Mystery behind the Donut Hole

Donuts, sometimes spelled doughnuts, are tasty treats made from fried dough. Some of us Indians consider it the western vada. They come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors. Probably the most popular and familiar type of donuts are the classic ring-shaped donuts with a hole in the middle. Many of us are fascinated by…

Your Brain On Coffee

Coffee is an incredibly healthy beverage. It contains hundreds of bioactive compounds that contribute to its powerful health benefits. Many of these compounds are antioxidants, which fight the damage caused by free radicals in your cells. Caffeine, present in the coffee, affects the central nervous system in several ways. Caffeine is the key reason why coffee boosts brain…

This Is 200 Calories

From Broccoli to Big Macs – All of your favourite foods, shown as 200 calories! ‘Diet’ foods’ might seem healthy, but do you know how many calories they really contain?  Depending on your height, women need 2,000 calories a day to maintain their weight and 1,500 to lose weight, so knowing which high-calorie foods to…

Honey never spoils.

Have you ever wondered why honey never expires? Ancient Egyptian tombs were excavated and archaeologists found pots of honey that were thousands of years old, and still edible. Raw honey can keep for an indefinite amount of time, as long as the container is sealed. So, yes, honey mostly doesn’t spoil. However, honey can contain spores of Clostridium botulinum. This…

The Lunch Box

Most of you might have come across the names Amazon, ebay, Flipkart etc; if not, they are modern online shopping and home delivery brands. You might not have heard about ‘the Dabbawaalas of Mumbai’ though. They are a lunchbox delivery and return system that delivers hot lunches from homes and restaurants to people at work…