Artificial Sweeteners: Sweet or Sour?

Artificial Sweeteners: Sweet or Sour?

When renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor comes on TV, urging you to quit sugar and switch to Sugar Free, I’m sure it feels like a beacon of hope to those of you trying to watch your weight. You aren’t alone. With health associations the world over giving a nod, albeit cautiously, to the use of artificial sweeteners in place of sugar, diabetics and diet-conscious people the world over are turning to

Importance of a Balanced meal

Health is defined as the complete social physical and mental well being of a Human being, physical fitness being the most important one. Everyone agrees that to have good physical health several factors have to be taken care of from regular exercise to a well balanced meal. A common problem faced by the people today is obesity which is basically a medical ailment in which there is excess accumulation of

The World’s Food Festivals

Travelling is a stress-buster for many people. They cherish going to new places, meeting new people, knowing new cultures, listening to new languages and their nuances, and of course trying new and exotic cuisines. Eating while travelling is a high for most foodies but the chance to travel to eat is as irresistible as it can get. Food Festival is one such alluring event where we travel to an entirely

A Dinner at Kenyan Shore of Lake Victoria

Well, if you had expected this piece of writing to talk about the restaurants alongside the shore of Lake Victoria, then you might be getting wrong!! Kenya, one of the major hubs for tourism sport and wildlife safaris in Africa, is well known for its exotic culture and lifestyle. However it may turn out to one’s dismay to know that none of the restaurants in Kenya serve its traditional dishes.

Breaking the Myth: How to Make Indian Cooking Healthy

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Indian cooking? Hot, spicy, rich? Yet your taste buds respond to Indian food like nothing else. An Indian who can pass on a stack of ridiculously good Aloo Paranthas in favour of a Caesar salad would be difficult to come by. So what do you do? Shrug and accept the compromise on health as an inevitability

Famous Indian Desserts

It is a custom, or you might call it a tradition or an etiquette or whatever it may be, to finish a meal with a dessert. This is especially applicable if one is feasting at a wedding, or if one is having dinner at restaurant. If the dinner is at a friend’s or relative’s place, it is mandatory that a dessert be there as a part of the meal. Desserts

The Flavor of Marina

  The Marina beach in Chennai is one of the prime tourist destinations for anyone who visits Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu. The beach boasts of a coastline which can rival any of the top beaches and is often called as the “World’s second longest beach”. The place is famous for its stone statues and people who visit Chennai never miss going to this beach. But for the

Make A Subway Sandwich In 9 Easy Steps

We bake our own breads!  Where have you read that claim before? Yes, you got it! Subway. It is a multinational, franchise-based sandwich (primarily) store that appeals to one’s appetite. Not only that, it makes the nutritionist in us somersault with joy, as we realize that it’s healthy. The amount of veggies that a subway sandwich has is surely good for one’s diet. Ever realized how those veggies felt cold

Fast and Smart: How to Pick Healthier Fast Food Options

Remember that day back in school when, while walking down the street with your mum, you had suggested that you be allowed to snack on a McChicken burger and skip the daal-chawal waiting at home? Mum had probably responded with a firm “NO”. Yes, fast food is unhealthy. That’s possibly one of the most repeated of the lessons we learn as kids. Yet, it comes with its own attractions: prompt