Did you know about this fifth sense of taste?

When you take a bite of food, what do you taste? Is it bitter, sweet, salty or sour? How about savory? This is one sense you probably didn’t know was considered as a taste. This is also known as Umami- the fifth taste. We are able to perceive this taste due to the glutamic acid…

Junk food or healthy food: Which is more attractive?

A recent study has found that foodies are more attracted to junk food when compared to healthy food. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University has found that junk food has twice the attracting power of healthy foods. ┬áThe healthy food items, in fact, had only a minor impact on the attention of the people when junk…

Why you should not eat yogurt and milk together

There are some food combinations that we should always avoid. Yogurt and Milk is one such pairing. While the individual consumption of these two does not cause many problems, combining these two can cause some headaches. According to studies, the combination of yogurt and milk can result in improper digestion. Gas formation is another major…

You should limit intake of animal proteins if you have kidney stones

Kidney stones are one of the most common disorders which revolve around urinary tract. The stone is actually hard materials formed in the kidney when substances like calcium, oxalate and phosphorus in the urine become concentrated. If you are suffering from the disorder, it would be good if you keep animal proteins away from your…

Simple and Healthy Eating tips that will keep you fit

Keeping yourself healthy without starving is one problem that all the foodies face. While we all love to eat what we want to eat, somewhere in the corner of our minds, there is a slight concern about how all of this is going to affect our health in the longer run. It is an understandable…