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The plastic diet How much are you ingesting?

Are our bodies are slowly becoming landfills?

We are using more plastic than ever before. I vividly remember as a child we used to carry bags for our weekly vegetable and fruit shopping from the market. Most often these bags were worn out bed sheets that Amma (my mother) would stitch up as bags, some were handmade with a kind of wire. We never left the house without these. Shopkeepers packed what we bought in newspapers or brown paper covers. Oil was …[Read more]

Pack a punch Healthy lunch box recipes

healthy lunch box ideas for kids and all ages

Food and water are the very basis of life. Every living thing needs energy to go about their everyday work and this energy is provided by the food we eat. As human beings we get to choose from such a huge array of foods, hence as a responsibility to our body, it’s important to make healthy choices. Planning a balanced and healthy lunchbox can be quite a challenge because not only does it have to …[Read more]

Food Labels What they say and how to read them?

what is in your food label

Food, one of the basic necessities of humankind, has long surpassed the necessity status and gone on to take a fancier role in our lives. From eating to satiate hunger and derive strength from the nutrients in the food, food itself has become more of a fashion statement. Leading this pageant is food in fancy packaging straight out of the factory! A factory is defined as a production plant where they manufacture items or operate …[Read more]