New research shows that eating food rich in omega-3 fatty acids like fatty fish, nuts and seeds may have help with preventing the spread of cancer. The study, conducted by a person of Indian origin, Aditi Das, from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US, shows that when the human body metabolises omega-3 fatty acids, it produces endocannabinoid epoxides, or EDP-EAs which are a class of molecules with anti-inflammatory properties and may be able to stop the growth of cancer cells in the body. Continue reading
Pillsbury Choco Cooker Cake is a new product launched in India recently.
It is a cake mix with a very high amount of added sugar at 45.1 gm per 100 gm pack. High added sugar is a strict no-no for those with diabetes and lifestyle diseases. Due to its high sugar and
simple starches content we believe that this food must be eaten very sparingly and in very small amounts even by the healthy.
The product is a packaged food containing preservatives, edible vegetable oil, bakery shortening and hydrogenated vegetable oils which contain trans-fats. Continue reading
Scientists at the Institute of Plasma Research, Ahmedabad have created a ‘wonder water’ which allegedly can kill off E.coli bacteria, fungal infection, and even keep vegetables fresh throughout the summer.
The scientists at the institution’s Facilitation Centre for Industrial Plasma Technologies (FCIPT) in Gandhinagar, treated normal water with non-thermal plasma which allegedly turned into wonder water in some time. Continue reading
Indian food is incomplete without the use of ginger and garlic, but with a hectic lifestyle and busy schedule, packaged ready-to-use ginger garlic pastes are very much in demand.
Garlic and ginger are two herbs which have many therapeutic uses and health benefits, alongside their more common uses in the kitchen. They have been studied for their effectiveness in fighting infections, preventing cancer and reducing inflammation and various other applications. Continue reading
Choosing a personal skin or hair care product can be a little overwhelming because you have endless options to choose from and they all seem the same as nobody reads the fine print on the ingredient label.
Personal care products found on the shelf of your local supermarket are riddled with toxic chemicals which are playing havoc with your body.
Here we will discuss one of the harmful ingredients-Parabens- you should watch out for on the ingredient label of your skin or hair care product. Continue reading