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Cut, peel, de-seed, chop…that’s the way we have been eating fruits and vegetables all our life. However, this established norm of chopping and peeling results in loss of nearly half of the fruits and vegetables we consume. Not only does this lead to wastage of humongous proportions, but it also means losing some of the most nutrient dense portions of these foods. This means that valuable nutrients end up in the garbage instead of our bodies. We wouldn’t need to spend a fortune buying artichokes and kales of the world from multi-national food stores if we ate the stems, peels and roots of most fruits and vegetables we buy. That’s why people all over the world are embracing the idea of root to stem eating. The way of root to stem eating is not particularly new. It has been a part of vegan diets for a long time and eventually…

We are a fortnight into the New Year, which means a majority of you are still holding strong on your resolve to meet your weight loss goals this year. Presumably, this isn’t the first time that you have decided to make your health a priority. You may have tried exercising, diet foods and making lifestyle changes in the past too but without any real progress. Since losing weight is 75 per cent diet and 25 per cent workout, watching what’s on your plate is paramount. Yes, you may have cut out junk, fried foods and other outright unhealthy items completely but even some of the healthiest foods recommended for weight loss could be a sneaky source of fat and calories. Here are seven such diet foods to be cautious about if you want to stop weight gain in its tracks: Low-fat Yoghurt Yoghurt is all the rage in the wellness…