Food

New device to detect flouride contamination

GENEVA:Adding fluoride to water has been common practice in a number of countries, including India. In low concentrations, it can help prevent tooth decay and… Read more..

Eat flaxseed to check obesity

NEW YORK:Besides improving your heart health, consuming flaxseeds can also cause changes in the gut microbiota, boost metabolic health as well as protect against diet-induced… Read more..

Eating Breakfast May Not Induce Weight Loss

Do you eat a hearty breakfast in the morning and then skip a few meals thinking it will help you lose weight? Think again. There… Read more..

Saturated Fats can put your Heart at Risk

LONDON:The type of saturated fats we consume can put us at risk of a heart attack, according to a new study suggesting that eating plant-based… Read more..

Climate-friendly Diets are also Healthier: Study

NEW YORK:After examining the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day, researchers have identified that more climate-friendly diets are also… Read more..

Can Eat Less by Smellingf High-calorie Food for 2 Minutes

NEW YORK:Does a whiff of pizzas, burgers or sandwiches entice you, but you refrain from eating them due to the high-calories it contains? Take heart,… Read more..

Fasting Can Improve the Overall Health

NEW YORK:Fasting may not be just a religious or political practice. It may actually protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers… Read more..

Most Indians are Done with Meat, Wish to go Vegan

As the country grapples with health-related issues such as diabetes, healthier food choices might be the flavour of the season with a poll showing that… Read more..

Spirulina, the Superfood Which Can Relax your Arteries, Lower Blood Pressure

Suffering from hypertension? Take heart, Italian researchers have identified Spirulina, a superfood made from algae, that could help to reduce blood pressure. The superfood, described… Read more..

Food Adulterers in Maharashtra Will Face Life Sentence

MUMBAI:Maharashtra government said it would make food adulteration a non-bailable offence and provide for life-term to the offenders.Food and Civil Supplies Minister Girish Bapat informed… Read more..

Vegetables are Most Affordable Source of Vitamins and Minerals

An ideal diet includes a lot of fruits and vegetables to ensure overall health. However, according to a study, vegetables can also help provide food… Read more..

Ban on Instant Noodles, Oily Snacks on Panjab University Campus

CHANDIGARH:In line with the recent ban on preparation and consumption of junk food on campus canteens and mess, the Panjab University (PU) on Monday issued… Read more..

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