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...