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Oatmeal Breakfast: Automatic Cooker Recipewith Delayed Start

Oatmeal Breakfast: Automatic Cooker Recipewith Delayed Start

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, say nutritionists. Yet, cooking a refreshing breakfast day after day can be a challenge. Furthermore, you tire of eating the same breakfast cereal every morning, and your tongue seeks a different experience at least once in a while. This can be very trying if you leave early in the day for work. The morning hours can be hectic and there isn’t enough time to prep your recipe or cook it perfectly in time for...


Farm produce the importance of colors

Farm Produce: the Importance of Colors

Color is a recurring theme in nature. Colorful flowers attract insects and birds, which help in pollination and propagation of plant species. However, when it comes to farm produce like fruits and vegetables, color is an indication of the type and quantum of nutrition available in the produce. 

Food color groups 

Fruits and vegetables can be divided into the following groups based on their color. 

  • Yellow or orange: The yellow or orange color found in squash, pumpkin, mango, orange, papaya, tangerine, peach, pineapple, cantaloupe, nectarine, etc. comes from beta...


Superfoods and Cheaper Alternatives

The 20th century and the first two decades of the 21st century present a contrasting picture when it comes to health and freedom from disease. The quality and reach of healthcare services improved indeed in many countries of the world. However, the number of deaths due to communicable or chronic diseases has actually increased since 2000. 

This has renewed interest in the therapeutic value of food; in the process, it has created a completely new industry of certain food products, called ‘superfoods’. There is no scientific evidence to claims of their extraordinary health benefits: nevertheless,...


Fruits for Diabetics: totake and to avoid

Fruits for Diabetics: totake and to avoid

High levels of dietary fat, salt and sugar are the three primary culprits for the malfunction of vital organs of our body including the kidneys. Fresh fruits and raw vegetables, in general have long been an important component of a healthy diet chart; they are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are essential for robust health.

They help maintain the right levels of blood sugar and cholesterol. They can prevent obesity and control body weight.  The benefits of vegetables and fruits can be...


How Cooking Styles affect Nutrition Value of food

How Cooking Styles affect Nutrition Value of food

The evolution of the cooking process closely mirrors evolution of man through various periods in history. It’s said that primitive man, during the late Stone Age, discovered in a fire accident the benefits of roasting meat. 

As the story goes on, they used to keep sheep tied in a hut, set fire to the whole hut in order to roast the animals; they improved upon the process of roasting subsequently, mimicking fire in a small scale – a precursor to the oven. In the Paleolithic period,...