7 Essential Nutrients Women Need Most

Women at all stages (daughter, sister, wife, daughter in law, mother, grandmother….and so on ) have dedicated their entire life to everyone in the family giving herself least priority in terms of personal space, health and rest.

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Unknown health benefits of Fennel Seeds

benefits of fennel seedsA common practice in most Indian households is to have a few Fennel Seeds or Saunf at the end of every meal. While you might think this practice is just to freshen your breath, think again. A concentrated source of minerals like copper, iron, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc, and magnesium, the age-old Indian practice does a lot more than simply beat bad breath.

Unknown health benefits of Fennel Seeds:

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6 Healthy School Lunch Box Ideas

It’s June and all Schools have started……
6 Healthy School Lunch Box IdeasMother’s are constantly  busy planning and working on making their kids lunch boxes healthy and  nutritious . It’s a challenge for every mother to plan and think about healthy lunch box ideas for school going kids.
Planning weekly menu, shopping ingredients for weekly menu is an everyday task and as mother’s we can’t ignore this task. All kids need the right food and nutrition to keep them physically and mentally energized through the day in school.

In this article, Nutritionpotli shares information on:
1. How to plan healthy Lunch Box.
2. How to bring variety in kid’s tiffin’s by understanding child’s likes and dislikes.
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Healthy Fasting this Navratri

happy navratri

In Navaratri, we invoke the energy aspect of God in the form of the universal mother, commonly referred to as “Durga,” which literally means the remover of miseries of life.
In navratri apart from the fun and frolic of Garba and Dandiya there is a culture of fasting for nine days. These fast help in detoxifying our body physically and mentally. They not only purify the gastro-intestinal tract and purify the organs too. Fasting also normalises the metabolic components and give rest to the intestines.

Is fasting Healthy?

It is an extremely healthy practice as long as you don’t starve yourself. Fasting helps you cleanse and detoxify your body and mind. All you need to do is fast is the correct manner by eating small meals frequently.

Below are important guidelines to fast healthy this Navratri:

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5 Super foods to boost your immune system (Part-2)

Continuing the series on 5 Super foods to boost your immune system

Spinach (Palak):Spinach : 5 super food to boost your immune system

Spinach made our list not just because it’s rich in vitamin C but also because it’s packed with numerous antioxidants and beta-carotene, which may increase the infection-fighting capability of our immune systems.

Green Tea: Green Tea : Spinach : 5 super food to boost your immune system

Polyphenols, potent plant antioxidants, are what’s believed to give green tea its immune-boosting effects. To maximize the benefits and minimize bitterness, use just-below-boiling water and steep green tea no more than a minute or two.

A little lemon and honey can also help blunt the bitterness. But don’t add milk, because the proteins will bind to the polyphenols, making them ineffective.

Aloe Vera: AloeVera : Spinach : 5 super food to boost your immune system

Aloe Vera is a powerful immune modulator [stimulator]. It has the effect of enhancing the immune system function through improved digestion. Aloe vera acts as a potent anti-inflammatory agent, stopping the damage and leakage of the intestinal wall, thereby taking the stress off the immune system. It increases the number and intensity of all immune cells in the body.

Red Bell Pepper (Red capsicum):

red-pepper : 5 super food to boost your immune system

These are known to contain a rich source of Vitamin C as well as beta carotenes. Red bell peppers help fight disease-causing germs very quickly and also keep the skin radiant and rejuvenated.

Gooseberry (Amla): awla : 5 super food to boost your immune system

Gooseberry is the richest source of Vitamin C which is responsible to increase immunity. With increased immune system body is resistance towards common disease like flu, cough and also prevent infections. Gooseberry restores vitality and rejuvenates all bodily systems.

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Are you eating the right colours? Find out here…

We always heard from our health- food advisor’s all the time that eat a variety of fruits and vegetables. But do we know the benefits of eating different coloured fruits and vegetables. This article will give you an insight on how eating different colour foods makes you healthy. Continue reading Are you eating the right colours? Find out here…

12 Ways to encourage children to eat healthy

My son does not like to eat vegetables……..
My daughter runs away when she sees fruits……..
My kids are fussy eaters……just eat potato as vegetable….
My kids just don’t touch healthy food……..12 Ways to encourage children to eat healthy

 

 

 

 

 

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