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Saturated foods may reduce stress coping skills

New York: If your adolescent children are in the habit of consuming saturated foods including butter, cheese, beef, pork or processed meats like salami, they are less likely to have stress coping skills in adulthood, warn researchers. People who consumed these foods, during teen age, showed alteration in areas of the brain that handle the fear

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Celebrity chef Bal says cooking a desirable quality in men

New Delhi: Indian Celebrity chef Aditya Bal says that cooking nowadays is seen as one of the most desirable qualities in men to have. “Men cooking has become not just an accepted idea but cooking is also seen as a desirable quality to have in a man. So men cooking is a really good thing for

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Gordon Ramsay gives vegan food a try

Los Angeles: Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay, who is known to criticise a plant-based diet, has decided to give vegan food a shot. Ramsay announced the news on Twitter along with an image of a vegan charred aubergine pizza, reports on April 18. He captioned the image: “Going to give this vegan thing a try. Yes


Eat fatty fish to cut your heart disease risk

London: Consuming fatty fish four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent the risk of heart disease, finds a study. The findings showed that fatty fish increases the size and lipid composition of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) particles, also known as good cholesterol, in people with impaired glucose metabolism. Morever, using


Kale, beetroot: Nutritious ingredients for healthy food

New Delhi: With people becoming more health conscious, several restaurants have started introducing dishes with healthy ingredients like kale, beetroot and quinoa. These dishes offer wholesome goodness as it is not just good on nutrient value but also on taste, say experts. Rajesh Sawhney, Co-founder of and Rajiv Kumar, CEO of Culinate, have listed some


Why do your mothers’ meals taste so good?

Ever wondered why you can’t simply resist that mouth-watering chicken or delicious chocolate cake made by your mother? According to researchers, food that is perceived to have been “made with love” tastes more delicious. The emotional perception of taste can be enhanced or diminished by the amount of time, love and care that goes into

Things not to eat before going to bed

Things not to eat before going to bed

One should eat carefully to stay fit and fabulous but keeping a check on your diet before going to bed needs extra attention as some food items have the tendency to disturb your sleep if taken regularly. Sonia Narang, nutrition expert, Oriflame India, lists products that shouldn’t be consumed at night * Chocolate: Dark chocolates

Make drinking milk more enjoyable

Make drinking milk more enjoyable

Milk is essential for developing strong bones and teeth, but some people simply don’t like the sight of it. Add flavours or coloured ice cubes or prepare shakes to make milk tastier, says an expert. Tanya Joshi, Senior Dietician and Nutritionist at dairy company Freshmen’s Valley, suggests how: * There are various flavours available in

Indulge in healthy kale chips, quinoa puffs for quick bites

Indulge in healthy kale chips, quinoa puffs for quick bites

Who says tasty food cannot be healthy? Take kale chips and quinoa puffs which can comfortably fit in as evening snacks or binge munchies. And with people becoming more health conscious and diet control, “The Green Snack Co,” a brand by Control Alt Foods has come up with a distinctive and delicious range kale chips