Chewing supari is a culturally ingrained thing in India, and you can see many people chewing on it everywhere you go. Unfortunately, many people are completely unaware about how dangerous it is for their health. Continue reading
Protein powders and protein shakes are being used and promoted in India by star athletes and celebs to teens who want to grow fast, and to others. With promotional ads for protein powders almost everywhere and yummy looking protein shake recipes on many health blogs, people don’t hesitate to try out these protein supplements to boost their health.
What is the downside of having protein powders?
Protein powders come with a warning on their food label that they are “Intended for Healthy Adults over the Age of 18.” But are people aware of it? Continue reading
With the onset of the summer months most of us like to dig into a lot more fruits and vegetables than usual. After all who wouldn’t like an iced carrot juice or a fruit platter at this time of the year!
Unfortunately, the issue is that fruits and vegetables can be expensive and get spoiled quickly. So, in order to save money and time, people tend to store the veggies and fruits in plastic bags and put most of it in the refrigerator. That what needs to stop! Continue reading
For the first time ever, India’s food safety regulator, the Food Safety And Standard Authority of India (FSSAI), has introduced ‘+F’ logo for fortified staple food products such as rice, wheat, oil and milk which will help people to identify which food products are rich in nutrients.
This step was taken as a result of the National Family Health Survey, which concluded that almost 50% of women and children in India suffer from anemia, and buying fortified food products helps to increase nutrition levels. Continue reading
According Data shared by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, only eight samples of milk from Delhi were analysed in the last three years and of these, one was found to be adulterated. However, no penalties were imposed. Continue reading