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Chocolate- the Ideal Sensory Pleasure
Chocolate- the Ideal Sensory Pleasure

Are you compulsively craving and consuming chocolate? You might be a chocoholic. Yes. It is a thing. The word chocoholic was first used in the year 1968. It is a word made with the combination of alcohol and chocolate. The term was humorously used to describe an individual too fond of chocolate. The psychoactive ingredients […]

Plant Milk Alternatives for Vegans: 5 Things You Need to Know
Plant Milk Alternatives for Vegans: 5 Things You Need to Know

About a generation ago, there were no options available for people who wanted to avoid milk. Soymilk, for example, is readily available in stores these days. Things have changed dramatically, wherein, it is now extremely easy to find milk beverages made from all types of plant sources inclusive of grains, seeds and nuts. In general, […]

Food allergies are real & so is gluten sensitivity: What must one know?
Food allergies are real & so is gluten sensitivity: What must one know?

Gluten is a protein and comes from the same family as barley, rye, spelt and wheat. Of the gluten-containing grains, wheat is the one that is most commonly consumed. For greater than 30 years, yes, three decades, there has been a debate if there is something like intolerance to this wheat protein gluten. Gluten sensitivity […]

Importance of Food in a Social Landscape
Importance of Food in a Social Landscape

Relaxing Over Brunch or a Fancy Dinner: Importance of Food in a Social Landscape What is the most common theme of every social event? Be it a party, a wedding, a birthday, an office gets together or just friends and family together? It is indeed food. In fact, the focus of society on food has […]

This Summer, Say Yes to Food That Keeps You Cool
This Summer, Say Yes to Food That Keeps You Cool

Summers are almost here and people are constantly hydrating and looking for cold treats in order to beat the scorching heat. However, in summers, we all get to enjoy nature’s abundance, with access to the best of seasonal fruits and fresh veggies inclusive of the absolutely tantalizing berries, melons and mangoes. Who hasn’t seen the […]

Is the future of fine dining VEGAN?
Is the future of fine dining VEGAN?

Mega-trends do not need to be predicted, they are already here.” These trends are representative of change, an impactful change that will continue to be there for years to come. Plant based food and veganism is a trend that is undoubtedly here to stay. Veganism isn’t just a mega-trend, it is a turbo trend. What […]

The Popularity of Meal Kits and Why You Need Them in Your Life
The Popularity of Meal Kits and Why You Need Them in Your Life

With consumers thinking twice before going grocery shopping amidst the public health risks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meal kit industry witnessed an increase in the overall demand. ‘Home cooking’ became a necessity with stay-at-home orders in place. While cooking is an easy-breezy task for some and they do it with joy, for some others […]

The 5 Most Common Food Intolerances
The 5 Most Common Food Intolerances

Unlike certain food allergies, food intolerances are not life-threatening. However, it can cause a lot of problems for the affected ones. Food sensitivities and intolerances are very common and seem to be on a rise. In fact, it has been estimated that up to 20 per cent of the world’s population may have food intolerances. […]

How Is ‘personalised’ Nutrition Shaping the Food Industry?
How Is ‘personalised’ Nutrition Shaping the Food Industry?

Self-measurement will be important in personalized nutrition, as most people want to be more independent and in control.”- Mike Bloem The very essence of personalized nutrition is not to change the existent nutritional guidelines, nor to completely personalize the food products, nor to turn food into medicine. It is about assisting individuals in achieving a […]