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Sri Lanka inflation hits record 14pc as food crisis worsens

The use of substandard organic fertiliser and pesticides has sharply reduced vegetable and fruit crop yields

People queue to buy Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in Colombo on 19 January 2022, as shortages of essentials gripped the island following a severe shortage of foreign exchange to finance imports

Swapping just one food item daily makes diet planet-friendly: Study

Want to eat healthier but struggling with it? Well, according to a new Tulane University study, it may be easier than you think

Swapping just one food item daily makes diet planet-friendly: Study

Sri Lanka food prices hit record highs as shortages bite

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in his New Year message expressed hope of reviving the cash-strapped economy but did not announce measures to address the crippling foreign exchange crisis

People queue to buy Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in Colombo on 31 December 2021, as shortages of essentials gripped the island following a severe shortage of foreign exchange to finance imports

Diet influences taste sensitivity, preference

What you eat influences your taste for what you might want to eat next, assert the researchers of the University of California

Diet influences your taste for what you might want to eat next, assert the researchers of the University of California

Food security

Over 50 million people at risk

According to a report of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, the number of people facing risks in food security has increased

Over 50 million people at risk

Greenland’s nutrients changing with global impact: Study

The discovery will enhance scientists’ understanding of carbon cycling and nutrient availability in this rapidly warming and changing environment

Greenland experienced 'massive' ice melt this week, scientists say. This satellite image shows Nuuk Fjord, Greenland on 29 July, 2021

Restaurant review

Under a silver moon at Sheraton’s Garden Kitchen

The dinner buffet of Sheraton's Garden Kitchen is a perfect opportunity to savour a wide culinary oeuvre of varied cuisines in an ambiance extraordinaire

Sushi, maki rolls, sashimi

The endangered eel: 70 million years on earth, 40 years of decline

Since 2012, Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea have cooperated on conserving the Japanese eel found in their waters, including with fishing quotas

This picture taken on 25 October 2021 shows an eel in a tank at the Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency in a suburb of Minamiizu, Shizuoka prefecture

Study finds obesity damages skeletal muscle metabolism

Fat metabolism in the skeletal muscle of obese patients is slower than that of healthy people, which scientists believe is a consequence of abnormal functions in mitochondria

A woman walks by a sign advertising sugary drinks in a Brooklyn neighborhood with a high rate of obesity and diabetes on 11 June 2013 in New York City

Healthier diets associated with lower greenhouse gas emissions: Study

Men's diets were linked to emissions that were 41 per cent higher than emissions associated with women's diets, primarily due to greater meat intake

Healthier diets associated with lower greenhouse gas emissions: Study
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