Tag Archives: food facts

pH Of Yogurt – Is It Basic Or Acidic?

By | April 18, 2018

Yogurt, a delicious fermented milk product, is loved by most of the people.Yogurt has occupied a major position in the meals especially breakfast. In ancient times there were not much medicines to cure diseases. Well many few of us know that yogurt has been used as a medicine since very long period of time. It… Read More »

Why Pumpkin Is Orange In Color?

By | April 16, 2018

Since the school times we have been taught that colour of a object will be the color which the object reflects except that  all other colors are absorbed. This might answer the question why pumpkin is orange in colour, but looking deep into science as to what contribute  solely to the color of pumpkin, we… Read More »

Interesting energy drinks facts!

By | April 16, 2018

Energy drinks are a kind of beverage that provides the body with a boost of energy. Due to this, it has created a new craze among the students and gaining popularity amidst sports people. As it turns out, most of that “energy” comes from two main ingredients: sugar and caffeine. Recent studies show that these ingredients… Read More »

Commonly Used Food Processing Methods

By | April 14, 2018

Food processing is not at all a new concept. It is practiced since ages. History of food processing is basically the transformation process of raw ingredients into food or food into other forms. It dates back to the prehistoric age when crude processing including various types of cooking, such as roasting, smoking, steaming, fermenting, sun drying… Read More »

Ever Thought Why Bread Turns Golden Brown?

By | April 12, 2018

Bread, a staple food prepared from flour, water and yeast is one of the most loved food product. Over the ages, people are either consuming it as it is or by making delicious dishes out of it. You might have observed that when we toast a bread it turns golden brown and also it become… Read More »

Commonly Used Food Preservation Methods In Food Industry

By | April 12, 2018

When you open a packet of chips or a canned food have you ever wondered that how months older manufacturing keeps the food product safer and delicious without hampering its nutritional quality. The food which we prepare in our homes get spoiled within a day or 2 (until and unless some preservation techniques are applied)… Read More »

Does Honey Expire? Is It The Food That Can Last Forever?

By | April 12, 2018

Honey, a delicious,  viscous, highly nutritious fluid secreted by honey bees on vomiting. We all are aware of numerous health benefits of honey. Essentially it plays a major role in wound healing and as a natural sweetener. Since population of diabetic patients is increasing tremendously, more number of people are opting for honey instead of… Read More »

Determination Of Iodine Value Of Fats And Oil

By | April 12, 2018

The main constituents of natural fats and oils are triglycerides. Triglycerides are formed from three fatty acids which are linked to glycerol by fatty acyl esters. Fatty acids are long aliphatic chains with carboxyl groups. These are grouped into saturated or unsaturated based on the number of double bonds present in fatty acid. Saturated fatty… Read More »

Why Do Apples Turn Brown When Exposed To Air?

By | April 9, 2018

The moment you cut an apple into pieces, it switches to a self destruction mode. And there begins a race against time with the apple turning into a flabby brown mess every second since then. Have you ever wondered what could be the possible reason behind it? Science has the answer. So, let’s unravel the… Read More »

Why do bottles have a concave bottom?

By | April 9, 2018

A glass or plastic container, commonly known as a bottle, used to hold liquids, water or other beverages for consumption has been used since time immemorial but have you ever noticed a dent at the bottom of jam jars, wine bottles or even your favourite Nutella jar. The splendour of the design will astound you… Read More »