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A new study reveals that consuming more fast food may also add extra harmful chemicals to your diet. This is because fast food has chemicals like phthalates which are found to be toxic.

WASHINGTON, DC (April 13, 2016) -- People who reported consuming more fast food in a national survey were exposed to higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals known as phthalates, according to

Junk food and sugar-sweetened beverages will soon be taxed higher and subjected to tougher advertising norms.

Diabetes has been growing at an alarming rate in India. Unfortunately, children are also at increasing risk of developing both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

On World Health Day, that is observed on April 7 by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has called for government policies to control consumption of un

Underweight and severe and morbid obesity are associated with highly elevated risks of adverse health outcomes. The estimated trends in mean body-mass index (BMI), which characterises its population distribution, and in the prevalences of a complete set of BMI categories for adults in all countries.

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Delhi Government has directed schools in the national capital to consider banning sale of food items which are high in fat, sugar and salt content from their canteens and sensitize students about t

In a bid to promote healthy-eating practice in schools, the Delhi government has directed schools in the city to consider banning sale of food items high in fat, sugar and salt content from their c

Bareilly: Now there will be no more pizza, pasta and chips for school kids.

Indore: School students in the city are finding it hard to give up on junk food and switch to healthy food.