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How walnuts can help control appetite

Consuming walnuts activates an area in the brain associated with regulating hunger and craving for food, says a new study. The findings, published online in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, shed light on how walnuts discourage

Lemons were status symbol in ancient Rome

Lemons were status symbols for the ancient Roman ruling elite, according to a study which found that they were the first fruits to arrive in the Mediterranean around the time of Jesus. Researchers from Tel Aviv University

Decoded: Why whisky tastes better with water

Adding a few drops of water enhances the taste of whisky, say scientists who confirm what alcohol connoisseurs have long known. Researchers at Linnaeus University in Sweden have found that adding water to whisky alters the drink’s

World’s oldest Italian wine found

Researchers have found evidence of the world’s oldest Italian wine in a large storage jar from the Copper Age which indicates that winemaking in the region began as early a fourth millennium BC. The discovery, detailed in

Eid-al-Adha 2017: Add some flavour to your celebrations with this Blackcurrant Sheer Khurma recipe

Sheer Khurma is something we all look out for during Eid celebrations. In most Muslim households, this traditional festive dessert takes the place of honour among other sweets. If the regular version of this delectable dessert is