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...

Processed Foods: Are They Unhealthy?

Our forefathers have been processing foods for thousands of years and we really do not consider them processed as we became so used to them. Wheat flour, poha, dried grapes, tea or coffee as we get it at home, do not...

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