Mirror! Mirror! on the wall, which roti is the best of all

Healthier, Tastier, Better for you? I was walking through the atta (flour) aisle of my local Indian supermarket when an atta bag marked as Multi-Grain, Diabetic Atta, boasting a new slogan of “Sugar Release Control" grabbed my...
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.

Looking for Healthy Low Carb Roti Wraps and Tortillas? Compare and Eat.

A common trend among big name food companies has been to turn their typically unhealthy foods into seemingly healthier alternatives. But are the ‘healthier, tastier, better for you!’ versions of well-known foods actually better for you?

Two Lifestyle Choices Proven to Help You Loose Excess Fat

Drink enough Water: Drinking water, even clear soup, right before meals can help you consume up to 22% fewer calories at the meal. Numerous studies  have shown that consuming 1-2 glasses of water, right before eating,...
Dealing with Stress

How Good Food Can Help You Manage Bad Effects of Stress?

Stress has been proven and associated with weight gain, increased incidence and risk of cardio-metabolic diseases, inflammatory diseases like cancer, memory loss and pre-mature aging.
Immortality

Food for immortality ?!! Says who?

Take this quiz to find out..

Wonder Food for Weight Loss, Heart Health and Anti Aging

Coconut is a  Super-wonder food. Indians call it  Kalpa Vriksha (in Sanskrit means  “the tree that supplies all that is needed to live”). Since blood plasma supplies were scarce during World War II, medics would ...
The size of your waistline is the best early health warning sign and you don’t even need to go to the doctor to find out. Belly fat is a better predictor of many chronic diseases that stalk Indians than even general obesity.

The Best Early Health Warning Sign

The size of your waistline is the best early health warning sign and you don’t even need to go to the doctor to find out. Belly fat is a better predictor of many chronic diseases that stalk Indians than even general obesity.
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...
Why Young, Slim, Even Vegetarian, Non-Smoking South Asians/Indians Are Struggling With Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Attacks, and Diabetes

Why Young, Slim, Even Vegetarian, Non-Smoking South Asians/Indians Are Struggling With Coronary Artery Disease,...

Most of us have heard that we should eat less fat and ghee, avoid meat,  skip the junk food, pass on the soft drinks, and lace up our running shoes regularly to keep our...