Watch out! The veggies, fruits in your kitchen may be contaminated

On Nov 24, 2017, a news report published on caught my attention. It referred to the widespread use of pesticides on vegetables and fruits we buy from the market. Unaware of this startling truth, the information made me recoil instinctively. Then suddenly it hit me hard that we at home (I believe in most […]

Amala: Here comes the widely available ‘superfood’

While surfing the net trying to uncover the myths surrounding so-called superfoods, also widely marketed as internet-hyped ‘miracle foods’–from açaí berry, sumac, quinoa to cocoa and Ceylon cinnamon, which they claim can make you “live longer and cure and prevent all kinds of diseases”, I stumbled upon the name of a commonly known  wild berry […]