Why green vegetables are a neglected gold mine, especially during Dashain

“Go vegetable heavy. Reverse the psychology of your plate by making meat the side dish and vegetables the main course.”– Bobby Flay We have an expression in Nepali: what are you, a “bhat bahadur” or a “sag bahadur”? Good-humoredly, it questions what type of a person are you: the one who prefers rice and cares […]

Paragonimiasis: Crab eaters in Nepal at risk of contracting this life-threatening disease

Ask locals of many Nepali villages what they do as primary treatment for jaundice, hundreds of them are likely to say, “Mince raw crab or crayfish and eat it uncooked.” The homemade medicine is, in fact, effective in healing the ailment quickly- if we are to believe what a man from Gulmi told doctors at […]