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Almonds : The King of Superfoods

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Why are the superfood almonds superior when compared to other nuts? One handful of almonds have the highest concentration of overall nutrients – 3.5 grams fibre, 6 grams protein, 13 grams of unsaturated fats. They are also a good source of calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E, potassium, magnesium and iron. Since almost all the of the fat content in […]

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Jaggery Instead of Sugar, The Right Choice?

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What is the right choice : Jaggery instead of sugar? Our cup of tea or coffee or a sweet dish is never complete without sugar or jaggery. Sugar and jaggery are the most commonly used sweeteners across the country. They contain the same amount of calories and both are made from sugarcane. Jaggery sometimes is also made from palm. Jaggery […]

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Should We Switch To Skim Milk ?

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Should We Switch To Skim Milk ?

Whole milk or Skim Milk, Which one should we opt for? Supermarket shelves have seemingly endless varieties. Which milk is best for health? This is a common confusion among people these days. Up until World War II, the concept of skim or low-fat milk was completely  unknown. People liked their milk whole. But around the 20th century, the medical council […]

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Cabbage Rolls – Fun and Nutritious

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Cabbage rolls uses ingredients that make it a complete meal.  Cabbage and mushrooms are highly beneficial for good health. The beta-carotene, antioxidants, vitamin C promotes good eyesight and supports immune system. Minerals such as potassium, calcium and magnesium support healthy bones and teeth and vitamin E encourages healthy skin and hair. Preparation time: 45 minutes Serves: 2  Ingredients: Small […]

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Muscle cramps – Let's Prevent It

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Isn’t it common for all of us to get Muscle Cramps? These could be during exercise or due to some jerky movement or could just be because of not moving for too long. Cramps can vary from muscle soreness related to exercise or even to a side stitch while running. Cramps are involuntary and extremely […]

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High Protein and the Hype around it

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The marketing machine and so much talk about a high protein diet have convinced all of us that protein can solve all our problems. No other nutrient has as many misconceptions associated with it as it is with protein. Are you also in the same thought process? If yes, we will help clear your misconceptions before you […]

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Super Food Chia Seeds

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Chia seeds have become an integral part of many cuisines today. We find them entering our diets through smoothies, puddings, salads or juices. But do we know why and how we should eat Chia seeds. Chia seeds are a common andpopular superfood. They are tiny black seeds but don’t be fooled by the size… these tiny seeds pack […]

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Must I Drink Milk ?

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Milk is an integral part of our daily diet across the globe, and was was considered as a boon to human health. It features in the food pyramid taught to us in school and emphasises it’s importance for good health. Though milk is a wholesome food for children, it cannot be considered a must have for good health […]

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Pumpkin and Coconut Soup

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

This warm fragrant Pumpkin and Coconut Soup is an ultimate starter and can also serves as a great mid meal snack to beat those hunger pangs. It is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and calcium. This also comes handy on your detox weight loss plan! Serves: 2 Preparation Time: 30 min Pumpkin and Coconut […]

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Ageing Gracefully Through Nutrition

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Ageing is the fact of life and part of living. Ageing gracefully is an art. Every human has a choice of ageing healthily or leading a poor quality of life with illness. Ageing is getting challenging. With increasing sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy eating habits, the life expectancy is decreasing. First of all, notable signs of Ageing are […]