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 […]
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 […]
We need not be a foodie to crave for certain foods. Food cravings can be individualistic and each of us has our preferences. These need not be only during a weak moment. We may crave for certain foods on a regular basis. Have you ever wondered what these cravings indicate? Why do we salivate when […]
Blood is an essential specialized body fluid. It carries nutrients, hormones, immune cells and oxygen throughout your body. It also removes wastes, impurities, helps conserve and disperse heat. There are various factors that affect the blood health. Low haemoglobin levels, high blood pressure, high levels of bad cholesterol and abnormal sugar levels are the major influencers. […]
Ragi (Nachni or Finger millet) is one of the most nutritious crop among all the major cereals. The once well-known cereal is however totally absent or less consumed in most people’s diet today. This is quite surprising and unfortunate, considering the nutritive and therapeutic value of Ragi for the human body. Besides, it is a […]
No Indian meal is ever complete without Rice or Roti or both. These staple elements have been an integral part in any typical Indian diet. But off late, weight watchers have been avoiding rice. So how do you decide which is better when the fight is between ‘multigrain Roti and ‘Rice’? Let me help you to […]
Garlic is highly valued for its numerous health benefiting properties and still used in many cultures till date. Since ancient times, garlic is a common ingredient in many kitchens. The sulphur containing compound, allicin is found in freshly crushed garlic.