In the recent past many people known to me have asked me to write about the cooking oil scene in India. One of those is my aunt Poornima who is very particular about her health and has always wondered about the merits and demerits of Olive Oil. My aunt is right. Last year India consumed […]


  Idli or rice cake could solve some problems of wellness and nutrition in the country. According the the recent breakfast survey done at 4 major metros in India, Idli-sambar came out on tops as the most nutritious breakfast. This combination won over other traditional foods like Parathas and Modern additions like Bread. A mix of rice and urad dal (White […]


Did you know according to the WHO, 21 million cases of Hepatitis B was spread due to unsafe syringes? That means these were syringes that were already infected and not destroyed properly and were reused causing this infection. According to Marc Koska the inventor of the Single use syringe, almost 65 % of the syringes […]


A good sign for Device users in India. The Indian Government is finally woken up to the fact that devices and drugs are different. As a result of this waking up and coming to terms with reality, they are planning to separate the two replacing the provisions under the Drugs and cosmetics amendment Bill tabled in 2007. […]


Have you ever wondered that when they show commercials of happy couples or happy families, they are usually shot in the wild, mostly near a water fall or in the jungle. My mind goes back to the Lyril advertisement of yesteryear’s. For those born in the 90’s, please look at this picture below. Most of […]


The current diabetic epidemic in India is not a new one. Sharp decline in physical activity followed by increase stress is a creating an environment where diabetes is growing at 22 % an annum. Currently according to conservative estimates we have 61 million diabetics. The focus of most pharmaceutical companies in India has been education and screening. […]