Archive Month: December 2020

DON’T FEAR CARBS

Nowadays, We, all have heard many times, “Eliminate carbs from your diets for weight loss.” Is this true! Absolutely not. Today we will discuss this hot topic. WHAT ARE CARBOHYDRATES? Carbohydrates are defined as polyhydroxy aldehydes or ketones or substances that produce such compounds when hydrolyzed. Ok. Ok. let me explain it in simpler language. […]

DATES – NATURE’S NATURAL SWEETENER

Dates can be very rightly called as the healthiest sweetener of this earth. Table sugar, that is most widely used, has its harmful effects, and it should be replaced with natural sweeteners like honey, dates, jaggery etc. We will talk about dates, nature’s natural sweetener in detail. There are more than 600 varieties of dates. […]

PEANUTS – SUPERFOOD OF WINTERS

Often, people like to munch peanuts in winters. But then they face the guilt as they think they are unhealthy, loaded with calories and lead to weight gain. And the good news is peanuts are healthy and does not lead to weight gain if eaten at right time and in right quantity. Peanuts fall under […]

FOODS TO EAT IN WINTERS

In winters, there are certain seasonal foods that help in increasing immunity by preventing allergies leading to cough and cold. These winter foods warm up our bodies due to their hot nature and thus we feel less cold. We will discuss in detail about these foods and how to remain healthy, fit and energetic in […]

HEALTHY TIPS FOR KARWA CHAUTH

India’s most favourite festival among ladies is karwa chauth. Excitement is at its peak during this time. Karwa Chauth fast is a dry fast. Thats why, take some precautions to make the most of this dry fast, as this dry fast has many benefits including boosting energy, liver cleansing, improved concentration, delayed ageing etc. Sargi […]

DIET TIPS FOR MONSOON SEASON

Monsoon is already here. Thus increase in humidity. Increase in humidity leads to multiplication of bacteria and viruses, thus chances of indigestion, bloating, gas, diarrhoea, dysentery, sore throat, skin infections etc. Thus, special diet is needed in monsoon season to keep these infections at bay. Here are diet tips for monsoon season : Start your […]

ALL ABOUT MANGOES

In Indian summers, markets are flooded with mangoes, the favourite fruit of all. Everybody tends to avoid mangoes because they think that mangoes are very high in calories and thus leads to weight gain. Even if they eat it, they eat with guilt. Therefore, to avoid the guilt, we will discuss how to choose mangoes, […]

SALT – Myths and Facts ?

The most important ingredient in almost all recipes is Salt. Its absence or its excess, both can ruin the recipe, and it is very important for our health also…In this article, we will answer the queries about salt, will clear the myths about salt. MYTH: Iodized salt should be replaced by himalayan salt. FACT: Always […]

GOLDEN RULES FOR MAINTAINING GOOD HEALTH

Fill your plate wisely. Half of your plate should be vegetables. Include a lot of plant proteins in your daily diet like pulses, peas, beans, nuts, oilseeds etc. Include good quality invisible fats in your daily diet like almonds, walnuts, chia seeds, watermelon seeds, soyabean, black chana, rajmah, green leafy vegetables etc. Use organic, limited […]

DIETARY AND LIFESTYLE GUIDELINES FOR HYPERTENSION (HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE)

Hypertension is also known as SILENT KILLER. Why silent killer? because it gives no prominent warning signs or symptoms. If untreated, it can lead to various health problems like heart disease, kidney disease, stroke etc. Therefore, it is recommended to regularly monitor the blood pressure. WHAT IS HYPERTENSION? Hypertension is high blood pressure. It is […]

MAGICAL ALOE VERA

Aloe vera contains minerals like calcium, chromium, copper, iodine, iron, pottasium, zinc, magnesium, manganese, aluminium, sodium. It is rich in Vit. A, C, D, E and B complex. It is an efficient energy creator. Enzymes present in aloe vera helps to break down food and thus aids in digestion. Amino acids present in aloe vera […]

NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF CARDAMOM

This little spice cardamom is present in kitchen of every indian household. People have been using it for centuries in making tea, kadhas, sweets, curries and also as medicine. Its aroma, its taste is liked by almost all. But still many people are unaware of its nutritional benefits. Lets take a look at nutritional benefits […]