What Should You Eat To Lose Weight?

What Should You Eat To Lose Weight?

There is always an emphasis on what we should remove from our diets for weight loss rather than what actually we must fill our plates with! In order to lose weight, sometimes we also fall prey to fad diets which are quick fixes. In the longer term, these diets may actually lower the body’s metabolism resulting into weight fluctuations. 
Spices that can help improve gut health

Spices that can help improve gut health

All spices originate from plants - flowers, fruits, seeds, barks, leaves and roots. Herbs and spices not only improve the taste of foods, they can also help preserve them for longer periods of time. Herbs and spices have antibacterial and antiviral properties and many are high in B-vitamins and trace minerals. Most herbs and spices also contain more disease-fighting antioxidants than fruits and vegetables.
Spices & Foods For Healthy Lungs

Spices & Foods For Healthy Lungs

Our body is a bio-computer, the heart never skips a beat and lungs do not forget to breathe. Our systems are constantly working for us, round the clock, to keep our body function optimally. Taking care of these precious organs is like giving back all the love we receive!
Deepavali Traditions Rooted In Wellness And Ayurvedic Principles

Deepavali Traditions Rooted In Wellness And Ayurvedic Principles

When we think of Deepavali (Diwali), we often think of indulgence. The common picture for many of us is of an overload of sweets, goodies and crackers, that we take days or even weeks to recover from.
Can foods help improve your memory?

Can foods help improve your memory?

Everyone desires to maintain and protect the ability to reason and think. Let’s have a look at the foods that can keep your grey cells happy and help improve memory.
The Benefits Of Ginger Garlic Paste: A Fridge Essential

The Benefits Of Ginger Garlic Paste: A Fridge Essential

There’s a bottle of ginger-garlic paste lurking in every Indian home-cook’s kitchen. Many Indian recipes start with a basic process of roasting onion, garlic and ginger, along with whole spices in hot oil.

Haldi Drinks Done Delicious: Turmeric Health Benefits

Haldi Drinks Done Delicious: Turmeric Health Benefits

In India, turmeric or haldi has long been used in cooking, Ayurveda, cosmetics and as a colouring agent. Keep reading to know more about the advantages of this super spice and for some interesting ways to incorporate haldi into your daily diet to #SpiceUpYourHealth.

Embrace The Zing: Discover the Health Benefits Of Ginger

Embrace The Zing: Discover the Health Benefits Of Ginger

Ginger is an amazing herb, possessing powerful aromatic, warming, reviving and toning qualities. Indian medicine has long prized the relevance of this root for the effective treatment of a variety of conditions. And now, research and clinical studies have substantiated the use of ginger as folk medicine, linking the ginger root to several striking health benefits, giving it a status of super food!

Dhania Jeera Powder: An Incredible Spice Blend

Dhania Jeera Powder: An Incredible Spice Blend

Spices and condiments can elevate your dish from drab to fab. They have the potential to dole out irresistible taste, especially when used as a blend. One such spice blend that is used frequently in Indian households is the dhania jeera powder. These spices promise to lend a zing to the blandest and most tasteless recipe and bring it to life. Sprinkling a mere teaspoon of this spice blend into your dish guarantees you benefits beyond just fabulous flavor.

How do foods lead to 'moods'?

How do foods lead to 'moods'?

Most people’s relationship with food is usually in sync with their weight loss and health goals. Therefore, the common terms we hear are protein, carbohydrates and fat. However, when we say, ‘we are what we eat’, it is more than just this – it involves our moods, too. Yes, we can change our mood to what we want it to be using different kinds of foods.

Significance of Durga Puja and Healthy Traditional Dishes

Significance of Durga Puja and Healthy Traditional Dishes

While Navratri is popular in the northern and western parts of the country, Durga Puja is most popular in the east of India, and is celebrated with great fervour among the Bengali community.

Significance of Durga Puja

The celebration of Durga Puja marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the buffalo demon Mahishasur, or the victory of good over evil. The ten-day long festival is celebrated with a number of offerings, pujas and prayers. It ends with Vijay Dashami, marking the day the goddess reunites with Lord Shiva, her husband after defeating Mahishasur. The Durga idol immersions held on this day, symbolize her return. Women bid the goddess farewell by sharing sweets and applying vermillion or sindoor on each other.

Easy New Year Resolutions for Better Health

Easy New Year Resolutions for Better Health

As the year comes to a close, many of us make resolutions to become a better version of ourselves in the coming year. These resolutions often revolve around health and fitness. Gym memberships, yoga classes, shopping for active wear, etc. all of these activities are on our minds. Each resolution starts with absolute conviction and energy, but as days pass by many of us tend to realize that we’ve bitten off more than we could chew in an attempt to totally transform our lives.