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SOUL FOOD

Soul food is comfort food. We all feel the need, the want to feel the warmth of hot soup, coffee or hot chocolate to get a smile on our face. But sometimes that is not satisfying enough and we yearn for some more. Soul food often changes with our emotions and with the seasons. Read More

FAD DIETS- GUILT CREATED HAVOC

The new year begins with fad diets suddenly springing up marking new year’s goals/resolutions. Little do people realize that optimizing health and fitness have to be a constant in your daily life for it to be sustainable. Read More

TEA THAT’S GOOD FOR YOU

Tea that’s good for you and need not be green. We have been surrounded with media, advertisements, health endorsements and newsletters all promoting the benefits of green tea. A strategized marketing propaganda for manufacturers that have given rise to a huge market for the product. Read More

WAY TO DRINK WATER

A few days ago I had put up a post on my Instagram, on how important it is to drink water. However, the main point was lost and comments that followed were only about how my way to drink water was all wrong. I was drinking water standing up Read More

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