Simple potato extract can control obesity

To the delight of potato lovers, researchers have found a simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet which is high in fat and refined carbohydrates.

New 'game changing' broccoli pill that fights cancer

Scientists have developed a new pill from broccoli that can fight cancer, by reducing the chance of it striking, slowing its growth and halting its spread.

How to make your kids consume veggies the French style

French mothers often add vegetable cooking water to their infants' milk to help introduce them to eating vegetables at the weaning stage and a similar strategy may work for your kids too, a new research suggests.

How to make your tots develop the taste for veggies

A new study has revealed that adding tiny amounts of vegetable puree to milk and then rice at the time of weaning can make children eat vegetables.

Mediterranean, DASH-style diets help reduce risk of first-time stroke

A new study has claimed that eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, which include fruit, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish, can help reducing the risk of a first-time stroke.

Eating fruits, vegetables, nuts helps to lower stroke risk

Including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish in diet; engaging in physical activity and keeping the blood pressure under control can lower the risk of a first time stroke.  

Eating fruit and vegetables makes you happy

Australian researchers said Wednesday that eating large amounts of fruit and vegetables can make you happier.

Small farmers to sell directly from new 'Kisan Mandi' in Delhi

 Small farmers will soon be able to sell fruits and vegetables directly to bulk consumers like organised retailers, hotels and exporters here after Centre today unveiled an unique 'Kisan Mandi' platform that aims to boost income by eliminating middlemen.

Five-a-day fruits, veggies consumption can be good for mental health too

A new study has revealed that consuming recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables per day may not only be good for people's physical health but is also beneficial for their mental wellbeing.

Bihar kids to get eggs, fruits in mid-day meal

To combat malnourishment, Bihar government plans to include fruits for vegetarian students and eggs in the mid-day meal for around two crore students, state Education Minister Brishen Patel said here Thursday.

Five reasons why one should eat vegetables

Vegetables provides a range of health benefits to the body. They are a good source of nutrition like vitamins, minerals, fiber, and good carbohydrates.

Double your fruits, vegetables intake for super health: Report

Adults worldwide should at least double their current consumption of fruits and vegetables to meet the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) minimum recommendation of five servings (400 grams) per day, emphasises a study.

Five daily portions of fruit, vegetables lower death risk

Add a substantial amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet - at least five portions - and live your life disease free.

Monsoon special recipe: Szechuan shrimp babycorn

Try this fresh shrimp recipe and enjoy the rains.

Mamata Banerjee orders strengthening vigil over market situation: FTO

Expressing concern over rising prices of vegetables, fish and essential commodities, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday directed her officials to keep a strong vigil over the market trend.

Odisha waves market fee on fruits, vegetables

Odisha, one of India`s top vegetable producers, Thursday said it has deregulated fruit and vegetables from local market fees so that these can be available at lower prices to consumers.