Dr Remy Shanker

Dr Remy Shanker

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Why do we like to curl up on the couch as soon as the weeknd arrives and do little more than watch Netflix and gorge on a large pizza? Mostly, that urge comes from that liberating sense of a long week of work coming to an end, a welcome ritual that helps kickstart the time to relax. Anticipation makes guilty pleasures all the more delectable. But with quarantine, self-isolation and mandatory lockdown, that Thursday night...

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If you’re looking for better nutritional value, it’s natural to gravitate to organic products. But should you? Organic foods are farmed without pesticides and contain none of the array of fungicides and chemical preservatives which get sprayed on to crops in conventional farming. This means organic foods have a shorter shelf life. The rest of the produce you see in the supermarket may contain pesticides and chemical residues that remain in the food even after...