Nutrition Meets Food Science

From Print to Plate: Concept of 3D printed food

With the onset of 3D printing now you can print your food with the desired texture, flavour, size, and even shape. If you wish for a pizza with your personalized nutritional needs, or chocolate in any...

IMPORTANCE OF PROTEINS AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF PLANT PROTEINS

Protein is an important macronutrient that is required in all stages of life of an individual. Our country has overcome protein deficiency to some extent but at the same time, there is a common opinion that...

Newer Sources of Proteins with Emphasis on Plant Proteins

Presently, mankind is facing the biggest challenge of the growing global population. According to one WHO report, the world population was 7.6 billion in 2017 and will reach 8.6 billion in 2030, which will be...

Spice mixes: a matter of risk communication

Social media often sounds more frightening than it should. Not everyone would be familiar with how risk-based food safety Acts protect consumers. Words like ban and carcinogen become keywords for the reader’s...

Plant-based Proteins: The Canvas for Innovation

Although Indians do have a large proportion of people who eat meat and fish, the overall diet of Indians is vegetarian including non-veg consumers. Thus cereals, pulses, fruits and vegetables become a very...

Conversation With a Food Label

At a time, when fake news cleverly mimics facts to create a false narrative, your only trustworthy source is the food label. It is controlled by regulations; facts are verifiable and anything false or misleading is...

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Diabetes and sugar-free products

Non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, high blood pressure, and diabetes are rising the world over and India is no exception. This is the result of rapid urbanization...

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