USA Hunger pangs can make you â€˜hangryâ€™ Internal signalÂ Hunger can make people â€˜hangryâ€™ – irrationally irritable, upset or angry. A study titled â€˜Feeling hangry? When hunger is conceptualized as emotion..
Food giants offer to lower salt, sugar and fat Show of solidarity Nestle, HUL. ITC, Britannia, Delmonte, Marico, Kellogg, Heinz and Patanjali are among the packaged food companies that have voluntarily set targets to reduce salt, sugar and tra..
Quaker Oats â€“ Unclear comparison Â Lofty claimsÂ Â Â The television commercial (TVC) of Quaker Oats shows celebrity chef Vikas Khanna telling viewers about a doctor who works 24-hour shifts and is sustained by eating Quaker Oat..
Cold and Flu: Facts vs fiction These viral infections have somewhat different symptoms You wake up with a sore throat. Then come the coughing, runny nose, sneezing and fever. You are down with a cold or the flu. Grahak Sathi helps you separate..
The truth about digestive biscuits Tea and biscuits go together. In case you are trying to lose weight, you may opt for a digestive biscuit with your tea. But, you may not be on the right track. While digestive biscuits are a tasty way of keep..
Probiotic use linked to brain fogginess, bloating Not without side effectsÂ Probiotic use can result in accumulation of bacteria in the small intestine that can cause brain fogginess as well as belly bloating, according to a recent study. T..
Should you buy a hard or soft suitcase? When you go to a store to buy a suitcase, the staff will ask you whether you want a hard-sided piece or a soft one. Consider the features below before making your decision. Durability: Nowadays, hard-sid..
Online shopping has huge environmental costs Solid waste generation E-commerce packaging and the disposal of waste have huge environmental costs. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, e-commerce packaging accounts for 30% of sol..
Area under walls not included in carpet area The Ghaste family bought a ready flat in Mumbai for Rs. 25 lakh with carpet area of 760 sq ft. On taking possession, they found the flat was smaller than expected. Shailendra Ghaste took up the matt..
Tanishq gives credit note for poor quality jewellery Successful exchange Minaxi Shah purchased gold and diamond bangles worth Rs. 1,12,960 from Tanishq. But in a few years, the colour of the bangles started fading. She went to the store to exc..
Simple home tests to detect food adulteration Vigilant consumers vital to curb adulteration and ensure safe food for all Detergent in milk. Chalk powder in sugar. Iron filings in tea. Clay in coffee powder. Â Isnâ€™t that enough to make..