H is for… Haldi (Turmeric) — Nutrition centre, Ismaili org

Haldi (turmeric). Photo: MGP / Dollar Photo Club   Starting Navroz 2014, The Ismaili Nutrition Centre launched a series of articles on simple ideas for popular foods. New entries in this A to Z of different fruits, vegetables and everyday ingredients will be published every two weeks, to build greater awareness of basic nutrition and…

India’s Internet Growth Fuels Net-Based Businesses – VOA News

Photo: Reuters A man sends a text message from his mobile phone inside an Internet cafe in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata (file photo)   The number of Internet users in India has topped 100 million, fueling the growth of net-based businesses. When Deepinder Goyal was working at a consulting firm three years ago,…

Burger Toast,Sweet Sushi, Basmat Rice, Mangos, Lichi fruits and more at Germany’s Food Festival in which 6600 exhibitors from over 100 hundred countries are taking part – Read the DW World de News

Anuga Food Festival: food, style and more: The world’s largest international food festival has attracted a lot of attention. Whether finger food, halal, organic or vegetarian, Anuga caters to all tastes.    The Indian food stall at Anuga   Germany enjoyed delicacies from all over the world at the Anuga food fair this week. The…

Nutrition Centre: Winners announced in UK recipe competition

Source: The Ismaili ***** One of the dishes shortlisted in the recipe competition is prepared for the judges’ tasting. Photo: Joe Westaby Many people have their own recipes for tasty favourite dishes. Earlier this year, the Aga Khan Heath Board for the United Kingdom decided to capitalise on the cookery skills within the community and launch…

Reduce your blood cholesterol during National Cholesterol Week

Source: The Ismaili ***** Have you had your cholesterol checked recently? Now is the time. Cholesterol is the biggest single risk factor for heart disease, and cholesterol testing is a good way to highlight that risk. This week in the United Kingdom has been designated National Cholesterol Week (13 – 19 September), and national charity…

One year on, the Ismaili Nutrition Centre looks ambitiously towards the future

Source: The Ismaili ***** The Ismaili Nutrition Centre was officially launched last summer in London by Geoff Dessent, Deputy Director of Health and Wellbeing in Health Improvement and Protection at the United Kingdom Department of Health. Since its debut, the site has grown in size and enjoyed wide recognition. New recipes and articles are added…

Make healthy swaps – The Nutrition Centre

Making your diet healthier can feel like a huge task, but incorporating small changes in your everyday routine is easy. Try out these simple swaps that will help you achieve a better balance: Choose an unsaturated spread or swap in a reduced calorie mayonnaise instead of butter or ghee. If you spread butter on two…