Articles (Gastronomy)

To Feed or Not to Feed
(Bare Necessities)

One of the most important milestones in the baby’s first year is starting to eat solid foods. 

When to Feed Your Baby Solid Foods?
(Bare Necessities)

When my baby was two months old, elder mothers advise me to feed him biscuits but I researched the topic extensively.

Around the World in One Day
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

It is true that the world has become a small village thanks to technology but how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

Generosity Killed The Guest
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Can generosity kill your guests? Check this comic.

Most Famous Diets
(Food and Agriculture)

Diets have become more than just a means to lose weight; they are now a lifestyle for those who are seeking a healthy life.

The Taste of Culture
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

There is no doubt that food is an important part of any culture; in many ways, people express their heritage through food. 


Healthy Fasting
(Food and Agriculture)

Although Ramadan is a great opportunity to lose excessive weight, most of us, on the contrary, gain weight at the end.


Cholesterol
(Food and Agriculture)

We often hear about foods that are high in cholesterol, but we need to know what cholesterol is and why it has such a bad reputation.

The Deadly Dish
(Human Health)

The Egyptian Ministry of Health warns people every year from eating fesikh to decrease the risk food poisoning that may be fatal if not properly treated.


How to Fight Obesity and Overweight
(Human Health)

Obesity means having a lot of body fat, while being overweight could mean having extra body weight. Both obesity and overweight mean that one’s weight is more than what is deemed healthy.

​Healthy Mid-Day Snacks
(Science at Home)

It is almost 3:00 pm, and your energy levels are on the low; you can neither focus nor resist the urge to sleep.


Gastronomy Techniques
(Science at Home)

Gastronomy is the craft of assembling and serving exquisite and delicious food using scientific methods to provide more flavors and dishes.


Is Your Salad Boring?
(Science at Home)

No one can deny the benefits of salads. It is the salad dish per day that can actually keep the doctor away. 


How to design a complete meal?
(Science at Home)

Healthy nutrition is the key for having good overall health and preventing multiple diseases. 


​Note-by-Note Cuisine
(Food and Agriculture)

Melt 100 gm of glucose and 20 gm of tartaric acid in 200 ml of water. Add 2 gm of polyphenol, which has been extracted from grape juice using reverse osmosis filtering. 


Can You Really Become A Sugar Addict?
(Human Health)

People around the world are eating more sugar than ever before; that is because the food industry has been adding more of it to various products over the years. 

Detox Diet: A Myth or Reality?
(Human Health)

Detox, short for detoxification, is the removal of potentially toxic substances from the body. 

Good Summer Nutrition
(Safe Summer)

Summer is on; the weather is getting really hot. Since we are in a vacation season, we will be going on picnics or we will be enjoying the beach, but what food should we eat to stay fresh and cool?


Food Sharing Programs
(Food and Agriculture)

Every Wednesday morning Mr. Günther, an old helpless man living in an outskirt of Berlin, wakes up in the morning, wears the nicest thing he has, carries his big basket, and heads to the weekly central food-sharing gathering in his area. After the gathering, Mr. Günther comes back home with a smile on his face and a basket full of fresh and delicious food enough for one week until the next gathering, all for free. I had the pleasure meeting Mr. Günther during my short stay in Berlin. As a person who lived in Egypt for a lifetime, I was quite impressed by the strictly systemized and regulated German food-sharing system. As we rode together on the train, Mr. Günther explained how the system works.

Meat of the Future
(Food and Agriculture)

In the future, meat will no longer come from animals, or at least that is what scientists are hoping for. Scientists have, in recent years, been working on growing meat in labs, this is produced through “tissue-engineering” technology. The reason researchers are working on developing this new scientific field is to try to provide cruelty-free meat, as well as combat the adverse environmental impact that cattle farming creates. The advantages of growing meat in labs, is that it will take up less space than cattle farming, freeing up fields to be used for farming or other projects.

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