What is modified starch?

Starches and modified starches

Starch is a white to slightly yellowish, odorless powder. Starch is a complex carbohydrate derived from plants (corn, potato, cassava, wheat, ..). In the world, starch can be extracted from more than 50 plants. Starch is called “starch” when extracted from tubers or roots.

modified tapioca starch are natural ingredients of human nutrition. In addition to their nutritional and energy value specific to carbohydrates, starches have multiple properties: bind, thicken, texture, stabilize, gel.

The starches can be used as is (native starch) or after modifications: modified starches or pregelatinized starches.

The modified starches are obtained from native starches which have been modified chemically and / or physically to give them particular properties.

Modified starches therefore have nothing to do with genetically modified products (GMOs). To avoid confusion, they are also called “processed starches”.

The consumption of modified starches is not dangerous for health, they are included in Annex I of the additives authorized without restriction in the European Directive 95/2 / EC.

Properties of modified starches

Unlike native starches, modified starches do not need to be cooked to develop their properties. The transformed starches are cold soluble. They are very handy for binding a cold sauce or salad dressing, or for giving viscosity or binder to … Travel More

KUMBH MELA: HINDU FESTIVAL

The Kumbh Mela is oldest and the world’s largest religious gathering and has deep spiritual and religious importance for Hindus all over the country. According to Hindu scriptures, it has a wide faith that those who take a dip in the holy water of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers at Sangam ghat during the festival will get rid of all sins and might attain liberation.

The event is witnessed by more than 15 crore pilgrims and visitors across the globe. Along with the bathing ritual, devotees also perform lot of different rituals during the Kumbh which they believe would help them release their ancestors from the cycle of rebirth and attain ultimate liberation without any sufferings.

The customs at the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj will be commencing from January 15 (Makar Sankranti). Makar Sankranti is the first day of the month of Magh when the Sun enters Capricorn and thus becomes the first day to celebrate. There is some more particular auspicious bathing dates when the city has a sea of pilgrims thronging the ghats to have a dip in the sacred water. Here is the list of special bathing dates:

January 15 Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is a glorious day as on this day Sun enters Capricorn. The day … Travel More

TRAVEL TO CANADA

Canada is no doubt the most beautiful country and tourist’s heaven. Tourists from all over the globe want to spend most of their time in here during their vacations. Before you start your journey to Canada, you must plan a spend some time on research. This way you can avoid common travel mishaps, like planning to travel much and underestimating the distance between cities. Another aspect is not to be aware of climate, travel requirements and transportation. Canada is adjacent and friendly with united states but it’s a different country with its own border, currency and laws. Do not assume that if its ok in your country then it will also be ok in Canada. Toronto Limousine Services has made a list for your consideration.

Check Your Eligibility

To visit any country, you need to meet some sort of requirements which make you eligible for that country. Canada has its own laws and you have to meet some requirements according to the Government of Canada, immigration and citizenship. This requires to have you a valid travel passport, good health, and appear to be ready and willing to leave country when visit time is over. You must also have a sufficient amount of money and no criminal record.

Documentation Requirements

Just … Travel More

List of beaches in Pondicherry

To skip the hustle bustle of the city and want to enjoy in peace Pondicherry beaches are fit for you. You can chill on the clear water and sand, party all night near the shore, walk or jog along the shores, watch extraordinary sunsets, do some swimming or surfing, build a sand castle, try adventurous water sports, or spend a romantic evening with your partner this place would not disappoint you. You will be able to take a lot of good memories in your camera and hearts. Try to book your accommodation in Pondicherry nearby beaches.

1. Auroville Beach

Auroville Beach or Auro Beach is one of the perfect places to relax in Pondicherry located near Auroville. It is famous for beautiful seashells laid on the seashore, shallow and crystal clear water makes it suitable for swimming. You can find beginners or professionals enjoying surfing in the early morning. The volcanic sands and magnificent sunsets would make you love this place. It also has some of the best beach resorts in Pondicherry.

2. Promenade Beach

Promenade beach of 1.5km long is one of the most famous beaches in Pondicherry. It is a great place to watch the wave’s crash and contemplate the exquisiteness of the shoreline in Pondicherry. Tourists, … Travel More

A vacational trip from New Delhi to Patna

Patna, the capital of the state of Bihar, and also being the state’s largest city, is one of India’s oldest continuously inhabited areas. Although it is known for great medical services and educational institutions, there are a lot of places to be visited in Patna. Since we have relatives residing there, my family decided to visit Patna during the summer holidays for a change.

There are in total 58 trains from New Delhi to Patna Junction. There are 8 Rajdhani trains, 3 GaribRath Trains, 25 Mail Express trains, 4 AC Express Trains, 1 AC Superfast Trains, 3 SamparkKranti Trains, 1 Duronto Train and 13 Superfast Trains. You also have the cheaper way of travelling by air by getting online deals on tickets, but I and my family like train journeys so we decided to travel by train.

We boarded the Kolkata Rajdhani Express train, knowing it takes the least amount of time to reach Patna Junction from New Delhi Station. It covers a distance of 998 kms in 11 hours and 35 minutes. If you are planning to travel by this train, I advise you to book tickets way prior because this train runs only on Fridays so the rush for tickets is a lot. We passed through Mughal … Travel More