Jan 18, 2021 By Pooja Singh

All about Legumes!

Being a highly nutritious food, Legumes are an integral part of many healthy eating patterns such as the Mediterranean style of eating, vegetarian or vegan diet, low GI diet and our common Indian diet. Not only are they packed with multi-nutrient but also play an important role in various health conditions. Kidney beans, cranberry beans, […]

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Jan 15, 2021 By Pooja Singh

More than Spinach – Adding Rich Sources of Iron to your Diet

Iron is practically the most imperative mineral our body needs to perform the most basic yet essential functions in our body. It is present in haemoglobin, in red blood cells and in myoglobin in the muscles. Haemoglobin transports oxygen from the lungs to different parts to the body through blood while myoglobin stores oxygen. An […]

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Jan 11, 2021 By Pooja Singh

Top Fiber-Rich Food, which are easy to add in your diet

Also known as roughage, fiber is one of the main constituents of plant-based food, which can’t be broken down. It is responsible for keeping our digestive system clean and healthy through a comfortable bowel movement. It also helps in flushing out cholesterol and bad carcinogens out of the body. Fiber intake lowers the risk of […]

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Jan 08, 2021 By Pooja Singh

Benefits of anti-oxidants and their best source

Retaining a decent level of antioxidants in your blood helps in reducing the risk of oxidative damage to our body. Oxidation in the body can damage cell membranes, cellular proteins, lipids and DNA. On metabolising, oxygen produces an unstable molecule that snips electrons from other molecules resulting in damaging cells and DNA. Though our body […]

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Dec 31, 2020 By Pooja Singh

Resolutions for a Fit Body and Mind – Welcome 2021

Every new year, we make resolutions keeping our health a priority and why not! Health is the real wealth after all. Many of us sign in for yoga, Pilate classes or some opt for a harder route of hitting the gym. But no matter what you choose for a healthy lifestyle, the one thing that […]

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Dec 28, 2020 By Pooja Singh

Orange and Healthy – Here is what you’re missing if you don’t like oranges

What is more refreshing than a glass of ‘orange’ juice? What is more enchanting than an ‘orange’ bar? Orange is not only a fruit, it’s a mood. Being a terrific source of vitamin C, Oranges are a powerful antioxidant.  It has detoxifying properties and essential minerals such as beta-carotene, potassium, minerals, magnesium vitamins and fibre. […]

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Dec 24, 2020 By Pooja Singh

Put a Sugar Check – Eat these to Balance your Blood Sugar Levels

There are many factors that are responsible for the increase in your blood sugar level. Carbohydrates play a major role here; pasta, milk, dessert, bread, fruits or cereals are usually responsible for spiking blood sugar level. A diabetic person has all the way more reasons to keep a track of their meal plan and should […]

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Dec 21, 2020 By Pooja Singh

Good Carbs– How to include them in your Diet?

Carbs have a swaying reputation from the past few years. ‘Diet conscious’ people are eradicating carbs entirely from their diet fuelled by the buzz that portrays carbs as an unhealthy nutrient. Among so many myths, there are studies that suggest carbs are healthy and essential too. So let’s find out about good or bad carbs. […]

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Dec 16, 2020 By Pooja Singh

It’s the Season of Sweets

The main constituent in millions of recipe- sugar enhances the flavour and sweetens the food. Though sugar comes from sugar cane and is a natural substance still it has its own shortcomings such as high calories sans fibre or protein. It’s a strict ‘no-no’ for diabetic patients as it shoots up insulin levels. If you’re […]

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Dec 14, 2020 By Pooja Singh

6 Plant-Based Rich Sources of Protein

In today’s world, a lot of people world over are inclined towards vegetarian or vegan diet reducing or eradicating the consumption of animal products. It could well be their concern for sustainable use of resources, love for animals or ethical opposition but nonetheless, it has met with striking results. The foremost concern of a plant-based […]

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