The rainy season is always special. It is a season of crunchy snacks and hot sips. Also, during this season our heart yells for something that can make us feel spicy, yet crunchy with the showers pouring down outside. But saying so, monsoons also is the season of stomach upsets and bacterial infections. Many a times our heart crave for those lip smacking pakoras by the roadside, but we have to control our emotions and say no, thinking of our health. Here are some sumptuous and healthy monsoon evening snacks recipes that all of your family would love to enjoy this rainy season. 1. Gobhi Tikki with Minty Mayo It is great way to enjoy cauliflowers and takes very less time to prepare. This tikkis are a perfect way to fill up kids with healthy goodness of cauliflowers. The cheese in it ma...
Tofu, yet bland but one of the most nutritious ways to a healthy life and at the same is also quite a delicacy to please meat lovers and vegetarians as well. A soy product like tofu is a source of complete protein, which in general you don’t get in many plant based foods. But, what if, you turn it into a smoky and bar-be-queued delicacy? The answer is straight forward - EVERYONE WILL RELICS AND THANK YOU FOR THE WONDERFUL SERVINGS. Now, you must be thinking of where to get smoked tofu and how to convert it into a mouth-watering delicacy. Smoked tofu is not difficult to get. You get it ready made at any food store or supermart or you can make it at home in an electric smoker or even over a smoke pan. As for the recipes, find below: Smoked Tofu Tortilla Rolls Nothing could be more
Have you ever imagined why doctors say – ‘heal you gut, heal your health’? We all know that our gastrointestinal tract (the GI tract) is responsible for digesting the foods that we eat. But at the same time you would be surprised to know that two-third of our immune system (the body’s defense mechanism) resides in the GI tract. Therefore, you could now clearly make out that our gut or the GI tract is directly responsible for good immunity and brain health. Inside our gut resides millions and trillions of highly talented and extremely hardworking creatures (bacteria, fungi and many other single celled organisms), what we collectively call as microorganisms that are working 24x7 to help us digest our meals, extracting and helping in absorbing many essential nutrients (even those that
The mind is like Tofu. By itself, it has no taste. Everything depends on the flavor of the marinade it steeps in - says Zalman Schachter Shalomi. Let's discover a few things about Tofu and its health benefits. Finally, learn the best mouthwatering recipe made out of Tofu. The soft and cheese like vegan food – Tofu is quite a popular dish in the Asian subcontinent. From being originated in China, some 2000 years ago is now a common delicacy forum in food stores and supermarkets in all Asian countries. It is said that it is one of the richest source of proteins and in particular to a person who is strictly vegetarian. Made by curdling soya bean milk, Tofu is available in the market in three forms of texture – silken, soft and firm. Silken is the most delicate and softer form of Tofu, w
Vegan Diet has become most popular these days because of its promising health benefits. A vegan diet excludes all kind of animal products. People choose to eat this way for ethical, environmental and also health reasons. With a well balanced vegan diet risk for type 2 diabetes can be reduced along with lower cholesterol levels and slimmer waistlines. Though it has many health benefits, meeting nutrient needs on a completely plant-based diet does require more attention. As our Indian Vegetarian Diet, mainly depends on milk for calcium and protein, Clarified Butter for healthy fats. Hence an alternative plant-based food needs to be substituted with animal products without being deficient in nutrients. Below list provides with the basic foods to eat to make Vegan Diet a
Beating the hot and sticky atmosphere, the heat could seem to be hopeless during summer. But at the same time, we are blessed with cheap ripe and delicious summer fruits that are elementary to the season. Some of these summer fruits are not only delicious but also keeps us fresh, cool and hydrated. In a way, they are our respite from the summer heat. Let’s ensure that this summer, we eat these summer fruits and reap many benefits: Watermelon: Thirst quencher This fruit cannot be missed out in summers and is an amazing thirst quencher. This fruit t is a powerhouse of nutrients (minerals, vitamins, amino acids, lycopene, and antioxidants). Consuming watermelon helps us stay cool and refreshed. With 90% water contents, your body will stay hydrated. It is a great skin protector a
It is really frustrating if we don't get good sleep at night. In modern society, the very common problem most of us experience is not getting enough good sleep and avoid sleeping due to work stress and other stress-related problem. Just as our body needs food and water to function well, it needs good sleep too. For a life full of good health and wellbeing, good sleep is also equally important as good food and clean water. As all activities we do in the following day, is all dependent on how well we have slept the previous night, a day full of energy and action, totally depends on the quality of our sleep or what the body knows as rest. The food choices that we make on an everyday basis holds a lot of importance to the quality of sleep that we get. Although there are numerous factors th...
Pregnancy and child birth is no doubt one of the greatest moments in the lives of the entire family, especially the mother. She has to undergo all these changes in nine months of pregnancy, nurturing the baby in her womb. After delivery your body needs time to heal and recover to get back into shape and on top health. In medical terms, the time that starts immediately after delivery is termed as the ‘postpartum period’ and lasts for approximately two to three months, before the women’s body nearly reaches the stage as she was before being pregnant. This is a very crucial phase that a mother has to go through – becoming a new mother, taking care of her newborn and recovering from the immense stress that she has undergone during pregnancy and delivery. The Road to Gain back Health
It isn’t any rocket science to discover the reasons behind gaining weight .The processed, fat-laden foods, sedentary lifestyle no involvements in any sort of physical activities, binge eating are the main reasons for gaining weight. If everything is well-balancedhaving healthy diet and working our regularly .There might be few reasons for gaining weight. There cannot be anything more frustrating and demoralizing than doing all that right to see positive results. It’s time that you should seriously look into it, before you give up and decide to be, as it goes. Look into these surprising reasons for gaining weight and take corrective steps: You are not getting enough sleep It might be surprising, it is true your body is gaining weight. The body is at its working best when it is
Vitamin is an essential nutrient that an organism needs in small amounts. That means, vitamin is very important for the smooth functioning of our body. There are so many types of vitamins that our body needs such as Vitamin A, C, D etc. Among them one of the most important vitamins for our body is Vitamin A. Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutrients which has different forms such as retinol, retinal and retinoic acid. This vitamin is very important for almost all parts of our body and their functions. Vitamin A is good for growth and development of our body cells, maintenance of the immune system and good vision. Vitamin A is needed by the retina of the eye in the form of retinal which is necessary for both low-light and colour vision. Vitamin A functions as retinoic acid which ...