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Organic Food and Health

A few decades ago, food grain production surged ahead with the onset of the green revolution. After experiencing famines, droughts and extreme food shortages in poor countries, fertilizers were considered a boon to agricultural production. Pesticides too substantially reduced the loss of crop production by destroying vermin that fed on crops.

Today, the rampant use of fertilizers and pesticides has taken its toll on human health and the environment. More than 40% of insect species are declining and a third are endangered. The rate of extinction is eight times faster than

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Nuts are healthy for You

Nuts are essentially the seeds found in fruits. Since every fruit has the potential to grow into a massive oak. Hence, its seed must contain every nutrient required for a sapling to grow into a complex mechanism called a tree ! From this simplest standpoint, the nutrition provided by nuts is quite obviously the best one can find in the plant kingdom.

In recent years, fats have gained a bad name.   Numerous fad diets based on proteins, complex carbohydrates, vegan, and hundreds of others have surfaced all over the internet. The

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Spices Medicinal Foods

To connoisseurs of Indian food, spices provide the zing to Indian cooking. Spices provide a wide variety of flavours, colours and textures. Hence, the world seeks Indian spices.

Spices were originally medicinal herbs, before they were integrated into Indian cuisine. Merchants from Arabia travelled by ship and on foot to trade with India. They carried back caravan-loads of spices.

For instance, fresh, dried, or powdered, chilies will not just give your food a kick, They also may boost your metabolism and help keep blood vessels healthy. One possible reason is capsaicin, the

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