Unless you have been living under a rock, it is very likely that you have herd, read, and discussed the benefits of drinking raw milk. Currently a huge food trend in America, raw milk has been and continues to be widely consumed in most parts of India. While raw milk is said to have many … Continue reading What is Raw Milk?
The Blood Group Diet or the Blood Type Diet was first popularized by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo in his book Eat Right 4 Your Type, published in 1996. With over seven million copies sold, this New York Times Bestseller has been backed and propagated by many prominent individuals like Cheryl Crow and Cliff Richards. The … Continue reading The Blood Type Diet
Raw milk essentially is milk that has come straight from the udders of the cow. It doesn't go through any form of processing, nor any chemical alternations. Touted as a superfood by some and hazardous to health by others, raw milk has become one of the most infamous dairy products of the modern era. With … Continue reading Pasteurisation v/s Nature
Most of us know potatoes to be this starchy vegetable full of carbohydrates and unwanted calories. We tend to associate it with junk food like French fries and chips (crisps) thereby steering in into the must-avoid-food-category. However, the humble potato has much more to offer than meets the eye. First domesticated in the Andes over … Continue reading Potato Head
Berries, one of the many super foods being propagated today, is nature's cure to some of the most pressing health problems of our time. Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, berries can help in reducing our risk and / or propensity to develop cancer, diabetes, heart ailments, and nervous system disorders to name a few. … Continue reading Super Foods: Berries
Netflix’s latest take on the food industry, “Rotten” leaves you feeling uncomfortable, slightly bored and at times very perplexed. Brought you by Zero Point Zero Productions, the same guys behind the Anthony Bourdain shows, the show lacks luster as it delivers some very powerful messages. Through its six episodes, “Rotten” touches upon topics like market … Continue reading Rotten – A Review
Peanuts, also known as ‘goober pea’, ‘earth nuts’, ‘ground nuts’ and ‘mungfali’, is being peddled as one of the healthiest nuts in the market today. Earlier shunned away due to its high fat and sodium content, more and more studies are now being published highlighting the health benefits associated with regular consumption of them. Its … Continue reading Nuts about Peanuts
The human body has the ability to synthesise most nutrients we require for our bodily functions. However, there are certain amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals that cannot be created by the body and therefore must be obtained through food. These are often referred to as essential nutrients. In the category of fat, our … Continue reading Essential Fats
As somebody who works in food for living, my interest in the subject is insatiable. Over the last few years I've actively looked for books and essays that could help me better understand food and the evolving role it plays in nutrition, commerce, policy making and environmental change. Listed below are the top five books … Continue reading Understanding Food: Must Reads for 2017
A common theory about is taste is that there is a strong correlation between an individual's consumption of a particular flavour and his / her preferred intensity. For this reason two individuals might have varying descriptions, in terms of flavour, of the same food product. Natural sugar alternatives have popularised in the last decade due … Continue reading Artificial Sweeteners: How Natural is Natural?