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 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

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

SPICES FOR NUTRITION

Down the centuries, Indian spices have been known to have many a medicinal value. Infact sometimes spices were even a mode of payment, such was their value. In today’s cuisine we rarely realize the importance that they have in maintaining our health. Read More

AFRAID OF MENOPAUSE?

“Falling levels of estrogen!” Women, please understand that this is not a disability nor an illness. Like rest of the hormones, this is hormone is made in your ovaries and a small amount by the adrenal glands just above your kidneys. Read More