diet change

Scaring grasshoppers could hit the whole of ecosystem

June 15th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Grasshoppers, stressed by the fear of an attack by spiders, could harm our ecosystem dearly by consuming a greater quantity of carbohydrate-rich plants, similar to what ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A diet change may bring relief in asthma and allergies

April 19th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): An alteration in dietary habits can be helpful in bringing relief to those suffering from asthma or allergies.Spring, with its warmer weather could be an unpleasant time for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists use genetic approach to manipulate microbes in gut

June 25th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): In a new study, scientists were able to predict how microbes in intestines would respond to a diet change by observing certain microbial genes."For each human cell in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eat less meat to tackle climate change: UN panel

June 3rd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Eating meat causes environmental degradation and the world population needs to become vegetarian to tackle climate change, says a UN panel. Experts believe that the greatest cause of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Swank gave up vegetarianism to gain weight

October 10th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actress Hilary Swank has revealed that she gave up vegetarianism after 18 years in a bid to gain weight and stay healthy. The 35-year-old abandoned vegetarianism ... Read more...

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One meat free day can help tackle climate change: Pachauri

September 7th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.7 (ANI): One meat-free day a week can help tackle climate change, claims Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the United Nations Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (UNIPCC). Pachauri, who last ... Read more...

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‘Chinese, Indians eating more meat, driving global grain shortage’

February 19th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 19 (IANS) The leader of Britain's largest opposition party has told British farmers that the current global shortage of grains is partly being caused by Chinese and ... Read more...

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