The MIND diet: Can you eat your way to a healthier brain?

The MIND diet: Can you eat your way to a healthier brain?

Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. So in the time it takes you to read this article, five people will have developed the disease. Alarming? Yes, but what if there was a diet that could help slow cognitive decline by targeting brain protective foods that combat the causes of dementia-related diseases? The MIND diet Martha Clare Morris, Ph.D., from Rush University and her colleagues conducted a Memory and Aging Project (MAP) on over…

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News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

1/9 A Buddhist nun walks in line with novice nuns to receive food from people during the Songkran Festival at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters) 2/9 President Ram Nath Kovind (right), Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu (left), Prime Minister Narendra Modi (center) and other dignitaries arrive to pay tribute to Babasaheb BR Ambedkar on the occasion of his 128th birth anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi. (Image: PTI) 3/9…

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Slaughter-Free Food Is The New And The Now Way Of Feeding The World

Slaughter-Free Food Is The New And The Now Way Of Feeding The World

In March Berlin was the home of Europe’s first professional animal protein alternatives conference organised by international food awareness organization ProVeg. The New Food Conference brought together scientists, researchers, food enthusiasts and entrepreneurs who are leading the slaughter-free, environmentally friendly and socially just food revolution. I was lucky to be present at the sold-out conference and this is part one of my two-part series on the future of food based on what I’ve learned (and tasted). The first…

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When a news photographer becomes the news in India

When a news photographer becomes the news in India

P. Ravikumar, a freelance photographer on assignment, performs CPR on a child who collapsed in a makeshift pool of coloured water while taking part in Holi celebrations in Chennai. (Photo: Reuters) It all happened in a flash. Barely 10 minutes after reaching a public gathering that was held in a large tent to celebrate the Indian festival of Holi, I was performing CPR on a boy who had suddenly collapsed in a makeshift pool of…

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Could the brain-boosting MIND diet reduce the risk of dementia?

Could the brain-boosting MIND diet reduce the risk of dementia?

Following the MIND diet, which encourages plenty of brain-boosting foods such as berries, could help reduce the risk of dementia according to new research. — AFP pic SYDNEY, March 11 — New Australian research has found that following the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet, more commonly known as the MIND diet, does appear to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment in older adults. Carried out by researchers at the Australian National University, the University…

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Skin in the game: do we need to take down nudes – or look at them harder?

 Venus Rising from the Sea, circa 1520, by Titian, which will feature in The Renaissance Nude. Photograph: John McKenzie/National Galleries of Scotland Things look different after #MeToo. And not just after #MeToo, but after several years of a surging fourth wave of feminism. There has been fury against patriarchy – with the term itself, after decades of dormancy, surging back into use to explain everything from the rise of Donald Trump to sexual violence in…

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Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, BEL, Allahabad Bank, Tata Steel, Kaveri Seed

Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, BEL, Allahabad Bank, Tata Steel, Kaveri Seed

Here are the stocks that are in news today: Results Today: Tilaknagar Industries, CHPL Industries and Sang Froid Labs ING Mauritius Investments to further sell stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank Bank of Baroda to invest Rs 4,638 crore in equity of bank by way of preferential allotment SIS Australia Group Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of Security & Intelligence Serviceshas signed definitive agreements to acquire initially 51% shareholding in Platform 4 Group Gabriel India‘s Chief Financial Officer Rajendran Arunachalam…

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Stocks in the news: Dr Reddy’s Labs, Tech Mahindra, Yes Bank, Jaypee Infratech, Wipro

Stocks in the news: Dr Reddy’s Labs, Tech Mahindra, Yes Bank, Jaypee Infratech, Wipro

Here are stocks that are in the news today: PNC Infratech: Company received an order from PWD for a project worth Rs 186.48 crore. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA has been granted final approval by the USFDA for Clobetasol Propionate Foam USFDA concluded two pre approval inspections of Biocon’s manufacturing facilities in Bengaluru Religare Enterprises: Board approves raising up to Rs 500 crore via NCDs. Dr Reddy’s Labs: Duvvada plant gets a VAI (Voluntary Action Indicated) status from USFDA,…

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