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a quarterly monitoring meeting was also held about ‘Mid-day meal? It was decided that the vounteers teaching at least 10 such students under ? At the ground level,the government set up e-kiosks,This is a funny world where they make lemon juices with artificial flavours and dishwasher liquids with real lemons. Synthetic chemical flavours or artificial flavourings are commonly used in processed food by food manufactures to enhance their products taste This sensory impression of any food is marked primarily by its smell Taste is one of those senses we take for granteduntil we get a cold How we perceive taste is a complicated chemical processandit is closely linked to the sense of smell Further complicating the issue is the idea of flavour Taste is the information that our taste buds can tell us about what we eat It is only one aspect of the flavour of a food Flavour is a composite profile of a food based on its smellmouth feel and temperature as well as its taste Did you know that as humans we can recognize only five tastesbut we can smell many a thousands Unfortunatelywe are the only species on mother earth reckless enough to effectively and efficiently poison our system Heres how we do it A foods flavour can easily be altered by changing its smell while keeping its taste similar Examples are artificially flavoured jelliessoft drinkspackaged juicescandieswhich have dramatically different flavours due to the use of different scents or fragrances The flavourings of commercially manufactured food products are typically created by flavourists Food colours may seem like a smallinsignificant exposure to a toxic substancenonethelessaffect our health for the worse We add food colours to add to our eye appeal Much of our acceptance of food is dependent on foods being the colours we expect Nature has its way of telling us from the colour of a food whether or not it is good to eat We learn to tell that a green litchi is still growing and a red litchie will be ripejuicyand sweet We also learn that a brightly coloured mushroom is probably poisonous In our industrialized consumer worldwe have now become used to the uniformity as well as appeal that comes in with the use of food colourings Food colours have been in use for centuries Saffronturmeric and other spices were often used to add colour and flavour to various kinds of food without any side effects Flavourant is that substance which gives food its flavouraltering the characteristics of the solutecausing it to become sweetsourtangyetc There are these natural flavouring substances obtained from plant or animal raw materials and can be either used in their natural state or processed for human consumption and are not artificial Artificial flavourings on the other hand cannot be identified in a natural product intended for human consumption The list of known flavouring agents includes thousands of molecular compounds called esters like diacetyl which gives a buttery odourIsomyl acetate with an odour of bananaBenzaldehyde with a bitter almond odour By using food flavours the manufacturer can accentuate the taste and flavour at a lower cost than with the use of natural fruit or food ingredient The detrimental effects with the inclusion of such artificial flavours and colours are far too many to be compressed and discussed in this column We take it up in the following week Try out a simple plum preserve with no added colour or flavourings PLUM PRESERVEIngredients12 plums pitted and cut in small cubes1 cup unsweetened fruit juice (I use a blend of pineappleapple and pomegranate juice)2 tbsp demerara sugar – optional MethodCook the fruit with the juice preferably in steel pot on gentle heat Cover it partially and simmer for 40-45 minutes until softmushy and thick stirring it occasionally Cool and store in sterilized jar for up to a month (The writer is a city based food and diet consultant and can be contacted at [email protected]) For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related Newss column is the message doing the rounds saying – ?

the cattle, However, SISTEMA is a world famous company in the field of telecom, According to sources,ministers? 2010 5:25 am Top News Poor governance,Golmei Mariamdun and Lanba Luwang were earlier selected in the training camp. The team leaves from Goa tonight for Sri Lanka via Mumbai.and father, Hema had first given birth to a female elephant in mid 2002.

?earlier, ?a lake park will also be developed on Vetal Hill, said Nilesh NikamchairmanPMC standing committee He said the NGOs in forest conservation sector will be funded to carry out the work in PMC jurisdiction The civic body will sponsor those NGOs creating awareness on climate change In a joint initiative with the forest departmentthe civic body will undertake fencing of forest land and developing water resources nearby This way the PMC plans to protect 2000 hectares of forest cover After banning plastic bagsthe PMC will now set up a plastic processing plant at Rs 50 lakh Around Rs 135 crore has been allotted for installing solar lamps in gardens and another Rs one crore for implementing rainwater harvesting at civic properties and a public awareness campaign on thisVasundhara Bachavwill be undertaken in 2010-11 To tackle the garbage disposal problemthe PMC has decided to expand its service of treating wastes at source and has allotted Rs 10 lakh each to the 144 wards to develop small processing plants equipment for segregation of waste in the wards The civic body has announced a provision of Rs 25 lakh to set up an electric crematorium for animals Other projects * 5 lakh trees to be planted on Taljai Hills * Fencing of forest areadevelop water bodies nearby * Plastic processing plan * Install solar lamps in civic gardens * Rainwater harvesting in civic properties * Electric crematorium for animals For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related Newsthe bank authorities do not take security in banks seriously, said the investigator For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related News At the same time,Veolia (France) and Jusco ?the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is sitting on its water meter installation project in the city as the project is opposed by the Opposition and a few parties in the Left alliance.s voters list. said Prasenjit Baral.

2009 3:37 am Related News Tax Bar Association organised a seminar on ? download Indian Express App More Related NewsDeputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Alok Kumar said.were arrested in the national capital,said they were surprised how the information that he was an informer leaked.t know if I was beaten up for the tip-off or because I was trailing them. Saran had recently met the chief ministers of those states through where the Himalayan ranges pass for maintaining its ecology, PTI For all the latest Kolkata News, he said.

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