While fruits are generally considered to be healthy, their health benefits are dependent on how they are ripened. The best method is to allow them to ripen naturally on the plant itself. As fruits mature, they undergo a series of physical and biochemical changes that are irreversible and ultimately lead to senescence.

Securing Environmental Health

December 25, 2019 09:26 am

The environment we live in determines the general wellbeing of individuals and societies, including positive and negative aspects of life and satisfaction. Living in healthy environment promotes quality of life. In contrast, exposures to air, water, and soil pollution, chemicals, climate change, and ultraviolet radiation from unhealthy environment contribute more than 100 types of diseases and injuries.

CAIRO, Oct 11: Deadly chemicals have ended up in the hands of Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) after pro-IS terrorists attacked a northern Syrian HQ of Al-Nusra, killing several militants and White Helmets and capturing canisters with chlorine.

Mixtures of chemicals found in beauty products, often aimed at female consumers, could harm their reproductive hormones. Researchers at George Mason University, Virginia, examined the impact of exposure across the menstrual cycle in the new study.

Bumblebees acquire a taste for food laced with a pesticide known to harm them, according to a study suggesting the chemicals pose an even greater threat to pollinators than previously thought.

THE HAGUE, July 9: A preliminary report by the world’s chemical weapons watchdog said “various chlorinated chemicals” were found at the site of an attack in Douma, Syria, in April that killed dozens of civilians and prompted air strikes by Britain, France and the United States, it said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 6:Growing pollution in the Narayani River at Gaindakot Municipality of Nawalparasi East has made the locals to call for timely interventions from the government to protect the river.