fruits and vegetables

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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Olive oil enriched diet protects bone


August 16th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 16 (IANS) A Mediterranean style diet, one rich in fruits and vegetables, supplemented with olive oil for two years, may have a protective effect on your bones, suggests ... Read more...

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‘Fasting detoxifies the body, but don’t overdo’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Fasting for religious purposes is common in India. The month of Shravan has just concluded and the month of Ramzan is on - in both ... Read more...

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Northeast’s fourth mega food park in Tripura


July 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 29 (IANS) The northeast's fourth mega food park will be set up in Tripura at a cost of Rs.72 crore to accelerate the growth of food processing industry ... Read more...

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Beware: Fresh look of vegetables could be due to hazardous chemicals


July 26th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The soft, shiny red exterior of tomatoes or the lush, green texture of peas and leafy veggies might tempt one's taste buds and their "freshness" might ... Read more...

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Putin tests every meal before eating: Former chef


July 25th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Vladimir Putin is so paranoid about being poisoned that he has his every meal tested by qualified food tasters, a former chef of the Russian ... Read more...

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Dos and Don’ts during monsoon (To go with - With Monsoon health guide: Rainproof your lifestyle with right diet)


July 16th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dos and and don'ts suggested by experts for the monsoon season Dos:* Go for green leafy vegetables* Properly wash fruits and vegetables* Eat barley, brown rice and oats* Add garlic to soups, ... Read more...

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Fruits and vegetables can prevent heart disease


July 5th, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 5 (IANS) Eating fruits and vegetables every day can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent, a World Health Organization (WHO) study showed.Death rates from ... Read more...

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2G case trial resumes


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The second generation (2G) spectrum allocation case trial resumed in a special court here Monday after a gap of three weeks.The proceedings were adjourned soon ... Read more...

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Images of high-calorie food create craving


June 26th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Viewing images of high-fat foods and drinking sweetened beverages lights up the appetite and reward centres in the brain. "Studies have shown that advertisements featuring food ... 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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Import of sensitive items rises nearly 43 percent in 2011-12


June 20th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Import of sensitive items such as fruits, vegetables, edible oil and milk surged 42.8 percent to Rs.100,911 crore in the financial year ended March 31, ... Read more...

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Lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Making lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes, simply, effectively and cheaply, a new study says. Diabetes is a chronic and complex disease marked by high levels ... Read more...

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Rapid cooling doubles eggs’ shelf life


June 12th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Taking just a few seconds to cool, freshly-laid eggs would add weeks to their shelf life and also stave off salmonella illnesses, according to a new ... Read more...

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2G: Accused says prosecution using forged records


June 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A CBI special court here hearing the 2G case Thursday kept as pending its order on a plea seeking specimen signature of a prosecution witness ... 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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Human body needs fluid balance, not just water (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Drinking lots of water alone is not necessarily good or won't get you to lose weight. Fluid intake through other beverages can be equally beneficial, says ... Read more...

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Drinking excess water may not benefit us


June 6th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Drink lots of water... it's good for you -- an oft-heard advice has been debunked by an expert as not really benefitting us and rather being ... Read more...

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2G case: Behura, five others allowed to go abroad


May 30th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A CBI special court here Wednesday allowed former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura and five other accused in the 2G case to go abroad in June.Central ... Read more...

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Another Indian horticulture farm to sprout in Ethiopia this year


May 17th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 17 (IANS) A second Indian company, Esimo Flower & Agro Industries Plc, is investing $100 million in Ethiopia to produce flowers, fruits, and vegetables for the European, ... Read more...

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The 14 accused in the 2G case


May 15th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
With former communications minister A. Raja being the last to get bail Tuesday in the 2G spectrum allocation case, here are the details of the other 13 accused:* Siddharth Behura: Telecom ... Read more...

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Family dinners help kids stave off obesity


April 24th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Eating together as a family induces kids to eat more fruits and vegetables and helps them stave off obesity, according to researchers at Rutgers State University ... Read more...

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Almost half of Brazilians overweight


April 11th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 11 (IANS/EFE) More than 48 percent of Brazilians are overweight and 15.8 percent are obese, according to a study based on 2011 data that was released ... Read more...

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Popcorn richer in antioxidants than many fruits


March 27th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Surprisingly, a popular snack like popcorn has plenty of eye popping goodness too -- it has nearly twice as much of antiodixants as many fruits and ... Read more...

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E.coli, salmonella target ripening fruits


March 26th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Food poisoning bugs E. coli and salmonella could be especially targeting ripening fruits and vegetables such as melons, jalapenos and serrano peppers, basil, lettuce, horseradish sprouts ... Read more...

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2G case: Notice to CBI on Reliance officials’ plea


March 13th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the pleas of three officials of the Reliance Group for ... Read more...

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New technology to save water in Abu Dhabi farms


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 12 (IANS/WAM) New technology that supplies regular and sufficient amount of water to the roots of vegetables is being used by the Abu Dhabi Farmer's Service Centre ... Read more...

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Record food production in 2010-11, says president


March 12th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Agricultural growth in 2010-11 was 6.6 percent, the highest in recent times, due to the government's continued emphasis on the sector, President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal that eating fruits and vegetables could make people cuter


March 8th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For years, scientists have outlined the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables. The two groups of food are classified as the healthy diets but a new ... Read more...

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South Korea’s consumer price growth hits 14-month low


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 2 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price growth hit a 14-month low in February, alleviating concerns that high consumer price inflation may affect the overall economic recovery negatively, a ... Read more...

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70 years old Annette Larkins looks decades younger due to vegan diet


March 1st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US granny Annette Larkins could easily deceive many with her age because of her looks. At the age of 70 years, Annette has the look ... Read more...

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Cross LoC trade hampered by barter system, lack of banking (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Uri (Jammu and Kashmir), March 1 (IANS) More than three years after it was launched, trade along the Uri-Muzaffarabad route across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has ... Read more...

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2G: High court dismisses honchos’ plea (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed the plea of corporate honchos Asif Balwa and Rajiv B. Aggarwal, accused of involvement in the 2G scam, that ... Read more...

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Plasma zaps can decontaminate chicken meat


February 5th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Plasma zaps can decontaminate uncooked poultry, a major source of outbeaks of foodborne illness caused by harmful bugs. The bacteria responsible for most foodborne illnesses, Campylobacter ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon put on diet


January 19th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon has been put on strict diet regime after his recent hospitalisation following kidney problems."I'm feeling good, I'm in the office, I'm grinding, the ... Read more...

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