Daily consumption of diet drinks can increase stroke risk, cautions study

Diet sodas are often considered to be healthier alternatives to sugary beverages. A study this week is cautioning that immoderate drinking of the low-calorie drinks is associated with a greater risk of strokes or heart attacks

Daily consumption of diet drinks can increase stroke risk, cautions studyNew evidence shows that consuming two or more cans of diet drinks like diet coke everyday could be linked to a raised risk of dying young due to stroke or heart disease. Experts warn the public against regular consumption of such artificially sweetened drinks. The results of the study were published in the latest issue […]

Why should you choose a specific cooking oil for your household?

There is always a trendy oil, just as there is always a trendy fruit, or vegetable, or super-food. While it is interesting sometimes, to try out what’s in the news, when it comes to nutrition and wellness, I always recommend that you have a routine that is healthy for you and your family no matter what. This is essential because everyone’s lives are demanding and busy, so you don’t want to have to deal with unforeseen health problems, or allergies because some new ingredient or oil you tried made a family member ill. And it can be expensive to be trendy!

Why should you choose a specific cooking oil for your household?Indian cuisine often has the reputation of being greasy or unhealthy but this is very far from the truth. All regional cuisines are based on seasonal, healthy ingredients for the most part and if you cook heirloom recipes – recipes that your parents, grandparents or great-grandparents used – you’ll be much better off. Because they […]

Do stickers on fruits and vegetable pose a health hazard?

When we go out to buy our groceries, you might have noticed that there are certain fruits which are marked with stickers. But, did you ever question, what is their purpose? While they are mainly used to indicate the food quality of fruits and vegetables, experts state that they can misused and can also mislead the consumers

Do stickers on fruits and vegetable pose a health hazard?Many a times, we come across fruits in the market which have a white sticker or a label stuck upon them. We generally tend to believe that this means that the fruit are of excellent quality. While they generally are of a good quality at times, sellers use them to hide the defects and rotten […]