Month: July 2012

What does being sensitive to GLUTEN mean?

When someone tells you that I am sensitive to Gluten and thus can not have wheat; do you look at him / her with shock and disbelief? Gluten though technically lesser known, helps us in our everyday cookery. It gives elasticity to the dough and helps in rolling it while making chappati. Well, not just […]


The Magic Healer

My mother developed Paronychia (a fungal or bacterial infection leading to redness, swelling and pus formation around the nail) in her right big toe nail just before my sister’s wedding. She was in so much pain that she could hardly move about leave aside doing any work. When my grandmother arrived and saw her state, […]


Enjoy the rains minus infections!!!

Cooling monsoon showers bring with them a bunch of infectious diseases, making it essential to pay extra care to our eating habits. Our body is more susceptible to infections like food poisoning, diarrhea, typhoid, dysentery, etc. and most affected by the¬†changing weather are those individuals who have low resistance or¬†immunity. Most diseases in rainy season […]