News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox


Eating almonds, peanuts may boost colon cancer survival

The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, followed 826 participants in a clinical trial for a median of 6.5 years after they were treated with surgery and chemotherapy.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Peanuts may keep you mentally agile, says study

Nuts have been known to play a crucial role in protecting the heart, fighting cancer, reducing inflammation and slowing the ageing process. 

Nov 16, 2017, 14:13 PM IST

Consuming nuts can make you lean, reduce obesity risk

Researchers say that consuming nuts such as walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts and peanuts can be helpful in reducing weight and also decrease the chances of being obese.

Sep 21, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

Peanut butter: How you can strengthen its health benefits by adding it to your diet!

With increasing awareness about super foods and their health benefits, peanut butter has now made its way to most Indian households. It is rich in proteins, energy, carbohydrates and good fat.

Jul 31, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

Want to keep your heart healthy? Handful of peanuts can be beneficial

Researchers from Pennsylvania State University in the US recruited 15 healthy overweight and obese men for the study.

Mar 30, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

Eating eggs, peanuts early reduces risk of food allergies in babies

A new study has found that feeding eggs and peanuts early to children at a young age can reduce the risk of developing food allergy.

Sep 22, 2016, 00:49 AM IST

Feeding babies peanuts cuts allergy risk

Overall, the study saw a 74 percent relative reduction in the prevalence of peanut allergy in those who consumed peanut compared to those who avoided.

Mar 05, 2016, 10:07 AM IST

Peanut butter can help keep extra kilos at bay

The researchers conclude that afterschool programs and schools can replace energy dense, unhealthy snacks with peanuts to provide a healthier alternative for children (researchers in the study ensured students did not suffer from nut allergies).

Mar 04, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

International brands can easily enter India with Flipkart's brand licensing initiative

Flipkart has tied up with Viacom 18 for the licensing of three large brands -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Spongebob Squarepants and Peanuts -- for sellers.

Dec 28, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

Eat few peanuts every day to slash early death risk from cancer

A new study has suggested that peanuts can protect against early death from cancer and heart disease.

Jun 11, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

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.

May 25, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Kids with asthma may have peanut allergy: Study

Children suffering from asthma may also have peanut allergy, but many are unaware of it because the symptoms are quite similar, says a new study.

May 18, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Munching on peanuts can help ward off foodborne illnesses

Consuming peanuts may help prevent foodborne illnesses caused by intestinal bacterial pathogens, claims a new study.

Apr 06, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Have peanuts with meal to ward off heart diseases

 Including peanut in a high-fat meal may protect your heart from the negative effects of such a diet, suggests a new study.

Mar 31, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Peanuts may reduce risk of death, heart disease

Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed. 

Mar 03, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

Eating peanuts early could prevent allergy in infants, finds study

With peanut allergies on the rise worldwide, a study Monday found that contrary to previous advice, feeding foods containing peanuts to babies before 11 months of age may help prevent allergies.

Feb 25, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Eating peanuts early could prevent allergy in infants: Study

With peanut allergies on the rise worldwide, a study Monday found that contrary to previous advice, feeding foods containing peanuts to babies before 11 months of age may help prevent allergies.

Feb 24, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

Red wine, peanuts may help prevent age-related memory loss

A new study has recently revealed that compound found in grapes, red wine and peanuts may help prevent age-related memory loss.

Feb 05, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

Skin exposure may trigger early peanut allergy in kids

Many children become allergic to peanuts even before they eat them and skin exposure may contribute to the early sensitisation, says a study.

Oct 09, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

Soon, peanut that won't cause allergic reaction

Scientists have successfully used pulses of ultraviolet light to remove 80 per cent of allergens from peanuts.

Oct 01, 2014, 13:44 PM IST