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Yakult Goes to Space

Yakult Goes to Space

About 100km above the Earth is Space, which appears as a black blanket dotted with stars. While it is believed that space is empty, it is not true. It is filled with gas and dust and infra – red and ultra -violet radiations from the sun which could be dangerous for astronauts, people who go … Continue reading “Yakult Goes to Space”

CAN PROBIOTICS HELP IN IMPROVING NUTRIENT ABSORPTION FOR MALNOURISHED PEOPLE?

CAN PROBIOTICS HELP IN IMPROVING NUTRIENT ABSORPTION FOR MALNOURISHED PEOPLE?

Living in a country like India which is home to one fifth of the world’s population, we cannot help but worry about the state of health and nutrition in the country. The recent National Nutrition survey conducted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was an eye opener. It showed that despite economic growth … Continue reading “CAN PROBIOTICS HELP IN IMPROVING NUTRIENT ABSORPTION FOR MALNOURISHED PEOPLE?”

Get the Best from the Food you Eat- Include a probiotic as a part of your Diet

Get the Best from the Food you Eat- Include a probiotic as a part of your Diet

With the changing scenario in India where lifestyle diseases are on the rise, almost every other person is becoming health conscious and looking for the best food choices. It is not surprising that the shelves in the supermarket are flooded with health foods and most people including my friends are constantly talking about good nutrition. … Continue reading “Get the Best from the Food you Eat- Include a probiotic as a part of your Diet”

Good Bacteria and Pregnancy

Good Bacteria and Pregnancy

You have likely heard the saying that, “we are what we eat”. Good nutrition is important in all stages of life and even more during pregnancy because it affects both the mother and the child. Studies have shown that food that the mother consumes during pregnancy can influence the baby’s growth and development throughout life. … Continue reading “Good Bacteria and Pregnancy”

What makes Probiotic foods different from Traditional Fermented Foods?

What makes Probiotic foods different from Traditional Fermented Foods?

Ever since probiotics were launched in India, people have confused them with our regular curd and lassi. Many feel that both contain lactic acid bacteria so what’s the difference. Others say that probiotic is just another ingredient and a fancy name that has been given to some select dairy foods so why the fuss. It … Continue reading “What makes Probiotic foods different from Traditional Fermented Foods?”