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Shocking! Sugar industry paid Harvard scientists to blame fat for heart disease

As per a special report in JAMA Internal Medicine, an industry group then called the Sugar Research Foundation, which is known as the Sugar Association today, sponsored some research on fat as the 'dietary culprit' in heart disease – an attempt to refute concerns about sugar's role in heart disease.

Five common mistakes to avoid while making herbal tea!

Here are a few common mistakes that you should avoid in order to enjoy the optimal health benefits of herbal tea.

Sugar above Rs 40/kg: Govt imposes stock limit on mills to check prices

Sugar above Rs 40/kg: Govt imposes stock limit on mills to check prices

To check spiralling price of sugar which has crossed Rs 40 per kg, the government on Thursday imposed stock limits on sugar mills during the festival season till October-end.

Govt imposes stock limit on mills to to check sugar prices

Govt imposes stock limit on mills to to check sugar prices

Government on Thursday imposed stock limit on sugar mills to check prices during festival season, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday.

 

Breast milk sugars may ward off deadly infection in babies

 A type of sugar found naturally in some women's breast milk may protect newborn babies from infection with a potentially life threatening bacterium, says a study. 

Ram Vilas Paswan favours ban on sugar futures

Ram Vilas Paswan favours ban on sugar futures

With retail sugar prices crossing Rs 40/kg, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday favoured ban on sugar futures trade in the interest of consumers.

These signs shows you are addicted to sugar!

One should not consume too much of sugar as it is considered not good for health and can lead to diseases like hypertension, depression, obesity and fatigue. 

Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices

Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices

Government is mulling imposing stock limit for sugar millers and restricting domestic sales by fixing quota on each mill to tame sweetener's retail prices, which are currently ruling as high as Rs 43 per kg.

Are avocados the best first foods for babies?

Babies' ideal first foods should have a low to moderate sweet and salty flavour profile to avoid early preferences for sweet foods.

Five easy home remedies to treat water retention!

Water retention is quite common and normal if you are pregnant or menstruating, otherwise one should consult a doctor immediately as it is considered not good for health.

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier vegetables, pulses and sugar pushed WPI inflation for the third straight month in June to 1.62 percent, queering the pitch for the Reserve Bank to reduce rates in its August policy meet.

Sugar exports unviable after imposition of 20% duty: ISMA

Sugar exports unviable after imposition of 20% duty: ISMA

Sugar industry body ISMA on Friday said that exports of sweetener become unviable after imposition of 20 percent customs duty but it will help in maintaining enough stock to meet the domestic demand.

Govt slaps 20% export duty on sugar to check prices

Govt slaps 20% export duty on sugar to check prices

Government Thursday imposed 20 percent customs duty on sugar exports to boost domestic supply and check prices which are ruling high at Rs 40/kg.

High rise in export of Sugar

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Sugar exports up at 1.6 MT so far in 2015-16 season

Sugar exports up at 1.6 MT so far in 2015-16 season

New Delhi: India has exported over 1.6 million tonnes of sugar so far in 2015-16 marketing year that started from October last, up 46 percent from the whole of previous year, according to industry body ISMA.

Food Ministry proposes 25% duty on sugar export to ensure sufficient supply

Food Ministry proposes 25% duty on sugar export to ensure sufficient supply

The Food Ministry has proposed imposing 25 percent duty on export of sugar to ensure sufficient supply in the domestic market, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said.

Video alert! Here's how Karan Singh Grover surprised Bipasha Basu on their wedding day

Video alert! Here's how Karan Singh Grover surprised Bipasha Basu on their wedding day

Check out how Karan Singh Grover surprised Bipasha Basu on their D-day!

Rising price of Sugar and Pulses hitting common man's pocket yet again

In a span of just a fortnight, there has been a spike of over 45% in the price of pulses like arhar, masoor and chana. Wholesale and retail prices have shot up simultaneously.

Government allows states to fix stock holding limit on sugar

Government allows states to fix stock holding limit on sugar - Mandi Live

As the Government has allowed states to fix stock holding limit on sugar, watch the video and get to know the latest updates about it.

Top sugar producer Maharashtra exempts mills from paying cane tax

Maharashtra, India`s top sugar producing state, on Friday exempted sugar exporting mills from paying cane purchase tax for the 2015/16 marketing year that started on Oct. 1, the state`s finance minister said.