C... of 7NextPrevPlay SlideshowShoots, Eats And Leaves3 … [Read more...] about Ranveer Brar sees social media as a tool for chefs, calls it a key to success
Home Health Wellness Wellness lekhaka-DEVIKA BANDYOPADHYA By Devika Bandyopadhya on September 10, 2018 If you are prone to acidity-related health issues, then it is highly essential for you to follow a diet that will keep you free from foods that tend to cause acidity and other stomach issues. Making changes in your diet is the best way to keep acidity at bay. The key lies in identifying what are acidic foods. When talking about acidic substances, we take the pH value into consideration. A pH value of 0 indicates high acidic level. A pH value of 7 equals to neutral, whereas a pH value of 14 indicates alkaline. What Are Acidic Foods? Foods having a pH value of 4.6 or lower are considered acidic in nature. In general, citrus fruits have a low pH value and are therefore considered acidic. Our body has a regulated pH level which ranges from 0 to 14. A bit of alkaline pH of around 7.35 to 7.45 is what is considered ideal for the human health. A high pH level can cause … [Read more...] about How To Limit Acidic Foods In Your Diet?
From creamy milk chocolate to crunchy crisps, almost everyone has that one food craving that can tempt us away from even the most carefully-planned diet. But now experts have revealed that these foods all share one main feature - they all contain a ratio of two parts carbohydrate to one part fat - the same ratio as breast milk. Researchers from the University of Michigan took 120 students, offered them a choice of 35 different foods, and asked them to fill in the Yale Food Addiction Scale, a measure of how addictive you find a particular food. The foods were then ranked from 1 to 35 by the students. Top of the list of 'most addictive foods' was chocolate, followed by ice cream, French fries, pizza, biscuits, crisps, cake, buttered popcorn and cheeseburgers. At the bottom were salmon, brown rice, cucumber and broccoli. Now experts from The Fast 800 programme, a weightloss plan devised by Micheal Mosely, have uncovered that, despite appearing to have little in common, each of the … [Read more...] about Your junk food cravings decoded: Experts reveal popular treats such as chips and cake have the same carbohydrate to fat ratio as BREAST MILK