Indians take a chill pill with lassi, cold coffee


Lassi, cold coffee and watermelon juice are among the preferred beverages that are helping people across India beat the searing heat.The temperature is soaring, spreading the heat wave blues all over India. But people have come up with their own ways to beat the heat, especially with chillers like lassi and cold coffee. Uber Eats

Kashmiri techie creates waves in ‘MasterChef Australia’

Sandeep Pandit left Kashmir with his family when he was all of 8. Now he is exploring the culinary heritage of his roots as a contestant on “MasterChef Australia”, leaving judges of the international reality TV show impressed. A Kashmiri Pandit, Sandeep has been preparing Rogan Josh, Yakhni, Muji Chetin, Dhungar, Kahwa, Kabargah and Tehr,

Punjab to ban online food without hygiene rating

Punjab is going to ban online delivery of food without hygiene rating, Health Minister Brahm Mohindra announced on Thursday.The decision was taken under the ‘Tandarust Punjab Mission’. Mohindra has issued directions to all online food order and supply companies to display the hygiene rating of the food business operators registered with them. Giving three months

Kids of less-educated moms at higher obesity risk

Children of poorly-educated mothers face higher risk of obesity than those whose mothers are well-educated, suggests a new study. For the study, published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology journal, the researchers analysed data of 41,399 children in three European countries — Ireland, Portugal and the UK — using the mother’s highest level of education as

Don’t eat too much potato chips during pregnancy

Women should avoid eating too much vegetable oil and potato chips during pregnancy as such a diet may result in an increased risk of pregnancy complications and poor development of the babies, warns a study. Foods such as potato chips and vegetable oil contain omega 6 fats, particularly linoleic acid, and the research suggests that

Drinking coffee does improve bowel movement

Drinking coffee keeps the bowels moving because it changes gut bacteria and improves ability of intestines to contract, find researchers. Researchers, feeding rats coffee and also mixing it with gut bacteria in petri dishes, found that coffee suppressed bacteria and increased muscle motility, regardless of caffeine content. “When rats were treated with coffee for three

UEI Global College organised food festival- “The Salad Mania”
UEI Global College organised food festival- “The Salad Mania”

Ludhiana UEI Global institute organised food festival- “The Salad Mania” at their premises in Feroze Gandhi Market on Wednesday. Navneet Chitkara Director of UEI Global Ludhiana along with Abhinav Asthana (Assistant Manager Learning) Hyatt Regency Ludhiana inaugurated the Festival here today.  The parents of the all the new students registered in the current session were

9 amazing hidden benefits of having popcorn
9 amazing hidden benefits of having popcorn

Popcorn may only seem like a delicious snack for movie theaters and comfy nights at home, but there are many health benefits associated with this air-popped food that most people have never heard of. The health benefits of popcorn include its ability to regulate blood sugar, lower cholesterol levels, improve the digestive process, protect against

Three days extravaganza start with fashion show at The Chocolate Box
Three days extravaganza start with fashion show at The Chocolate Box

Ludhiana Chocolate theme fashion show, liquid drumming and Live Musical band performance are main highlights of three days activity A three days extravaganza, celebrating the grand launch of the trendiest patisserie in town , The Chocolate box and lounge at MBD Neopolis mall kicked of with first of its kind chocolate theme fashion show on

Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress: Study
Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress: Study

Indulging in high-calorie ‘comfort’ foods when you are stressed can lead to more weight gain than usual, scientists say. Researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Australia discovered a molecular pathway in the brain, controlled by insulin, which drives the additional weight gain. Using an animal model, the team showed that a high-calorie

Amazing benefits of Amla ( Indian Gooseberry)
Amazing benefits of Amla ( Indian Gooseberry)

The Indian gooseberry, known locally as Amla, is a tree that is famous for its nutrient rich fruits. It has been a common ingredient in the ancient Indian medicinal practice of Ayurveda. It’s a potent source of Vitamin C and also contains iron and calcium. Because it is so versatile, it has become a favorite

Health benefits of Oats in breakfast
Health benefits of Oats in breakfast

Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. They’re a gluten-free whole grain and a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Studies show that oats and oatmeal have many health benefits. These include weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease. Oats are a whole-grain food, known

Aloe Vera a popular medicinal plant with many health benefits
Aloe Vera a popular medicinal plant with many health benefits

Aloe Vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is best known for treating skin injuries, but also has several other beneficial effects on health. Aloe Vera is also known as medicinal aloe, while its common names are lily of the desert, burn plant and elephant’s gall. It

Farmers asked to bring dry wheat in mandis

In view of recent rains in Punjab resulting in increased moisture level in wheat grains, the Punjab government appealed to the farmers to bring only the properly dried wheat in the mandis so that hassle free procurement of wheat could be ensured.Disclosing this here on Sunday, a spokesperson of Agriculture Department said that govt. has

8 magnificent health benefits of Pineapple
8 magnificent health benefits of Pineapple

Pineapple (Ananas comosus) is an incredibly delicious and healthy tropical fruit. It is rich in vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants. It also helps to boost the immune system, build strong bones and aid indigestion. Also, despite their sweetness, pineapples are low in calories. It was originated in South America, where early European explorers named it after

11 amazing health benefits of Papaya in your daily life
11 amazing health benefits of Papaya in your daily life

The papaya, a previously exotic and rare fruit, is now available at most times of the year.The possible health benefits of consuming papaya include a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, aiding in digestion, improving blood glucose control in people with diabetes, lowering blood pressure, and improving wound healing. Papayas are a soft, fleshy fruit that can be

12 nutritional benefits of having Mango juice in summers
12 nutritional benefits of having Mango juice in summers

Mango is known as the king of the fruits. It grows mostly in tropical climates and has been a favorite among humans for over 4000 years. Mango and its juice, commonly known as “aamras” contain many vital vitamins and minerals that are essential for a healthy human body. Mango is a very sweet fruit and

Small towns emerge big on Zomato food platform
Small towns emerge big on Zomato food platform

People at times queue up at their favourite eateries, but what about an unending queue of food delivery boys? At the Bawarchi restaurant in Hyderabad, which receives nearly 2,000 orders a day, Zomato food delivery personnel can be seen forming long queues almost daily, waiting for their turn to pick up orders. The Bawarchi restaurant

11 magnificent benefits of Sugarcane Juice
11 magnificent benefits of Sugarcane Juice

Sugarcane is one of the largest produced crop in the world. Without it, we would not have sugar for our tea, coffee, juices or cakes. It is also great for making one of the worlds most refreshing juices. With sugarcane we can produce a nutritious drink that doesn’t just quench your thirst but also revitalize

benefits of devouring grapes
Benefits of devouring Grapes

Grapes have been used for wine making for thousands of years by several ancient civilizations. There are various types of grapes including green, red, black, etc. as they grow in clusters and come in seeded and seedless varieties. Grapes are grown in temperate climates across the world, including Southern Europe, Africa, Australia and North and