Here's how birds choose 'heavier' peanuts amongst the lot
Here's how birds choose 'heavier' peanuts amongst the lot

Since most of the foods that birds eat have shells, it's hard to know what seeds and nuts are good, but this study shows that birds have their own way to determine the quality of the food inside of the shell.

Memories influence our choice of food: Study

The stronger our memory is of a certain food, the more likely we are to choose it - even if it is the more unattractive option, according to a new study.

Here's how TV food adverts impact obese teens' eating habits

A new study has found that brains of obese teenagers are unusually susceptible to food commercials.

'Smart' plate can count calories

A 'smart' plastic plate can count calories in meals placed on it to keep you from over-eating.

125 people food poisoned in Uttar Pradesh

About 125 people took ill after consuming contaminated food at a marriage function in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal District on Monday

Dining with a light eater makes you eat less: Study

People are more likely to eat less if their dining companion consumes only a small amount of food, due to a psychological effect, a new study has found.

Nigella Lawson's US TV show axed
Nigella Lawson's US TV show axed

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson's US cookery show "The Taste" has been axed by ABC after two series, following a dramatic ratings slump.

Allergies? You may want to blame childhood pollution exposure

A per a new study, exposure to outdoor air pollution during the first year of life increases the risk of developing allergies to food, mould, pets and pests.

New sensor detects spoilage of food

Scientists have developed a new sensor that detects ethanol emitted from the spoilage of foods into the head-space of a package.

'Kitchen wipes' can cut risk of food poisoning by 99 pc

Using disinfectant wipes in the kitchen can cut the risk food poisoning by a whopping 99.2 percent, says a new research.

Higher visibility of food around house linked to obesity

If you reduce the visibility of food around your house, chances of your family members turning obese may just reduce, suggests a new study.

Twitter launches @TwitterFood, a dedicated account for food-related tweets
Twitter launches @TwitterFood, a dedicated account for food-related tweets

Twitter has launched @TwitterFood for food-related tweets.

Can't stick to a diet? It's how we're wired

If you are finding it difficult to stick to a weight-loss diet, the hunger-sensitive cells in your brain are to be blamed, scientists say.

Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises to 4310, survivors express frustration at slow response to crisis
Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises to 4310, survivors express frustration at slow response to crisis

Shock turned to anger in Nepal on Tuesday, as some of the tens of thousands of people stricken by the weekend`s devastating earthquake expressed frustration at what they said was their government`s slow response to the crisis.

India supplying food, water, medicines to Nepal

India is constantly supplying relief materials, including food, water, milk, clothes and medicines to the earthquake-affected people in Nepal, officials said here on Monday.

Sam Smith opens up about weight struggle, says food 'controlled' him
Sam Smith opens up about weight struggle, says food 'controlled' him

 Sam Smith, who has been dropping a lot of weight lately, has opened up about his battle with food.

Nearly 200 hospitalised in Bihar after food poisoning

 Nearly 200 people, including 40 children, were admitted to a hospital in Bihar on Friday after they ate "poisoned food" at a marriage, a health official said.

Half Yemeni population is going hungry as violence worsens: WFP

Worsening violence in Yemen has made almost half the country`s population "food insecure", with flour shortages, closed shops and disrupted supply routes driving up food prices, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday.

Sensor that can detect spoiled food
Sensor that can detect spoiled food

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised an inexpensive sensor that can tell consumers if the food in their grocery store or refrigerator is safe to eat.

Fatty foods can alter how body's muscles process food

Just five days of eating a high-fat diet can alter how your body's muscles process food, which could lead to long-term problems such as weight gain, obesity, and other health issues, a new study has found.