10 ways to fight allergies Does the thought of onset of winter worry you about the allergies? The pollution and pollen spread through the air increases the risk of allergies. Our tips may help you ward them off. Use a mask- Wear a mask wheneve..
Vitamin D supplements donâ€™t improve bone health No proof of effectiveness Studies has found that vitamin D supplements do not help prevent fractures, increase bone mineral density or prevent falls in adults. The research,Â published i..
How to reduce plastic use in everyday life Â Plastic has become impossible to avoid in modern life. It is found in thousands of items of daily use, from toys, electronics,Â personal care products to many single-use items, from grocery bag..
UK Eating alone could make you unhappy Family that eats together A survey of about 8,000 adultsÂ by Oxford Economics and the National Centre for Social Research published by Sainsburyâ€™s suggested eating alone has a stronger link to be..
FSSAI frames law to promote food donationÂ Want not, waste not Food Safety and Standards Authority of IndiaÂ (FSSAI)Â has framed a regulation to promoteÂ food donationÂ by businesses and reduce wastage. TheÂ Food SafetyÂ and Sta..
Fortune sunflower oil â€“ No boost for immunityÂ Oil for health? â€œGood for immune systemâ€ claimed the print advt of Fortune sunflower oil featuring Akshay Kumar. The disclaimer stated â€œContains Vitamin E which is prov..
Suit against Apple, Samsung for smartphone radio frequency emissions Â A class action suit has been filed against tech giants Apple and Samsung in California because of a report published by The Chicago Tribune. A team of researchers found t..
Court orders LIC to pay Rs. 48 lakh for death claim Hetalkumar Patel took nine policies from LIC. Within two years he died due to heart attack. LIC repudiated the claims filed by his family saying that Patel was being treated for depression an..
15 Things you are not cleaning enoughÂ After reading this you will change your cleaning routineÂ You spend hours in keeping your home and surroundings clean. But there might still be some places that just skip your attention. These in tu..
Central Mall takes back unused jeans Â Â Return policies are a joke Gautam Patel went with his daughter to Central Mall and purchased a few garments. On reaching home, his daughter tried the two jeans and found them tight. The next day th..
Beware of abnormally high discounts on products sold online CERC survey reveals that e-commerce companies sell products at unbelievable discountsÂ Â Â The festival season is here. Consumers are being tempted by â€˜Saleâ€™ sign..
HDFC Life ordered to pay insurance claim of Rs. 50 lakhs Pratap Singh took a Rs 50 lakh policy from HDFC Life on 5 December, 2008. Before issuing the policy, the insurer had subjected Singh to a medical examination which had reported hi..
Nutrilite â€“ No herbs, only extractsÂ Not so realÂ Â Â Â The advertisement of Nutrilite by Amway claims â€œ1 Tulsi Tablet = 100 dried organic leaves of Tulsi herbâ€, implying that having 1 tulsi tablet will give the..
Chocolate production may be harming environment Bitter chocolateÂ A recent study has revealed that chocolates may be significantly harming the environment, as the chocolate industry is reportedly producing tonnes of greenhouse gases in a ye..
Eyes fatigued due to digital devices? Follow our adviceÂ These steps will help you ease the strain on your eyes brought on by incessant use of digital devicesÂ In the digital age that we live in, we are always staring at some screen. Whe..
AUSTRALIA Misleading advertisements prevalent in Tourism What you see, is not what you get You expect to enjoy the scenic beauty that is shown in the pictures that you see in travel magazines or tourism advertisements. Imagine when you reach t..
Order of food eating alters blood glucose What to eat first It is known that the kind of food we eat affects our blood sugar level. A new study reveals that changing the order in which food is eaten could reduce post-meal blood sugar spikes. T..
USFDA finds salmonella in MDH sambar masala Â Asli Masale! US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found salmonella bacterium in at least three batches of MDH Sambhar Masala. The agency urged the consumers to return their packets of spice to t..
Lenovo refunds for faulty laptop Story of woes Within one week of purchasing a new Lenovo laptop, Mohan Kamath found that the laptop was not functioning properly. He immediately sent it to the service center for repairs. He wrote to Consumer E..
Beware of Instant Noodles Repeat tests after 7 years reveal that noodles continue to be unhealthy A recent advertisement of a popular brand of noodles shows a mother teaching a son to cook noodles so that he is ready for his hostel life. Insta..