Summer is a period of hot, dry and at times humid climatic conditions, often symbolised by the rising levels of mercury, the scorching sun above the head, makes the body dehydrated and lethargic. The body is in need of foods that will lower the temperature of the body and make us feel energetic. Let’s understand what are best food for summer season? Below we will discuss about food that are a blessing in summer season. Continue reading Top 10 Foods to Beat Indian Summers
An Indian kitchen is incomplete without Fenugreek Seeds. It is used in almost every Indian preparation let it be dal, paratha, curry and many vegetarian dishes. Fenugreek seeds are strongly aromatic and flavourful. The seeds are bitter in taste, but lose their bitterness if lightly roasted. They are rich in Vitamins such as Thiamin, Folic acid, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamins A, B6, and C, and are a rich storehouse of many minerals such as Copper, Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Selenium, Zinc, Manganese, and Magnesium. Fenugreek leaves are a rich source of Vitamin K as well.
Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds:
In old age many elders suffer from low immunity, poor digestion, fatigue, weak bones and muscles. Activity of the body reduces and the elderly person may become victim of metabolic disorders like diabetes , osteoporosis, arthritis, heart problems, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, etc. All this does not mean that you have to eat less. Eating right becomes more important than eating less.
Requirement of vitamins, proteins, minerals, fluids and carbohydrates changes in old age. And all these nutrients have to be packaged in easy-to-digest and easy-to-absorb, small frequent meals which are spread out and spaced well over the entire day.
Always remember the motto “You are what you eat”
Below are simple tips to help the seniors feel vibrant and healthy, inside and out:
Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large, flowering head is eaten as a vegetable. It offers innumerable health benefits. Being low in calories, high in fibre and rich in nutrients makes it an excellent choice for those who want to fight the extra kilos. Continue reading Broccoli: The new age super food