Top 10 Foods to Beat Indian Summers

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

Health benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon has strong preservative properties.Cinnamon is obtained from the bark of Cinnamomum tree. Cinnamon has strong preservative properties. It is also popular for its medicinal uses. It is used extensively for culinary purposes.

 

 

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10 Diet Tips to Stay Healthy in Monsoon



10 Diet Tips to stay Healthy in MonsoonThe monsoon is heartily welcomed by everyone, as the season brings relief from hot summer months. Monsoon is the time for germs and bacteria to thrive in unhygienic conditions. The rainy season also brings various ailments like diarrhoea, food poisoning, dysentery and cholera. During the rainy season, there is a high amount of humidity in the atmosphere due to which our digestive system gets sluggish. The weakening of the digestive system, can lead to gas formation and indigestion. Thus, eating the right kind of food and taking care of your overall health becomes extremely important to prevent yourself from falling ill.

Below mentioned are 10 useful tips so you can enjoy the monsoon without worrying about diseases:

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9 Festive Fundas to eat smart this Ganesh Chaturti

Festivals in India are an integral part of people’s life. They are celebrated with an assortment of mouth watering, rich, irresistible sweets and snacks.

During festival season it is difficult to stick to diet because of expectation to join in the celebrations. One neither want to be snobbish nor a spoilt sport by declining every time offered those “loaded-with-calories” and sinfully delicious stuff.

Here are 9 Festive Fundas to avoid those extra calories during this Ganesh Chaturti:9 festive fundas to eat smart this ganesh chaturti

 

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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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5 Super foods to boost your immune system (Part-1)

Our immune system is a complex interaction between organs, glands, body systems, cells and chemicals in the body. This symphonic concert of processes requires proper nourishment in order to function optimally. In today’s world, apart from practicing good hygiene we require the best possible immunity from the multitude of disease causing micro-organisms.

Let have a look at some common foods that have immune-boosting properties: Continue reading 5 Super foods to boost your immune system (Part-1)