Food

Corn

Everything you need to know about corn

Also known as maize, corn is one of the world’s most popular cereal grains. It’s the seed of a plant in the grass family,...
Beetroots

Household treasures: Beetroots, benefits and uses

Beetroots are gaining newfound popularity as a superfood. Packed with essential nutrients, beetroots are a great source of fiber, folate (vitamin B9), manganese, potassium, iron,...
McDonald's

Hit or miss? McDonald’s to test vegan meat burger

Fast-food giant McDonald's is dipping another foot into the world of plant-based "meat," announcing plans on Thursday to test a vegetarian burger in Canada. The...
Green tea

Household treasures: Green tea, benefits and uses

Green tea is undoubtedly the healthiest beverage on the planet. It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body....
Chinese

Indian Navy fears Chinese Shang Class Nuclear powered Submarine in Indian Ocean

Earlier this week, Indian news platform, NDTV, quoted unnamed sources from the Indian Navy as stating that the Indian naval security force is apprehensive...
Apple

Household treasures: Apple cider vinegar, benefits and uses

You may have a friend who insists on taking apple cider vinegar shots in the morning for fat burning. Or you may have seen...
digestion

How to keep your digestion on track

With winters around the corner, we are not far away from consecutive weddings, parties and late-night outings. This season of nighttime socializing can take...
Peaches

Household treasures: Peaches, nutrition and benefits

Years ago, peaches were first cultivated in China where they are considered a symbol of immortality and friendship. In addition to being beautiful, fragrant,...
pineapples

Household treasures: Pineapples, antioxidants and health benefits

Pineapple is a tropical fruit available in any grocery store and a staple in many homes around the world. Christopher Columbus brought pineapples back...
Jaundice

Jaundice: A guide to manage the condition smartly

All of us have, at least once, met or heard of people who have suffered from jaundice. Most of the population has their own...
Papayas

Household treasures: Papayas, antioxidants and nourishments

Papayas grow in tropical climates and are also known as papaws or pawpaws. Their sweet taste, vibrant color, and the wide variety of health...
eggs

Eggs Are Not Just For Eating – Other Amazing Facts

Eggs are a great source of affordable, high-quality protein. More than half of an egg's protein is found in egg white with vitamin B2...
health

Household treasures: Carrots, antioxidants and health

Carrots are often thought of as the ultimate health food. Generations of parents have told their children: "Eat your carrots, they are good for...
breakfast

Weight loss: Best foods for breakfast?

Some people believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that eating breakfast increases weight loss. Why? Because it’s best...
Health

Household treasures: Cucumbers, hydration and health

The cucumber belongs to the same family as squash and different kinds of melon. Cucumbers are high in water and low in calories, fat,...
blind

Can a diet full of junk food make you go blind?

A teenage boy went blind and partially deaf after living off a diet of chips, sausages and crisps for the past decade. The British...
Cow's Milk

Household treasures: Milk, nutrients and growth

Since childhood milk has been incorporated in our diets as a holy grail beverage for health. By definition, it’s a nutrient-rich fluid that female...
health

Household treasures: Yogurt, health and probiotics

News Desk | Yogurt has been consumed by humans for hundreds of years. It is very nutritious and eating it regularly may boost several aspects...
weight loss

Understanding portion sizes for weight loss

Understanding the right portion size for you is necessary for maintaining a healthy weight and a key ingredient to any successful weight-loss program. The simple...
dark chocolate

Is dark chocolate one of the ‘skinfoods’?

News Desk |   Dark chocolate is made from the seed of the cocoa tree. It is loaded with nutrients and is one of the most...
keto

Why the Keto Diet can cause a skin rash

News Desk | Following a ketogenic diet can sometimes cause a red, itchy skin rash, which people commonly refer to as keto rash. The medical...
Tea

Smoky Tandoori Chai: The only acceptable swing to Tea for Pakistanis

AFP | It's a cuppa like no other. Every evening in Islamabad a crowd arrives at Sanaullah's street stall to taste his "tandoori chai" -...
Lodhi

Nestlé and Ambassador Lodhi launch, “Dining along the Indus”

News Desk | Ambassador Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations, unveiled an authentic Pakistani cuisine recipe book “Dining along the Indus”...
Pakistan

Will Track-II diplomacy help Pakistan normalize ties under PM Modi rule?

News Analysis | Pakistan and India are reportedly using different channels to normalize the relationship between the two neighboring countries. Delegations are scheduled to meet...
marriages

Taiwan allows same sex marriages; first in Asia

AFP | Taiwan's parliament legalized same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to...
Biryani

Pakistan to celebrate International Biryani Festival annually

News Desk | The Sindh Government has announced to celebrate International Biryani Festival each year. Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf's Governor of Sindh Imran Ismail made the announcement....

Govt. plans to modernize milk and meat industry for boosting output

News Desk | Last Sunday United Business Group (UBG) leader Daroo Khan Achakzai reiterated the Prime Minister’s wish to revamp Pakistan’s agricultural sector. Achakzai who...

5 Chai spots in Islamabad for you to check out these winters

News Desk| There are two kinds of people: one that takes tea as a drink; other that inhales tea as a lifeline. There is no...

A gruesome murder bares world powers’ flawed policies

James M Dorsey | Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s gruesome murder raises fundamental questions that go far beyond Middle Eastern geopolitics. They go to the risks...

British Princess teams up with Muslim women for charity

News Desk | Meghan Markle has finally announced her first charity project as the Duchess of Sussex. The 37-year-old quickly became one of the most...

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