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Mice that ate less calories instead of just reducing food intake lived a longer life, finds study
science

Mice that ate less calories instead of just reducing food intake lived a longer life, finds study

The study shows that mice on a calorie-restricted diet with 21 hours between meals lived about half a year longer than mice who ate as much as they wanted at any time of day.

UN food system summit hoped to tackle problem of world hunger, provoke the ire of experts and anti-hunger groups
World

UN food system summit hoped to tackle problem of world hunger, provoke the ire of experts and anti-hunger groups

“The food systems summit has categorically failed,” committee member Michael Fakhri. “The summit’s organizers have ignored people’s daily struggles. And who’s benefited from this agenda? Corporations."

Video of mango ice cream chaat topped with cheese goes viral on social media, leaves people disgusted
India

Video of mango ice cream chaat topped with cheese goes viral on social media, leaves people disgusted

In the latest video, mango ice cream is mixed with chaat, finishing off the dish by sprinkling cheese on it. The video of the recipe went viral and left several social media users feeling disgusted.

Picture of bizarre 'Maggi Milkshake' goes viral and netizens are disgusted by it
India

Picture of bizarre 'Maggi Milkshake' goes viral and netizens are disgusted by it

The image, shared on Twitter and other social media websites, features two tall glasses filled with milk, generously topped with Maggi.

Gulab jamuns with Old Monk twist sends social media users into tizzy; watch viral video here
India

Gulab jamuns with Old Monk twist sends social media users into tizzy; watch viral video here

The 15-second clip shows someone injecting freshly made gulab jamuns with Old Monk.

Afghanistan food stocks to deplete by end of September, warns senior UN official
World

Afghanistan food stocks to deplete by end of September, warns senior UN official

One in three Afghans do not know where their next meal will come from while more than half of all children under five are expected to become acutely malnourished in the next year, said UN chief Antonio Guterres.

Paris Hilton and the art of clueless cooking: Netflix show exploits the star's culinary skills — or lack thereof
Entertainment

Paris Hilton and the art of clueless cooking: Netflix show exploits the star's culinary skills — or lack thereof

With no prior cooking experience, Paris Hilton hosts a cookery show on Netflix. "Seeing people without culinary experience make mistakes, she said, creates intimacy with the viewer, especially for the average home cook."

A bleeding industry: Pandemic brings devastation, and a few opportunities, to the pop-up food experience
Arts & Culture

A bleeding industry: Pandemic brings devastation, and a few opportunities, to the pop-up food experience

Pop-up experiences, entirely dependent on in-person events, now face uncertain times ahead.

Explained: Mock meat, its growing appeal in India and claims about its health benefits
Lifestyle

Explained: Mock meat, its growing appeal in India and claims about its health benefits

Multiple studies have shown that replacing animal meat with plant-based or 'fake' meat alone can cut down the risk of heart-related diseases, blood pressure, cancer, and diabetes.

Jam or jelly; yam or sweet potato? Brette Warshaw's latest is a guide to food differences for the curious and confused
Arts & Culture

Jam or jelly; yam or sweet potato? Brette Warshaw's latest is a guide to food differences for the curious and confused

The book emerged from a newsletter Warshaw started in 2018 which addresses the differences between all kinds of things, like how sea lions and seals are not the same and why balconies are not terraces. It started with a simple question.

AIIMS doctors call for front of pack labelling, scientific limits on sugar, salt and fats in junk food
Health

AIIMS doctors call for front of pack labelling, scientific limits on sugar, salt and fats in junk food

If we want to control the diabetes epidemic in India, we have to actnow, the doctors said, adding that diabetics are likely to be at a greater risk of fatalities from COVID-19

MasterChef Australia judges Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong, Andy Allen talk about their individual journeys on the show
Entertainment

MasterChef Australia judges Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong, Andy Allen talk about their individual journeys on the show

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Jock, Melissa, and Andy talk about their experiences and observations as mentor-judges in the MasterChef kitchen, and what it takes to make a mark in the competition.

Nestle admits 60 percent of its products are unhealthy, aims to increase nutrition level
India

Nestle admits 60 percent of its products are unhealthy, aims to increase nutrition level

The Indian market was ranked at number 11 in terms of contribution to Nestle's global revenue in 2020.

Pandemic, global conflict and climate change fueling food insecurity in 2020: report
science

Pandemic, global conflict and climate change fueling food insecurity in 2020: report

Economic crisis was the prime reason for hunger for 40 million, compared with 24 million in 2019 and the pandemic has exacerbated vulnerabilities.

From burgers to ice-cream, new book details origin and folklore associated with foods loved by children
Arts & Culture

From burgers to ice-cream, new book details origin and folklore associated with foods loved by children

Author Kim Zachman also collected facts on nutrition and health, and included simple recipes and a single science experiment on how to extract iron from fortified cold cereal.

'Aahaar Kranti' mission launched by Health Ministry to raise public awareness about nutrition
India

'Aahaar Kranti' mission launched by Health Ministry to raise public awareness about nutrition

"Aahaar Kranti" will renew the focus on nutritionally balanced diets replete in locally sourced fruits and vegetables.

High malnutrition persists in India despite surplus food, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar
India

High malnutrition persists in India despite surplus food, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Launching the Poshan Gyan, a national digital repository on health and nutrition, Kumar said that real change can be brought about only through changing behaviours on the ground

Makhana farming yields profits in Bihar as farmers lean towards weather resilient crops
Lifestyle

Makhana farming yields profits in Bihar as farmers lean towards weather resilient crops

Earlier farmers used to cultivate makhana in ponds but after facing recurring flood problems, low land areas are now being utilised for makhana farming with support from state government schemes to promote it.

In Chef Analiese Gregory's latest cookbook, a blending of native Australian ingredients with European fine-dining aesthetics
Arts & Culture

In Chef Analiese Gregory's latest cookbook, a blending of native Australian ingredients with European fine-dining aesthetics

Gregory offers a view of rugged life at the bottom of the world with How Wild Things Are, a cookbook loaded with striking images of the chef herself cooking dishes at a campsite or a rocky shoreline.

As fermented food gains poularity, a look at some of the beneficial effects of these priobiotic-rich items
Health

As fermented food gains poularity, a look at some of the beneficial effects of these priobiotic-rich items

From gherkins, cabbage and garlic, to kimchi, kefir and kombucha, fermented foodstuffs can boost our gut flora and our health thanks to their micro-organisms