Lemon water: Best summer drink to beat the heat!

Summer has arrived with all its heat and sweat leaving you exhausted. A good and chilling drink is all that one needs to say goodbye to the summer heat instantly. Lemon water or Nimbu pani is one really good option to revitalize your weary senses.

Healthy diet may reduce risk of cognitive decline with age!

According to a new researcher, people who indulge in healthier food options are more likely to experience cognitive decline as they age.

Manthan: Know what to eat this summer season to stay healthy!

Know what to eat this summer season to stay healthy on today's episode of Manthan.

Unlock the secrets to healthier eating

People eat more of healthier foods like fruits and vegetables when these items are visible and easy to reach, enticingly displayed and appear like an obvious choice.

Suggest steps to check pesticide-laced veg, fruits: HC to govt

The Delhi High Court today asked the government to suggest measures to regulate the huge inflow of pesticide-laced vegetables, fruits and other edible items from neighbouring states to the national capital.

Food prices to shoot up sharply because of unseasonal rains

Food prices are expected to shoot up sharply because of untimely rains.

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.

Watching sad movies can make you pile on the pounds

A new study has found that people who watch sad movies tend to gain weight as they eat 28-55 percent more than watching other upbeat movies.

Five foods you must eat everyday for a healthy living!

Many of us remain unaware about certain foods that we need to include in our daily diet. We need to eat a variety of foods each day to keep ourselves fit and fend off many diseases.

Maha Shivaratri Special recipe: Mewa ki Kheer with nuts
Maha Shivaratri Special recipe: Mewa ki Kheer with nuts

Ingredients

Milk - 1 litre

Makhana - 30-40 grams

Cashew - 20-25g nuts (Chop cashew into smaller pieces 5-6)

Raisins - 4 tablespoons 

Almonds - 20-25 almonds, (chop almonds and into smaller pieces)

Chironji - 1 table spoon

Little done to curb pesticide use in vegetables, Delhi HC told

 Despite the excessive use of pesticides in vegetables and fruits sold across the national capital, "little has been done to curb the menace", the Delhi High Court was told Wednesday.

High pesticides in veggies & other foods: Govt report

A high level of pesticides was found in 509 samples out of 16,790 comprising veggies, fruits, spices, rice, wheat and other food items in 2013-14, said a latest government report.

Why is it important to include dried fruits in our diet!

There is no truth about fresh fruits being better and healthier than the dried ones. What is important is whether the fruit contains the necessary vitamins and minerals that your body requires, where it is from and how it is grown or dried.

Added fructose driving the rise in diabetics

Consumption of foods and beverages containing added sugars, particularly added fructose, is a major factor behind the dramatic rise in type 2 diabetes, contends a study.

Let schoolkids play first, eat later

Holding recess before lunch increases fruit and vegetable consumption and decreases waste among schoolchildren, finds a study.

Women more nutritionally knowledgeable than men

Women are, in general, more nutritionally knowledgeable and engage in healthier food shopping strategies than men, says a new research.

Two pieces of fruit a day help fight depression: Study

Eating at least two pieces of fruit like apples daily helps in preventing depression, especially in middle-aged women, according to a study published Thursday by Australian scientists.

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.