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

BEING HEALTHY

Being healthy shouldn’t be an option. It’s not just a saying “Health is wealth”, it truly signifies the way you live your life. Money can probably buy you most of the things except health and happiness. 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

WHEN FOOD DOES THE FLIRTING: DARK CHOCOLATE

Theobroma cacao in Latin means “food of the Gods”. Cacao beans, the most important ingredient in chocolate is known to have the highest antioxidant properties, even more than most fruits like the acai berries, blueberries etc. which have found their way into the list of superfoods. Read More