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Need one reason to eat chikoo? We give you many

From giving a boost to the body's immunity to fighting many bacterial infections, here's why chikoo is the superhero of fruits.

Want to keep fruits fresh without refrigeration? Put a silk coating

Fibroin, an insoluble protein found in silk, has a remarkable ability to stabilise and protect other materials.


Why you must think twice before biting into that 'fresh' apple

From reports of pesticides injected into vegetables to chemical wax on apples to make them shine, in some sense it may be more apt to say we are what we don’t eat.

Two pieces of fruit a day help fight depression: Study

Eating at least two pieces of fruit like apples daily helps in preventing depression.

Grapefruit juice might help in weight loss

A research study has found that grapefruit juice not only helps in losing weight but also lowers glucose level.

Five reasons: Why Pomegranate is perfect for your skin

From playing the role of powerful antioxidant to a product of anti-ageing, the fruit can help in many ways.


Fruit and veggies kept in daylight more nutritious

Food crops would do something similar,perhaps even after they'd been harvested from the field.

Now,fruit juice chocolates with 50 per cent less fat

New technology would allow manufacture of chocolate with fruit juice

Mango mela in Pinjore from today

The two-day annual 19th mango mela will be organised at the Pinjore Gardens on July 3 and 4...

Calcium carbide in mangoes: civic body drive to crack the whip on erring vendors

Following complaints of the use of calcium carbide to ripen mangoes,the health department of the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation collected samples of different varieties of the fruit from vendors.

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10 fruits and vegetable PEELS that are beneficial for overall health

While both fruits and vegetables are a great source of nutrients, essential for overall health, their skins are equally important. From orange to potato, here are 10 different types of peels that you can include in your everyday diet.