All You Need to Know About Condensed Milk

There are many reasons why condensed milk is very popular among the people, especially the lower middle class. If you do not have a refrigerator or freezer, condensed milk is one way to enjoy delicious nutritious milk. In a sealed condition (unopened can) at room temperature, condensed milk has a long shelf life even reached […]

Dairy Ice Cream vs Non Dairy Ice Cream

Ice cream is the most widely consumed frozen desserts. According to the IDFA (International Dairy Foods Association), the ice cream has been known around the 2nd century BC, though the original inventor is not certainty recorded. In the days of the Roman Empire, the Emperor Nero (54-86 BC) also frequently sent runners into the snow […]

Milk for Kids: Full Cream or Low Fat?

  Milk is the normal secretion of milking animals obtained from one or more milkings without either addition to it or extraction from it intended for consumption as liquid milk or for further processing (CODEX STAN 206-1999). At the young mammals, including human infants, milk is the first food that can be digested (Varnam & […]

The Incredible Olive Oil

Olive oil is the oil obtained from the fruit that comes from the olive tree (Olea Europaea). These plants are usually found in the Mediterranean region such as the Middle East, Italy, Spain, Greece, and other countries in the vicinity and become the major component of Mediterranean diet. Many studies have uncovered the benefits of […]

Food Processing Guidelines for Fiber Rich Food

Dietary fiber is becoming very popular these days. The benefits of dietary fiber to maintain the function of digestive system, stabilizes blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol levels and the risk of cardiovascular disease, even prevent colon cancer are well known by the public. Even BPOM (Indonesian FDA) already allow nutrition and health claims on processed […]

Nursing While Pregnant and Tandem Nursing

Nursing While Pregnant It is very rare to get pregnant during the period of exclusive breastfeeding. However, sometimes it happens and the mothers have to decide whether they will continue nursing during pregnancy or weaning the baby. It will bring mixed emotions and they may get conflicting advice from family, friends and health care providers. […]