According to the study, physical inactivity contributes to an estimated 5.3 million deaths each year, similar to the number of deaths attributed to tobacco use and obesity.
An incre [...]
Iced coffee shake is the brand’s best selling sweet delicacy. (Source: Express photo by Sukriti Gumber)
Movenpick, three months old in Delhi, already has its set of loyal cust [...]
When it comes to street food, the ‘egg roll’ undoubtedly rules the eastern metropolis and the hearts of its people. (Source: Sanghamitra Mazumdar)
If you have been to Kolkata an [...]
Citrus fruits are the best when it comes to preparing infused water. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
We all know how water can do you a world of good. Drinking water can help wash out t [...]
Jackfruit, known as Kathal in Hindi, is a large irregularly shaped oval fruit. Often, listed among the exotic tropical fruits to have originated in India and Malaysia, jackfruit is now now grown in Asia, Africa, the US and Australia.
Reported to be the fo [...]
A low-carbohydrate diet is more effective for weight loss and reducing cardiovascular risk factors than a low-fat diet, according to a new study.
To compare the effects of a low-carbohydrate versus a low-fat diet on body weight and cardiovascular risk fac [...]
For decades, close interactions between the gut-associated immune system, the nervous and endocrine systems have been studied but their findings have largely been ignored by psychiatrists and [...]
The fare at Cherry Fresh (Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal)
How many calories burn in a single shopping trip? The jury’s out on this but we don’t need figures to realise t [...]
The upcoming season of cooking-reality show ‘MasterChef India’ will celebrate the rich Indian heritage of vegetarian food.
Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who is also one of the judges of the show, said the idea behind bidding adieu to the non- [...]
Tobacco kills over one million Indians annually. (File)
Stopping use of tobacco and adopting a healthy lifestyle can prevent almost 80 per cent of head and neck cancer cases in Indi [...]
At Masala Library, the green peas in the keema matar are replaced with spheres of its puree.
At Gaggan Anand’s eponymous Bangkok restaurant, the chef serves a subtle take on Mumba [...]
Injecting stem cells might prevent glaucoma. (Ablestock)
An infusion of stem cells harvested from a patient’s own skin could help restore proper drainage for fluid-clogged eye [...]
Embroyic gene might help fight ageing.
The fountain of youth may reside in an embryonic stem cell gene named Nanog, suggests new research that may lead to treatments for condition [...]
Family first Ross Carvalho along with his sons Emil (centre) and Yvan at the Amercian Express Bakery in Mumbai. (Source: Kevin D’Souza)
A variety of baked delicacies and loaves of [...]
It’s greek to me: A batch of Kourambiethes for Christmas. (Source: Express Archive)
By: Shantanu David
From the Chef’s kitchen:
KOURAMBIETHES (GREEK ALMOND CHRISTMAS COOKIES)
“We discovered that menopause speeds up cellular aging by an average of 6 percent,” said Horvath, the study’s senior author, “That doesn’t sound like much but it [...]
This technique may provide clinicians a new window into the disorder. (Source: Flickr|Daniel Egge)
A non-invasive and inexpensive hearing test may help physicians identify infants w [...]
Fish tales Meen moilee or fish curry served with appam is part of the traditional Christmas meal for Syrian Christian families in Kerala. (Source: Image from Amreli, hotel diplomat) [...]
Help arriving in the form of a motorcycle ambulance.
When eight months pregnant Sukmi’s water broke she was in Ongnarpal, a village deep in the jungle of Chhattisgarh where fo [...]
Malaria drug may help treat a wide range of cancers, including lung, bowel, brain, and head and neck cancer.
A readily and cheaply available malaria drug may help treat a wide range [...]
* A couple of weeks ago, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) passed sweeping new calorie-labelling rules for restaurants, making it mandatory to label the amount of calories in anything you eat anywhere — restaurant chains, vending [...]
Research found that Iron deficiency in pregnant women
Iron deficiency affects one in five of the world’s population and is more prevalent in pregnant women, say researchers.
“Restaurants can help consumers by downsizing portion sizes and reformulating their food to contain less of these over-consumed nutrients,” said Alice Lichtenstein from Tufts Univ [...]
The Pop-Up interiors. (Source: Express Photo by Praveen Khanna)
Time and space is not a continuum at The Pop-Up, Asiad Village. The restaurant spills over into an inside dining area [...]
Women indulging in smoking are more at risk of developing bleeding inside the lining of the brain.
Women indulging in smoking are more at risk of developing bleeding inside the li [...]
Avocado can be used as a first food for infants.
‘Feeding babies avocados, which has a neutral flavour, soft consistency and nutrient density, can help in boosting their gro [...]
Renong pla yang thm nalay, a fish preparation, uses authentic Thai marinade.
Bottles of the fiery Sriracha, a variety of vinegars and fish sauce, all imported from Thailand, line th [...]
MasterChef India co-judge, Ranveer Brar, talks about his journey with food — from working at a kebab stall in Lucknow to five-star kitchens in the country and abroad.
At the age o [...]