Category: Food and Health

Avoid Those Shiny Waxy Apples: Easy Ways to Remove It

‘An apple a day, keeps the doctor away’ is an age old saying which still holds true, because Apples are full of dietary fibre, curb food cravings, and contain antioxidants called flavonoids which helps in preventing chronic diseases. But do

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Food Served on Trains Found to Be Unsafe and Unfit for Consumption

According to the annual audit report by India’s Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), it was found that food was contaminated and the packaged food and bottled items were had past the expiry date. It further added that the food was

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Rich Indian Dads Responsible for Kids Gorging on Junk Food

India has the world’s second-highest number of obese children after China at 14.4 million, who are at high risk of childhood obesity related health problems. In a survey of junk-food intake among adolescents in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, researchers found that in homes

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After Newspapers, Please Ban Plastics in Food

Plastics play an important part in food production, preparation and packaging. Most people use plastic cooking equipment, packaging, and also reheat the leftovers in plastic containers which give it that strange plastic taste, so much for convenience. There are potentially

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Kerala Food Commissioner Bans Wrapping Food in Newspaper

The Commissioner of Food Safety in Kerala has issued an order prohibiting the storage, distribution, and sale of food packed in printed packaging including newspapers. This order says that this kind of wrapping may cause slow poisoning due to the

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10 Ways Sugar is Secretly Hurting You

Nutritionists, health organizations, and health conscious people have, for decades, been using calories, fatty food, and nutrient proportions as being the deciding factors of a healthy diet. However, research has shown us that a healthy diet is actually defined by

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Low Fat and Sugar Free Food is Secretly Making You Unhealthy

Research conducted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the US, has concluded that no-fat or no-sugar, low-fat or reduced-salt labeling on food packaging may make consumers confident that they are buying healthy food before they make the

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Who Will Win the Ice Cream-Frozen Dessert Battle!

This summer, temperatures have been soaring over the ice cream and frozen dessert battle between the dairy major Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation of the Amul brand of ice creams and Hindustan Unilever Limited, owner of the highly successful Kwality

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Fast Food Packaging is Giving You Cancer

Fast food is probably the highest eaten food on the planet today as it is visually appealing and lip-smacking as well, but we all know now how many fast food options are like slow poison for our bodies. It is

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Adulteration of Spices: Simple Steps to Detect Adulteration in Spices

It is a well-known fact that Indian food is incomplete without spices and condiments. The flavour and aroma of these spices have a central place in Indian food. However, with every passing day we hear stories about how these spices

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