This university lets parking violators pay with food

In an attempt to boost food donations, the University of Florida is now making parking violators pay with food. Although it initially felt like a prank, the President of the university, W Kent Fuchs formally announced the same and said that the parking tickets from last year will be forgiven with food donations. The President…

Is it good to eat sour foods at night?

Keeping it light in the night is something that we all follow. Even if we are keeping it light, it’s important to pick and choose what you eat since your choice has major implications for your health. For instance, eating sour food at night before you sleep can lead to acidity. Most of the sour…

Does protein shakes or bars act as a replacement for meals?

People in the pursuit of weight loss make many sacrifices. They end up giving up on many food items and grind hours in the gym to shed the pounds. Not only this, people substitute their meals with protein shakes or bars as they are under the impression that these shakes or bars have the ability…

How healthy is Dark Chocolate for you?

When it comes to health benefits of dark chocolate, the foodie world is usually split. A portion of the foodies is of the opinion that dark chocolates are good for health while the other portion has an exact opposite take on the situation. So which one is right? Well, according to studies, dark chocolate contains…

How onion helps your skin and hair

If onions are a big part of your daily diet, then there’s some good news. Thanks to the various properties that it has, Onions are great for your hair and skin. A rich source of vitamins and antioxidants, the food item help to detoxify the body by flushing out toxins. This, in turn, helps to…

Why you should not drink coffee while flying

You might be an avid coffee lover but if you are going on an aeroplane journey, its better you keep the coffee away. The primary reason for this is the diuretic nature of coffee. Coffee can urge you to visit the bathroom at a higher frequency than normal and apart from this, it can also…

What happens if you swallow orange seeds?

Even though we eat a lot of fruits, we are barely aware of the seeds that we can eat and the seeds that we should not eat. Orange seeds are also known to cause a similar confusion. While certain people suggest that it should be kept away others are of the opinion that it’s fine…

You should not skip meals to eat junk food, here’s why

Undernutrition and obesity are on the rise. And there’s a good reason for this. According to a study conducted by experts, the habit of skipping meals to eat junk food is one of the major reasons for increased undernutrition and obesity. Though the packaged food comes with high sugar, salt and fat, the nutrition content…

Why watermelon should be your super food this summer

Watermelon is not considered to be a superfood. It does have its health benefits, but then again, it rarely gets categorized into the ‘superfood’ category. However, in summer, watermelons are indeed a food item that you should not ignore. The lack of calories is what makes Watermelons most attractive. They only carry 30 calories and…

Here’s how junk food is helping sports

Junk food might be unhealthy but the industry is helping out sports. How you may ask. Well, according to a new study, 76 percent of the sports sponsorships in the United States comes from junk foods. The research was published in the journal paediatrics and it focussed on top 10 sports organizations which were frequently…