Another Reason to Be a Vegetarian in India

In a mystic land of India, around 60% of the people prefer vegetarian dishes over non-vegetarian food. While we Indians attach utmost sentiments to our culture, ritual and past eating habits, gen next are at full liberty to choose their life at their own wishes.

Today, certain section of the people eats vegetarian food while the rest chooses non-vegetarian dishes as their staple food menu for luncheon and dinner. But for all non-vegetarians out there, some harsh reality is there to encounter with. A recent report published by Guardian revealed that the Chickens raised here for food are dosed with the toughest and strongest antibiotics.

Once the news got viral now the health conscious people in India are in a dilemma on whether to continue their non-vegetarian eating habits or shift to totally vegetarian dishes?

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In India, Chickens and goats for food are never thoroughly inspected. Chickens and goats are often injected with hardest of antibiotics that raising some serious concerns over their possible impact on human health. Injecting heavy doses of antibiotics to chickens is not new. These things are incessantly happening for the last few years together as poultry owners want their chicks to look healthy and fresh 24x7x365.

Bad News for Chicken Lovers

Eating these chickens regularly will definitely hamper our digestive capacity and nullifying the utility of these antibiotics in the long run. With regular consumption of these chickens, residual substance of the injected antibiotics gets absorbed in our veins making our bodies more resistant to antibiotics in future.

A Study by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism revealed that tones and tones of Colistin (strongest antibiotic) are shipped to India for the routine checkup of birds and animals, especially chickens. Poultry owners even without proper checkup under medical supervision, inject these antibiotics to birds even when they don’t need it.

Chickens and muttons available in the market are often impure because these creatures are injected with unnecessary amount of antibiotics and other medical substances which is totally uncalled for. Just to let these creatures look healthy and strong, their owners never routinely torture them with antibiotic abuse.

Health Risks Associated with Non-Vegetarian Foods

  • Saturated fat and cholesterol are in abundance in non-vegetarian foods than vegetarian ones.
  • Useful substances like Phytochemicals (plant chemicals) can be found in vegetables and fruits only.
  • Fresh vegetables and fruits keep our Blood pressure under control. Contrarily, meats and chickens raise our BP level.
  • People who tend to eat non-vegetarian dishes daily, face more chances of cardiac problems than vegetarians.
  • High fiber whole grains, grams and legumes are more stomach friendly than chicken and mutton.
  • The prevalence of cancer among non-vegetarian people is more common than pure vegetarians.

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The Conclusion

Finally, since childhood we are hearing the couplet that ‘an apple a day keeps doctors away’. So, definitely, rather than eating non-vegetarian dishes day in and day out, we should never underestimate the health benefits of fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Fresh green vegetables like broccoli, Chinese cabbage, collards, and spinach provide us with all the goodness of calcium and proteins far more than non-vegetarian stuff. These vegetables are lower in calories too. So, definitely, fresh fruits and leafy vegetables are always better option than chickens and muttons at any time of the day.

Zumata Chatbot App Is Taking a Giant Leap Forward in Online Hotel Search

Zumata Chatbot App Is Taking a Giant Leap Forward in Online Hotel Search

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Gone are the days when you had to personally search for hotel names and holiday destinations on a computer screen by surfing the net. Now Zumata chatbot is all set to make your surfing experience easier, prompter and seamless. Recently, the joint venture between DMI Company and Zumata (the premiere Artificial Intelligence (AI) online hotel directory) has made the internet surfing a lot easier for the users looking for comfortable accommodation at some of the world’s finest hotels. Users can also book their holiday destinations using this Zumata chatbot giving simple commands.

Zumata uses the highly advanced IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence technology option to improve customers’ hotel search option in a personalized manner. Customers can now easily initiate a chat with Zumata AI on facebook messenger like a normal human agent – but actually, Zumata is a well-programmed AI agent. Zumata is the first of its kind DMI’s chatbot enterprise solutions that are expected to revolutionize the chatting method in the next few years.

“Zumata’s goal is to provide our travel vendor partners with the tools they need to improve their customer’s experience and in turn improve their own conversions. Our collaboration with DMI showcases a practical example of how our artificial intelligence-enhanced hotel offering can be easily integrated into Facebook Messenger or any other chat or messaging applications”, stated Josh Ziegler, CEO of Zumata a few days ago.

Zigler also disclosed the aim of the company that is to facilitate the process of online hotel surfing using Zumata app at any time of the day or night. Currently, Zumata is the world’s only hotel distribution company that is using the big data and IBM Watson technologies for customer’s convenience.

It meticulously presents the relevant data to consumers directly inside a facebook messenger box. It uses advanced technology and multiple languages support for the convenience of its multilingual customers scattered across the world. Zumata has a consolidated global data of around 5 lakh hotels located at various places.

The company believes in optimizing customer conversions by offering them accurate data as per the requirement. Zumata was founded in 2010 and is now headquartered in Singapore, Asia. Zumata is targeting the use of sophisticated technology to understand the customer’s preferences using their own native language depending upon the linguistic proficiency of the user. It facilitates him or her to chat freely with the live and online AI agent representing Zumata in the facebook messenger regarding the availability of the rooms, prices and other important information. It prevents a lot of time of the customers which could have otherwise gone wasted standing in telephone queues.

No doubt, customers seriously don’t like to stand in a queue in IVR system. It kills lots of time and a bit complicated process too. Customers want direct one to one live communication with a company representative. Zumata’s live chat system certainly enhances the quality of customer serving experience with its fastest response straight into the customer’s facebook inbox in no time. Zumata offers succinct, to the point and accurate information that a customer wants to know.