Vegetables

Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

Consuming raw fruit, veggies boosts mental health: Study

A new study has found that eating raw fruit and vegetables such as kiwis, bananas, apples and dark leafy greens may lower symptoms of depression and improve mental health, more than cooked, canned and processed food.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Scientists launch 'dinner table' app to tackle vegetable aversion

Scientists launch 'dinner table' app to tackle vegetable aversion

Research indicates two out of three Australian adults are not eating enough vegetables, a factor that is contributing partly to the nation's health and obesity problems

Nov 13, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Despite deaths due to hunger, half of India's fruits and vegetables go to waste: Study

Despite deaths due to hunger, half of India's fruits and vegetables go to waste: Study

The study estimated that the cold chain market in India valued at $167.24 billion in 2016 was projected to reach $234.49 billion by 2020. 

Oct 24, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Oil in your salad may boost its benefits: Study

Oil in your salad may boost its benefits: Study

Eating the same salad without the added oil lessens the likelihood that the body will absorb the nutrients.

Oct 10, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
These are the most nutritious veggies that need to be included in your diet

These are the most nutritious veggies that need to be included in your diet

Frida Harju, In-House Nutritionist at the health app Lifesum, listed down the nutritious vegetables that everyone should include in their diet.

Oct 02, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Want to lose weight? Go vegetarian, suggests study!

Want to lose weight? Go vegetarian, suggests study!

For the small yet significant study, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, the team randomly assigned 74 people to follow either a vegetarian or a conventional diet.

Jun 14, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Would you prefer plain green beans or 'dynamite' ones? Indulgent labelling of veggies may help you eat healthier!

Would you prefer plain green beans or 'dynamite' ones? Indulgent labelling of veggies may help you eat healthier!

Previous research has shown that people tend to think that healthy foods are less tasty and less enjoyable than standard foods. 

Jun 13, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
Foodgrains, milk, veggies to be up to 5% cheaper under GST

Foodgrains, milk, veggies to be up to 5% cheaper under GST

The government on Thursday said foodgrains, flour, milk, vegetables and fruits will get cheaper by up to 5 percent once the Goods and Services Tax is rolled out.

Jun 08, 2017, 20:12 PM IST
Help yourselves to more servings of fruits and veggies to reduce risk of artery disease!

Help yourselves to more servings of fruits and veggies to reduce risk of artery disease!

The findings revealed that people who ate three or more daily servings of fruits and vegetables had 18 percent lower odds of PAD than those who ate less.

May 22, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Exercise, healthy diet lowers risk of colon cancer recurrence

Exercise, healthy diet lowers risk of colon cancer recurrence

Colon cancer patients who reported a healthy body weight, engaged in regular physical activity, and ate a diet rich in whole grains, vegetables and fruits that was low in red and processed meats, had a lower risk of cancer recurrence and death.

May 22, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Eating fruits, veggies may make you look attractive: Study

Eating fruits, veggies may make you look attractive: Study

As part of the study, participants were asked to manipulate the colour of 50 different faces on a computer to make them appear "as healthy as possible."

May 19, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Eat more, weigh less! Fruits and veggies your solution to an obesity-free life

Eat more, weigh less! Fruits and veggies your solution to an obesity-free life

Current evidence suggests that such a pro-vegetarian diet has a protective role in cardiovascular disease and diabetes, but little is known about its role on the risk of developing obesity in healthy populations.

May 19, 2017, 10:12 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

Tissue paper, cucumber, gas among 199 new items in WPI basket

The government on Friday released the new series of the WPI with change in base year to 2011-12 from 2004-05 and after rejigging the items in the basket for making the index more reflective.

May 12, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
Retail inflation hits a low of 2.99% in April

Retail inflation hits a low of 2.99% in April

Retail inflation fell sharply to 2.99 percent in April, from 3.89 percent in March, due to lower cost of food items, including pulses and vegetables that showed a deflationary trend.

 

May 12, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Here's how to keep your liver healthy

Here's how to keep your liver healthy

Eat foods that have plenty of fibres such as fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads.

Apr 19, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Women can cut psychological stress risk by consuming lots of fruits, veggies!

Women can cut psychological stress risk by consuming lots of fruits, veggies!

The findings showed that women who ate 3-4 daily serves of vegetables had an 18 percent lower risk of stress, and those who ate two daily serves of fruit had a 16 percent lower risk of stress.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Adhering to mediterranean diet a must for men, says study

Adhering to mediterranean diet a must for men, says study

The results indicate that low sperm quality parameters are inversely associated with healthy diets rich in certain nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, certain antioxidants.

Mar 14, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Foods for longevity: Eat these to turn back the clock

Foods for longevity: Eat these to turn back the clock

Instead of piling up on processed foods loaded with artificial sweeteners and offers less nourishment, try to consume more nutrient-rich foods such as fruits and vegetables that promote health and longevity. 

Mar 02, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Ten portions of fruits and vegetables a day can cut down your risk of cancer!

Ten portions of fruits and vegetables a day can cut down your risk of cancer!

This is the finding of new research, led by scientists from Imperial College London, which analysed 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake.

Feb 28, 2017, 22:37 PM IST