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Moringa leaves are an example of a simple superfood that doesn't require you to bust the bank. It is chock-a-block with protein, calcium, iron, beta carotene, vitamin C and more. So move over kale, we are all set to make drumstick leaves our favourite green superfood!
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If there is one thing that is a part of everyone's resolutions, New Year or otherwise, it is to be healthier and fitter. Regrettably, there is no miracle cure for this. The silver lining here is that a lifelong commitment to simple things will keep you in fairly good stead. On the occasion of World Health Day, I want to share with you 6 simple rules to eat healthy for a lifetime.
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Quinoa is a seed that belongs to the spinach/chard family, which is why it is called a pseudo-cereal or pseudograin. The plant <em>Chenopodium quinoa</em> is closely related to <em>bathua</em> which is <em>Chenopodium album</em> (goosefoot). Quinoa is naturally gluten free and therefore a go-to wheat alternative for people allergic to wheat gluten.
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With a kid that needs to be ready to leave home pretty early in the morning, I'd often be staring at the fridge at 6am, wondering what on earth am I going to put in his lunchbox that is healthy as well as tasty.
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One of the advantages of living in Bangalore (apart from the weather, that is) is that we do get a steady supply of good quality avocados here. Although high in calories, the fruit is packed with 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that it is considered a nutrient-dense food. Here are a few delicious ways you can use it.
If most international diet guidelines leave you scratching your head and wondering where your <em>dal, roti, sabzi</em> and <em>mithai</em> fit in, use this guide to ensure that you're filling your plate with the best possible foods.
This inspired me to make a bottle of my own Mochaccino (or call it cafe mocha or hot chocolate mocha or anything else you please) mix--so whenever the desire strikes, just add hot water, stir and it's ready--a steaming hot mug of chocolate and coffee, with hints of cinnamon, and hey, we have well over 1% cocoa here!
We can all collectively agree on one thing that a hangover is the worst possible way to start off a New Year morning, or any morning for that matter. If you are a PG Wodehouse fan, you'd be aware of the defining moment when Jeeves gets hired as Bertie Wooster's valet, thanks to his timely administration of an extremely effective anti-hangover remedy.