Birds can 'weigh' nuts too: Study

Just like humans, birds too can choose the best quality peanuts without even opening their shells, says a recent research.

Here's how birds choose 'heavier' peanuts amongst the lot
Here's how birds choose 'heavier' peanuts amongst the lot

Since most of the foods that birds eat have shells, it's hard to know what seeds and nuts are good, but this study shows that birds have their own way to determine the quality of the food inside of the shell.

Omega-3 boosts brain power among the elderly

 Omega-3 fatty acids -- found in fish, nuts and certain seeds like flax seeds -- can improve cognitive abilities among the elderly, finds a study.

Ladies! Eating nuts frequently reduces your risk for bowel cancer

A new research has revealed that nut consumption reduces the colorectal cancer risk in women.

Sachin Tendulkar with spanner tightens bolts at car plant
Sachin Tendulkar with spanner tightens bolts at car plant

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's hands that sported a cricket bat for 24 years for India wielded a spanner on Thursday tightening the nuts and bolts of a BMW engine at a car plant near here.

Wild bearded capuchin monkeys are sophisticated nut-crackers

Wild bearded capuchin monkeys show a high level of dexterity when it comes to cracking nuts, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Load up your diet with whole grains, nuts to cut risk of Alzheimer by half

Consuming a diet filled with foods such as whole grains and nuts can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's by half, says a new study.

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


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

Daily consumption of nuts improve overall health: Study

A recent study involving 14,386 young adults has revealed that daily consumption of tree nuts can promote good health.

Allergic to nuts? Know how much is too much

Researchers have identified the level of five of the most common food allergens which would cause a reaction in the most sensitive 10 percent of people.

Korean Air chief apologises as daughter called in over nuts incident
Korean Air chief apologises as daughter called in over nuts incident

The chairman of Korean Air Lines on Friday apologised to a country brimming with outrage over an incident in which his daughter delayed a flight because she was unhappy with the way a flight attendant served her nuts. 

Eating fruits, vegetables, nuts helps to lower stroke risk

Including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish in diet; engaging in physical activity and keeping the blood pressure under control can lower the risk of a first time stroke.  

Eat pistachios regularly to lower diabetes risk

A new study has revealed that consuming pistachios regularly might help in lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes in pre-diabetic people.

Indulge in healthy food, but mind the portion

Indulging in health food items to cut flab? Make sure you know how much to eat as it is possible overdose of right food can prevent you from losing weight.

Eating nuts caused tooth decay in hunter-gatherers

Eating nuts and acorns may have helped hunter-gatherers survive 15,000 years ago in northern Africa but the practice wreaked havoc on their teeth, researchers said Monday.

Foods with Zinc can fight Diabetes Mellitus

Zinc is an essential mineral required by the body for maintaining a healthy immune system, building proteins, triggering enzymes, and creating DNA. Besides that zinc can aid in normalizing the negative effects of diabetes mellitus. According to a study, zinc has been shown to alleviate the harmful effects of diabetes by improving glycemic control in type I and type II diabetes.

Nuts reduce death risk, says study

Consuming nuts at least seven times a week can reduce risk of death from any cause by 20 percent, says a new study.

Go nuts! Healthy facts about nuts!

Good things come in small packages and nuts are no exceptions. These nuggets are packed with healthy fats, protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Eating nuts tied to fewer cancer, heart disease deaths

People who eat a diet rich in nuts, including peanuts, are less likely to die from heart disease or cancer, new research suggests.