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Salt Sugar Fat – How the Food Giants Hooked Us

February 24, 2015
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Salt Sugar Fat – How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Michael Moss is a Pulitzer prize winning investigative reporter for the New York Times. His book, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us is an inside look at how food companies have been able to change the the diet of the US consumer. Various concoctions of high fat, high sugar and high salt have made want more and more of the that food and consequently eat more, all driving profits for the same…

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Dietary Guidelines or Grandmom

February 21, 2015
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People take what they want from they read. Case in point — Every 5 years the US government comes out with Dietary Guidelines. These guidelines rarely work since the health of the US has deteriorated since the inception of the guidelines in 1980. This year the restrictions on fat and…

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Nature’s Basket Healthy Alternatives

February 21, 2015
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Nature’s Basket Healthy Alternatives

Healthy Alternatives from Nature’s Basket is a set of savoury products nutritious snacks. Chana Jor is flattended roasted jowar grains seasoned with lime, Red Lentil Mix is a mixure of masoor dal, bajra grain and melon seeds seasoned with various masalas, and Chana Dal in both lime and masala flavour…

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What’s For Breakfast?

January 6, 2015
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What’s For Breakfast?

Kellogg’s sales in India grew 31% last year to just over 500 crores. The absolute figure is not very significant considering that the 770 crore ready to eat cereal market in India is measly compared to the $10 billion ready…

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Snickers

December 26, 2014
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Snickers

 A Pile of Nuts, Chewy Caramel, and a Slab of Nougat, Covered in Chocolate  Sounds delicious — and it is. These nutty bars were often my mid-morning snack before I decided to lose weight and cut down on sugar. Now…

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Nourish Organics & Fab India Health Bars

December 9, 2014
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Nourish Organics & Fab India Health Bars

Nourish Organics Bars come in 9 variety of flavours. The packaging is pleasant, attractive and at a glance the product looks healthy. I am happy to say that the ingredients are all good! I tried the Amla and Apricot variety.…

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