The secret behind Indian tradition of sprinkling water around food

India is a land of many traditional practices. Not only are these practices a major part of the Indian culture, but they also have a huge role in the Indian cuisine. Sprinkling water around food is one such traditional practice followed in most parts of India. While the exact reason behind the same is not…

Want a painkiller? Forget paracetamol and try beer

Drinking beer instead of eating painkillers actually works. A study conducted at the University of Greenwich proved that having two pints of beer is more effective than having painkillers. The trick to this lies in elevating the alcohol content in your body. Raising this level by .08 percent increases your pain threshold and it results…

Researchers have found the main cause for teenage obesity

A research published by the Cancer Research UK has shown that the barrage of Junk food advertisements is fuelling Teenage obesity. The research was carried out with around 3500 participants between the age of 11 and 19. From the responses, the researchers were able to reach a conclusion that teenagers are twice more likely to…

Scientists in Japan are out to make a food replication machine

A machine that replicates food: sounds straight out of a sci-fi movie right? Well, a group of scientists from Japan is on a mission to make this machine a reality. They have released a short concept film named Sushi Teleportation and the video explores the possibility of creating dishes and sending it all over the…

Does coffee cause dehydration? Find out

Coffee has a reputation for being dehydration but how does this really work? Or is it just another food myth? It’s a question that we rarely dig into. But at the same time, it’s important to do so since coffee is something that’s part of our daily life. The caffeine content in the coffee is…

Boosting the intake of this vitamin will lower the risk of cancer

A new study suggests that the intake of Vitamin D could be linked to lowering cancer risk. The research was conducted by a team of International researchers in Japan and they concluded that Vitamin D has the ability to shield against some types of cancer with Liver cancer being the most prominent one. The study…

Why you should eat egg whites

Foodies are usually split when it comes to egg whites. Most people avoid it but not many know about the benefits of eating egg whites. An egg white contains 11 grams of protein which is almost five percent of your daily protein requirement. Also, consuming egg whites is a good way to keep your muscles…

Glitter beer is the new trend in the food world

The latest food trend that’s breaking the internet is Glitter beer. The breweries in the United States are trying out edible glitter in beer and it’s already a hit among the beer lovers. Edible glitter was part of another food trend in the recent past when pictures of glitter coffee started floating around all over…

Is it safe to eat fruits on an empty stomach?

The first thing you eat in the morning has a huge role to play in how healthy you are. Some things should be kept away at all cost while some other food items offer the best benefits when consumed on an empty stomach. But what about fruits? Fruits are generally considered to be healthy. But…