fruit and vegetable

Bihar to get Indo-Israel agriculture centres


August 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Two Indo-Israel Agriculture Centre of Excellence may come up in Bihar.This follows hour-long discussions Israeli ambassador Alon Ushpiz had with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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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...

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‘Suspect’ in bee colony deaths found


June 9th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A parasitic mite that is killing honey bee colonies around the world through a virus has been identified, a media report said.Bee populations have been falling ... Read more...

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Eating more fruits, veggies may help kick the butt


June 7th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Eating more fruits and vegetables may help you stay off tobacco for longer, says a new study. The study, undertaken by University of Buffalo (UB) public ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s food export rises by 33.5 percent


September 29th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan's food export rose by 33.5 percent during the first two months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period in 2010-11.Pakistan has earned ... Read more...

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Russia to monitor vegetable prices after EU imports ban


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will monitor vegetable prices to prevent them from skyrocketing after the country banned vegetable imports from the European Union, an official said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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Melon juice or pomegranate sangria? Take your pick (With Images and Recipes)


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Surprises never cease, says Surinder Mohan Malhotra, who has been in the food and beverages sector for 35 years. Time was when people would ... Read more...

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Low IQ linked to pesticide exposure


April 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Pregnant women exposed to high levels of pesticide will have children with lower IQs, say experts.Researchers have concluded this based on three separate studies, two were ... Read more...

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Drinking 100-pc fruit juice ‘as healthy as eating whole fruits’


April 12th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A research has suggested that drinking 100 percent fruit juices could have protective health benefits similar to those of whole fruits.Highlights from a new report summarizing recent research ... Read more...

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USDA: Students to consume fruits and vegetables in schools


March 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Department of Agriculture has announced their plans to ensure that American school children get fruits and vegetables to consume.The announcement was made on Friday ... Read more...

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Gardening ‘increases vegetable consumption in older adults’


March 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Older adults who participate in gardening may be more likely to eat their veggies, according to a new research from Texas A and M University and Texas State ... Read more...

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Budget: Mega food parks to help in storage


February 28th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Expressing concern at over 40 percent of the food production in India going waste due to lack of storage facilities, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday proposed ... Read more...

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Pregnant Brit mums swapping fruit vouchers for booze, ciggies


February 27th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Pregnant women in the UK are using NHS fruit and vegetable vouchers to obtain cigarettes and alcohol, reveals a Government report.The survey more than 2,000 retailers, health professionals ... Read more...

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Eating fruit, veggies linked to a lower risk of dying from heart disease


January 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): People who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease - the most common form of heart disease, says a European ... Read more...

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Fresh onion supply pulls down wholesale price in Delhi


January 17th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) With the arrival of fresh stocks, onion prices in the capital's wholesale market have dipped to Rs.13-33 per kg and are expected to go down further, traders ... Read more...

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Dead Tunisian fruit and vegetable seller could unleash wave of revolutions in Africa


January 17th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tunis (Tunisia), Jan.17 (ANI): Fruit and vegetable seller Mohammed Bouazizi, who burnt himself in the center of Tunis after police confiscated his produce because he ahd no permit, is today seen as ... Read more...

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A big breakfast ‘won’t help you shed those pounds’


January 17th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): German researchers have suggested that eating a big breakfast may lead to gaining more weight.The study, which refutes previous findings that eating a big breakfast reduces total calorie ... Read more...

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Growing hatred against Tunisian President Ben Ali portrayed in Wikileaks


January 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan 16 (ANI): US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have portrayed a deepening ambivalence toward the rule of Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, focussing not ... Read more...

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‘Tunisian protests serve as red flag for Arab autocracies’


January 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan 16 (ANI): The recent Tunisian protests that forced President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali's to flee the country serve as a red flag for other Arab autocracies like Egypt, ... Read more...

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Onions at Rs.5 per kg soon? Traders say so


January 13th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Onions may sell for as low as Rs.5 per kg fom next week with the market set to be flooded with a new harvest, the Azadpur wholesale ... Read more...

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Onion traders in Delhi call off strike (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders here have called off their strike after they met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday afternoon. She assured them of no more harassment ... Read more...

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Peeved at raids, Delhi onion traders continue strike


January 12th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders in Delhi are peeved at being held responsible for the rising price of the commodity and have gone on indefinite strike, saying raids by ... Read more...

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Delhi onion traders to go on strike, government threatens action (Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Onion traders in the national capital announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices. The Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi onion traders on strike from Wednesday


January 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Onion traders in the national capital announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest the raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices. They ... Read more...

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Delhi markets raided to check onion hoarding


January 10th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Raids were conducted at different locations across Delhi, including the wholesale Azadpur Mandi, and its suburbs Monday as part of a nation-wide crackdown to counter the hoarding ... Read more...

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Onion prices to crash by mid-January (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Onion prices will see a sharp fall by Jan 20, an association of Delhi's wholesale traders said Monday.This will be because of the arrival of fresh crops, ... Read more...

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Vegetable diet ‘gives you daughters’


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Want to have a daughter? Well, then go on a fruit and vegetable diet, say Dutch scientists.They found that women could increase their chances of giving birth to ... Read more...

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Couples with kids ditch fruit, vegetables


December 17th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Busy parents are much more likely to wolf down unhealthy meals compared to childless couples. University of Reading researchers found couples who only had to take care of ... Read more...

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Eating blueberries, blackberries ‘ward off Alzheimer’s, heart problems’


December 8th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Consuming purple coloured fruit can keep age-related diseases such as Alzheimer's, heart problems and cancer at bay, according to a new study.The study, conducted by the University of ... Read more...

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Food Safety Bill Irks Local Food Processors And Growers


December 5th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that empowered the Food and Drug Administration to order food recalls and also enforce safety plans at the ... Read more...

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Head-loaders go on strike across Maharashtra


October 25th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Vashi (Navi Mumbai), Oct 25 (IANS) More than one lakh head-loaders across Maharashtra went on an indefinite strike Monday, demanding better wages and housing facilities from the state government.The strike, if ... Read more...

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Steve Harvey gears up to lose 21 pounds in 21 days


October 17th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 21 pounds in 21 days would seem like a dream (or a goal to scoff at) for those trying everything under the sun to trim ... Read more...

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Most Britons have no idea when UK fruit and veg are in season


October 11th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that most Britons have no idea when UK fruit and vegetable are in season, what traditional varieties are or even how they grow.Despite ... Read more...

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Smoking, drinking and poor diet ‘doubles’ oral cancer cases in youngsters


October 6th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Drinking, smoking and unhealthy diet have doubled mouth, throat and food pipe cancer cases in young people, experts have warned.Researchers at the Aberdeen University also found that cancers ... Read more...

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Moving closer to outdoor recreation won’t help you lose weight


September 25th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): If you thought renting an apartment right beside a recreational park would make you get rid of those love handles? Well, then you are wrong, for all that ... Read more...

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