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Processed foods

Consuming processed foods could increase the risk of cancer, says study

The results showed that a 10% increase in the proportion of ultra-processed foods in the diet was associated with increases of 12% in the risk of overall cancer and 11% in the risk of breast cancer.

Feb 15, 2018, 19:15 PM IST

Suffering from a cough? Avoid these foods to get relief from it!

One usually suffer from a cough, whether it's a dry cough or a wet one, when season changes and it can be so annoying at times.

Mar 12, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

Suffering from constipation? Avoid these things!

Constipation is considered the most common ailments which we all have suffered, at one time or another.

Feb 21, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Bloated stomach? Avoid eating these foods!

Bloated stomach is usually caused by drinking carbonated beverages and eating beans, legumes and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower.

Dec 21, 2016, 23:27 PM IST

Foods you shouldn't be eating if you have asthma!

Asthma can't be cured, but studies claim that making certain changes in your lifestyle can help improve the symptoms in patients.

Sep 01, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

GST rate on processed foods should be low or zero: CII

The rate of GST on processed foods should be kept low or at zero as the country cannot afford to have high taxes, with food inflation already over 6 percent, industry body CII on Wednesday said.

Aug 24, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

Avoid these foods when you are depressed!

Depression is a common mental disorder, causing persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest and also affects a person's thoughts, behaviour, feelings and sense of well being.

Aug 11, 2016, 23:38 PM IST

Five foods you should avoid at all costs!

Five foods you should avoid at all costs!

Jul 20, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Five dangerous food additives that are banned in many countries, except India!

Five dangerous food additives that are banned in many countries, except India!

Jul 14, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

Six things processed foods can do to your body - Watch slideshow!

Six things processed foods can do to your body - Watch slideshow!

Jul 07, 2016, 09:52 AM IST

Food additives cause metabolic syndrome, obesity

Emulsifiers, which are added to most processed foods to aid texture and extend shelf life, can induce intestinal inflammation, say a new research.

Feb 26, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Guard against sugar addiction

Sugar can be addictive, but its excessive consumption can cause health problems. So, as much as you can, avoid a sugar glut!

Feb 17, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Unhealthy food items hard to let go

We generally get tempted by frequently advertised food items high in ingredients such as sugar, fat and salt.

Jul 02, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

Know the danger of hidden sugar in processed foods

The food industry is adding more and more sugar to food which consumers are largely unaware of as it is mostly hidden, warns research.

Feb 22, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

FDA seeks to ban trans fats in processed foods due to health risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed banning artificial trans fats in processed food ranging from cookies to frozen pizza, citing the risk of heart disease.

Nov 08, 2013, 10:34 AM IST

Milk fats `may alter gut bacteria responsible for bowel diseases`

Diet high in saturated milk fats, which is present in many processed foods, may allow the gut bacteria that cause bowel diseases to be reshaped.

Jun 15, 2012, 19:59 PM IST

Why ‘light’ processed foods are as tasty as full-fat versions

A new study, credits the taste of ‘light and healthy’ processed foods to a host of ingredients derived from Mother Nature.

Nov 03, 2011, 17:00 PM IST