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For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

...onal diet, put together from local foodstuffs like rice and lentils. While the current situation is blea...witch to growing crops for biofuels in others. And rice prices have been steadily creeping upwards too. A joint report from the UN and the OECD yesterday ...

Feeding Programme Gives Hope to Tribal Mothers

...s of the children bring food including vegetables, rice and dal (pulses) to the Anganwadi centre. There is...programme also provides the centre with additional rice and dal. Mothers with undernourished children follow this regime for 12 days a month. For the rest...

Nutritious Diet Help Improve Childrens Academic Performance

...y alternatives to snack chips. Trail mix, flavored rice cakes, pita chips and homemade tortilla chips can be made easily. Pack fruit that is easy to eat. Grapes, strawberries, chunks of melon, Involve your children in planning and preparing lunches. Write down lunch menu ideas for the week and post it...

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

...nai . For the people of the city that subsist on rice and its products, this is a significant developmen...RF president says that the effort is not to malign rice or any other traditional food choice but it will help to identify the right diet scientifically. Thi...

Japanese are Weighed Down by Deviating from Their Traditional Diet

...n's traditional diet of fish, tofu, vegetables and rice is considered a healthy role model the world over, but a change of eating habits is weighing down the land of the rising sun. Japan's health ministry estimates that every second male and every fifth female over the age of 40 is obese and experts ha...

Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

... fifth since 2003. Flocks of ducks roving across rice paddies and ponds are a traditional, iconic featur... come back in great numbers following the northern rice harvest. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last week ordered the agriculture ministry to map out immedi...

Gazas Basic Food Storage Will Last Only for a Few Days

Basic food products, notably flour, rice and sugar, are due to run out in the Gaza Strip in little more than a week unless international aid organizations are allowed to continue bringing in fresh supplies , senior Palestinian officials warned Wednesday. Gaza's border crossings to the out...

Go for Russia, Not China, Wine Experts Say

...said, "the food is European in style. Shashlik and rice is the Russian steak and chips and there is no spice. Chinese food is not made to go with wine, and nor is Indian at the moment." And whereas in China wine sales are driven by a culture of giving or serving a high status gift, Russians like wine for ...

One Fifth of Timor Needs Food Assistance: UN Report

...a and other tubers dropped by 25-30 per cent while rice production decreased by 20 per cent. "Producers are in urgent need of maize and rice seeds, fertilizer and other agricultural inputs to prepare for the next cropping season," said Henri...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...its farmers to move away from growing staples like rice and wheat. As incomes and food consumption have gone up, wheat reserves fell last year and the country was forced to import the commodity for the first time in six years. But Sud said that with huge foreign reserves thanks to 15 years of a boomin...

Japan's All-star Speed Eater Suffers Professional Injury

... holds world records for scoffing cows' brains and rice balls. In 2004, he founded the United Food Fighters Organisation in hopes of making people take competitive eating seriously as a sport. Despite Japanese people's reputation as moderate eaters, Kobayashi helped to turn competitive eating into a t...

Storing Medical Info Under Your Skin

...ssociation says. Devices the size of a grain of rice that are implanted with a needle could give emergency room doctors quick access to the records of chronically ill patients, the nation's largest doctors group said in a report. The association adopted a policy Monday stating that the devices can im...

Capricious Climate in Indonesia Adds to Farmers Woe

Java's rice fields reverberate with the activities of farmers ...the weather has also turned capricious. Indonesias rice farming had continued undisturbed for generations, even in the face of war or economic disturbances....

UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread

...found in broccoli, sprouts, peas, chickpeas, brown rice and fruit. Folic acid is its synthetic form. It is important for the development of the spine in the first stages of pregnancy and women are advised to eat extra folic acid when trying to get pregnant. However, research suggests that only half o...

Rice Containing Breast Milk Proteins to Be Grown in Kansas

... Ventria Bioscience in Sacramento, California, the rice strains produce lysozyme, lactoferrin, and human s...ain aim is to use the pharmaceutical proteins rich rice to create drinks that may help combat diarrhea, and to use dietary supplements to help reverse anemi...

Vaccines On Your Plate

...be responsible for producing cholera toxin, into a rice plant, whose genome has recently been mapped. The plants produced the toxin and when the rice grains were fed to mice they provoked immunity from the diarrhea-causing bacterium. The bacteria t...

Capricious Climate in Indonesia Adds to Farmers’ Wo

Java's rice fields reverberate with the activities of farmers ...he weather has also turned capricious. Indonesia’s rice farming had continued undisturbed for generations, even in the face of war or economic disturbances....

Pigs Quarantined in US Farm Following Melamine Contamination

...lifornian officials believe the melamine came from rice protein concentrate imported from China by Diamond...farm buys its pet food. So from wheat gluten to rice protein, the melamine trail seems to continue. In March last the problem broke out. There was a m...

Scientists Find Rice Gene for Grain Size and Yield

Chinese scientists have identified and cloned a rice gene that influences rice grain weight and yield, which could help scientists develop// higher yielding varieties of the world...

Rice Bran Reduces Risk of Intestinal Cancer

A study has revealed for the first time that rice bran could reduce the risk of intestinal cancer.//...hat consumption of a high daily dose of stabilized rice bran caused an average 51% reduction in the number of precancerous adenomas in the intestinal tract....

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