Health Benefits

  • Tea association demands chapter on tea in school syllabi June 9, 2013

    Guwahati: The North East Tea Association (NETA), a leading tea growers association in Assam, has appealed to the state government to include a chapter in the school textbooks on tea and its health benefits. NETA chairman Bidyananda Barkakoty said this while addressing the 16th biennial annual general meeting of the association...
  • Unequal distribution of health benefits in country: Azad March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: India has made substantial progress in building health infrastructure but the progress achieved has not been uniform across the country, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Tuesday. Speaking at a ceremony at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi, Azad said: "While it is acknowledged that that...
  • Quitting smoking improves cholesterol December 24, 2010

    New York: Smokers who successfully quit may enjoy yet another health benefit: improved cholesterol profiles. A boost in "good" cholesterol comes with quitting despite weight gain after putting out the last cigarette, hints a new study. If confirmed in future research, the finding could shed light on the strong, yet somewhat...
  • Chuck worries away, eat chocolates to stay healthy December 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Chocolate is no longer sinful. In fact it is good for the body and the brain. So, after Biology and Psychology, it is now time for Chocology — the study of chocolates and its various health benefits. If you are like the millions of other people who are addicted...