Organic farming takes root in urban households

'Grow your own food' seems to be the new mantra for a section of the health conscious urban crowd who as budding gardeners are increasingly opting for organic farming.

Foods you should eat every day

Include spinach and tomatoes to your regular diet to work towards the right body frame.

Eat wild tomatoes for better health

Scientists are looking at ways to develop tomatoes that have higher antioxidant traits, just like wild tomatoes that have such properties in abundance.

Consuming fresh avocado with tomatoes or carrots enhances vitamin A absorption

A new study has revealed that consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A.

Recipe: Caprese Salad

The salad lovers just need to follow these simple steps in order to learn the very delicious `caprese salad` recipe.

`Tomato pill` helpful for patients with cardiovascular disease

A new research from the University of Cambridge has revealed that a daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Tomatoes trigger that bad armpit odour!

The key to not turn her off from your body odour as she comes near you may lie in cutting down tomato intake.

Kiwifruit`s DNA reveals similarity to potatoes and tomatoes

A new study that decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit has revealed that it has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.

Now, harvest both tomato and potato from the same plant

A hybrid plant, which can produce tomatoes at one end and potatoes at the other, has been launched in the UK.

Hard-hit Spanish town charges fees for tomato fight

Facing a squished budget, the town hosting Spain`s annual tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, on Wednesday is charging a fee for the first time.

Now, water purifying technique that uses fruit peels

An Indian-origin scientist has developed the world`s first water purification technique that uses the peels of apples and tomatoes to remove different types of pollutants.

Eating pepper could help prevent Parkinson`s

Eating food, which contains even a small amount of nicotine, like peppers and tomatoes, may help reduce risk of developing Parkinson`s disease, a new study has claimed.

Tomatoes, grapes may help cure sunburn

Grapes and tomatoes contain carotenoids and polyphenols, which have been shown to have powerful antioxidant properties.

Eating tomatoes cuts heart disease risk by 26%

A new study suggests that regularly eating lycopene - an antioxidant which gives tomatoes their rich red colour - could decrease the risk of heart disease by a quarter.

Eating tomatoes could ward off depression: Study

Eating tomatoes just few times a week could halve your chances of suffering depression, a new study has claimed.

Eating tomatoes lowers stroke risk

Eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods lowers stroke risks, thanks to lycopene, an antioxidant.

`Tomatoes can help keep skin young, protect against sunburn`

Scientists say tomatoes may provide the best defence to keeping skin looking young and safe from sun damage.

Tomatoes may ‘help keep skin young’ and protect against sunburn

Scientists say tomatoes may provide the best defence to keeping skin looking young and safe from sun damage.

Tomatoes `good for heart`

The humble tomato is more than a delicious fruit. A new study says that eating it daily could help lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, thus keeping heart disease at bay.

Pakistan awaits Indian onions, tomatoes

Sindh province has been devastated by floods since mid-August caused by incessant rains.