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Why eating insects is becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable way of consuming proteins, micronutrients
Lifestyle

Why eating insects is becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable way of consuming proteins, micronutrients

In many countries, there is now a growing appreciation of insects as food and feed. In India too, efforts are being made to create awareness and popularise entomophagy.

Gut restoration program can improve digestion and cognition; here's how one can adopt microbiome diet
Health

Gut restoration program can improve digestion and cognition; here's how one can adopt microbiome diet

The world we live in is full of microorganisms, so it’s natural that our body is home to some of them too

Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study
Health

Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study

The American Heart Association says that red meats like beef, pork and lamb have more saturated fats than chicken, fish and vegetable sources of protein

World Diabetes Day 2020: Less salt intake, exercising may help diabetics keep their heart healthy
Health

World Diabetes Day 2020: Less salt intake, exercising may help diabetics keep their heart healthy

A 2010 study suggests that cardiovascular complications are the major cause of death among 70 percent of patients with Type 2 diabetes

Improving sperm quality with diet changes: Studies recommend intake of walnuts, almonds, leafy vegetables and fresh fruits
Health

Improving sperm quality with diet changes: Studies recommend intake of walnuts, almonds, leafy vegetables and fresh fruits

Millions of people in this world are infertile and this number is likely to rise with time. While much research has been done on female fertility, not much data is available yet on problems that lead to infertility in men

High screen time associated with poor dietary patterns, disrupted sleep, increased stress, finds study
Health

High screen time associated with poor dietary patterns, disrupted sleep, increased stress, finds study

The study found that heavy users, who spent an aggregate screen time of 17.5 hours per day across all devices, reported the least healthy dietary patterns and the poorest health-related characteristics, including a significantly high BMI

National Nutrition Month 2020: PM Modi urges use of nutrition report cards for school kids; here's why all Indians need them
Health

National Nutrition Month 2020: PM Modi urges use of nutrition report cards for school kids; here's why all Indians need them

Studies have shown that while 80 to 90 percent Indians suffer from Vitamin D deficiency, 50 to 60 percent are affected by anaemia

To boost immunity, try Ritucharya diet; why ayurvedic food can keep you healthy year round
Health

To boost immunity, try Ritucharya diet; why ayurvedic food can keep you healthy year round

Acclimatising to these seasonal changes, particularly by adopting a season-appropriate diet, is considered to be the best way to avoid seasonal illnesses.

Protein Week 2020: Improved cell repair, immunity among key benefits of maintaining sufficient macronutrient intake
Health

Protein Week 2020: Improved cell repair, immunity among key benefits of maintaining sufficient macronutrient intake

Protein Week 2020: A 2017 report said that urban Indians consumed only 89.8 percent of the recommended quantities of protein

Nutrient deficiencies, kidney stress among five side-effects of the keto diet, say studies
Health

Nutrient deficiencies, kidney stress among five side-effects of the keto diet, say studies

Keto diet is a low carb high fat diet, which results in weight loss and controlled blood sugar level. However, not everything is good about keto diet.

Excess salt in diet can weaken immune system, says study; WHO recommends limiting salt intake to 1 tsp per day
Health

Excess salt in diet can weaken immune system, says study; WHO recommends limiting salt intake to 1 tsp per day

A new study has now found that consuming excess salt can weaken the immune system, making it harder for the body to fight off bacterial infections.

Early satiety: Why some people feel full after eating very tiny portions
Health

Early satiety: Why some people feel full after eating very tiny portions

Do you often feel full after eating a small meal? Do you find it difficult to indulge in even your favourite foods? You're not alone.

Following a keto diet can help you fight the influenza virus better: Study
science

Following a keto diet can help you fight the influenza virus better: Study

Mice that were fed a keto diet and infected with the flu had a higher survival rate than those with a high carb diet.

One-of-a-kind red meat study takes a different angle toward nutrition research
science

One-of-a-kind red meat study takes a different angle toward nutrition research

With nutrition, iit’s impossible to conduct studies where people’s diets and lifestyles are monitored over long periods.

Woolly mammoths died off 4,000 years ago from isolation and extreme weather, study suggests
science

Woolly mammoths died off 4,000 years ago from isolation and extreme weather, study suggests

Researchers also believe that mammoths may have gone extinct after being cut off on an island during a global warming event.

Dantewada By-Election Results 2019: Congress candidate ahead in Assembly bypoll count by 2,778 votes
Politics

Dantewada By-Election Results 2019: Congress candidate ahead in Assembly bypoll count by 2,778 votes

The Congress candidate was leading by a margin of 2,778 votes in the Dantewada assembly bypoll where counting was taken up on Friday morning.

21-day challenge by animal protection organisation, push by celebrities boosts veganism trend in Mumbai
India

21-day challenge by animal protection organisation, push by celebrities boosts veganism trend in Mumbai

Popular faces from various walks of life are being seen embracing veganism, causing the rising popularity of the dietary choice among the people of Mumbai

Chef Ranveer Brar on his newly launched food app, culinary journey and importance of a balanced diet
Life

Chef Ranveer Brar on his newly launched food app, culinary journey and importance of a balanced diet

Chef Ranveer Brar speaks to Firstpost about the conceptualisation and future of his latest food app, his style of cooking and word of advice to the emerging culinary explorers.

First global scientific eating plan for people, environment forgets the world's poor
science

First global scientific eating plan for people, environment forgets the world's poor

The diet is in response to current trends, where a huge imbalance exists in red meat & sugar consumption.