How good are potatoes? Here are some lesser known benefits

Potatoes are a root vegetable and a starchy tuber. They are known for the richness of carbohydrates which is the fuel of the human body to function. There are other types of these root vegetables of the same family such as yam with another set of nutritional qualities.  Apart from the obvious nutritional qualities that…

You should stop using plastic bags to carry vegetables, here’s why

It’s hard to get rid of our dependency on plastic bags when it comes to carrying food. But at the same time, it’s something that you should do at the earliest. When carried around in plastic bags, these vegetables are exposed to a combination of chemicals. According to scientists, chemicals like bisphenol A and phthalates…

Follow these tips to avoid food poisoning this summer

Food poisoning can be deadly. If not treated properly, it can completely turn around your life for the worst. There are indeed ways in which one can escape the clutches of food poisoning but then again, prevention is always better than cure. So here are some things to keep you away from food poisoning. Freshly…

Why you become angry when you are hungry

Hunger and anger are two words that are closely associated. The temperament of people often shoots up when they are hungry and there is a scientific reason behind this. Starting from the basics, food is fuel for our brain. And it is responsible for energizing the cells in our body. The scarcity of food leads…

Gluten –free food is not actually healthier for you

We all have concepts about the food we eat. We have our own ways of filtering out the food items that are healthy for us and the ones which are not. When we speak about Gluten-Free food items, it is often equated with a healthier alternative to the other food items around. But a new…