Taking steps to get EU ban on Indian vegetables lifted: Govt

The government on Thursday said it is taking all diplomatic steps to help get the European Union ban on four Indian vegetables lifted and is taking up the issue at appropriate forums.

NGT bans vegetables' farming along Yamuna river bed
NGT bans vegetables' farming along Yamuna river bed

The National Green Tribunal on Friday banned cultivation of vegetables along the Yamuna river bed in the national capital.

Let schoolkids play first, eat later

Holding recess before lunch increases fruit and vegetable consumption and decreases waste among schoolchildren, finds a study.

Women more nutritionally knowledgeable than men

Women are, in general, more nutritionally knowledgeable and engage in healthier food shopping strategies than men, says a new research.

Recipe: Clear Soup
Recipe: Clear Soup

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Now, people in Indore too can buy vegetables online

Moving away from electronic goods, clothes and groceries that one can shop online, a local vendor has gone one step ahead by providing people, specially women the facility to order vegetables and fruits of their choice with just a click of a mouse.

Healthier lifestyle could have prevented over half a million cancer cases

A new report has revealed that healthy living could have prevented almost 600,000 cases of cancer in the UK over the last five years.

Simple potato extract can control obesity

To the delight of potato lovers, researchers have found a simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet which is high in fat and refined carbohydrates.

New 'game changing' broccoli pill that fights cancer

Scientists have developed a new pill from broccoli that can fight cancer, by reducing the chance of it striking, slowing its growth and halting its spread.

How to make your kids consume veggies the French style

French mothers often add vegetable cooking water to their infants' milk to help introduce them to eating vegetables at the weaning stage and a similar strategy may work for your kids too, a new research suggests.

How to make your tots develop the taste for veggies

A new study has revealed that adding tiny amounts of vegetable puree to milk and then rice at the time of weaning can make children eat vegetables.

Mediterranean, DASH-style diets help reduce risk of first-time stroke

A new study has claimed that eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, which include fruit, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish, can help reducing the risk of a first-time stroke.

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.  

Eating fruit and vegetables makes you happy

Australian researchers said Wednesday that eating large amounts of fruit and vegetables can make you happier.

Small farmers to sell directly from new 'Kisan Mandi' in Delhi

 Small farmers will soon be able to sell fruits and vegetables directly to bulk consumers like organised retailers, hotels and exporters here after Centre today unveiled an unique 'Kisan Mandi' platform that aims to boost income by eliminating middlemen.

Five-a-day fruits, veggies consumption can be good for mental health too

A new study has revealed that consuming recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables per day may not only be good for people's physical health but is also beneficial for their mental wellbeing.

Bihar kids to get eggs, fruits in mid-day meal

To combat malnourishment, Bihar government plans to include fruits for vegetarian students and eggs in the mid-day meal for around two crore students, state Education Minister Brishen Patel said here Thursday.