Showing posts with the label Nutrition

Is Green Tea really better than ordinary Black Tea

Green tea has recently emerged as a healthy alternative of normal tea. Even some doctors have started prescribing green tea. A number of people are …

Are Soybean chunks Harmful for Health

While researching on this topic we came across a number of article claiming merit and demerits of soybean chunks. Some claim it as a good source of …

What makes you Fat ? Carbs, Fat or Calories !

Obesity is the latest epidemic and threatening US population with side effects like heart diseases and diabetes. People take it as a lifestyle disea…

Mineral Oil is Cancerous (used in Baby Oils and Beauty Products)

What is Mineral Oil ? Mineral oil (also known as White Oil ) is a liquid byproduct of refining crude oil which is used to make gasoline and some …

Are Refined Vegetable Oils Unhealthy

Half a century ago soy, safflower and linseed oils were used to make paint and varnishes, but then chemists discovered technique to make it from pet…

Health Benefits of Banana Flower

Banana Flower , also known as Banana Blossom or Banana Heart , is highly nutritious and often eaten as a vegetable and salad in some Asian countries. It is a maroon or purplish flower, that hangs a…

Does eating Fat make you Fat !

Are you fed up of sacrificing your favorite dishes, just because they contain fat. Now the time has come to debunk the low-fat diet myth and let you eat your favorite butter and cheese. Harvard Sc…

Humans are Evolved to Eat Cooked Food - Fire is the Key

"Controlling the Fire" is one of the most important discoveries that evolved us to be Homo sapiens, the latest and best species on earth. …

Evolution of Human Diet and Human Brain

Human Diet has changed a lot during past few million years and some major changes were made just few thousand years ago after evolution of agricultu…

What should be the TDS value of your RO Water purifier

Most of us stop worrying about purity of water after installing a RO water purifier, which is an essential part of modern kitchens. The truth is t…

Low TDS water is a Slow Poison

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When we talk about poison, we take it as a organic or inorganic compound that can kill us within a certain time. Here we are comparing low TDS water with slow poison. Some of you might not be aware …

Eating after a Workout : Good or Bad !

I have met a number of people who have their own beliefs about eating after a workout session, but none have of them any scientific explanation. Som…

Vitamin A in Excess can be fatal !

Vitamin A is an important nutrient for our eyes and normal body growth of children. But excess amount of Vitamin A can be fatal as well. However it occurs very rare and only due to our own ignorance…

Importance of Carotenoids for Human Health

Most of us are aware of basic nutrients that a human need to survive such as protein, vitamin, minerals, fat and sugar. But most of us don't kno…

Do We Absorb 100% Calories / Nutrients in Food ?

Such a question might have raised in your mind some day. Every engine have an efficiency rate. There is no engine with a 100% efficiency rate. Then …

Negative Calorie Foods List Free Complete PDF

There is an assumption by some food experts that some foods consume more calories in their digestion than what they provide to our body. This assu…

Calculator for Calories Needed Per Day for Male and Female

This calculator will calculate the calories needed per day to live a healthy life. It calculates your caloric demand on the basis of your gender, …

Glycemic Index

What is Glycemic Index ? Glycemic Index is a number that shows effect of a food item in rising the blood glucose level. In short Glycemic Index is known as GI. A GI value of 100 is given to pure …

Sugar vs Honey as a Sweetener

From past few years people have started to move away from Sugar and that place is being captured by Honey. We were told that Honey is Natural while Sugar is prepared after a chemical process. This f…

Omega 6 vs Omega 3

Both Omega 6 and Omega 3 belong to the group of PUFA (Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acids). These fatty acids are necessary for good health of a human being. But Omega 6 and Omega 3 have some different p…