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?
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.
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...
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...