Wild Honey..Indigenous Food of Himalayan Region of Nepal

Wild Honey is an indigenous food  of the Higher Himalayan region of Nepal including High Himalayas and High Mountain.Wild Honey is Produced by Nepalese native wild honey bee viz. A. dorsata, A.dorsata, A. florae and A. cerena. Researchers have shown that, Himalayan Honey has high free radical scavenging  activity, free radicals that are highly reactive molecules…

Environmental Degradation Resulting from the Food waste

Environmental Degradation Resulting from the Food Waste It is estimated that about 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted annually, about a third of global food production is either wasted or lost, causing an enormous drain on natural resources. Livestock agriculture and waste  is responsible for the emission of 18 % of Green House Gases (GHGs) and nearly 65 % of…

Food Hygiene; Healthy Eating Habit

Every year, thousands of people suffer from foodborne illness, usually involving severe diarrhea, vomiting, stomach cramps, as a result of eating or drinking contaminated or poisonous food. Many attacks of unreported and it is estimated that one person in fifty will be affected annually (EHIS). Some of these, especially the very young, the elderly or…

Indigenous food consumption trend in ghalel Community of Kaski District : A Case study

 Keywords: Indigenous food, Community, Culinary habit, jand, raksi, Sukuti, High blood pressure, Digestive disorder,  Abstract: `Ghalel Community of kaski district is of composite community of Gurung ethnic group (67.8%) and Marginalized community (32.43%) and has diverse cultural heritage, and of food habits. Quantitative research survey was conducted using key formal Interview-based questionnaire, informal discourse, and…

Mission of Food Activism

Short Description of the Programme Programme      : Food Activism -2013, Pokhara (Food and Nutrition awareness rally & Photo Exhibition) Date         : Dec 17 2013 Theme              : Food and Nutritional Security Today’s Necessity Organizer       : Nepal Food Technology Students’ Association,Regional College of Science and Technology Sponsers (Main)   : Regional College of Science/Health Science…