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Wednesday, April 14, 2021



'They taste just like ice cream': People cannot get enough of blue Java bananas; have you tried them?

April 07, 2021 5:02 pm

Grown mostly in Southeast Asia and Hawaii, these blue-coloured bananas are known to taste like vanilla ice-cream

Summer diet: Here's your go-to guide to beat the heat and keep yourself hydrated

April 03, 2021 10:16 am

If you plan to tweak your diet to make it more summer-friendly, you are at the right place!

Add these foods to your diet to beat cancer

February 09, 2021 8:14 am

Certain fruits and vegetables, when added to the diet, can slow down the cancer growth and reduce certain side-effects of treatment

Grapes: How they reached India, types and health benefits

February 06, 2021 6:21 pm

Grapes are a lot more than just fresh fruit. They are crushed into fermenting wine, dried into raisins, mixed into making jams, and make a perfect topping for salads and desserts

Agricultural bills will provide legal framework for contract-farming

October 19, 2020 8:57 am

This is the essence of the reform, not the circumventing of mandis or the ECA. And it will benefit everyone — farmers, industry and consumers.

These seasonal fruits will keep you healthy during the monsoon

July 11, 2020 9:34 am

Seasonal fruits provide innumerable health benefits and offer protection against season-specific ailments.

Cleaning fruits and vegetables the right way? Check out FSSAI guidelines

July 03, 2020 12:26 pm

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has come up with some guidelines on how to clean fruits and vegetables.

Oilseed processors, exports feel the pinch as migrant workers return home

May 18, 2020 8:53 pm

Working as manual labour in wholesale markets or processing units, these workers are engaged in loading and unloading material, transporting the finished product to godowns etc. Operations in most units can come to a grinding halt if such labour is unavailable.

Rishi Kapoor loved this tangy citrus bake by chef Vikas Khanna; check the recipe

May 05, 2020 4:44 pm

Time to add some zest to your baking. Are you game?

Covid-19 lockdown: Non-essential businesses shut, many switch to selling fruits and vegetables

April 29, 2020 12:48 am

As compared to other strata of the society, the government's effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak by way of a much-needed lockdown has affected the underprivileged section of the population most adversely. Their quality of life has nosedived sharply in the past month.


Top 8: Fruit treatments for glowing, healthy skin

August 13, 2014 11:30 am

If bananas can help in maintaining the elasticity of the skin, strawberries provide exfoliation and cleansing. Aakriti Mehra, MD dermatologist of Enhance Clinics, shares some skin benefits of fruits.