1. What’s for breakfast? 18 pesticides !

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    If you are in Hyderabad, you would be shocked to know that you just consumed 18 different pesticides for breakfast. And the same would probably continue to be on the menu whatever you have for lunch and dinner. Today, tomorrow, everyday. A report released by the Hyderabad-based National Institute of...
  2. Discovery of (vegetables of) India

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    This is not going to be my usual boring lecture on my pet subjects. It is instead an attempt to start something collaborative on TSR. I want to make a catalogue of the lesser known fruits and vegetables of South India. When I used to visit my grandparents in Karaikudi,...
  3. Eat cauliflower, keep cancer away

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    By Dr S Bakhtiar Choudhary Research details published in the Molecular Nutrition & Food Research journal explains how  cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage destroy developing cancer cells. The active photochemical known as sulforaphane targets hormone dependent cancers  and leaves normal healthy cells unaffected.   Cruciferous vegetables have long been...