Showing posts from June 6, 2008

Popularity of Fast Food and its Dangers

Junk food Lovers!

Who doesn't love to gorge on those yummy roadside foods once in a while? Though due to health reasons we tend to keep away from junk food, there is no harm if we tease our taste buds occasionally. I guess, those fast foods and snacks are supposed to be great appetizers!

I have seen that North Americans simply love junk food! Every month nearly 90 percent of the children in America eat at McDonald's! In the United States, the food industry spends more than $33 billion a year to advertise products rich in fat, sugar and salt. Despite all those risks of obesity and cancer, average Americans consume more food rich in fat and sugar, than their European or Oriental counterparts. Aerated soft drinks, milkshakes and smoothies contain twice as much fat as hamburgers. However, these are a huge craze among school, college and even office goers.

Speaking of India, the fast food craze is rising among youngsters every day. People now consume more roadside junks and snacks th…

Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations of the World!

For the newly married ones, going to an exotic location for honeymoon, is the ultimate fantasy! There are thousands of well-known and remote romantic locations around the world. It is really tough to compile a complete list of all the destinations. Here is a list that I have compiled, which lets you know about the preferred destinations for the newly weds:

1. Bora Bora---This is a highly preferred honeymoon locale, with crystalline seas and powdery beaches. It is a small island group with great scenic beauty.

2. Mauritius---Mauritius has remained the unanimous choice for honeymoon couples for ages, because of its magical aura and beaches, greenery, sun and sand.

3. Barbados---The Caribbeans are a hot favorite romantic destination for any traveler, especially for couples. Barbados is an island in the Caribbeans, which enchants visitors with its white sand, beautiful beaches, lush greenery, and turquoise seas.

4. Maldives----This Island attracts visitors around the world, because of its exc…

Attila at the age of two months!

My son has just crossed the two months mark !! and he is doing fine. Thanks to the almighty for his overall well being.

I am from a Joint family which gradually became clusters of nuclear families after the demise of my grand parents. A joint family according to me is always a best place for a child to grow for the child is guaranteed of collective protection and is afforded collective education in social manners which makes them more compatible with life . Now due to several financial and other socio-economic causes these families are getting extinct by the day . Its heartening as well as disheartening to know of a mother of five children in the contemporary time. Well One can argue that this is something which should not be encouraged as bigger families would put undue stress on the limited resources of the world as well as the family concerned, But if a family has the means to sustain its large number of members then I believe its the best thing to be called a family. I wish ' …