Detecting highly carcinogenic toxins that occur naturally in most common crops, could soon be solved by groundbreaking research that exploits aflatoxins’ fluorescent properties.
Aflatoxins are present in a wide range of foodstuffs, especially cereal [...]
Last-minute guests at home, kids fed up of boring food or picnic planning? We present you with a quick recipe that you can try at home without fretting about the ingredients (as they are normally available in every household). Get the chicken now. What ar [...]
Researchers have reasons to believe that a red meat-based diet can expose to greater health risks. (File)
A high intake of proteins from animal sources such as red meats, eggs and [...]
Strawberries are perfect for smoothies with a little yoghurt, banana and orange juice. Source: Indian Express Archive
Strawberries are making their way in the summer menus, so get r [...]
The Vietnamese banh mi is the baguette made airier.
As we watch, agog, the streets of Bangkok patrolled by soldiers securing the military takeover, it is an apt moment to look at th [...]
The findings showed that the shrinking of the hippocampus — brain region associated with learning and memory — actually precedes the onset of a change in behaviour — namely [...]
A retired colonel has innovated techniques for treating 25 common chronic human ailments.
A retired colonel of the Indian army, who served as a medical expert in the Kargil area, [...]
Apperitivo at Amour Bistro
Let’s start at the beginning, as authors suggest, and consider the concept of an apperitivo. According to Oscar Balcon, co-owner of Artusi, the latest I [...]
Pineapples pack a tremendous nutritional punch, containing vitamins A,C, E, and K; potassium; calcium; electrolytes and phyto-nutrients like carotene. Source: Thinkstock Images
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 [...]