fast food

McDonald’s opens a vegetarian restaurant in India


September 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amritsar, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The MacDonald’s company made an announcement of Tuesday that, it would be opening a few vegetarian restaurants in India aiming to have a come back in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kids don’t want expensive pastime during holidays


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) British children are not keen on spending their holidays on expensive activities like riding roller-coasters or eating at fast-food stands. They are just happy climbing trees ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Whistleblowers with a difference - on ‘clean Shimla’ mission (Letter from Shimla)


August 14th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Their mission is to clean and they too are whistleblowers - literally. Shimla's new cleanliness wardens have been given the job of blowing the whistle on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistanis outraged as Pizza Hut scraps Ramadan offer


August 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pizza Hut has sparked outrage in Pakistan after it withdrew a popular Ramadan offer, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.The fast food chain has withdrawn the all-you-can-eat ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Steroid-packed beer contains Olympic banned substances


July 26th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Never Mind the Anabolics’ is a beer that has been described as a limited edition beer. This beer has been banned from the Olympics because it is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kim doesn’t count calories


July 18th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 18 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian says she is happy to indulge in whatever she wants when she goes out for dinner."I used to eat a ton of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Subway to open in a Manchester school


July 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fast food chain Subway is all set to break a major barrier and open a branch in a Manchester school. The Subway officials are in talks with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Parental work stress hits healthy eating


June 24th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) During an economic downslide, with fewer jobs, people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed, which hits their own and their family's nutrition, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Burger King introduces bacon sundae in the US


June 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Burger King, the second largest hamburger chain, is launching a bacon sundae, vanilla soft served with fudge, caramel, bacon crumbles and a piece of bacon. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Man refused job because he’s too clever


June 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) An unemployed man in Britain has been refused work because he is too clever for the job, a media report said Saturday.Mark Schwalbe, 52, from Barnsley, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No junk food for Simpson


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson, who recently gave birth to her first child, has vowed not to eat junk food."She's breast-feeding Max and wants her to get ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gained nine to 10 kg for ‘Shanghai’: Emraan Hashmi


May 7th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi, who will be seen as a porn filmmaker in Dibakar Banerjee's upcoming political thriller "Shanghai", Sunday said he had gained nine to 10 kg ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beckham joins Burger King campaign


April 7th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 7 (IANS) Soccer player David Beckham has joined the new Burger King advertising campaign by appearing in a dream sequence to promote the fast food chain's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fast food can push you into depression


April 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 1 (IANS) Eating fast food such as hamburgers, hotdogs and pizza and even baked items could send you into a tailspin of blues.A recent study by scientists from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Houston is ‘fattest city’ in US


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Houston, the fourth largest city in the US, has been ranked by a leading health magazine as the nation's "fattest city", with 34 percent of its ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dubai fast food chain comes to Delhi


January 31st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31, (IANS) After establishing themselves in southern India, Dubai-based halal fast food chain ChicKing has opened its first outlet here in north India, promising unique and lip-smacking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ban on junk food ads cuts consumption


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Banning ads that promote junk foods among children is likely to cut down their consumption, says a study based on an experiment in a Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi school kids to form human chain against junk food


December 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The students of Father Agnel School in the capital will form a human chain Monday against the rise in junk food consumption among school-going children. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gene that clears fat from body identified


December 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Scientists have identified a "cream gene" that allows people to clear fat from their systems.For the study, researcher Jan Albert Kuivenhoven focused on two families with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

In Britain, just one in four meals is home-cooked


November 27th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) It seems the fast-food or meals-on-the-go lifestyle is steadily overwhelming Britain's lifestyle, with just one in four meals being now cooked at home.According to a research ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Katy Perry denies pregnancy reports


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has rubbished reports that she is expecting a child and says the fuller figure is because she has been gorging on fast ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two held for murder in Delhi


October 21st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Miffed over their dues not being cleared, two teenagers tried to rob the house of their former employer here and ended up murdering his wife. ... Read more...

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Collectible toys could foster healthy food choices


September 25th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The idea of toys being given out as a part of children's meal deals might be more acceptable if they are tied to healthy, nutrition-rich food ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi blast: Suspects’ sketches released


September 7th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday released sketches of two men suspected to have placed the suitcase bomb at the Delhi High Court that claimed the lives of ... Read more...

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Man jailed for failing to return library books


September 7th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A man in the US has been jailed after failing to return library books worth 500 pounds (about $800), a media report said Wednesday.Christopher Anspach, 28, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Odours can help cut salt in food


August 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Certain odours can make the food seem saltier than it is and could help cut down salt consumption which, if not controlled, is a risk ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Morrissey unapologetic over Norway massacre comment


July 31st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 31 (IANS) Singer Morrissey is refusing to pull down his controversial comment where he compared the massacre in Norway to the daily slaughter of animals for fast food ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Eating location, food source determine childhood obesity


July 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Food eaten outside the home, as well as fast food eaten at home, are fuelling an increase in calorie intake and obesity among children, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Snoop Dogg digs into junk food


July 19th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg believes in eating healthy food, but he has been digging into fast food ever since he is here.At a shoot for an Adidas ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Snoop Dogg’s food joint?


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg is planning to launch an ice cream and fast food joint."My Snoop Dogg hot dogs will be coming out soon. The footlong Snoop ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Queen’s underwear supplier unveils UK’s biggest bra - the 48N cup


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): With the female form expanding at such a rapid pace, now the Queen's underwear supplier has unveiled Britain's biggest bra, which is a 48N cup.Two years ago ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sbarro pizza chain planning to file for bankruptcy


April 1st, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports on the Internet indicate that Sbarro Inc. is considering filing for bankruptcy. A source cited in the reports say the company missed interest payments on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Avoid coffee with fast food


April 1st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) Avoid coffee during a fast food meal because it could have dangerous repercussions for your wellbeing as it causes a spike in blood sugar levels.A healthy ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Over 2 in 10 Brits loathe Man U


March 28th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Over two in ten Britishers loathe Manchester United, a poll has shown.According to The Sun, twenty-six per cent of people participating in the poll, put Sir Alex ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr. bond together over lunch


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is reported that Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr got together yesterday and spent some time over lunch. This wouldn’t have made the headlines even ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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