Genetically edited fruits a reality soon

Soon eat apples that do not get brown when cut or have super bananas that produce more vitamin A. With genetic engineering, `smart` fruits are coming at a grocery store near you.

Double your fruits, vegetables intake for super health: Report

Adults worldwide should at least double their current consumption of fruits and vegetables to meet the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) minimum recommendation of five servings (400 grams) per day, emphasises a study.

Artist creates `magical` tree that bears `40 different fruits`

Artist Sam Van Aken has created a single tree that could produce 40 different stone fruits with the help of technique called `grafting`.

Tips to lead a healthier life

Leading a healthy life doesn’t only mean going to the gym and working out. It further means to take care of your body and make easy to manage healthy choices in day to day life. Our body is our physical shell that will take us through the various phases of life.

Odisha waves market fee on fruits, vegetables

Odisha, one of India`s top vegetable producers, Thursday said it has deregulated fruit and vegetables from local market fees so that these can be available at lower prices to consumers.

Bihar MLA wears garland of fruits, vegetables in protest against inflation

Protesting against rising inflation, an RJD MLA Wednesday stood at the entrance of Bihar Assembly with a garland of onions, potatoes other vegetables and fruits.

Monsoon Special: Foods you should eat!

With our bodies more vulnerable to diseases and infections during the monsoon season, we should take extra care of our eating habits during this time.

Four tomatoes a day may reduce kidney cancer risk: Study

Love tomatoes? You have more reasons to relish them as a tomato-rich diet may lower kidney cancer risk, especially in case of women.

Use `healthy` parts of food that get discarded

Parts of fruits and vegetables like broccoli leaves and onion skin are often discarded though they contain health benefits -- and we can easily include them in our diet, say nutritionists.

Tiny scanner that checks your fruit`s nutritional value

What if you can get the nutritional value of an apple or a watermelon by just scanning it with a hand-held device?

Fruits, vegetables could cut stroke risk

Researchers have said that eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of stroke worldwide.

Katy Perry likes growing her own fruits, vegetables

Pop star Katy Perry says she is a big fan of gardening and makes use of it in growing her own vegetables.

Summer diet: Hog on fruits, veggies to stay active

Soaring temperatures make people lazy, so it`s time to make some dietary changes to stay fit during this summer. Experts suggest that adding selective fruits and vegetables to everyday diet can show up great results.

Seven+ daily portions of fruit and veg `best chance to stave off death from any cause`

Researchers have suggested that eating at least seven daily portions of fruit and vegetables could be the best chance to stave off death from any cause.

Women who eat fruits, vegetables have healthier arteries

A new study suggests that women who ate a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables as young adults were much less likely to have plaque build-up in their arteries 20 years later, compared with those who consumed lower amounts of these foods.

Ladies! Have fruits for super heart

Reinforcing the importance of developing healthy eating habits early in life, researchers have found that women who eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables are less likely to develop heart diseases.

Mediterranean diet may reduce diabetes: Study

A new study suggests that adhering to a Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of developing diabetes, especially people who are at a high risk for cardiovascular disease.

Healthy ways to prevent cancer in teens!

Unlike adults, lifestyle-related and environmental risk factors are not considered to play a major role in cancers in teens.

Healthy diet lowers dementia risk later in life

A new study suggests that healthy dietary choices in midlife may prevent dementia in later years.

Why is pancreatic cancer so dangerous?

Pancreatic cancer is so dangerous because it generally grows and spreads silently before it`s discovered, and which is a major reason why it`s a leading cause of cancer death.