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In the works: A food additive to quell hunger


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new 'anti-hunger' powder that dieters can just mix into curds or smoothies for freedom from the pangs of hunger.The new ingredient is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why can’t wives cook the mothers’ way


March 16th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) When it comes to cooking, there is nothing like mother's prepared meal for a man, no matter how happily married he may be, a British study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Andrew Flintoff unhappy with fee of 4 pounds for watching school play


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former English cricket star Andrew Flintoff complained on Twitter after being charged £4 to attend his daughter’s school Christmas party. Flintoff who made millions during his time ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

British women are more obese


November 26th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) In very alarming statistics, it has been found that Brtish women are more obese, and at young age too - so fat that it threatens their ... Read more...

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Now chilli chocolates to help burn calories


March 7th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) It sounds just too good to be true - cakes and chocolate bars that help you burn off calories, courtesy a tasteless extract from chilli peppers. ... Read more...

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Cakes, chocolates made of chilli ‘to help burn off those pounds!’


March 7th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Imagine having to eat a piece of chocolate or cake to lose weight - that's right - sounds like it's too good to be true.But manufacturers claim to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britain is gorging on French cuisine


March 1st, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) French food has become the fastest growing cuisine in Britain, new figures show.In the past year, sales of French ready meals and desserts have grown by 16 percent, ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Food Angel’ app scans food item bar-codes to help avoid allergies!


January 5th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Are you allergic to some substances but can't make out which food product you should avoid in a supermarket? A solution is in the offing now.People can now ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gwyneth Paltrow’s fitness secret - detox


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that she follow a radical detox plan simply called Clean to keep herself fit."I have turned many of my friends on to this programme ... Read more...

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Less salty foods cut down heart disease by a fifth


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Heart disease could be cut by almost a fifth if food companies were banned from adding too much salt to their products.A major study has found such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cut salt from your diet ‘to prevent heart disease’


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): A new research has shown that heart disease could be cut by almost a fifth if food companies were banned from adding too much salt to their products.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women spend nearly 3 years of their lives cooking


August 11th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Women spend an average of two-and-a-half years of their adult lives cooking, according to a new UK study.The figure has halved in the past 50 years, but men ... Read more...

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Health watchdog says 40,000 Britons die each year due to junk food


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Public health watchdog National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has warned that more than 40,000 Britons are dying each year because of the high levels of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Curries in UK ‘contain more salt than Atlantic Ocean’


April 29th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Curries are one of Britain's most popular dishes, but they contain more salt than the Atlantic Ocean.What's more, some ready meals, on sale in supermarkets, contain up to ... Read more...

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Balti cuisine has ‘outrageous’ levels of salt


April 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Balti cuisine, spicy curries of Asian origin that are loved by Britons, have been found to contain salt nearly three times the recommended levels, and health experts ... Read more...

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Shepherd’s pie is Brits’ favourite home-cooked meal


April 15th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): A survey has shown that most Britons consider shepherd's pie as their favourite home-cooked meal.The survey also found that UK households were turning their backs on ready-made meals ... Read more...

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Married people twice as likely to become fat than their single counterparts


March 20th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Wondering what wedding present to buy for your friend? Well, a gym membership might be a good idea. A new study has claimed that people who are married ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chef tops Unhealthiest Professions list


December 4th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 04 (ANI): Chefs have topped the list of unhealthiest workers in the UK.A new study marked that the cooks eat more junk food, smoke more cigarettes and drink more alcohol ... Read more...

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Brit ‘Curry King’ Noon asks government to toughen stand on extremist imams


November 29th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Sir Gulam Noon, one of Britain's most prominent Muslim businessman, has called on the Brown government to take strict action against extremist preachers in the country.Noon, who was one ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty visits Taj Mahal with beau


October 12th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 12 (IANS) Shilpa Shetty and her London-based beau Raj Kundra visited the Taj Mahal here Monday afternoon and spent close to an hour exploring the monument of love. According to ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty misses seafood during Navaratri


September 23rd, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, who is currently in London, is missing non-vegetarian delicacies, especially seafood, since she is maintaining a pure vegetarian diet for nine days as ... Read more...

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Fag, beer sales in Britain skyrocket due to credit crunch


August 16th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Recession-hit Britons are increasingly turning to booze and fags to beat the economic blues, according to a survey.More and more stressed-out adults in the country are compromising on ... Read more...

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Brits too lazy to have sex, change TV channel!


August 12th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 12 (ANI): Britons' lazy lifestyle is destroying their sex lives. According to a new survey, three-quarters of couples in the UK have trouble mustering enough energy at the end of ... Read more...

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Brits ‘too unfit’ for sex


August 10th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): More than a third of 2,000 Brits were said to be unfit for sex, with Glasgow being named the laziest city because 75 per cent of the people ... Read more...

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Junk food recipes are engineered to trigger our ‘bliss point’


June 28th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Food scientists combine sugar, fat and salt in ways that make junk foods like burgers, chips, cold drinks and pizzas impossible to resist, says a leading expert who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The baby who needs 3,000 calories a day!


May 5th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): A 16-month-old Brit baby has to be fed 3,000 calories every day to help her survive.Tot Agatha Holloway, who almost died when she was born three months before ... Read more...

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Putin ice cream whips up fury in Russia


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (DPA) There is outrage in the ruling United Russia party over a new brand of ice cream bearing the name of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The local branch of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chow mein overtakes Indian curry as UK’s favourite ethnic food


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): A new survey has shown that Chinese food has now become Britain's favourite ethnic cuisine overtaking the Indian curry.But even though people have picked Chinese food as their ... Read more...

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The top 10 ”inventions” that changed the world


March 13th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Credit cards, trainer shoes, social networking sites, and GPS technology have made it to the list of things that have changed the world. To mark the National Science ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Februarys first Monday now officially National Sickie Day for UK workers


February 2nd, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): The first Monday of February has officially been named the National Sickie Day in the UK, for it is the day when more workers call in sick ... Read more...

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Salty soups ”up cancer risk”


January 31st, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): People who regularly eat soup could be raising their risk of stomach cancer, warns a new study.According to Dr Rachel Thompson, science programme manager for the World ... Read more...

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Microwave still going after 40 years and 150,000 meals claimed to be UKs oldest


January 24th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 24 (ANI): A Panasonic oven that has been in working condition for more than 40 years, and used for making over 150,000 meals, is claimed to be Britains oldest ... Read more...

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Food ads promoting unhealthy lifestyles: Study


January 20th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A British study has found that food advertisements in magazines promoting healthier lifestyles are often contradicting the messages they are trying to put across.Lead researcher Jean Adams, ... Read more...

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Fungus can slash heart attack, obesity and diabetes risk


December 4th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A vegetarian superfood, which is made from fungus, can cut the risk of having a heart attack and help people stay slim.Whats more, the miracle item can ... Read more...

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Recession sends Indian ready-meals, spice sales soaring in Britain


November 4th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Sales of spices and Indian ready-meals are soaring in the UK as the worsening economic climate forces curry-lovers to cook their favourite dish at home.As per ... Read more...

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