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BENEFITS OF METHI

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

Ghee – The Indian Nectar

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

The Poor Pumpkin

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

SEEDS OF HEALTH

Chia, Flax, Pumpkin, Sunflower, Seasame and Moringa seeds provide the greatest source of omegas, vitamins and minerals and even a generous amount of protein. They could also be called seeds of health. Big benefits in small packages could be the easiest way to describe them. Read More

BUILD THOSE BONES

We have often heard ‘build the muscle’ but the ‘build the bones’ comes as a surprise to many. It comes to the fore only with the onset of osteoporosis. The next advice one gets is to pop calcium tablets. Is that enough? Is that correct? Are corrective methods the only solution? Read More

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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