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

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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Top 9 Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds

benefits of fenugreek seedsAn 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:

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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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8 Health Benefits of Clove

health benefits of cloveCloves are small, nail-shaped dried flower buds that come from the evergreen clove tree. They are often used in cooking as well as baking. Apart from its culinary uses, cloves can also play a key role in keeping your body healthy and free from many diseases.
The health benefits of cloves as well as clove oil can be attributed to their antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, aphrodisiac, antiviral, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
Cloves have at least 36 different ingredients, the most important being an essential oil called Eugenol. Plus, cloves are rich in Potassium, Sodium, Phosphorus,Iron, Manganese, Dietary Fiber, Iodine, Vitamins K and C, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Calcium and Magnesium.

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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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Amazing Benefits of Cardamom

cardamom relives from bad breathCardamom is a spice that belongs to the ginger family. Cardamom is a anti asthmatic, Antioxidant (free radical scavenger), and oral health remedy.  An excellent source of iron and manganese. Iron is required for red blood cell formation and cellular metabolism.  Cardamom is rich in many vital vitamins, including Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B3 (Niacin) and Vitamin-C that are essential for optimum health.

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Top 10 Benefits of Black Pepper

“King of Spice” black pepper  Black pepper “King of Spice” is incredibly popular spice.  From an omelette, pasta to a vegetable stir fry, black pepper enhances the taste of each food.

 

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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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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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