Coffee is one of those substances that has literally altered the world, much like tea. The need for caffeine is extreme indeed; some people can’t even get to work without a cup of joe in the day. In the spirit of the global love for coffee, here are 5 facts about coffee that you should know: Caffeine Can be Fatal…Read More
Category: Food Facts
Is Palm Sugar or Jaggery a Better Option than Sugar?
Over the last few years, palm sugar, also known as, jaggery has been promoted as a natural sugar alternative. It is considered to be healthier than standard cane sugar, but is this really the case? And is palm sugar or cane sugar always the best choice? Read on to learn the similarities and differences between these two options. The Differences…Read More
Potatoes for Shiny Hair
Believe it or not, potatoes are actually natural wonders when it comes to treating your hair. Potatoes have vitamin B, zinc, vitamin C, iron, and niacin; all compounds needed to nourish your hair follicles and promote the growth of healthy hair. The juice of the potato can also cleanse your hair and leave it shiny and lustrous. Think of potato…Read More
Have You Tried the Aam Panna Yet?
Aam panna is a wonderful and delicious drink that is consumed in India as a means of beating the heat. It is prepared using raw mangoes, which give it its distinctive coloring, which ranges from yellow from a very light green color. Sometimes, people add mint leaves to their aam panna, as a means of enhancing the flavor and refreshing…Read More
Why Mangoes are Great for Summer?
Summers in Asia can be truly brutal affairs. The heat has a way of burning through everything, including your stores of energy. Fortunately, summer is also the time when mangoes start to ripen. The mango is your secret to getting through the summers without much hassle. Not only are mangoes some of the yummiest fruits that you can eat, they…Read More
Apple Cider Vinegar and its Benefits
Apple cider vinegar is one of the most prized compounds used in the natural health and wellness community. Its popularity is due to its large number of health benefits which have been confirmed through peer reviewed research. Some of the more popular health benefits include, reduced cholesterol, weight loss, lower blood sugar levels, and improved diabetes symptoms. Many of these…Read More
Negative Calorie Foods: Myth or Fact?
Calorie counting has become a pretty standard practice of the weight loss and dieting world. Most diet and exercise programs incorporate some form of calorie counting. Normally, if they don’t push calorie counting, the diet is specifically designed to not need it. That typically includes high protein, low carb diets like keto or the Atkin’s diet. Calories measure the amount…Read More