What is trans fat? why it is not good?

What is trans fat? why it is not good?

Do you know what is fat actually made up of? what is trans fat? why some foods have more fats but they are good for our health and vice versa e.g Olive oil is made up of 100% fat and on the other hand pancake is made up of only 11% fat, but olive oil is good for your...
How does sugar affect our brain

How does sugar affect our brain

 Valvety cakes, Crunchy candies, warm cookies, Ice cream is so mouth watering. Are you craving dessert? Why? how does sugar affect the brain? what happens in your brain which makes sugary foods so hard to resist?  As you already know what are sugars in our food. Sugar...
Composition & Types of Milk

Composition & Types of Milk

Do you know a glass of milk you drink is made up of different contents. There are different types of milk available now a days. But milk is mainly composed of water, fat, protein, lactose (milk sugar). Some trace substances like Enzymes, Vitamins, Phospholipids...
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR): Steps &Types

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR): Steps &Types

What is Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is used to multiply and make millions of copies of DNA (also called amplification of DNA). It is a technique used to amplify small and targeted segments of DNA to produce millions of copies of a...
How Mastitis in cows affects Milk Quality?

How Mastitis in cows affects Milk Quality?

Mastitis is the inflammation of the mammary gland or udder. Physical trauma or bacterial infections are two main causes of udder infection. If cows are suffering from mastitis their milk has increase somatic cell count. Somatic cell count (SCC) Somatic cell count...
Why don’t poisonous animals poisons themselves

Why don’t poisonous animals poisons themselves

All things are poisons, for there is nothing without poisonous qualities. It is only the dose which makes a thing poison. (Paracelsus) There are many animals which are poisonous like frog, beetle, salamander, snake etc. They use toxic chemicals to defend themselves....
Why do teeth turn yellow?

Why do teeth turn yellow?

Sometimes we think that why my teeth turn pale yellow. How can we go for teeth whitening. Our teeth basically consists of three parts. Outermost is Enamel. It is white in color. Beneath the enamel is dentine which is yellow in color. Then comes the part called pulp....
What are sugars in our food?

What are sugars in our food?

Carbohydrates also known as carbs, sugars or starches. these are aggregations of small molecule called saccharides. Glucose, Fructose and Galactose are made up of one molecule so they are called Monosaccharides. (Simple sugars) (CH2O)n where n is from 3 to 7. while If...
Why Fast food is bad for you?

Why Fast food is bad for you?

Have you ever think why fast food is not good for our health? We all have heard about the dark side of these foods but do you know why it is bad for your health? Junk food is actually the food which consists of excessive calories mainly made up of sugar and fat having...
What causes body odor?

What causes body odor?

Do you know what causes body odor. It is an unpleasant smell that bacteria which live on your skin secrete. Body odor is influenced by genetic makeup, age, diet and the most important is hygiene. You just need two things to produce that bad scents. Our body own...
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