People who are trying to lose weight often start out with cutting back on oil and fat intake. But is it a sensible approach to weight loss? Can we consider some other dietary changes while trying to address our weight issues? Nutritionist Bhuvan Rastogi in his recent Instagram post explains how opting for fat-free meals can impact one’s satiety and would not make much a difference in one’s weight loss journey. Rastogi instead suggests one to focus on protein, optimal […]

Ban ‘totally unexpected’ – India trade group U.S. urges cooperation rather than export bans Indonesian govt under pressure to control cooking oil prices Global prices at records this year after Indonesian curbs Edible oils markets roiled by Ukraine conflict; few replacements JAKARTA, April 22 (Reuters) – Indonesia, the world’s top palm oil producer, announced plans to ban exports of the most widely used vegetable oil on Friday, in a shock move that could further inflame surging global food inflation. The […]

High cholesterol is often caused by eating fatty food or being overweight. It occurs when you have too much of a fatty substance called cholesterol in your blood. Fortunately, many people can lower their cholesterol by eating healthily, and making lifestyle changes. If you have been advised to make dietary changes, there are a number of things to consider. Some people may choose certain alternatives to cook their foods, for example by shunning animal fats in favour of olive oil […]

Peanut oil, also called groundnut or arachis oil, is popular for its mild flavor and high smoke point. Although it has health benefits, there are risks associated with consuming large quantities. Made from peanuts, this oil has a nutty flavor and is frequently used for frying food. It is high in vitamin E, an antioxidant that fights free radicals and supports the immune system. However, it also contains large amounts of omega-6 fatty acids. When consumed in excess, they may […]