Category: Food Facts

Fruits that can Help You to Lose Weight

Nature has its way of responding to the needs of our body, our ancestors used to rely on nature for food and the nutrients they can get from it to sustain life. In fact, the lifespan of the earlier humans is much longer without the help of vaccines, supplements, and medicines. Continue reading “Fruits that can Help You to Lose Weight”

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7 delicious foods to lay your hands on that have as low as 50 calories

Counting calories while eating might appear to be a redundant task, but it is a really significant aspect to maintain a healthy and balanced diet. With a myriad of opinions we receive, to lose weight and maintain a healthy living, we often tend to confuse with the truth and myth. Continue reading “7 delicious foods to lay your hands on that have as low as 50 calories”

5 Summer Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth

The summer months come with their own share of beauty. Who does not wait for the warm summer nights paired with the incessant chirping of crickets and the taste and smell of barbecued food. But have you ever given a thought about what happens to your oral health after you have experienced a gala fest! Continue reading “5 Summer Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth”

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN

We all are familiar with the word “Vegetarian”, right? Have you heard about term ” vegan”? I am sure you have. Going vegan is all the rage nowadays. Initially, I thought “vegan” is a short form or synonym of “vegetarian”  but it’s not the case. They are same-same but different. Let’s find out how:

Vegetarian and vegan:

A vegetarian excludes meat, poultry, and seafood from their diet. some vegetarians exclude dairy also, some don’t. and some may consume eggs. whereas a vegan goes a step further by eliminating all animal products from their diet, this includes animal milk and eggs.

vegan avoid foods produced using animal products or animal in any way, including honey. many vegan also avoid products, clothes or other items made from animal products or tested on them. Continue reading “DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN”

TOP 10 REASONS WHY WE SHOULD HAVE CASHEW DAILY

Cashew nut is very popular, you can find a jar full of it in every Indian home. You can eat it raw or roast it to make a healthy snack for your tea time. It is used in many vegan recipes, crushed for garnishing sweets or curries or processed into cashew cheese or cashew butter. 

Cashew is originated from Brazil and introduced to India by traders. Now, states like Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Karnataka Have higher production of cashews. It is available all over the year. It has a great shelf-life if you store it properly. Continue reading “TOP 10 REASONS WHY WE SHOULD HAVE CASHEW DAILY”

TOP 10 BENEFITS OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

Apple cider vinegar is the type of vinegar (liquid consist 5-20 % acetic acid, water, and other trace chemicals, which may include flavorings) made from apple must (freshly pressed apple juice which contains skin, seeds, and stems of the fruit).

Bacteria and yeast are added to the liquid to start the alcoholic fermentation process and the sugars are turned into alcohol then the alcohol is converted into vinegar by acetic acid-forming bacteria.

It has medium pale to amber (between gold and orange) color, sour in taste and has a very strong smell.

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LIST OF VITAMIN D RICH FOODS

All kinds of different fish, soy and milk products, fortified cereals, mushrooms, and some vegetables contain vitamin D.

The following lists are grouped by types such as fish, soy, dairy, fortified cereals, mushrooms, and a variety of other foods like eggs, spinach, and fortified orange juice.  From breakfast to lunch to dinner, you have plenty of choices for how to supply your body with the vitamin D it needs through the food you can eat, which is the second best way to get vitamin D after UV sunlight.

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HOW TO MAKE COFFEE A HEALTHY BEVERAGE

Coffee seems to be the favorite drink for most of us. We need a tasty cup to nourish and refresh us daily in the morning. A research states that drinking coffee is beneficial to health. It has the power to lower the onset of certain diseases like liver, type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s and even cancer of the lungs. It gives additional energy thereby makes a person energized throughout the day; if you’re working on night shifts then you will love to have it since it makes you work without tiredness with full energy level.

Like any other beverage, It is not an ordinary beverage since it has proven health benefits. There is a debate going on whether drinking coffee is good or bad for health, but the truth is the mode of preparing coffee with the right ingredients and then it seems to be healthy beverage with all good benefits in it. Let us see in this article, how to make coffee a healthy beverage.

FILTER YOUR COFFEE:

Most of us prefer to have instant coffee, it is easy to prepare and time-saving too. But these instant coffee are unhealthy choices, they are not filtered and not healthy too. Filtered coffee does the elimination of cafestol and kahweol. These are the oil substances that raise the blood cholesterol levels. This property is not seen in instant coffee, thus it is hazardous to health. Try to get fresh beans and grind it, now filter your coffee with a coffee filter or a strainer and serve hot.

SAY NO TO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS AND REFINED SUGARS:

Sugars and artificial sweeteners really make your cup of coffee tasty But they are dangerous to health. Adding refined sugar to your coffee will gain your weight, so stop using these sweeteners and try natural sweeteners like stevia, it is highly recommended by healthcare professionals and it tastes good also health is maintained without affecting.

USE ORGANIC COFFEE BEANS:

Organic coffee contains minerals like zinc, copper, magnesium, and vitamins like B vitamins. It is grown organically in a natural process. No chemical fertilizers are used during cultivation. Thus, organic coffee beans serve you a healthy beverage.

AVOID ARTIFICIAL CREAMERS:

Try to use organic grass-fed cream and avoid artificial creamed ones. These artificial creamers are loaded with Tran’s fats that are hazardous to health. Tran’s fats will increase the triglycerides and LDL level in blood also raise in blood pressure is seen, which may further lead to coronary artery disease. So avoid using that unhealthy stuff to your coffee.

ADD LITTLE CINNAMON:

The healthy optional ingredient which you can include in your cup of coffee is cinnamon, add a pinch during preparation will spice you up in fragrance and the beneficial role of cinnamon helps in lowering blood sugar, and thus it is advised in type 2 diabetes patients.

So make your every cup of coffee delicious, healthy and spicy too, by removing those artificial sweeteners, artificial creamers, refined sugars and instant coffee. Enjoy your every sip of coffee in a healthy way.

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GARLIC MILK- AMAZING DRINK WITH LOTS OF HEALTH BENEFITS

Food is our primary medicine. Nature has the power to heal and it has the remedy for all ailments. Our food itself turn into medicine and does its work as nourishing and in treating several diseased conditions. Food is used widely in disease prevalence from the ancient period.

If you are looking for a complete cure then opt for Ayurveda or the naturopathy medicine system and have safer and natural approach where you get completely cure without harmful side effects.

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SIMPLE WAYS TO MAKE MOUTH FRESHENER AT HOME

Our Indian meals are heavy in nature. After the intake of such meals, there will be a problem of digestion, when you start including Mukhwas it solves that issue and also acts as a good mouth freshener.

Usually, mouth freshener has mint in it for long-lasting fragrance. It contains several types of seeds and nuts like anise seeds, sesame seeds, and fennel seeds. Indian restaurants generally it after the meal.

In this article let’s see the method of preparing mouth freshener at home.

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