Eating walnuts can prevent heart disease and enhance your memory

According to scientists, eating walnuts daily can prevent Alzheimers, improve your cognitive health and  enhance your memory by enabling concentrated focussing and increase the speed of the brain processor. A recent study has determined that only 5.5% of all adults (ages 19-50) consume  any tree nuts  and they integrate into their diet, an average 1.25…

EU lifts ban on Alfanso Indian mangoes

Finally, it took  9 months for The European Union to lift an import ban on  Indian mangoes including Alfanso ( Champagne of mangoes) , after  they found  in 207 Indian consignments infested with fruit flies t which  they fear could harm European salad crops  back in May 2014. Critics argue then this ban was disproportionate and…

Intellectual Property Rights on pharmaceuticals

                by Penny Nair Price Multinational companies have been up in arms in the last few years about what they describe as India’s blatant disregard for their intellectual property rights, especially on life-saving medicines. Many polluted cities in India cause citizens to experience respiratory problems.  The Swiss multinational…

Drinking white wine could lead some women to depression!

Drinking white wine could lead some women to depression!  White wine contains 10 times more sugar than red wine according British  Food Standard Agency. FSA regulations 1234/2007 and 607/2009 introduced some changes to wine making requirements and labelling of wines. The minimum actual alcohol remains 8.5% vol for wine without geographical designation, in effect the…

Vivek Murthy – Youngest ever US Surgeon General

        The US Senate confirmation of 37-year-old Vivek Murthy as the youngest ever Surgeon General, more than a year after his nomination, US President Barack Obama has said the Indian-American physician would hit the ground running as the country’s top doctor. ‘I applaud the Senate for confirming Vivek Murthy to be our country’s…

The Cinnamon Club Best Spice Restaurant -British Curry Awards 2014 winners

  Bigger and better than ever before, the 10th British Curry Awards honoured the nation’s finest restaurants in spectacular style, with stars of stage and screen gathering at Battersea Evolution to see the industry’s finest chefs rewarded for their hard work in continuing to innovate and perfect the nation’s favourite dish. In a special video…

Coffee Sales Growth 10.7% £7.2billion turnover

The total UK coffee shop market is estimated at over 19,000 outlets and continues to outperform the UK retail sector with significant sales growth of 10.7% on last year with £7.2 billion total turnover. The total UK coffee shop market is predicted to exceed 27,000 outlets and £16.5 billion turnover by 2020, driven by branded coffee…

How to lose weight quickly?

How to lose weight quickly is one of the most popular health questions on the internet, according to Yahoo. Losing weight can be done quickly, however, it needs to be done in a healthy way too. People may want to lose weight rapidly for one of several reasons: A bride-to-be who wants to fit into…

Marathon running ‘bad for the heart’

When we think of cardiovascular health, physical activity – such as running – often comes to mind. But new research shows that running a marathon can prompt heart muscle changes that cause the heart to swell, and this is particularly the case in runners with lower fitness levels. The researchers, who reported their findings in…