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Four myths about corn you should stop believing

Four myths about corn you should stop believing

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 12:34

There is nothing like sinking your teeth in a crisp cob of sweet corn. But few myths keep people away from the vegetable and it is time to know the truth.

Watch your waistline for diabetes risk

Watch your waistline for diabetes risk

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 09:34

A British health report has warned that adults with a large waistline are five times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

Brain `switch` controlling blood sugar levels discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 18:13

Researchers have identified the mechanism in the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Brown sugar worth Rs 1.5 cr seized, two held in MP

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:12

Two persons were arrested after brown sugar worth about Rs 1.5 crore was recovered from them, an official said Monday.

Govt not to hike import duty on sugar

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 17:50

Rejecting the demand to hike import duty on sugar to 40 percent, the Finance Ministry on Friday said the levy will be retained at the existing level of 15 percent.

UP govt issues notices to 52 sugar mills over cane arrears

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:24

Sugar marketing year runs from October to September.

Rosemary, oregano can fight type-2 diabetes: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:16

If you are suffering from type 2 diabetes then start including rosemary and oregano in your diet. Research suggests that diet consisting of these two may help you to control blood sugar levels naturally.

Indulge in healthy food, but mind the portion

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 21:46

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.

Shiv Sena objects to allotment of land to Pawar-led institute

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:47

The Shiv Sena Friday objected to Maharashtra Cabinet`s recent decision to give 36 hectares of land in Pune district to Sharad Pawar-led Vasantdada Sugar Institute (VSI) for sugarcane research on a 30-year lease at Re 1.

Injection to control diabetes without side effects

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:18

Dealing with diabetes could soon be a lot easier as researchers have developed an injection that can restore blood sugar levels to normal for more than two days without any side effects.

Soon, single jab will be enough to regulate diabetes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 11:31

A new animal study has revealed that a single injection of the protein FGF1 would be sufficient to balance the blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days.

Import duty hike on raw sugar may boost domestic prices: Care

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 17:02

The recent hike in the import duty on raw sugar from 15 percent to 40 percent is likely to boost the domestic prices, agency Care Ratings has said in a report.