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Thumbs down to benefits of chocolate, red wine


August 29th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) There is no proof to show that chocolate and red wine protect the heart, even though a study has suggested that they lower cardiac risk ... Read more...

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After automobiles, Germany woos India with wines


August 8th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) After luxury automobiles, high-end technology and Black Forest cakes and pastries, Germany is set to woo India with a select range of white and ... Read more...

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Resveratrol acts as natural exercise booster


June 20th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) Resveratrol, a bio-compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine, is likely to boost exercise training and performance, says a new research. Principal investigator Jason ... Read more...

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Designer outfit made from wine


June 11th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Scientists have unveiled a collection of skin-tight garments fashioned from red wine, Daily Mail reported Monday.A team from the University of Western Australia added a bacteria ... Read more...

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South Africa pushes its fruity presses in Indian wine mart (With Image)


June 7th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Amid the melee caused by the explosion of wines from the new world on the Indian beverage menu, a leading South African brand is on ... Read more...

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Milk compound tough on waistline isolated


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have identified a natural milk compound that keeps obesity at bay in mice even as they continue to enjoy high-fat diets. "This is present in ... Read more...

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Olive tree in Italy to be named after Michelle Obama


May 20th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 20 (IANS) A 1,400-year-old olive tree in Italy will be dedicated to American first lady Michelle Obama for her efforts to promote healthy eating.The dedication ceremony will be ... Read more...

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Wine or script - What made Manoj accept ‘…Wasseypur’?


May 18th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose "Gangs Of Wasseypur" will be premiered at the ongoing 65th Cannes International Film Festival, says he is still unsure what convinced Manoj ... Read more...

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Cole too busy for love


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole says she just wants to focus on her career and doesn't have time for a new relationship."I'm not interested in dating, I'm too ... Read more...

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With prayers, feasts, Delhi celebrates Easter


April 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) It was a Sunday of joy and fervour as the capital celebrated Easter with special prayer services and elaborate feasts. The day marks the resurrection ... Read more...

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Berries cut Parkinson’s risk by 40 percent


April 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Eating strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries could help protect against Parkinson's disease in men, researchers say.Men who ate the fruits along with other foods rich in ... Read more...

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Eating citrus fruit may lower stroke risk


February 24th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A compound in citrus fruits may reduce women's stroke risk, a study has said.The study examines how consuming flavonoid subclasses affects the risk of stroke, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Wine’s role ambiguous in protecting heart


January 31st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 31 (IANS) Do white and red wine, the latter touted for its many health benefits, really stave off heart disease? The jury is still out on that one. ... Read more...

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Indian scientist to be sacked for faking research data


January 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian-origin scientist will be dismissed for falsifying the data in more than 100 instances while doing research at a US university on the benefits of ... Read more...

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Red wine compound can halt breast cancer


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) A compound found in red wine and grape skin, known to stave off heart attacks, also halts breast cancer in its tracks.Lab tests have shown that ... Read more...

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On bookshelf: Water, food, love and Ruskin Bond’s ‘Secrets’ (IANS Books This Week)


September 29th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A study of the murky water politics in Asia, a compilation of gastronomic delights, Pakistani author Mohammed Hanif's story of a Catholic choohra and a ... Read more...

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Swig of spicy red Chile in Indian wine glass


September 21st, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Latin American nation of Chile is keen to introduce its national brew, a spicy red wine, in the Indian market.The South American country is ... Read more...

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Red wine’s benefits for heart overestimated?


September 20th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 20 (IANS) Red wine, popularly touted as a remedy for a host of medical condtions, has no protective qualities to prevent heart disease, says a new study."In particular, ... Read more...

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Spices stave off negative effects of fatty meals


August 11th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Spices like turmeric and cinnamon are what you need to stave off the negative effects of a fat rich meal.Researchers found that meals rich in these ... Read more...

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Tomato plants produce unique antioxidant


July 24th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A new natural antioxidant synthesised by tomato plants is 14 times as potent as resveratrol, the wonder compound and antioxidant in red wine, which delays ageing.Antioxidants ... Read more...

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Grape seed extracts could protect against Alzheimer’s


July 16th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) An antioxidant contained in grape seeds may help prevent Alzheimer's or delay the progression of the degenerative disease, say experts.Grape seed polyphenols, a natural antioxidant, prevent ... Read more...

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Strawberries can keep many diseases at bay


June 30th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) More than the apple, a strawberry a day could keep not just one doctor away, but an entire army of brain, hormone and cancer specialists.Fisetin is ... Read more...

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Obesity, not alcohol, greater risk for fatty liver


May 31st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Being overweight and resistant to insulin makes for a greater risk for a fatty liver than moderate amounts of alcohol, warn researchers. It has long been ... Read more...

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I’m obsessed with cooking show: Lady Gaga


May 31st, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says she is obsessed with cooking shows and loves experimenting with new recipes."When I get time off, I like to watch cooking ... Read more...

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Red wine, chocolate sharpen your mind


May 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Red wine and chocolate make for a deadly combination to keep your mind sharp and alert, a study suggests. Polyphenols, plant chemicals abundant in dark chocolate ... Read more...

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Want to lose weight? Eat dark chocolate!


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) It might be considered a sinful pleasure, but the fact is that chocolates help lose weight and improve health.These revelations were made by Victoria University researcher ... Read more...

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Clarke celebrates 30th birthday in Sydney


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.3 (ANI): Australian cricketer Michael Clarke celebrated his 30th birthday and his appointment, as Australian cricket captain with a partying spree across Sydney with close friends and family.The celebrations extended to ... Read more...

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Japanese scientists use red wine, sake to induce superconductivity


March 7th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): In a first, scientists from Japan have used alcoholic drinks such as red wine and sake to induce superconductivity.Scientists from the National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, found ... Read more...

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Climate change could wipe out red wine by 2050


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Clarets may soon become a thing of the past, as they have joined polar bears, glaciers and icebergs on scientists' extinction risk list because of global warming.Experts said ... Read more...

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Brit restaurant offers meat feast that contains over 5,000 calories


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A restaurant in Britain is daring its customers to finish up a plate containing different kinds of meat with over 5,000 calories.Anyone who takes up the 'If You ... Read more...

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Red wine makes cancer drug more potent


February 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Resveratrol, a compound which gives red wine its colour, makes breast cancer drug rapamycin more potent.Lab tests found the ingredient can prevent cancer cells from developing resistance to ... Read more...

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Red wine compound ‘can give a boost to breast cancer treatment’


February 15th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that resveratrol - a compound found in red wine - when combined with rapamycin can have a tumor-suppressing effect on breast cancer cells that are ... Read more...

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Eating berries may lower Parkinson’s risk


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Eating berries regularly may lower risk of developing Parkinson's, thanks to compounds called flavonoids. Flavonoids are found in plants and fruits and are also known collectively as ... Read more...

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Eating berries could cut risk of Parkinson’s


February 14th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that those who eat berries stand lesser chances of developing Parkinson's disease.Berries, citrus fruits like oranges and chocolates contain compounds called flavanoids that ... Read more...

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Over 200-year old bottle of wine sells for $77,000


February 6th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 6 (IANS) A bottle of Vin jaune (yellow wine), dating back to 1774, was auctioned for 57,000 euros (about $77,000) in France. The bottle of wine, brewed from grapes in ... Read more...

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