Home Home n garden Improvement Improvement oi-Sneha By Sneha | Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 18:32 [IST] Almost all the household face the problem of increasing food waste. You cook but on certain days it so happens that there is a lot of leftover food. So, what to do with the leftovers? To throw the food away is one of the worst options to avail. And moreover there is a lot of food scarcity in the world. The food you throw away may be used to feed the poor. Here are a few effective ways by which you can manage the food waste instead of throwing it away. Plan The Week- You can stop food waste from the very initial stage by a good planning while you shop for vegetables. Try to make out what vegetables you will prepare the whole week and buy them accordingly. This way you will not cook anything that might go wasted and will end up in managing the waste properly. And you will not have to bear the smell of rotten food. Refrigeration- Do not throw the leftover food … [Read more...] about How To Reduce Food Waste?
Home Health Nutrition Nutrition oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on April 13, 2018 Do you prefer consuming homemade juices or packaged juices? Some might say yes and some might say no to the former or latter, or it just might be the opposite. Juicing has gained immense importance for its ability to energize, alkalise, detox and rejuvenate both inside and out of your body. So, here's a quick guide through about the best and worst foods to juice. Some might say juices are not that bad. Let us remind you that juices you buy from stores contain added amounts of sugar which can result in weight gain or high blood pressure. Even drinking 2-3 cups of juice can result in taking in too many calories if it becomes a habit. According to the 2015 Dietary guidelines for Americans, 100 percent homemade fruit juice can count towards your daily recommended amount of fruit. Men and women aged 19 to 30 should have 2 cups of fruit per day. Women above 31 should consume 1½ cups of fruit per … [Read more...] about Best And Worst Foods To Juice For Your Health
Consequently, I became curious about this behavior and decided to delve a bit deeper into the inclination, or lack thereof, to share food. For me, whether or not I share my food depends largely on two things: who wants it and how much I value the food item. If asked for a taste of my food, I will consider transferring a small portion of my food to the plate of a close friend and occasionally a relative. Long-term romantic partners are allowed to take food directly from my plate, but only with permission. When it comes to a high value food item, all bets are off and I am less willing to share with anyone. High value foods include very expensive items, those that are delicious but come in a meager portion, and absolute favorites. This led me to wonder, why might some individuals be more inclined to share food? Moreover, why share with some people and not others? A recent study, published online a few weeks ago in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences, may hold a clue. … [Read more...] about Don’t Touch My Food!
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure oi-Amritha K By Amritha K on November 18, 2019 Dysphagia or swallowing difficulty occurs when you find it difficult or unable to swallow foods or liquids with ease. For an individual with the condition, it takes more effort and time to move the food or liquid from your mouth to your stomach. Occasional difficulty swallowing, which may occur when you eat too fast or don't chew your food well enough, usually isn't cause for concern, however, when the discomfort persists for a long time, it is an indication that you need to get it treated immediately  . Dysphagia can occur at any age, but it's more common in older adults. The causes of swallowing problems vary, and treatment depends on the cause. In some cases, the discomfort can be temporary and go away on its own. Types Of Dysphagia Swallowing is a four-phase action. That is, oral preparatory, oral, pharyngeal, and oesophageal and according to this, dysphagia can be classified … [Read more...] about Dysphagia (Swallowing Difficulty): Types, Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors, Diagnosis And Treatment
Home Beauty Hair care Hair Care oi-Monika Khajuria By Monika Khajuria on June 25, 2019 Henna has traditionally been used for hair colouring, especially by our grandparents. But did you know that henna has various other benefits for our hair? From combating hair loss to rejuvenating dull and damaged hair, henna can do it all. Not only that, it is an amazing natural ingredient to improve overall hair health. A great way to pamper your hair, the antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties of henna work well to tame frizzy, unmanageable hair, maintain the pH balance of your scalp and nourish your scalp. With that in mind, this article focuses on the various benefits of henna for hair and how you can use henna to tackle different hair issues. Have a look! Benefits Of Henna For Hair It provides a cooling and soothing effect on the scalp. It helps to treat dandruff. It boosts hair growth. It prevents hair loss. It adds shine to your hair. It prevents … [Read more...] about Henna Hair Masks To Tackle Various Hair Issues