Hunger

Walnuts: Your nutty buddies that can help keep hunger at bay! - Read

Walnuts: Your nutty buddies that can help keep hunger at bay! - Read

The researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to observe how consuming walnuts changes activity in the brain.

Aug 17, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
New hope for world hunger? Scientists create food out of thin air!

New hope for world hunger? Scientists create food out of thin air!

 As per reports, scientists in Finland have claimed that they have successfully created food out of thin air, just by using electricity, carbon dioxide and a few added microbes.

Aug 01, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Want to control your appetite? Eating this might help!

Want to control your appetite? Eating this might help!

A new study has found that eating foods such as walnuts, salmon and canola oil may help in controlling your appetite and also make you less hungry as they are rich in polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs).

Jun 16, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
One child out of five living in relative poverty in rich countries: UN report

One child out of five living in relative poverty in rich countries: UN report

The number of adolescents reporting mental health problems is increasing in the majority of the countries included in the study, along with the rate of obesity among young people.

Jun 15, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Here's the UN expert's take on India's combat with hunger!

Here's the UN expert's take on India's combat with hunger!

The SUN movement, which started in 2010, works collaboratively with 59 countries to end malnutrition. States such as Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand are members of this movement.

May 26, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
20 mn people on brink of famine - These 4 African countries face 'unprecedented' humanitarian crisis

20 mn people on brink of famine - These 4 African countries face 'unprecedented' humanitarian crisis

Famine is defined as occurring when 20 per cent of the population is starving, 30 per cent of the children are extremely malnourished, and the mortality rate has reached double its average.

May 19, 2017, 08:54 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
Revealed: Salty diet makes you hungry, not thirsty

Revealed: Salty diet makes you hungry, not thirsty

The study found that "Cosmonauts" who ate more salt in the simulation retained more water, were not as thirsty and needed more energy.

Apr 18, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Weight loss: Top five foods to suppress your appetite and keep you full

Weight loss: Top five foods to suppress your appetite and keep you full

Here are five appetite-suppressing foods that can keep you feeling full longer.

Dec 15, 2016, 14:12 PM IST

World Food Day 2016: A day to act against hunger

This day is celebrated in honour of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations in the year 1945.

Oct 16, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

Global Hunger Index: India ranks 97 out of 118 countries; 15% of country's population undernourished

The report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) ranked India 97 among 118 countries.

Oct 12, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

Here`s why some fat risks your health, while others don't

According to the University of Naples Federico II study, a diet high in saturated fat affects a part of the brain called the hypothalamus, which helps regulate hunger, making it struggle to control what you eat.

Aug 01, 2016, 08:57 AM IST
Americans' habit of throwing half of food produce deepens poverty, creates havoc on environment

Americans' habit of throwing half of food produce deepens poverty, creates havoc on environment

This practice, which is usually supported by furnishing reasons such as “cult of perfection”, poverty and hunger in fact inflicts a hefty toll on the environment.

Jul 13, 2016, 15:25 PM IST