Fried Potatoes & Burnt Toast May Cause Cancer: Health Experts Warn

  Amongst the growing scare of the risk of cancer, health experts are giving more attention to the kind of we eat and more importantly, the kind we should eat. A few months ago, the research division at the World Health Organisation declared that bacon, sausage and other processed meats cause cancer. The International Agency for…

by Dr. Gazal Goyal My recent foray into a Food Safety Management Program and my own research into food intrigued me to dive and explore further into dangerous dimensions of Food Adulteration and its dire consequences. The title I chose for this article does not mean to scare the hell out of u but it is indeed…

How Food Consciousness Energises You

Last two decades have seen an enormous change in our lifestyles, behaviours, work-styles and the way we manage our lives on a daily basis. Even though we today attend to the minutest details of our lives to cope up with the fast changing and evolving world around, we pay little or no attention to our…

How Our Food Resembles our Body Parts

by: Dr. Gazal Goyal How closely have you seen the shape of various foods we eat. A close inspection speaks volumes of relationship our body organs and parts share in respect to the shapes of various fruits, vegetables and herbs. From times unknown herbalists have treated ailments of different body parts by choosing herbs, vegetables and fruits with…

The True Story of Yoga

Originally posted on aadyantalife:
by: Dr. Amitabh, CEO, Aadyanta-The Science of Life “The practice of Yoga   helps YOU evolve beyond your present limitations if you do the necessary work upon yourself.” So here goes the story of Yoga… Once upon a time, long ago, all the munis and rishis(seers/sages) approached Lord Vishnu (god of preservation…

Puneites prefer to bake their own bread

A recent controversy surrounding the bread states that the daily staple contains carcinogens. A study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) revealed that more than 84 per cent bread, which includes sliced bread, multi-grain and whole wheat variety, burger buns, pav as well as pizza bases, available in the market contain carcinogens like potassium…

FDI in Food Processing

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) may put certain conditions for foreign investors in the Cabinet proposal for allowing FDI in food processing sector. Officials of DIPP and Food Processing Ministry are discussing mutually agreeable conditions to be included in the proposal, an official said. The development comes in the wake of Ministry…

How right is our Food Karma?

दीपो भक्षयते ध्वान्तं कज्जलं च प्रसूयते | यदन्नं भक्षयेन्नित्यं जायते तादृशी प्रजा || dIpo bhakShayate dhvAntam kajjalam cha prasUyate | yadannam bhakShayennityam jAyate tAdRishI prajA ||  Lamp eats darkness and produces [black] soot! What food (quality) [one] eats daily, so will [one] produce. So what does the law of karma state: “Whatever you sow so…

FSSAI now adds restaurant hygiene to its menu

May 15, 2016 The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has turned its attention to restaurants, eating joints and hotels to enforce hygiene standards. A sub-group consisting of industry bodies like the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) and the FSSAI have…

Food Hygiene: The Road Less Travelled – by Dr. Gazal Goyal

Indian culture beams of a rich food heritage and tradition. Food is an important part of our everyday life, and has a significant influence on our mind and body. We love food and food is our basic primary need.  Over the years, Increasing food choices, advances in food technology and changing lifestyles have influenced the…