- Eggplant as a vegetable
It is a nightshade class of vegetable.
Reference 1 – Webmed
So why do people avoid them?
Remember how nightshades contain small amounts of alkaloids? Alkaloids can be dangerous in large doses. In fact, there are many other plants in the nightshade family that are poisonous to humans (like, ahem, tobacco).
- One in five deaths tied to poor diet
- Why on the Bread content labelling total % may not add to 100
In case of bread, as in many other cases, the contents %s may not add up to 100. One may see contents being mentioned in decreasing order of ingredients. The difference is due to insignificant -ve health effect of the remaining ingredients. In case of “Bread,” USDA conducts research on all “ingredients and contaminations” ...
- Workshop on Diabetes
A great Workshop Post attention getter by doctors on Health Maintenance Topic
Invite Dr.Ajit Das.
FAQs on diabetes from Dr. Ajit Das.
Q1. What is diabetics
A1. Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose or blood sugar levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods that we eat. Insulin is a hormone which is produced ...
- Herb – Puruni-saga
Puruni-sag (Purslane, Indian Parselane, Botanical Name: xxx) XXXXX
- Is drinking coffee right for you?
Wake up and smell one of the favorite antioxidants (good news!)
If you think your morning cup of coffee provides nothing more than a jolt of caffeine, you might be pleasantly surprised to learn that it provides some health benefits as well. According to Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokesperson Joan Salge Blake, MS, RDN, LDN, ...
- Broccoli Taste & Health
Servings of Broccoli everyday help prevent many diseases. A Washington Post article by Curtland Milloy has a nice description of a person’s appetite (mixed feeling of like or dislike) towards this vegetable. US President George Bush senior hates it. Its hatred is due to presence of sulfur in it. The conclusion of ...
- Olive Oil
Expiry Date of Olive Oil
The most beneficial life of olive oil is two (2) years from the processing date. Alternatively the date shown on the oil container may be referred to as “expire”, “use by”, “sell by”, or “best by”. About 99% of benefits of using olive oil are related to the presence of phenolic compounds or polyphenols in it and not the oil itself.