Tag - Antioxidants

Millet Magic: Here’s Why You Need To Add These Super Grains to Your Plate

Millet Magic: Here’s Why You Need To Add These Super Grains to Your Plate

Did you know that the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared 2023 the International Year of Millets? Guess who made it possible? India did. How? By creating a proposal that received the overwhelming support of 72 countries! What is so great about millets? Why do I call these the wonder grains of the present...

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The ‘Skinniest Nut’ In The World: 7 Reasons To Add It To Your Lifestyle

While the Iranians call them the smiling nuts, the Chinese call them happy nuts. Did you guess what the name of this nut is? Pistachios. Also known as pista in Hindi, the wellness world has deemed them one of the skinniest nuts. Why? Because while every nut is irreplaceable and has something unique to offer in...

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The Star of Spices: Have You Added This to Your Meals?

Shaped like a flower or a star, this spice is one of the most potent antivirals in the world. Pharmaceutical companies use its extract to manufacture the common drug Tamiflu, used to treat cold, cough, viral fever, and swine flu. This spice also finds its special place in Chinese and Indian cuisine and traditional...

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The Queen of Herbs: Have You Added This Magic Leaf to Your Lifestyle?

The Queen of Herbs, the Mother Medicine of Nature, the Elixir of Life - the magical tulsi plant has earned several monikers in Ayurveda. Also known as holy basil, this adaptogenic herb that originates in India may be bitter to taste, but its numerous health benefits outweigh this minor inconvenience to your palate. An integral...

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Top Foods and Lifestyle Tips To Beat the Heatwave

As you read this, India is experiencing a heatwave in more than 15 states. Some of these states are recording temperatures as high as 45 degrees. And while many of us still have the luxury of working from home, others need to step out and brave this heat to eat a living. What are...

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The Power of Pomegranates: 5 Health Benefits You Cannot Miss

From mythology, poetry, and religious scriptures to scientific journals and Ayurveda - pomegranates appear in various texts throughout time. It has been used for thousands of years as a medicine in different civilizations and grows abundantly in India. Let us discuss what makes the wonder fruit one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Do you...