Intake of fruits and vegetables low in Indians: Survey

Indians, across all age groups, consume less than half the quantity of fruits and vegetables recommended by World Health Organisation, a study revealed.

Young Indians falling short on fruits, vegetables intake: Survey

Young Indians are falling considerably short of the daily intake of fruits and vegetables as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a significant research has revealed.

Reach out for that fruit basket for better health!

Children prefer fast food and other snacks, so it is up to the parents to make healthier options like fruits a part of their daily diet.

Food items contain over 12% unapproved pesticides, claims govt report

The government has found residues of unapproved pesticides in vegetables, fruits, milk and other food items collected from various retail and wholesale outlets across the country.

Eat more fruits and non-starchy vegetables to stay slim

Increased consumption of fruits and non-starchy vegetables is inversely associated with weight gain, says a study.

More fruits, non-starchy veggies can help you shed those extra kilos

You may want to start eating more fruits and non-starchy vegetables as a new study has associated them with less weight gain.

2000 calories a day test - Find out what we should be eating!

Do you know exactly how many calories you should eat in a day in order to lead a healthy lifestyle?

Ultraviolet light can kill pathogens in fruit
Ultraviolet light can kill pathogens in fruit

Simple and inexpensive ultraviolet light technology can kill food-borne pathogens on the surface of certain fruits such as apples and pears, scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have found.

Diet may improve breast cancer therapy

A diet that starves cancer cells of an essential nutrient may help improve outcomes of difficult to treat type of breast cancer, says a study.

Live test: Beware! How safe are the vegetables on your plate?-Part 4

Find out how poisonous vegetables are being served on your plate. Also check out the live test done on these vegetables to detect the level of toxicity.

Live test: Beware! How safe are the vegetables on your plate?-Part 3

Find out how poisonous vegetables are being served on your plate. Also check out the live test done on these vegetables to detect the level of toxicity.

Live test: Beware! How safe are the vegetables on your plate?-Part 2

Find out how poisonous vegetables are being served on your plate. Also check out the live test done on these vegetables to detect the level of toxicity.

Live test: Beware! How safe are the vegetables on your plate?

Find out how poisonous vegetables are being served on your plate. Also check out the live test done on these vegetables to detect the level of toxicity.

What not to eat for gorgeous skin?

Don't want pigmentation or rashes? Stop indulging in dairy products or sugar, says an expert.

How to take care of oral health

Rinse properly after every meal, reduce your intake of tea or coffee and favour natural vegetables and fruits to take care of your oral health, says an expert.

FSSAI for fixing lead content limit in fruits, pulses & juices

After the Maggi fiasco, central food safety regulator FSSAI has proposed fixing limits of permissible lead content in a wide range of products including salt, fruits, juices, vegetables, pulses and meat products.

FSSAI for fixing lead content limit in fruits, pulses & juices

After the Maggi fiasco, central food safety regulator FSSAI has proposed fixing limits of permissible lead content in a wide range of products including salt, fruits, juices, vegetables, pulses and meat products.

Three healthy snacks to eat at your desk!

A diet high in fat and sugar can make you feel sluggish and tired. And a mindless snacking in office can hamper your productivity at large too. 

Food alert: Delhi's 'red' litchis might be spray painted!

In a video sent to us by one of our viewers, Delhi's imported litchis are being sprayed with red paint to make them look more appealing for buyers. But this paint can make them highly poisonous to consume and can damage your liver, kidney or give you food poison.