TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE: GET THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF SALT

TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE: GET THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF SALT

Humans evolved for millennia on diets that were naturally very low salt; hunter-gatherers probably ate less than one gram of salt a day. Then about 6000 years ago, the Chinese began using salt to preserve food, and ever since it’s been a major ingredient in our diet worldwide. Today the high salt content of many processed foods have pushed average consumption up to 8 gm a day- double the recommended

COOKIE MANIA

“I think cookies are unsung sweet you know?”-Bobby Flay. This delectable disc  that fits in your palm so effortlessly and melts over  your tongue,revealing  the sweet , buttery taste with each bite,it is indeed  an unsung sweet . God knows how many cookie jars have been emptied , those danish cookie boxes that had their contents  consumed in a mere jiffy and those numerous evenings that were spent with a

Hinduism and Food!

There is a very prominent tale in Mahabharat where Draupadi had a bowl of plenty awarded to her by Sun god when she along with the Pandavas was in exile. She could take as much food from the bowl as she wanted until she herself has eaten.  One day sage Durvasa and his disciples arrived at her hut and asked Draupadi to feed them. Rishi Durvasa was known for his

MANIPUR:IN THE LAND OF JEWELS

Surrounded by nine hills,the oval valley which was once a large water body,drained and unearthed by Lord Shiva himself ,the land where Lord Vishnu  is fabled to have arrived and is hence worshiped since times immemorial ,having risen up from its own ashes like the Phoenix ,behold Manipur ,the land of jewels. Mentioned at least four times in the Mahabharata, the land where the children of Arjun and Chitrangada reside,where