Methi, the bitter hard yellow seeds that I call the topaz of the kitchen, have more benefits that you can ever imagine. They are a powerhouse of minerals and an excellent source of fibre. I have been having soaked methi seeds for over a decade now and I actually can vouch for its benefits. Soaking the methi seeds removes its bitterness and makes it easier to chew too. It is important to chew them well though to get its complete benefits, as the enzymes in your saliva help to breakdown the nutrients into a state where they can be easily absorbed. Read More
Our core strength is vital for most everyday activities that we do, like standing, walking, bending, lifting etc. We do not realise but every time we turn, twist, sit, stand, bend we are effectively putting our core to work. The mid section of our body is the most utilized part of our body. But somehow the most neglected too. Read More
Cold showers have many health benefits. “Thande thande paani se nahana chahiye”, …………. when Aanand Bakshi wrote this song, he probably didn’t know its health benefits either. Our tropical Indian… Read More
Functional training is all about creating, maintaining and/or increasing the capability of your body to do its daily tasks pain free. I am often asked what kind of exercise do I follow. When I say, “Functional Training” people are a bit confused. They often turn around and reconfirm, “Means yoga right? Read More
Saffron, the sunshine spice gets its name because of its anti-depressant, mood elevating properties. But those are not its only benefits. Though it is one of the world’s most expensive spice, it is also amongst the oldest and most sought after for its rich and aromatic flavour and colour. Read More
Who needs an excuse to eat chocolates right? But I will give you a perfect reason to intensify the chocolate pleasure.…they are extremely good for the skin.
Cacao the main ingredient in dark chocolate has all the benefits. So when you pick up a chocolate that says 60% or 80% cacao, you know the amount of benefits going in. The rest is ofcourse milk and sugars which is the indulgence part of it. Read More
Ghee is called the Indian nectar by the western cultures that are gradually opening up to the deep wisdom of our Indian food culture. Why is it that we need the west to influence us on what is good for our health when we have had that wealth forever. Read More
To cook up health in your kitchen, all you will require are some basic foods that can cover most of your nutritional requirements. There is a plethora of veggies and having being told constantly told to eat a colorful meal, it gets confusing to make choices. Sometimes the availability and sometimes the expense makes it even more difficult. But let me list the easiest to stock your kitchen with. Read More
The poor pumpkin is not even considered a vegetable that could come on the table as preparation in any of our houses but knowing its benefits, we will change the way we think. Read More
Have you ever seen a bug upturned on its back? The scare of being a dead bug, feeling completely vulnerable it untiringly moves its legs in an effort to turn over. The only survival chance it has.
Let’s say dead bugs do that for you too. It is the easiest way to ascertain the workability of various parts of your body. In doing the dead bugs you will come to know your weakest areas. Read More