Oil in your salad may boost its benefits: Study

Oil in your salad may boost its benefits: Study

Eating the same salad without the added oil lessens the likelihood that the body will absorb the nutrients.

Oct 10, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Plant compounds may boost brain power in elderly

Plant compounds may boost brain power in elderly

People get these compounds, known as carotenoids, from their diets, and two of them - lutein and zeaxanthin - have been shown in previous research to bolster eye and cognitive health in older adults. 

Nov 22, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

Six amazing health benefits of eating potatoes!

Though potatoes are a high-carbohydrate food, eating them in moderate quantities won't make you fatter.

Oct 14, 2015, 10:33 AM IST

Breast milk more nutritious in China than US

Babies in China are treated to more nutritious breast milk than those in Mexico or the US, suggests a new research.

Jun 11, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Is eating an orange really better than orange juice?

 While it is believed that eating an orange is better than having orange juice, scientists have explained in a new study that it may not be that clear.

Jan 22, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Consuming fresh avocado with tomatoes or carrots enhances vitamin A absorption

A new study has revealed that consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A.

Jul 11, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Bright pulses of light could make space grown veggies more nutritious

Researchers have claimed that exposing leafy vegetables grown during spaceflight to a few bright pulses of light daily could increase the amount of eye-protecting nutrients produced by the plants.

Mar 05, 2014, 15:28 PM IST