Excess vitamin A disrupts immune system

Too much Vitamin A shuts down the body's trained immunity, opening door to infections to which we would otherwise be immune, says a new study.

Kathmandu citizens told not to eat meat over fears of disease

Authorities in Nepal's capital have asked residents not to slaughter or consume animals and birds over fears of a pandemic in the wake of last week's devastating earthquake that rocked the Himalayan nation.

High-fat yoghurt and cheese may lower diabetes risk

Eating high-fat yoghurt and cheese can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by a fifth, according to a new research.

EU introduces labels on origin of meat other than beef

The EU will tomorrow introduce labels showing the origins of pre-packed meat other than beef, but critics had sought even tougher rules in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.

Maharashtra beef ban due to 'vote bank politics': Traders

Days after a Maharashtra bill banning beef got Presidential assent, traders association of the red meat have come out strongly against the BJP-led state government, accusing it of "snatching" their livelihood for the sake of "vote bank politics".

Goa government to sell beef to meet red-meat shortage

In its bid to quell the beef shortage in Goa, the BJP-led government in the state may start selling beef on its own, an official said on Thursday, while blaming the mafia with links to meat traders for the shortage.

Eggs, meat won't give you bad cholesterol: US panel

Much to the delight of egg and meat lovers, a US advisory health panel has determined that dietary restrictions may not affect the level of bad cholesterol in the blood.

Meat-rich diet bad for kidney patients

Eating meat-rich diets could triple the risk of developing kidney failure among patients suffering from chronic kidney disease, say researchers, including an Indian-origin.

Eating meat increases risk of cancer, says PETA

Like smoking, eating meat also increases the risk of heart diseases and cancer, says People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Watch: Tiger leaps 10ft into air to catch a lump of meat

An incredible slow-motion video captures tiger jumping 10ft into the air to catch jaws around lump of meat.

In 17 years, fast food hasn't changed

Average calories, sodium and saturated fat content is as high in fast food today as these were in 1996, says a research.

Evan Rachel Wood felt like meat during magazine shoot
Evan Rachel Wood felt like meat during magazine shoot

 Actress Evan Rachel Wood opened up about the uncomfortable experience she had during a photo shoot with Vanity Fair in 2003.

Kashmir flooding: Meat sells cheap, vegetables prices shoot up

 After the deluge, chicken and onions in the Kashmir Valley cost the same, as plenty of live stock lay stuck after cancellation of hundreds of marriages due to the flooding while prices of vegetables have skyrocketed.

Eat less meat to achieve global food security
Eat less meat to achieve global food security

Moderating meat consumption and cutting down on food waste are keys to reducing the dangerous effects of climate change and ensure there is enough food for all, says a significant study.

Gluten-free diet could cut type 1 diabetes risk

Researchers have shown that mouse mothers can protect their pups from developing type 1 diabetes by eating a gluten-free diet.

Antimicrobial edible films inhibit pathogens in meat

Antimicrobial agents incorporated into edible films applied to foods to seal in flavour, freshness and colour can improve the microbiological safety of meats, according to new research.

Cooking meat with beer may protect you from cancer

Beer, when used as a marinade, can help reduce the formation of potentially harmful cancer-causing substances in grilled meats, scientists have found.

Diet rich in meat and fish could boost physical and mental health in older men

A new study from Japan suggests that older men could gain a boost physically, mentally and socially, if they eat a diet rich in meat and fish.

Here are five healthy ways to eat meat

Research has shown how eating lots of meat, especially red meat, can cost our health dearly, giving rise to cardiovascular diseases, cancers, and of course the belly fat- our ever-increasing waistlines.

Meat and cheese diet could be as lethal as smoking

A new study suggests that a high-protein diet during middle age makes you nearly twice as likely to die and four times more likely to die of cancer.