Benefits of eating whole foods

Benefits of eating whole foods

‘Whole food’ comprises of fruits, vegetables, pulses and whole grains along with animal foods with hardly any or nominal processing.
Benefits of low sodium diets

Benefits of low sodium diets

Sodium is essential in small amounts to maintain good health; however, most of us consume far more than what our body needs. Fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains contain tiny quantities of naturally occurring sodium. In stark contrast, all processed foods are packed with sodium – cookies, wafers, chips, pizzas, burgers, packaged cereals and salted meat. Research shows that processed foods comprise of 75% of our daily sodium intake! Sodium is necessary in the diet; but, too much sodium has an adverse effect on our body.

Prepping for work lunches

Prepping for work lunches

Lunch boxes are not just for kids. While the Gen X carried their dabbas religiously, the generation after them considered it rather uncool to carry a lunch box to work, resorting either to the canteen food, or ordering in or heading out to the nearest cafe or restaurant during lunch break. But the focus on health and environment has made lunchboxes cool all over again.
Making Poha Healthier: Red Rice Poha & Its Benefits

Making Poha Healthier: Red Rice Poha & Its Benefits

Let's understand red rice. This is unpolished rice which contains vital nutrients. Its rich red colour is due to the antioxidant - anthocyanins. The anthocyanins are super potent-free radical fighters and destroyers and have a host of wonderful health benefits. As it is not refined, it contains vital components, i.e. the husk, bran and germ of the rice. These elements contain a high amount of dietary fibre and are packed with vitamin B-complex and essential fats.

Iodised salt and mental development

Iodised salt and mental development

Iodine – a micronutrient which has a very crucial part to play in the development and functioning of our body.  Although needed in a small quantity, it can have grave ramifications if not consumed in the recommended dose. Iodine deficiency causes serious health issues in pregnant women and in children. Iodine insufficiency may adversely affect mental development in children.
Nutritional Benefits of Black Urad Dal

Nutritional Benefits of Black Urad Dal

High in protein, extremely versatile, an excellent source of fibre and packed with lots of vital vitamins and minerals, urad dal is extremely nutritious and absolutely delicious!
Dal – A perfect addition to every diet

Dal – A perfect addition to every diet

Dr. Shweta U. Shah 21 March 2020 This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred pe...
Curcumin’s Positive Effect On Health

Curcumin’s Positive Effect On Health

Turmeric has been gaining massive popularity and repute and all its wonderful benefits are science-backed. The spice contains compounds with powerful medicinal properties – these compounds are curcuminoids, and the principal one is curcumin

 

India And Pulses: A History

India And Pulses: A History

Dr. Shweta U. Shah 27 November 2019 This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred...
Explore Benefits of Sabut Moong

Explore Benefits of Sabut Moong

Dr. Shweta U. Shah 25 November 2019 This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred...
The benefits of Rock Salt during Fasting

The benefits of Rock Salt during Fasting

Rock salt is a variant of salt which is obtained directly from salt mines. It is sourced from underground mineral deposits deep within the earth. The salt forms in beds when large lakes and seas evaporate; the beds could be hundreds of metres deep. 
Urad Dal for Hair Rescue

Urad Dal for Hair Rescue

Healthy Hair is what makes a person look good. Urad dal has numerous health and hair benefits. Read below urad dal's nutrition benefits and get to know how it is the main food for healthy hair.