Chemicals in Food- Safe or Not?
Food is a perishable item and its quality degrades over a period of time. With increasing demand, and need of import and export of food products, it was essential to find sources, that would prolong the shelf life, and improve the flavour of the food. The food processing industry, was on the lookout for ingredients that would enhance a food’s crunchiness, colour etc. They then developed additives.
Why are junk foods so hard to resist?
If you are one of those people aiming for a healthy diet, cutting out junk foods is a good place to start. Although, this is sometimes easier said than done! It is not that we always lack willpower or motivation to eat healthily. But what is it that keeps drawing us back time and again to that bag of chips or chocolate bar? It is like the popular advertisement - No one can eat just one!
Flavoured Water: To drink or Not to drink?
Is there anything special about flavoured water? Those crystal-clear bottles advertised as healthy and vitamin enriched, do they live up to the hype? Why are people shelling out their money for a bottle of this water?
A Pinch of Himalayan Pink Salt
Himalayan pink salt is said to be a pure, natural and healthy salt. This salt has been around for millions of years and stayed in a pristine environment thereby retaining certain minerals
Why don't you need a protein supplement?
Proteins are one of the most important macro nutrients in the body. However, excess intake especially in the form of processed protein supplements is not healthy.
Processed Meats and Cancer Risk
The World Health Organisation, has placed processed meats in the risk category of other known toxins such as asbestos, arsenic, alcohol and tobacco!
Instant Noodles, Long term Health Problems
As consumers, it is important to know where our foods are coming from and what goes into their preparation. This is especially important for any packaged or convenience food.
Food Colouring: The Not So Colourful Story
How many of us have taken the time to look at the ingredient list of the foods we buy?