Eating white rice during pregnancy could do this to your baby

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical nutrition notes that eating white rice during pregnancy can increase the risk of obesity for the new born. The research was based on around 918 mother-child pairs from the United States. It was found that the safer limit was below 37 grams per day. Earlier,…

Iron-rich foods should be included in your diet, here’s why

Iron deficiency can be a headache. It can lead to some major health problems such as fatigue, headaches, and shortness of breath. Apart from this, deficiency of iron can also lead to anemia. Numbness in the hands, brittle nails, pale complexion and heart palpitation are other problems associated with not having enough iron in your…

Why you should eat more turmeric during rainy season

Rainy season is something that all of us wait for. However, along with the rain, a string of possible diseases also poke up. Keeping away from all these would be crucial and one way in which you can improve your immunity is by eating more turmeric. Turmeric has an active ingredient called ‘curcumin’ which helps…

The importance of having a bottle of water at your work desk

It’s important to eat healthy at your workplace as you spend most of your time there. While avoiding junk food and concentrating on home packed meals are important, it is also important to have a bottle of water on your work desk. Keeping yourselves hydrated is the trick. Taking sips of water before and after…

What fried foods can do to your digestive system?

The argument that fast food is not good for your health has been relevant for a long time now. And one of the reasons for this is the impact that such food items have on our internal systems. Fried food, in particular, has a bad impact on our digestive system. It can lead to some…

How chewing food can help you lose weight

There might be a long list of ways in which you can lose weight, but chewing the food is not a trick that many are aware of. According to researches, the brain needs around twenty minutes to know that the stomach is full. Therefore, people who chew fast have a tendency to over eat as…

Lead content in the baby food is raising concerns

A new report from the Environmental Defense Fund has found some shocking details regarding baby food. According to the report, around 20 per cent of the baby food samples tested had lead content in them. The research was done on samples collected in the time frame of 2003 to 2013. “The levels we found were…

Millennials prefer small food companies over big brands, study suggests

A new research showed that millennials prefer smaller food companies over big brands. The research note from Goldman Sachs and Conde Nast shows that the leading packaged food companies have been struggling when it comes to appealing to the Millennials. Though there is a preference for smaller companies, the industry is still ruled by the…

Why the risk of food poisoning is high with Raw sprouts

Raw Sprouts is not the type of food item that you might find unhealthy. However, the risk of getting food poisoning through raw sprouts is quite high. This is because of the sprout bacteria outbreaks. Over the past two decades, we have come across around 30 bacterial outbreaks with salmonella and E.coli being the most…

Baby food pouches might be dangerous for your kids

While baby food pouches are a convenient way for the parents to feed their babies, it might not be as healthy as it sounds. Experts suggest that it might impact motor development in babies if they are fed from such pouches. “I believe it affects their ability to develop oral motor development and self-feeding. Pouch…