• How walnuts can help control appetite

    New York: Consuming walnuts activates an area in the brain associated with regulating hunger and craving for food, says a new study. The findings, published online in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, shed light on how walnuts discourage overeating by promoting feelings of fullness. "We ...

  • Indian government helping develop homeopathy in Ghana

    Accra : The Indian government is partnering with a Ghanaian company to build capacity of the country's professionals in providing homeopathic education and treatment and recently sent two experts from the Ministry of Ayush to train doctors and staff at the company's chain of C4C Hospitals. "We would...

  • Ajwaini Kaju Dhokla

    A delicacy of Gujarat, dhokla has been one of my favourites since childhood. I prepared dhokla for the first time when I was in school. I still remember my neighbour and friend Dolly taking the risk of tasting it. Her satisfied face (after having the dhokla, of course) encouraged me to try this reci...

  • Make Avola almond your dietary supplement

    London: From its superfood properties to its sustainability, Avola almond can help in filling the lost protein and fiber in your body to the fitter you. Avola almonds are bigger in size from the normal variety and are usually used in pastries.Femalefirst.co.uk listed down the benefits of Avola almon...

  • Rethink if you wait for cheat day

    Los Angeles: Cheat days are very tempting but there are many reasons that they might not be such a good idea. Eating clean comes with its difficulties, particularly when you're trying to fight against those unwanted sugar cravings. It's even more of a challenge not to eat everything and anything cal...

  • Getting pregnant: Overcoming the PCOS challenge

    By Sowmya A RamanEvery street in India may not have a hospital, but there is at least one centre that promises the joy of pregnancy, however remotely located. From uncontrolled reproduction, we have recently graduated to planned parenthood. Blame food, lifestyle, urbanization, westernization, stress...

  • Of mango pickle mocktail, Annam Cafe and Chettinad food fest

    By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai: One's curiosity was piqued when the invitation to review a Chettinad food festival with the King of Fruits, the Mango, at Annam Café, landed in the mail box. Especially as the festival menu was not very elaborate, unlike other Chettinad food festivals.The Annam Ca...

  • Eating walnuts may help control appetite

    New York: Individuals who regularly consume walnuts, salmon and canola oil -- rich in polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) -- are likely to experience hormonal changes that can control appetite and make them feel less hungry, a study has shown.The study found that consuming a diet high in PUFAs caused a sig...

  • Treat your father with do it yourself recipes at home

    New Delhi: Everyone plans a dine out for special occasions but how about treating your father with some do it yourself home recipes this Father's Day. Make him feel special with some easy recipes that are not only healthy for his body but also hygienic as you are making it yourself and for the most ...

  • Broccoli can help manage diabetes: Study

    London: Consuming extracts of broccoli -- a cruciferous vegetable rich in vitamins, fibre and disease-fighting phytochemicals -- may help people with Type 2 diabetes to manage their blood sugar, researchers say.Type 2 diabetes affects around 450 million people worldwide and as many as 15 per cent of...

  • A new address in town for 'authentic' momos

    By Aditya BaruahGuwahati: There is a new address in town for momo lovers -- the Arunachal Kitchen -- and its claim to fame is that it serves the most "authentic" of dumplings.Momos, the ubiquitous stuffed dumpling believed to have originated in Tibet, are available in almost every nook and corner of...

  • Use cucumber pack, cumin seeds for sun-kissed summer glow

    By NiveditaNew Delhi: With the temperature soaring high, it's important to keep your skin nourished and moisturised to retain a natural glow. What can be better than trying out some homemade treatments like a cucumber pack, tomato puree, cumin seeds and age-old methods using turmeric, curd and lemon...