• Sat, Jan 20, 2018
  • Eat soy, nuts, pulses daily for healthy heart

    Updated: Jan, 19, 201806:57 PM

    Replacing one to two servings of animal proteins like meat and milk products with plant proteins such as soy, nuts and pulses daily could reduce main cholesterol markers and prevent your risk of heart...
    Eat soy, nuts, pulses daily for healthy heart
    The findings showed that one to two servings of plant proteins every day could reduce the main cholesterol markers low-density lipoprotein cholesterol -- LDL or bad cholesterol, non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol and apolipoprotein B -- by about 5 per cent. We are seeing a major interest in plant-based diets from Mediterranean to vegetarian diets in the supermarket and the clinic, and this comprehensive analysis of the highest level of evidence from randomized trials provides us with more confidence that these diets are heart healthy, said lead author John Sievenpiper of St. Michael's Hospital in Ontario, Canada.The health benefits could be even greater if people combined plant proteins with other cholesterol-lowering foods such as viscous, water soluble fibres from oats, barley and psyllium, and plant sterols, said...
  • Veganism is the hottest food trend in Israel Veganism is the hottest food trend in Israel
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201808:36 PM

    Amira, a housewife belonging to the Druze community, is busy chopping vegetables in her home in Dalyat el Carmel, a serene and quaint town in the Carmel mountains near Israel's Haifa city. It takes...

  • Five creative ways to have avocado Five creative ways to have avocado
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201802:52 PM

    In terms of nutrition, it's a superfood with global patrons, due to the presence of some 20 vitamins and minerals.

  • Recipes to making Panna cotta, sticky toffee pudding at home Recipes to making Panna cotta, sticky toffee pudding at home
    Updated: Jan, 15, 201805:42 PM

    With Christmas approaching, try whipping up few desserts at home with recipes shared by chefs.

  • Eating muesli in breakfast may help combat arthritis Eating muesli in breakfast may help combat arthritis
    Updated: Jan, 14, 201812:50 PM

    Eating a fibre-rich breakfast consisting of muesli and enough fruit and vegetables throughout the day everyday can help maintain a rich variety of bacterial species in the gut, which may have positive...

  • How gut bacteria, broccoli can help keep bowel cancer away How gut bacteria, broccoli can help keep bowel cancer away
    Updated: Jan, 13, 201808:33 PM

    Researchers have developed a cocktail of bacteria and cruciferous vegetables that can potentially turn into a targeting system that seeks out and kills colorectal cancer cells.

  • Chinese have the most beautiful food culture: Masterchef Karlie Verkerk Chinese have the most beautiful food culture: Masterchef Karlie Verkerk
    Updated: Jan, 12, 201805:09 PM

    26 year old Karlie Verkerk who made it to the top three of MasterChef Australia Season 9 opens up about her experiences of being a part of the show and her love for all that is Chinese!

  • Here's what'll tickle your palette in 2018 Here's what'll tickle your palette in 2018
    Updated: Jan, 11, 201808:46 PM

    As the New Year is on us, there seems to be an emphasis on back-to-the-basics and healthy gluten-free products. There'll be a resurgence of superfoods, the emergence of a 'Better for You' category of...

  • Transgender chef from Texas on five-city India tour' Transgender chef from Texas on five-city India tour'
    Updated: Jan, 10, 201802:27 AM

    Texas-based chef Chris Trapani, a transgender, will take on a five-city tour in India, starting with New Delhi on Wednesday.

  • Culinary Tales: When I made a spoof of the biryani Culinary Tales: When I made a spoof of the biryani
    Updated: Jan, 07, 201808:15 AM

    Everything was cooked well and the aroma was just right.