Nutrition

Mindfulness-snack

At Home? Counter All Snack-Attacks With Mindfulness!

Snacks are small portions of food that people have between meals. They are usually a way to bridge long gaps between meals or fill in any gaps in nutrition. Earlier, snacks were fresh, prepared at home, and the portion size was controlled. Today, with the advancement of technology, busier lifestyles, less time to cook,...

Omega 3- Your BFF (Best Fat Friend)

Omega-3 fatty acids have received a lot of importance, and earned an excellent deal of respect off late, but do you know what omega-3s are? What are the omega-3 benefits that can convince you to include more of their food sources in your diet? We will unpack these questions one by one, but let us...

Manna millets

10 Reasons for Adding the Wonder Grains to your Plate

A long time ago, around 4500BC, the most farmed crops in India were the tiny cereals like, kodo, barnyard, foxtail, proso, and so on, belonging to a wonder grain family called millets. The benefits of these millets have been mentioned in some of the oldest Yajur Veda texts. Even 50 years ago, millets were...

Coffee and Wellness

Coffee for Wellness

Legend has it that coffee was discovered in the Ethiopian plateau by a goat herder, who found that the goats were particularly energetic after having berries from a specific tree. These berries were then collected and taken to the monastery, where they created a beverage out of it. It was established that this berry...

Protuf Plant Protein

Plant-based Protein

Is your New Year resolution to try a plant-based diet?  It is not too late. We all know that there are three macronutrients, namely, carbohydrates, fats, and proteins that form every diet's basic component. Proteins are the building blocks of the body's tissues, and it is required for several functions in our body. With the quality...

Foods High in Lectin

Top 10 Foods High in Lectin

Every day, I see a new trend emerging on the internet talking about eliminating a particular food or a food group from our diet to stay fit and to get the ideal lean figure we all dream about. These trends make you believe that the only obstacle between you and your model body is...

Hair Loss

Best Foods to Help Prevent Hair Loss

The health of our hair is mostly an inside out approach. While losing a couple of strands is normal, when our hair starts to fall or shed in bunches, it mostly means an underlying nutrient deficiency or lifestyle factors like excessive stress, poor sleep or habits like smoking and drinking. Many times, the condition...

winter foods

Warm-up your Winter!

It is that time of the year again! The weather is changing in most parts of our country right now, and as the season changes, we must look at what nature gives us. If you look at your ancestors and grandparents to date in India, food choices are made as and when the season...

wonders of a nutrient-rich Indian curry

The wonders of a nutrient-rich Indian curry

Indians should be proud of their Indian curry. Any Indian food that is cooked and served the right way, and within the framework of the laws of nature is one of the best healing cuisines. It isn't fair to say it is the best in the world, because each country must embrace its traditional...

10 Best Food Pairings

Food Synergy : 10 Best Food Pairings to Perk Up Your Health

Some foods complement each other just so well that they seem to make each other better! As though they were meant to be together, they blend with each other in a synergistic rhythm. I call such food pairings - "The Perfect Food Couples”. What if I told you that certain food combinations not only amp up...

Matcha Magic

Matcha Magic

Serves: 2   Ingredients: 2 cups almond milk 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract 2 teaspoon matcha powder 4-5 drops of cold pressed coconut oil Raw honey to drizzle   Method: Place everything in the blender and blend until well combined. Drizzle with honey.   Variations:  You may use coconut milk or cashew milk too. Top it with pre-soaked pumpkin seeds. ...

phool makhana tikki

Phool Makhana Tikki (Foxnut tikki)

Ingredients: 2 boiled potato / sweet potato 1 cup makhana (lotus seeds) 2 tbsp amaranth/rajgira flour (to bind the tikki) chopped green chillies (optional) 1/2 tbsp roasted peanuts / moongphali (unsalted), crushed or 1 tbsp boiled moong or boiled peas chopped coriander leaves – to garnish 1/4 tsp red chilli/black pepper powder 1/4 tsp...