August 9, 2017

LEPR: The gene that caused Eman Ahmed’s extreme weight gain and her weight loss story

The story of Eman Ahmed, the world’s heaviest woman weighing nearly 500 Kg is now known to most. Her remarkable recovery has given hope to many […]
July 31, 2017
VEGETARIAN OR NON-VEGETARIAN?

Switching between vegetarianism and non-vegetarianism?- You must read this first

If you have seen a baby formula pack, it highlights in bold that the formula is fortified with EPA and DHA and that it’s good for […]
August 3, 2016

Genes and Caffeine sensitivity

For some of us, even a single cup of coffee or tea can trigger palpitations, and make us feel jittery, but others enjoy cups upon cups […]
September 14, 2015

This holiday season don’t gift sweets, Gift fruits

We are used to making resolutions every New Year. Why not resolve this holiday season to gift the joy of good health to friends and family, […]
August 26, 2015

Infograph – Is caffeine good for you?

90% of adults consume caffeine through food, beverages and supplements. Did you know a cup of brewed coffee contains 95 mg of caffeine. Even the decaf […]
August 13, 2015

Drink milk? Can you digest it?

The ability to drink animal milk in adulthood is something that most of us take for granted. However, the gene responsible for breaking down lactose, the […]
July 27, 2015

You may know your blood type. But, do you know your genotype?

  These “types” are technically known as single nucleotide polymorphisms which indicate the individual to individual difference in the genetic code. Genetic code is the “software” […]
July 22, 2015

Effects of fast food – Infographic

We give up health benefits of food in favor of cost, convenience and taste. Fast food is one such rising industry. It contains too many calories […]
April 17, 2015

DNA isn’t destiny; it is what you make of it

Scrambling in the kitchen to make one “wonder meal” that pleases the taste buds of your husband and kids. Missing your mom who whipped up multiple […]
November 23, 2014

Folate – Vitamin B and green vegetables

Folate, an essential B vitamin is found in many foods such as green leafy vegetables, beans, lentils, fruits and fortified grains. Folate is essential to allow […]
July 18, 2014

DNA profiling – you cannot be anything but unique!

The 23,000 genes that make up the blueprint for our bodies are bundled in strands of chemical substance called DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). Although common to all […]
July 22, 2013

Antioxidants: Armed soldiers hidden in your diet

  People are always over enthusiastic when it comes to food. They tend to believe in several myths which are the result of their anxiety and […]