India is currently experiencing an epidemic of heart disease and it has emerged as the number one cause of death in the country. Heart disease is expected to be the fastest growing chronic illnesses, growing by 9.2% annually.1 Lifestyle and genetic factors are increasing the risk of developing heart diseases. According to the Indian Heart Association, 50% of all heart attacks in Indians occur under the age of 50 and 25% of all heart attacks occur under the age of 40.2
“Oh, you are a Bengali? Then you must be eating fish all day and all night.”
How many of you have heard this line or used it to make fun of your friends from Calcutta or anyone from the eastern or the coastal areas? Yes? Then you should know the reason behind their love for fish. The sheer joy of eating that delicious fish coupled with local spices is only known to seafood lovers.