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Health Ministers Pledge To Set Up National Food Testing System

The ministers assured to work towards creating a culture of self-compliance among food businesses. New Delhi: Health ministers of all states today pledged to set up a robust national food testing system by ensuring adequate number of laboratories and focus on nutrition by promoting healthy dietary habits and addressing rising incidences of obesity and noncommunicable diseases. It was part of a ... Read More »

6 reasons you shouldn’t eat lunch at your desk, explains a food psychologist

New research by Grace Say Aloe has revealed that 40% of office workers typically opt for ‘al deskco dining’ when lunchtime rolls around. Multi-tasking your way through lunch by trying to eat whilst taking phone calls and typing emails may feel like the best way to get through everything at once. But according to top food psychologist,Dr Christy Fergusson, you ... Read More »

Soda, pizza and salty food up liver disease in kids: Study

Children who regularly intake fructose present in soda, sweetened beverages, pizza and salty food, biscuits, yogurt may be be prone to liver disease, researchers warn. According to a study, led by researchers from Bambino Gesu Hospital in Italy, dietary fructose increases serum uric acid concentrations. Both uric acid concentration and fructose consumption may be high in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty ... Read More »

Healthy food may benefit people with HIV, diabetes: Study

ANI | Jan 26, 2017, 02.26 PM IST   Healthy food may benefit people with HIV, diabetes: Study (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Mediterranean diet loaded with fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins and healthy fats for six months may benefit people with HIV and Type 2 diabetes. According to researchers, through healthy food and snacks HIV-positive people were more likely to ... Read More »

FSSAI sets nutritional benchmarks to fortify food items for PDS, midday meals

FSSAI sets nutritional benchmarks to fortify food items for PDS, midday meals Sushmi Dey| TNN | Jan 9, 2017, 11.51 AM IST FSSAI sets nutritional benchmarks to fortify food items for PDS, midday meals The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released benchmarks to fortify the nutritional quality of food items used in social sector programmes such ... Read More »

Can’t breathe after Chinese food? It might be the MSG

Can’t breathe after Chinese food? It might be the MSG A very satisfying feast of kung pao chicken, sweet-sour pork or just about any Chinese dish could, at times, be accompanied with a bout of headache, giddiness or rashes. It’s aptly called the Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, but a doctor from Mahad, a four-hour drive from Mumbai, recently found out that ... Read More »

Heal with food

TNN | Dec 18, 2016, 12.00 AM IST HIGHLIGHTS • If you remember the previous article – Part 1 of PCOS and diabetes care through nutrition, you may remember that what both diseases had in common was excess fat. Heal with food If you remember the previous article – Part 1 of PCOS and diabetes care through nutrition, you may ... Read More »

How The Food We Eat Makes Climate Change Worse

ROME: The way we produce and eat food must change urgently both to cut the amount of planet-warming emissions produced by agriculture, and to help farmers adapt to climate change, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday. Without swift action, climate change will put millions of people at risk of hunger and poverty, the UN agency said in ... Read More »

Hungry? Trading hot food stocks

Some food trades have flourished during an otherwise rough year for stocks, but “Fast Money” traders said Wednesday they would hesitate to jump into the sector. Tyson Foods, Campbell Soup and Hormel Foods shares have climbed 22, 15 and 10 percent this year, respectively. In that span, the S&P 500has fallen more than 5 percent. Some traders contended that those ... Read More »

Nasa Wants to Turn Human Waste Into Food

  The US space agency has funded researchers to find out how to recycle human excreta into food that can help astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars. The researchers at Clemson University in South Carolina will receive $200,000 (roughly Rs. 1.4 crores) a year for up to three years to achieve this task, the US space agency said ... Read More »