Foods to Eat for a Good Night’s Sleep!

I may come across as a massive hypocrite when I am writing about this topic of “foods to eat for better sleep”! I personally have never had a sleepless night. I sleep tight as soon as I hit the bed. Change of place, stress, anxiety, loud noises, lack of darkness…nothing, NOTHING has ever affected my […]

Little known sources of omega 3 inside your pantry!

Since a very young age, we have been watching advertisements of Fish Oil supplements. It’s embedded on our subconscious that “if you want omega 3, turn to commercial Fish Oil supplements” And if you are somewhat health-conscious you would know that walnuts and flax seeds are good sources of omega 3 as well. And then there […]

Immune Checkpoint Blockade: a Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment!

2018 Noble Prize in Physiology and Medicine is given for the discovery of “Immune Checkpoint Blockade” therapy. Dr. James P. Allison and Dr. Tasuku Honjo are the two scientists who are awarded for their extensive work that brought about the onset of this treatment. I for one don’t really keep up with Noble prizes because all […]

Breastfeeding Tutorials Every New and Expectant Mother Must Watch!

As world breastfeeding week (First week of August) comes to an end, we have seen endless articles and advertisements endorsing breastfeeding. They all tell us that breastfeeding is important. And Breastfeeding IS IMPORTANT indeed. It- nourishes the baby gives the baby the strength to fight illnesses by providing antibodies lowers baby’s risk of developing asthma, allergies […]

Slimming and Anti-ageing, Are Red Chillies Really A Super Spice?

Fell in love as soon as I laid my eyes on them! They were homegrown, they were freshly plump and their bright red color was singing a siren song to me… Just look at ’em! Gorgeous! Some Peppery Trivia- Have you ever felt so strongly about any food or ingredient before? Ever seen a bhaji […]

5 Practical Solutions to Beat Plastic Pollution!

(: (ʇxǝʇ sᴉɥʇ pɐǝɹ oʇ uʍop ǝpᴉsdn uǝǝɹɔs ǝuoɥd ɹnoʎ ƃuᴉuɹnʇ ʎq ʞooʇ ʇsnɾ noʎ ǝuo ǝɥʇ ǝʞᴉl) ¡uoᴉʇɔ∀ u∀ ǝʞɐ┴ ‘ǝƃuɐɥƆ ∀ ʇnoq∀ ƃuᴉɹq o┴ (¿ɐᴉʇɹǝuᴉ ɟo ʍɐl ǝɥʇ ɹǝqɯǝɯǝɹ) spɹoʍ ʇsnɾ ɥʇᴉʍ ʇɥƃnoɹq ǝq ʇouuɐɔ ǝƃuɐɥƆ ¡ɯǝɥʇ ǝƃuɐɥɔ noʎ ssǝlun ǝƃuɐɥɔ ʇ,uop sƃuᴉɥ┴   “Plastic is suffocating our planet…!” We have all been […]

This is why you should never discard the fruit skin!

I once saw my Japanese friend peeling the grapes and eating just the flesh! Yeah. I mean grapes, not apples, not bananas, not kiwis, GRAPES! When asked why she was doing so, she looked at me nonchalantly and said, “because the skin is dirty!” And no, this is not a debate over cultural fruit-eating practices […]

Hemp, the Non-Taboo Cannabis and it’s amazing benefits!

Today is April 20th, World Cannabis Day! And I am Soniya Nikam, a dietitian! So if you are expecting some kind of social commentary or Cannabis culture celebration/shaming, you ain’t gonna get it here. What you will be getting after spending your 3 precious minutes on this read is:- some interesting information that you can […]

This is How to Remove ~ 99% Of Pesticides Off our Food!

Statistics say 55% of you (my readers) will not read even half of this article! To that, I say the ones that really care about their health and are looking for pocket-friendly ways of repelling pesticides will surely do… I have seen people, especially parents, drastically cutting back on the intake of fresh fruits and […]