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Myth - Brown sugar is healthier than white sugar

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Myth - Brown sugar is healthier than white sugar With many people longing for a sweet tooth and stay healthy at the same time, sugar is a common cause of misconceptions . One idea that brown sugar (in the way of brown bread and rice) is healthier than the white variety, however this is not true . Although brown sugar contains small traces of minerals (due to the presence of molasses), in reality they are such small traces that they are no real benefit to our health

Calcium Tablets – Are they REALLY NECESSARY?

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Calcium Tablets – Are they REALLY NECESSARY? These days we all tend to take calcium tablets right from the age of 30/ 35 or may be earlier too which is fortified by Vitamin D. After taking this Vitamin we think our Vitamin D and Calcium will become normal and after taking it for a couple of months we stop it on our own... We don't take it because a doctor has prescribed, but because my friend/ relative/ neighbor is taking it ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿป ‍ ♀ . We still keep suffering from backache or pain in joints without understanding if calcium tablets fortified with Vitamin D has really benefitted us or no. Remember 1. Calcium in blood will never be low, because whenever calcium in blood is low, calcium from bones comes into the blood making your bones weaker 2.  If Vitamin D has been low for quite some time... then definitely whatever amount of calcium tablet you are taking, it's just a path to severe diseases 3. The foods that we eat contains sufficient amount of

My soap kills germs in 10 seconds

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My soap kills germs in 10 seconds May be true ๐Ÿ˜‡ . Now time yourself... If you are washing hand with a cake soap, it may take 10 seconds ,  then washing the hands below the tap another 10 seconds and wiping your hand with a towel for another 10 seconds . Which means that another person will definitely not use the soap atleast before 20 seconds or if it too crowded then atleast 10 seconds... Hence, if the soap cake also kills germs in 10 seconds, then why spend more & encourage use of PLASTIC DISPENSER Therefore if washing hands with a soap is for our satisfaction, we can just simply use a cake soap & reduce plastic consumption. Or just wash hands with plain water... Because germs around you are still present which are not being washed away with the soap However, for our satisfaction, still if we want to use soap , we may use soap strips in public place AVOID PLASTIC USAGE & SAVE ENVIRONMENT

Facts on Artificial Sweetners

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Facts on Artificial Sweetners * Aspartame is made from two amino acids; aspartic acid and phenylalanine * Saccharin is made from the reaction between sulfur dioxide, chlorine, ammonia, and two biochemical acids * There are some natural sweeteners made from sugar but to make them zero calories they are mixed with chlorine . It is then called Sucralose Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi and these days some imported sweets and chocolates are also made from these products and for marketing reasons are advertised as Fat Free, Diet, or Zero Calories etc. They all will do more harm than good for your body . Sugar substitutes don't make you lose weight. In fact, it actually increases the weight because of the way these chemical compounds break and get absorbed in the body to digest. They may have lesser or no calories which is very true but are best to be avoided due to the various illnesses related to its usage as per scientific research. Side effects either develop sud

Nuts to be Consumed in Night – Why?

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Nuts to be Consumed in Night – Why? We should have seeds and nuts in the night ... Let us understand WHY? Why generally we eat almonds & walnuts?   Most will say to sharpen the brain / increase memory ... When do we need to sharpen the brain? When it has been used and the cells have worn out & need repairing, which happens everyday   Can we also say maintenance of our brain cells? When can we carry out maintenance work / repairing of any machine? When it is working or at rest? Similarly, maintenance work of our brain can happen when it is least working ... i.e. in the NIGHT . Hence, nuts and seeds to be taken at night for maximum effect

Ready-made Cereals are the healthiest way to start the day

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Ready-made Cereals are the healthiest way to start the day With many breakfast cereals marketed as health foods - perfect for weight loss and growing kids alike - many of us view them in this way. However, sugar levels in packaged cereals are often extremely high , even in the most "healthy" sounding brands. A recent study found that most leading brands of cereals they tested had more levels of fat, sugar and salt per serving. It is true that many of these cereals are fortified with vitamins and minerals, however, these nutrients are better taken in their natural form