11 Methods of Food Preservation used by Food Industry

With the beginning of civilisations and human settlements, the need to preserve excess foods became essential for survival. Since then, many traditional and household practices have evolved to limit food spoilage. Such as cooking, the addition of spices and fermentation. In modern commercial food production, spoilage and contamination are preserved by a variety of methods such as Filtration, Lyophilisation, Refrigeration, Pasteurisation, Canned Food, Vaccum packing, Irradiation, Food preservatives etc. […]

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How Diseases are Emerging and Re-Emerging?

Fifty years ago people believed that the war of humankind against the infectious diseases was virtually over and science had won over infectious diseases. But, the belief was gone forever when they found that some traditional diseases were re-emerging and many new enemies were being identified. There are many factors such as climate changes, urbanization, population displacements etc., that are contributing to the emergence of diseases. […]


11 Things Parents should know about taking Antibiotics.

Antibiotics have been around for many years and if your child is of 5 years or younger than it is obvious that you may get confronted to antibiotics 4 to 5 times in a year and may have fears and doubts about antibiotics. Moreover, many parents may have a habit of self-prescribing medicines or may buy medicines on an old prescription. Such habits are not good for your child’s health. There are precautions and measures we should take before using antibiotics. […]