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Alert! : Will India #BAN #Ajinomoto?

This article will reveal the pathetic state of ‪#‎Indian‬ ‪#‎Food‬ ‪#‎Safety‬. Will India ban Ajinomoto now? ‪#‎Maggi‬ row has made everyone talk about MSG aka Monosodium Glutamate. But we people are so unaware / lethargic to be frank. This MSG is also called as Ajinomoto. Which is widely used across India in most of the foods in many hotels and…

Know : List of People with or had Autism

Autism is a neuro developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior. Parents usually notice signs in the first two years of their child’s life. These signs often develop gradually, though some children with autism reach their developmental milestones at a normal pace and then regress. The diagnostic criteria require that symptoms become apparent…

Food We Eat : List of Edible Seaweeds

Arame (Eisenia bicyclis, syn. Ecklonia bicyclis), sea oak is a species of kelp best known for its use in Japanese cuisine. Badderlocks (Alaria esculenta) Alaria esculenta is an edible seaweed, also known as dabberlocks or badderlocks, or winged kelp. It is a traditional food along the coasts of the far north Atlantic Ocean. It may be eaten fresh or cooked…

Books : "The Dirt We Eat" and "Fake Truth"

Many questioned me “What is Propel Steps? What are you doing now? that too in a small town!” I believe in Einstein’s saying “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” So I answered them “I am building an organization to bring social changes via Education. Propel Steps will enable students and the society by educating…

Picture Speaks : Factory Farming

Voiceless is an independent, non-profit think tank focused on raising awareness of animals suffering in factory farming and the kangaroo industry in Australia. Their vision is for a world in which animals are treated with respect and compassion. Please support them. Here is their website: Voiceless

Know : Top 10 Largest Organs of the Human Body

Skin is the largest organ of our body. The average weight of skin in the body is about 10,886 grams which varies according to the size and weight of human beings. Human skin is made up of different ectodermic tissues and it protects all the inner body organs like liver, glands, stomach, heart etc. Liver is the second largest organ…

Curious Question #9 : Current Shock – Why we die?

When you receive an electric shock, the current needs some place to enter your body and someplace to exit. The entry point is where you touch the wire or whatever you touched to cause the shock. The exit point is a place such as your foot on the ground. The electric current then passes through your body, between those two…

Know : List of Citrus Fruits

  Citrus fruits are notable for their fragrance, partly due to flavonoids and limonoids (which in turn are terpenes) contained in the rind, and most are juice-laden. The juice contains a high quantity of citric acid giving them their characteristic sharp flavour. The genus is commercially important as many species are cultivated for their fruit, which is eaten fresh, pressed…

Know : Finding Adulterated Tea

Tea is normally adulterated using re-colored used tea, waste (leftover leaves after straining the tea) is collected from tea stalls, dried in the sun, mixed with colours (water soluble coal tar dyes) and some amount of genuine tea to give it the flavour and this mixture is sold as loose tea There is a simple test to detect if the…

Food We Eat : List of Varieties of Mangoes

Worldwide, hundreds of mango cultivars exist. In mango orchards, multiple cultivars are often grown together to improve cross-pollination. Two of the most important cultivars are the Chaunsa, which is particularly common in Pakistan, and the Tommy Atkins, which dominates the world export trade because it can be easily transported and has a good shelf-life, although it is reputed to not…

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