Dietary fibre and its role in reducing inflammation

Dietary fibre and its role in reducing inflammation

Our modern-day diet tends to be highly-refined because of which we don’t receive adequate amounts of a very important nutrient - fibre. Devoid of a consistent intake of soluble and insoluble fibre, you are sure to experience GI upsets, a dip in energy levels, weight gain and obesity, inflammation and a higher risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Which dals and beans are good for diabetes?

Which dals and beans are good for diabetes?

Dals and beans commonly known as pulses are rich in fiber, protein, calcium, iron, B complex vitamins and potassium. Pulses do have a considerable amount of carbohydrates in them, but the proteins and fibre present in them prevent the carbohydrates from causing a sudden rise in blood sugar levels. 
Embrace Fasting V/s Feasting This Navratri

Embrace Fasting V/s Feasting This Navratri

India is famous as the land of festivals. Every few days, there is some reason to celebrate. And no Indian festi-val is complete without feasting, including those like Navratri that traditionally entail fasting. This not just un-dermines the very reason behind the fasting, but might even harm the body.
Healthy High Fibre Indian Breakfasts

Healthy High Fibre Indian Breakfasts

Nandita Iyer 13 February 2020 This article is authored by Nandita Iyer. Nandita is the author of the book The Everyday Healthy Vegetari...
Stock Your Pantry with These High-Fibre Foods

Stock Your Pantry with These High-Fibre Foods

It’s easy to get caught up in counting calories and grams of sugars, fats, proteins and carbohydrates when you’re trying to eat well. But there’s one nutrient that is often forgotten: dietary fibre.

Fibre is essential for the proper functioning of the body. We mostly look to fruits and vegetables for fibre and tend to overlook foods like pulses which are an excellent source of dietary fibre. In this article, we’ll take a look at the importance of fibre in our diets, the different sources of dietary fibre and the unique benefits of the nutrition of pulses.

Ease your bowels with these high-fibre legumes

Ease your bowels with these high-fibre legumes

Fibre is an extremely important part of our diets that is rarely discussed. It is a dietary component that our body doesn’t absorb but needs for digestion.