Recently, at a gathering, I met a couple of people who vouched to be on a dairy-free diet. I wondered why! None of them were lactose intolerant (a condition where an individual is unable to digest the milk sugar called lactose). Curiosity led me to do a Google search about the same. The results were shocking. Much to my despair, there were 27, 90, 000 results talking about avoiding dairy foods. … [Read more...] about Know Your Dairy Foods
Sleep is the cheapest luxury that we can enjoy. But, this may not be true for all. How many of us truly enjoy a peaceful sleep? When was the last time you slept as peacefully as this baby…. More often, we tend to compromise on our sleep to complete some other so called ‘important’ work which could have been completed earlier during the day. This is so common to so many of us; be it a … [Read more...] about Sleep Well!!!!
Name one person who is not fond of having fried bhajias, kachoris, samosas, medu wada et al! Indian cuisine is incomplete without the mention of the innumerable fried snacks that are available. If you ever want to witness the wide array of snacks available, do visit a nearby popular food street in your city or town (Almost every city or town in India has some famous food streets where all … [Read more...] about To Fry or Not to Fry!!!!!
How does our plate look like? Have you ever thought of this? The answer probably is ‘No’. We are often either so engrossed in just finishing the meal that we seldom notice ‘how much are we eating’ and ‘what are we eating’. A typical Indian meal is predominantly cereal-based i.e. either rice or parathas or chapattis or rotis or bhakris. These foods are usually accompanied by a pulse-preparation … [Read more...] about My Healthy Plate