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Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

A new study has found that eating raw fruit and vegetables such as kiwis, bananas, apples and dark leafy greens may lower symptoms of depression and improve mental health, more than cooked, canned and processed food.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Despite deaths due to hunger, half of India's fruits and vegetables go to waste: Study

Despite deaths due to hunger, half of India's fruits and vegetables go to waste: Study

The study estimated that the cold chain market in India valued at $167.24 billion in 2016 was projected to reach $234.49 billion by 2020. 

Oct 24, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Less than 20% urban kids in India eat fruits once a day: Survey

Less than 20% urban kids in India eat fruits once a day: Survey

The results showed that only 35 percent of the children consume vegetables as part of every meal.

Oct 12, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Why does durian stink? Scientists reveal one of nature's smelliest secrets

Why does durian stink? Scientists reveal one of nature's smelliest secrets

The odour, scientists said, helps the fruit serve an essential purpose in the wild – it attracts animals to consume it and then disperse the seeds.

Oct 11, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Men, take note! Want to smell more attractive? Include more fruits and veggies in your diet

Men, take note! Want to smell more attractive? Include more fruits and veggies in your diet

The study establishes what previous researches have shown – the notion that scent and health are linked and play a significant role in how desirable someone appears.

Aug 18, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Include lots of fruits and fish in your diet to reduce colorectal cancer risk

Include lots of fruits and fish in your diet to reduce colorectal cancer risk

A new study has showed consuming lots of fruits and fish helps to prevent the risk of developing colorectal cancer by nearly 86 percent.

Jul 01, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Foodgrains, milk, veggies to be up to 5% cheaper under GST

Foodgrains, milk, veggies to be up to 5% cheaper under GST

The government on Thursday said foodgrains, flour, milk, vegetables and fruits will get cheaper by up to 5 percent once the Goods and Services Tax is rolled out.

Jun 08, 2017, 20:12 PM IST
Help yourselves to more servings of fruits and veggies to reduce risk of artery disease!

Help yourselves to more servings of fruits and veggies to reduce risk of artery disease!

The findings revealed that people who ate three or more daily servings of fruits and vegetables had 18 percent lower odds of PAD than those who ate less.

May 22, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Exercise, healthy diet lowers risk of colon cancer recurrence

Exercise, healthy diet lowers risk of colon cancer recurrence

Colon cancer patients who reported a healthy body weight, engaged in regular physical activity, and ate a diet rich in whole grains, vegetables and fruits that was low in red and processed meats, had a lower risk of cancer recurrence and death.

May 22, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Eating fruits, veggies may make you look attractive: Study

Eating fruits, veggies may make you look attractive: Study

As part of the study, participants were asked to manipulate the colour of 50 different faces on a computer to make them appear "as healthy as possible."

May 19, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Eat more, weigh less! Fruits and veggies your solution to an obesity-free life

Eat more, weigh less! Fruits and veggies your solution to an obesity-free life

Current evidence suggests that such a pro-vegetarian diet has a protective role in cardiovascular disease and diabetes, but little is known about its role on the risk of developing obesity in healthy populations.

May 19, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
Nearly 40% of food in US goes waste: Study

Nearly 40% of food in US goes waste: Study

Huge quantities of nutritious foods end up in landfills instead of meeting Americans' dietary needs," said lead author Marie Spiker, from the Johns Hopkins University in the US.

May 15, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Here's how to keep your liver healthy

Here's how to keep your liver healthy

Eat foods that have plenty of fibres such as fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads.

Apr 19, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Eating fresh fruits daily may reduce risk of diabetes by 12 per cent

Eating fresh fruits daily may reduce risk of diabetes by 12 per cent

Want to lower the risk of diabetes? Well, a new study has showed that eating a bowl of fresh fruits daily may reduce the risk of developing the disease by 12 per cent.

Apr 12, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
This is how primates developed larger brains

This is how primates developed larger brains

 Researchers have found that a diet rich in fruits may have been responsible for larger brain size in primates.

Mar 28, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Women can cut psychological stress risk by consuming lots of fruits, veggies!

Women can cut psychological stress risk by consuming lots of fruits, veggies!

The findings showed that women who ate 3-4 daily serves of vegetables had an 18 percent lower risk of stress, and those who ate two daily serves of fruit had a 16 percent lower risk of stress.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Adhering to mediterranean diet a must for men, says study

Adhering to mediterranean diet a must for men, says study

The results indicate that low sperm quality parameters are inversely associated with healthy diets rich in certain nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, certain antioxidants.

Mar 14, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Foods for longevity: Eat these to turn back the clock

Foods for longevity: Eat these to turn back the clock

Instead of piling up on processed foods loaded with artificial sweeteners and offers less nourishment, try to consume more nutrient-rich foods such as fruits and vegetables that promote health and longevity. 

Mar 02, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Ten portions of fruits and vegetables a day can cut down your risk of cancer!

Ten portions of fruits and vegetables a day can cut down your risk of cancer!

This is the finding of new research, led by scientists from Imperial College London, which analysed 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake.

Feb 28, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
Want to live long and healthy life? Include ten portions of fruits, veggies in your daily diet

Want to live long and healthy life? Include ten portions of fruits, veggies in your daily diet

One should include 10 portions or 800 grammes of fruit and vegetables daily as it help reduce the risk of early deaths.

Feb 23, 2017, 23:24 PM IST