Eating

  • Watch: Man loses a bet and now actually has to eat his own hat, thankfully washed down with a drink and ketchup 28-03-2014 11:32 AM

    The Internet is a weird place and getting weirder each day. This poor guy lost a bet and now actually has to eat his own hat. He cuts tiny bits of it, washes it down with beverage and ketchup. ...
  • Israeli restaurant: Turn off phone, get 50 per cent discount 21-11-2013 12:54 PM

    Abu Ghosh: A restaurant owner in an Arab village outside of Jerusalem says he is on a mission to save culinary culture by making diners a simple offer: Turn off your cellphone and get a 50 per cent discount. Jawdat Ibrahim says smartphones have destroyed the modern dining experience. He...
  • The Signature of All Things is an unlikely book 21-10-2013 11:49 AM

    This is such an unlikely book, and the heroine is such an unlikely heroine, that I'm not sure what to make of it. We all know Elizabeth Gilbert thanks in no small part to the Julia Roberts movie Eat, Pray, Love, and the eponymous book it was based on. We...
  • Watch: Buiding that can 'eats' smog in Mexico city 23-07-2013 01:55 PM

    A building in Mexico City is doing its bit to save the environment. The hospital tower has a very unique feature, it 'eats' smog. The facade is coated in a special material which when is hit by sunlight's ultraviolet rays begins to break down pollutants into less harmful substances. The...
  • Army's food research lab sends ready-to-eat food to Uttarakhand 02-07-2013 09:59 AM

    Mysore: Even as despair sets in with relief camps and villages in Uttarakhand fast running out of rations, once again, it's another wing of the armed forces offering a ray of hope in faraway Mysore. The Defence Food Research Lab is sending ready-to-eat food packets to the state. Its high-tech...
  • Noisy eating, messy colleagues top office irritants 23-11-2012 03:55 PM

    London: Noisy eating by colleagues tops the list of office irritants, according to a new UK survey. Researchers found that as many as 74 per cent people find they are too busy to leave the office for the traditional hour lunch break. It seems to be having a huge negative...
  • No sugar, no oil

    Lights, Camera, Action |  Megha Mamgain
    If you swear by your 'tadka' and 'chhauka' then here's something interesting for you. I learnt how to make a complete main course dish without...

  • Sushi-licious

    Lights, Camera, Action |  Megha Mamgain
    Weight, inches, flab... these are words bound to be in a girl-to-girl conversation. I can hear them even now. "What's she doing? How did she...

  • A mouthful of dietary woes

    Mamma Mania |  Shabia Ravi Walia
    If you are the mother of a young child, the above topic must be your favourite after baby sleep and diapers. What your baby eats...

  • Eating veggies, fruits helps protect the heart 15-10-2011 04:39 PM

    A new study finds eating the right food can override a natural risk someone may carry for heart attack. ...
  • Ladies, please note eating speed linked to weight 31-08-2011 12:07 PM

    Washington: Ladies, please note -- your eating speed is linked to your body weight, say researchers. A new study by the University of Otago has found that middle-aged women who eat slowly are much less likely to be overweight or obese than those who eat at a faster pace, the...
  • Can chewing more help you eat less? 03-08-2011 11:48 AM

    New York: People who chew their food more take in fewer calories, mainly because more chewing is related to the levels of hormones that regulate appetite, according to a Chinese study. Chewing food 40 times instead of a typical 15 times caused the study participants to eat nearly 12 percent...
  • 5 things men need to combat stress

    The Chastity Belt |  Madhuri Banerjee
    With high power jobs, demanding relationships and manic traffic, it is proven that high blood pressure, cholesterol, and anxiety attacks are common phenomenon amongst men...

  • 3.23 p.m. - the time when dieting fails 22-03-2011 03:14 PM

    London: A myth that a midnight snack spelt doom for people on a diet has finally been broken. Experts say temptation for food is maximum during mid-afternoon - at around 3.23 p.m. Researchers for the Atkins Diet in Britain surveyed 1,250 people on diet to know why their plan failed....
  • Myth busting: Eat to lose that extra flab 06-01-2011 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: Please eat or you are not going to lose weight, says Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, the size zero protagonist, standing a popular notion on its head. "As an actress, who works 18-20 hours a day under gruelling circumstances, shooting all nights; playing and feeling a range of emotions,...
  • Himalayan town makes merry cut off by snow 03-01-2011 12:32 PM

    Keylong, Himachal Pradesh: What would you do if you were stuck in a snow- covered place and cut off from the rest of the world for five months? Lament? But this landlocked Himachal Pradesh town makes the most of it by holding celebrations, gambling, knitting, drinking and making merry! Heavy...
  • Britain promotes healthy eating 03-01-2011 10:12 AM

    London: The British government unveiled a 250 million pound ($390 million) industry-financed plan to promote good eating on Sunday under which millions of people will receive vouchers offering discounts on healthy foods. The coalition government is promoting the scheme as part of its Change4Life programme, aimed at combating Britain's high...
  • Diet books focus on healthy eating 29-12-2010 09:45 AM

    New York: If living without pasta and bread, or giving up cheese and bacon make losing weight difficult, the latest diet books may provide some incentive to drop that added holiday weight. Instead of deprivation, restricting food groups or counting calories, new weight loss plans offer different approaches to slimming...
  • Snacking at your keyboard makes you eat more 17-12-2010 03:17 PM

    London: Many of us absentmindedly reach for snacks with one hand while tapping away on the keyboard with the other. Now scientists say that eating at your desk makes you far more likely to snack later in the day. Researchers from the University of Bristol were studying the ways in...
  • Destination India could be next for Michelin guides 13-12-2010 04:44 PM

    Hong Kong: When a French tyre company last week announced a $ 1-billion factory in Chennai it evoked a lot of interest among food enthusiasts and writers in India. What's the link between a French tyre company and food, one may ask! The answer is in the company's name --...
  • New rust-eating bacteria munching away Titanic 07-12-2010 05:00 PM

    Toronto: A newly discovered rust-eating bacteria is munching away the wreckage of the Titanic and the remains of the ship may soon be lost, a team of scientists that included an Indian has warned. Researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada, have been examining the bacteria eating...
  • Now Showing: A look at this week's releases 09-10-2010 05:00 PM

    Movie buffs have a variety of films to choose from as 'Crook', 'Do Dooni Chaar', 'Eat, Pray, Love', 'The Town' and 'The American' hit the screens on Friday. ...
  • Write your own review: 'Eat Pray Love'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Eat Pray Love' is dreadfully boring film. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • Masand: 'Eat Pray Love' is dreadfully boring 09-10-2010 12:02 AM

    Cast: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Viola Davis, Billy Crudup Director: Ryan Murphy Roughly ten minutes into “Eat Pray Love”, the protagonist of this movie, played by Julia Roberts, announces dramatically: “I’m sick of me”. Slumped over in your seat, exhausted by the character’s constant whining, you wake up momentarily to...
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  • Eating less keeps cancer away: Research 31-01-2010 02:31 PM

    It's contrary to popular belief that green leafy vegetables keep cancer at bay. ...