'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.

Meet Bros find Delhi food 'delicious'

 Composer duo Manmeet and Harmeet Singh, popularly known as Meet Bros, were here to perform at the EEMAGINE Summit 2015 and they managed to take time out from their rehearsals to taste some street food at various food joints.

Jennifer Aniston's cheat day
Jennifer Aniston's cheat day

Actress Jennifer Aniston has admitted she has a cheat day once a week.

Lack of food safety killing 2.2 million every year: Experts

Lack of government policies on food and water safety is causing the death of 2.2 million people, including children, every year across the globe, health experts said on Sunday.

80 persons fall ill after taking food at temple festival

About 80 persons were today admitted to a hospital here for suspected food poisoning after having food at a temple ceremony organised as a part of a festival, officials said. Their condition was not serious, officials said.

Why polar bears can't survive on land
Why polar bears can't survive on land

Polar bears, increasingly being forced on shore due to sea ice loss, may be eating land-based foods including berries, birds and eggs.

High levels of pesticide residues in fruits, vegetables can harm semen quality

Make sure that the food you eat is pesticide free, as new study has claimed that fruits and vegetables containing higher levels of pesticide residues can harm semen quality.

McDonald''s starts table service in Germany

McDonald`s Corp is introducing table service in Germany as it reinvents itself as a "modern, progressive burger company" under new Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook.

Recipe: Baked Beans
Recipe: Baked Beans


1 pound: dry navy or soldier beans

1/3cup: molasses

1/3 cup: apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon: dry mustard

1/2 cup: dark brown sugar, firmly packed

1/4 teaspoon: freshly ground black pepper

Beef essential food for Goa's minorities: CM

 Asserting that beef is an essential part of the diet of the minority community, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday asked animal rights activists to tone down their agitation against beef imported from neighbouring states,