Parent Alert: How to avoid additive chemicals in children’s food

A new debate is on the rise about the health risks concerned with children’s food. A group of paediatricians has raised their voice to chemicals added in food and food packaging. These chemicals are potentially harmful and can cause obesity, puberty issues, and other health problems. A child’s body is still in development. These chemicals affect them…

Ghost kitchens: What Ordering food from virtual restaurants feels like

Lots of people have for convenience started been ordering food from home. We all have those lazy nights where you want to watch your favourite tv shows while biting into a slice of pizza. With an increase in popularity of food delivery apps such as Uber Eats, restaurants have and food chains have taken on to…

Healthy trends: How food labels are used to fight obesity

As a nation, we should move forward together to find solutions to a general public problem. Obesity is one of them.  So what can the food industries do to help make a change? Labels! Lot’s of countries are opting to label food to make it easier for people to make healthy choices. Some governments have…

How to increase your taste buds for flight food

We all dread the flight food. Be it business class or economy. Our appetite sinks with just a bite of food. The main reason we lose our taste buds is mainly due to the high altitudes and cabin pressure. When we take a spoonful of food we either feel it’s not sweet enough or it…

Dangerous Reasons: Why McDonald’s stopped selling salads?

What if a healthy choice turned out to be dangerous? You may opt for a chicken salad when your family goes out to eat in a fast food restaurant. We try to choose a healthy option everywhere we go. McDonald’s has now stopped selling salads at 3,000 stores in 14 states. Whats the reason? 61…

Here is a myth about natural sugar that got busted

Just about everything you put into your mouth has sugar.  While baking a cake we might prefer natural products like honey. We consider it less harmful than processed sugar. But is really that different? “Scientists would be surprised to hear about the ‘clear superiority’ of honey since there is a near-unanimous consensus that the biological…

Can ‘lab-grown meat’ be called meat?

The debate of lab-grown meat is on. Many people shy away from cultured meat. They assume it not natural and hence dangerous to eat. But it is actually safe to eat. The manufacturers believe that if they can label the cultured food as meat then the potential market will decrease. But the FDA will not…

Here is how veganism impacts the dairy industry

Veganism is now the latest lifestyle trend.  The whole point of going vegan was in opposition to the harm of animals by the big commercial industries. Be it meat, dairy, clothes or your wall decorations, going vegan means not to use products that come from animals. Veganism is now turning out to be a threat…