Flavor Enhancers: Is it good for health or not?

What do you know about flavor enhancers?

Enjoyment of food is a multisensory event with taste and odor playing dominant roles. Taste buds, located in different parts of the tongue along with the mouth, enhance the perception of five basic taste sensations: sweet, salty, bitter, sour, pungent, or acidic. Olfactory cells on the other hand in the nasal cavities enhance the flavor […]

What Is the Difference Between Taste and Flavor? 

What is the difference between taste and flavor?

Taste and flavor are often used synonymously, yet they actually represent two very different aspects of our perception of food and beverages. Taste refers to the basic sensations detected by the taste buds on our tongues. Flavor describes the broader sensory experience encompassing a wider range of sensations that includes taste, odor, texture, and even […]

How to calculate the glycemic index of the meal?

How to calculate GI?

What is the glycemic index( GI)? Why is it important to us? and why we should know how to calculate it. There are these problems when you read this title. I described in my previous article, “Which rice has the lowest glycemic index?” the types of lowest GI rice. Moreover, how essential they are for […]

Which rice has the lowest glycemic index?


Rice and Glycemic Index: A Comprehensive Guide to Making Healthy Choices Rice is a versatile and widely consumed staple food, but its impact on blood sugar levels is an important consideration. This article provides a comprehensive overview of rice varieties and their glycemic index (GI). And also measures how carbohydrates affect blood glucose levels. Understanding […]

Understanding the science of Food Cravings

The Science of Food Craving

The Science of Food Cravings: Understanding the Physiology and Psychology Behind Our Desire for Certain Foods, and Strategies for Overcoming Them Food cravings are intense desires for specific foods, often high in sugar, salt, and fat. They are a common experience, and research suggests that around 97% of women and 68% of men report experiencing […]

Preservation: Is this helpful in preventing food from spoiling?

Food preservation involves treating and handling food to prevent spoiling and decay while maintaining quality and safety. Food preservation preserves food for subsequent consumption. History The history of food preservation can be traced back to ancient times, when people began to find ways to preserve food for times of scarcity and to make it more […]

Artificial preservatives: The most commonly used preserving method

Food preservatives are substances or compounds added to food to prevent spoilage and extend its shelf life. They work by inhibiting the growth of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms that can cause food to go bad. Moreover, Food preservatives include vinegar, citric acid, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, and sodium nitrite. In this article, we discuss […]

Packaging labels on food products are important or not?

This is for food packaging label

Do you know the value of a packaging label? Have you ever bought a packaged food product from the market and read the label on it ?? At least how long can we keep the product? In short, have you even looked at the expiration date .. ?? A lot of people don’t really do […]

Food Myths: Is labeled apple good or bad?

Synthetic wax on apple

Is it true that it is not good to eat apples brought from abroad? “To preserve imported apples, preservatives are injected into the apples and a label is affixed so that the place where the label is affixed rots immediately.” This is one of the most common misconceptions in the world today. In particular, Asian […]

Is Eating A Low-fat Diet Good For The Body? ”

Low-fat food

Is eating a low-fat diet good for the body? There is a growing misconception in society today that low-fat diets are good for your health and high-fat diets are bad for your health. There is no truth in that, and the first thing to say is that not all low-fat foods are healthy foods. Take, […]