Over 65 percent of global food output consists of just nine crops; sugarcane, maize, rice, wheat, potatoes, soyabeans, palm oil fruit, sugar, beet, and cassava. Continue reading
There is now a lot of attention on sugary beverages and HFSS foods from a food safety perspective. Much of this is because of the rapid rise in the number of people suffering from obesity and cardiovascular disease.
There is insufficient hype and visibility for carcinogens. Cancer is a much bigger problem and attacks people of all ages. Unlike cardiovascular disease, cancer is not specifically a problem of middle aged or older people. Continue reading
My day always starts with a cup of strong, black coffee (no sugar either), and until recently I honestly didn’t care what kind of glass or cup I poured my coffee in. Unfortunately, that changed when I came across an article in the Hindustan Times, which talked about how my ceramic cup could potentially be leaching lead and cadmium into my beloved coffee. Continue reading