HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

January 16, 2018: According to cancer researchers in UK, the advertisements on commercial television may be driving youngsters to snack on more unhealthy food. Regular consumption of high calorie food and drink having higher levels of fat and sugar, increases the risk of obesity. The findings indicated that energy and other fizzy drinks high in […]

Nagaland: Frogs on your platter may make you feel guilty after reading this

Nagaland: Frogs on your platter may make you feel guilty after reading this

The next time you put frogs in the cooking pot, beware – you might be an unsuspecting contributor to wiping out evolutionary history. A culinary delight to many Southeast Asian communities, frogs are no stranger to Nagaland’s food menu. Held in high gastronomic regard, aficionados here claim that frogs taste better than chicken, even believed […]

Manipur: Scientist produces ‘hottest hybrid chilli’

Manipur: Scientist produces ‘hottest hybrid chilli’

IMPHAL, January 5, 2018: A Manipur Scientist has successfully synthesised the hottest Indian hybrid chilli during a trial breeding in the northeast, the country’s hot spot in chilli diversity with several pungent chillies having their origin. The new hybrid has been derived from capsicum frutescens cultivar, capsicum chinense cv, and the hybrid of the two. […]

A delicacy called ‘Smoked Meat’ in Northeast India- How it could lead to Cancer!

A delicacy called ‘Smoked Meat’ in Northeast India- How it could lead to Cancer!

Northeast India is renowned, among other things, for its exquisite cuisine, of which smoked meat occupies an important place. From Nagaland’s Smoked Pork to the Garos’ smoked meaty delights in Meghalaya, this dish is as addictive as it sounds. It is very interesting to note that excess meat is processed and preserved by drying or by […]