MAKHANA – THE TEATIME SNACK

Most of us get these hunger pangs at 4pm and we are often flummoxed at what to eat without piling on calories. Makhana is the answer. This is also called the fox nut or popped lotus seeds. Though it is light on the stomach it gives a feeling of satiety for a long period of time with merely a bowl. Read More

COLLAGEN BOOSTERS

Collagen is the largest protein bank in our body. It is found in bones, tendons, muscles and skin. It is the scaffolding that holds the body together. They have the tenacity of steel and the elasticity of rubber. Though to the layman collagen is associated mainly with youth and beauty. Read More

THE GOODNESS OF SWEET POTATOES

Sweet potatoes are a perfect healthier replacement for potatoes. They can be cooked in the similar way, into the similar dishes or even had on their own just as one would with potatoes. Yet they have more benefits than the regular potato for most people trying to lose weight, or searching for a “carb” replacement. Read More

THE GLUTEN CONTROVERSY

The gluten controversy has taken the world of the health industry by storm. It has harbored a thousand questions, created a market of variant grains while constructing a million opportunities for various gluten free products. Read More

BENEFITS OF JEERA

Jeera also known as cumin has many more benefits than you can possibly imagine. This little tiny gem is packed with anti-oxidants, minerals and vitamins. Roasted jeera has deep aromatic flavors and is often the first ingredient in Indian cooking. Read More

Fruit Peels

Did you know that peels of fruit have the most effective and active nutrients that your body needs? A huge amount of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals are packed into the protective covering of many fruits. The citrus fruit peels have large amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin C. potassium. Read More

VITAMIN A – THE MOISTURIZER WE ALL NEED

Vitamin A is the moisturizing vitamin for the mucus membranes of the eyes, nose, mouth, throat, rectum and vagina. Vitamin A deficient people are prone to suffer night blindness. Retinal which is part of the pigment that transforms the light signals to the brain by nerve impulses to interpret visual images. Read More

HEART HEALTH – VALENTINE SPECIAL

In today’s world of fast stressful lives, heart health is the number priority on everyone’s mind. Yet, apart from the basic knowledge that ads provide to sell their products, most of the people are completely lost on how to better it every day. Read More

STRAWBERRIES – THE MERRY BERRIES

Juicy red strawberries are really hard to resist. One of my favorite winter foods. As a child, my winter vacations were always in Mahabaleshwar and the memories of hand picking the strawberries from the strawberry farms are as vivid as they can be. Read More