Children Health

Children Health

Calcium Supplements Are Damaging Your Heart

There is now overwhelming evidence that Calcium Supplements increase risk of heart disease by 25%-40% in people; while intake of Calcium from natural food is very beneficial.
How Certain Kinds of Fat Are Helping South Asians/Indians Combat Significant Health Risks

How Certain Kinds of Fat Are Helping South Asians/Indians Combat Significant Health Risks

A DNA  community member asked about benefits and risk of incorporating Omega -3 fats in his meals. This is first of a series of blogs on Fat – the “good and the “bad” kind and its...
Trans Fat Free

Trans Fat Free Products – The Disturbing Truth

There is rarely consensus in nutrition. But one of the few issues there is scientific consensus is that Trans fats are extremely unhealthy. Trans fats, or trans-unsaturated fatty acids, trans fatty acids, are a type...
Our Favorite Vegetables May Contain Lead Too

It’s Not Just Maggi: Our Favorite Vegetables May Contain Lead Too

The recent controversy surrounding India’s favorite ‘two-minute’ snack has brought much needed awareness on the harmful effects of lead poisoning. Children under the age of 6 are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning, which can...
The Fat You Cannot See Can be Even More Treacherous. Read if You Enjoy Rice, Roti and Tortillas

The Fat You Cannot See Can be Even More Treacherous. Read if You Enjoy...

It is hard for people to give up their Carbs - rotis, tortillas, rice and pita breads. Good news.. there are low carb rotis and flat bread options being introduced by smaller innovative food companies.