Zucchini is an ancient time vegetable as it is believed to be cultivated since 10,000 years ago. It has now become very known and found in almost all the grocery stores. It is extremely low in calories and has very low glycemic index. It has high content of water,..... Read More.
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure is often referred as the silent killer disease because it shows no symptoms apart from headaches or dizziness. High blood pressure is of great concern because it is a Read More.
Around 30 to 40 percent of Indians show early signs of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease i.e. NAFLD. It is a condition in which fats are buildup within the liver. As the name says it is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease so it is..... Read More.
Hunger is something which we all experience on daily basis and it is important also to feel the hunger. Our liver sends signal to our brain when the glycogen levels run low so that we can eat and replenish the glycogen levels again. There..... Read More.
Our choice of food decides our health. Chronic cardiovascular diseases do not happen at the age of 70. It’s just that one keeps on injuring and injuring until it manifests them. Every time you take a spoonful of modern western diet you injure your arteries. Don’t be scared..... Read More.
Every 33 seconds a person dies of heart attack in India even after the emergence of latest technologies and medical facility. Heart disease is number one killer disease worldwide. People take every step to keep their heart healthy. Thousand of people have reversed..... Read More.
Coronary artery disease is one of the most common cause of death in the world. There are around 30 million heart patients in India and every year approximately two lakhs of open heart surgery is being performed in India itself. India will..... Read More.
Thyroid gland is one of the most important gland in our body. The reason being it is that it regulates metabolism, temperature and calcium levels in our body. People can have two types of thyroid issue. One is overactive thyroid i.e, hyperthyroidism which..... Read More.
Thyroid glands are called the master glands of our body because being a major part of the endocrine system they help in various activities of our body to keep us healthy. Now, if for some reason you feel mentally tired, physically inactive,..... Read More.
Around 42 million Indians including children are suffering from thyroid issues. Usually it is seen more in women than in men. There are two types of thyroid - hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism is more prevalent than hyperthyroidism. Usually people take it very lightly..... Read More.
Everyone is born beautiful and with a healthy skin. Our skin needs essential proper nutrients and vitamins for it to remain vibrant and glowing. Our skin becomes sad when we start hurting it by consuming foods which makes our skin dull and takes..... Read More.
Eczema and psoriasis both are chronic skin diseases. Often people fail to distinguish between eczema and psoriasis as they both show similar symptoms. Although their cause might vary a little but their treatment plan is almost similar. Some major differences have been..... Read More.
Skin, hair and nails define our health. Modern Western diet, stress, toxicity causes breakdown of collagen, keratin and elastin which keeps skin, hair and nails healthy and glowing. Consumption of plant based & nutrition dense diet keeps our skin, hair and nails in..... Read More.
Sinus is a painful and weakening disease. It leads to cough, irritation, nose blockage, nasal polyps, fatigue and fever. It is very important to treat sinus before it turns chronic or even worse. Plant based & nutrition dense diet can not only treat..... Read More.
Millions of people are getting affected with sinusitis or sinus infection. Sinusitis can be both contagious and noncontagious. If the person is infected by virus then it is contagious and usually lasts for 7-8 days and if affected by bacteria then it is..... Read More.
Everyone is just aware of only one kind of fat and that is the outside fat which is visible to our eyes. Most of the people try to reduce this fat to look great and few try to reduce it to lower their..... Read More.
Obesity is nothing but excess of body weight caused due to overeating, overconsumption of calories and lack of physical activity. Stress, genetics, toxins and side effects of medications can also lead to obesity. India ranks third when it comes to obesity among all..... Read More.
People whose BMI is greater than 30 are referred as obese. Obesity is a chronic disease mainly caused due to dietary habits and lack of physical activity. Increased consumption of processed foods, modern western diet, sodas which all are rich in added sugar,..... Read More.
Hypertension means high blood pressure. It occurs when the arteries gets clogged due to deposition of cholesterol and thus more force is required for the blood to flow which ultimately leads to high blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is considered around 120/80 mmHg...... Read More.
Headache and migraine makes one feel irritated, helpless and often leads to loss of work or other activities. Stress and hormonal changes are two factors which can lead to headache or migraine but the main cause is nutritional deficiency. Plant based & nutrition..... Read More.
Headache is a very common problem that causes pain either in the head or the neck and which affects nearly 50% of the population of the world while migraine affects about 30% of the population of the world. Migraine is more commonly seen..... Read More.
Gout is an inflammatory form of arthritis. It usually affects men more than women. It is completely a dietary disease. Modern western diet and food from animal sources are extremely rich in purines leading to buildup of uric acid in the body and..... Read More.
Around two thousand years ago, gout was referred as “disease of kings” because only wealthy people that is kings could afford to eat rich food so only they used to get this disease. But now, everyone can eat like kings..... Read More.
If a layman is asked what is the meaning of fatty liver? He would reply – it means that the liver has become fat. Does fatty liver really mean this? Yes, a liver which is full of fats is called a fatty..... Read More.
Liver is known as gatekeeper of our body and is the second largest organ. It keeps all other systems going. It is very important for one to keep liver healthy. It removes toxins, carcinogens and helps in the distribution of nutrients and proteins. Plant based & nutrition dense diet..... Read More.
People few decades ago made sure that whatever they put in their mouth was not very high in cholesterol that’s the reason people used to eat oily, rich food, animal based food rarely may be on some special occasion and because of this..... Read More.
Is cholesterol a fat? Obviously not, it’s a lipid. Lipids are insoluble in water and so is cholesterol. It is a waxy substance that is made up of hydrogen, carbon and oxygen. We all hear people saying that, don’t eat fat or else..... Read More.
Statins are a class of cholesterol reducing drugs. They work by interfering with the liver enzyme that is required for cholesterol synthesis. Thus reducing the production of cholesterol in the body and hence wins in lowering the blood cholesterol levels. If taking statins..... Read More.
Plant based nutrition dense diet is extremely beneficial in lowering the cholesterol levels below 150 mg/dL in just three months. People think diet cannot lower the cholesterol and on other hand physicians advice people just to reduce the..... Read More.
Millions & millions of people are suffering from diabetes & its related complications. But the worst part is that you are not being empowered with the right knowledge and still being misguided by the prevailing myths about this dreadful disease.
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There is an old saying that “Rome wasn't built in a day” and so was not diabetes. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic disease of the 21st century. One fine day, say at an age of 30 to 35 years you..... Read More.
Diabetes is the worse disease one can get as there are hundred’s of other health complications associated with it. Till date, people believe that once they get this disease they have to bear it life long. But the fact is, plant based &..... Read More.
A very common question which we all have faced while studying mathematics in our childhood is - If Rakesh had 10 chocolates and he ate 8 of them, then what is he left with? The answer we gave was 2. Now, when..... Read More.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is the third leading cause of death worldwide. Around 57 million Indians are affected with COPD. Normally in a healthy lungs when we breathe, the air passes through the tubes called airways to air sacs. But..... Read More.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is one of the killer disease of the world. With rise in pollution and smog more people are getting affected with this disease. We cannot combat pollution but we can make our body so healthy by consuming nutrient..... Read More.
With the rise in chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, the risk of kidney disease has also increased significantly. Modern western diet adversely increases the cholesterol and bad fats in our body, which promotes atherosclerosis in the arteries of the kidney thus, resulting..... Read More.
Not protein but the source and quality of protein is very important to know if your kidneys are functioning properly or not. Animal proteins are harmful for the kidneys to such an extent that it can lead to a stage of kidney transplant..... Read More.
Millions of people are suffering from chronic kidney diseases today. Kidney disease occurs due to the immense stress put on kidneys by the modern diet which includes dairy products, animal based food products and processed & greasy food. Health complications like diabetes, obesity,..... Read More.
Back pain is caused due to inflammation. One should not take their back ache lightly or else it would result in severe pain. There are various reasons for back ache but the main reason is nutritional deficiency caused due to consumption of..... Read More.
Back pain has become such a common condition, that it is affecting every individual in same way or the other. Backache is not a condition which affects only old age, rather it is now more commonly seen in the age group of 20s..... Read More.
Asthma is chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs. People who have asthma their entire life revolves around inhalers, pumps and oxygen masks and not to forget the drugs. The entire immune system is weakened due to the depletion of antioxidants and thus our..... Read More.
Have you ever seen anyone suffering from asthma by eating broccoli? Or Flax Seeds? Or Carrots? Or Rice? Or Apples? No right? That is so as, Asthma, is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs which leaves one’s immune system depleted of antioxidants...... Read More.
Asthma is one of the most common inflammatory condition of the lungs. It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, bronchial spasm and reversible airflow obstructions. In order to reverse asthma i.e. modulating your immune system and reducing inflammation, one needs to empower his/her defense system both natural..... Read More.
Asthma is not a mere - “wheezing disease”; rather, it is killing millions of people everywhere. As per, WHO, India has 30 million asthmatics which is 10% of the global asthmatic population. Children are affected at much higher rate than the adults. It..... Read More.
Why is it that some people are able to walk freely even when they are celebrating their 80th birthday whereas some people, far younger, suffer from severe joint, knee and hip pains?
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Although Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis are two very different medical conditions, the similarity of their names causes great confusion. These conditions develop differently, have different symptoms, have different ways of diagnosis and treatment. The cause of confusion is the word “osteo”. As both the..... Read More.
Arthritis should not be ignored. It is just not a disease of old age but it can affect anyone at any age. The four most common forms of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout and osteoporosis. Arthritis affects day to day activities and..... Read More.
We all have heard and read everywhere that “A healthy heart makes a healthy you.” Our heart is an amazing organ. It pumps around 2000 gallons of blood every single day thus, supplying us with every essential nutrient and our life support oxygen...... Read More.
Alfalfa, is basically a legume which is highly rich in protein and denoted as the “Father of all foods” because it has exclusive minerals which no other plants or foods have. Alfalfa is rich in minerals, vitamins,..... Read More.
Amaranth leaves or amaranth greens are known as cholai in hindi. It is available in both green and red color variety. It is one of the most nutritious green leafy vegetable. It can be consumed in any form. The grains of the..... Read More.
Amla is also known as Indian gooseberry. Although it tastes little sour and bitter, it is a very nourishing fruit. It can be consumed in both dry and fresh forms. It is used to treat various ailments. It is rich in antioxidant..... Read More.
Fig is known as anjeer in hindi. They are considered as a superstar fruit. They are available in both fresh and dried forms. Since the fresh ones are easily perishable, the dried form is widely used and available. The dried form has more..... Read More.
Apricots are known as khurmani or khubani in hindi. The sun dried apricots are more dense or concentrated in nutrients than the fresh ones. It is an excellent source of dietary fiber, organic compounds, phytonutrients like alpha carotene, beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin,..... Read More.
Artichoke is referred as “shalifa” in hindi. There are around 140 varieties of artichokes but only 40 among them are grown commercially. They form the staple food for the mediterranean people. Although now available in almost all countries. Artichokes come under top 10..... Read More.
Ashwagandha is a Sanskrit word which means “smell of the horse”. Other names for ashwagandha are Indian ginseng and winter cherry. It is referred as adaptogen because it fights against stress. It is one of the most important herbs used in ayurvedic treatment..... Read More.
Bael is known by many different names like wood apple, elephant apple and monkey fruit. It is considered as a sacred fruit and widely grown in India. It can be consumed in juice form, icecream form or can be eaten raw as..... Read More.
Basil is an aromatic herb and is considered as one of the healthiest herbs. It has immense medicinal properties. There are around 35 different types of basil and out of which Holy Basil is the most known for its healing properties. It is known..... Read More.
Beet root is a versatile food as it can be sued in many forms and in any recipe. It has excellent health benefits. It is high in nutrients, vitamins, minerals, organic compounds like carotenoids, lutein, zeaxanthin, glycine, betaine, dietary fibre, folate, vitamin C,..... Read More.
Bok Choy is also known as pak choi. It comes under top 3 nutrient dense food. It belongs to cruciferous family. It has extremely high levels of anti-inflammatory properties, vitamins and minerals. It has insane levels of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K,..... Read More.
Bottle gourd is known as Lauki in hindi. It is also known as Calabash Gourd, Trumpet Gourd and Long Squash. It is native of tropical Africa. It is low in calories and rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin B5, zinc, potassium, magnesium,..... Read More.
Broccoli forms a part of cruciferous vegetables and comes under the list of top 10 healthy foods. It is extremely rich in antioxidants, fiber, minerals, carotenoids, vitamins, sulforaphane, phytochemicals, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin B9. It helps in..... Read More.
Cabbage belongs to the cruciferous family. There are many varieties and colors of cabbage. Green and purple cabbage are commonly available. Bok choy and napa cabbage are known as Chinese cabbage. Cabbage is usually inexpensive and has lots of essential vitamins, minerals and..... Read More.
Cauliflower belongs to the cruciferous family and is regarded as one of the healthiest foods. It is available in many colors but the most commonly available is white one. Cauliflower is rich in antioxidants, phytochemicals and anti-inflammatory..... Read More.
Carrots are one such vegetable which can be enjoyed by both children and adults. It has this crunchy and sweet taste. It is available in many colors but the most commonly seen are orange and red color carrots. Apart from being delicious, it..... Read More.
Cardamom is known as elaichi in hindi. It is referred as “Queen of Spices”. Because of its aroma and unique taste it can be added to any food and even drinks like hot teas and coffee. Green,..... Read More.
Capsicum is also known as bell peppers or shimla mirch. It is found in many colors but the three most common ones are red, green and yellow. It is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, vitamin E, folate, potassium,..... Read More.
Cinnamon is ranked as number one spice with highest level of antioxidants. There are two types of cinnamon. One is known as ceylon cinnamon which is the true cinnamon and the other is called as cassia cinnamon which is commonly used today..... Read More.
Coriander is known as cilantro in America and dhania in India. It is an aromatic herb, usually used for garnishing the food. It is rich in essential oils, vitamin C and also has other minerals and vitamins. They are used both in fresh..... Read More.
Cumin seeds are dried herb which is extensively used in cooking due to its distinct flavor and aroma. It is added in almost all the Indian dishes. It is yellowish brown to black in color. Due to its medicinal property people are suing..... Read More.
Curry leaves is native to India and is grown in tropical and subtropical regions. It is used in cooking as it makes the food healthy, tasty and gives a pleasant aroma to the food. It is also used as medicine due to its..... Read More.
Avoid dairy to keep your bones healthy
People are blindly consuming dairy products. Rather with time, due to emergence of such tempting and irresistible products with all kinds of flavors, the “dairy industry” has made a huge impact on the taste buds..... Read More.
The Indian milk legacy
India is the largest producer of the milk in the world. It has around 75 million small dairy farms. Since 1970, the sale or consumption of dairy products..... Read More.
Want to have a favorable hormonal ecosystem? Ditch dairy..!
What is milk? Is it just a white colored liquid which contains calcium? No, apart from calcium it also contains hormones, antibiotics, cholesterol, fat, acidic proteins like casein, addictive substance called morphine and..... Read More.
Since childhood we all have been taught in school that drinking milk is essential for our bones. If we want to keep ourselves healthy we should consume milk regularly. Milk keeps our bones healthy as they form the major source of calcium. Yes, calcium is extremely necessary for..... Read More.
Around 99% of the the food comes from the plants and rest 1 % comes from both dairy and animal sources. I wonder why people have drifted more towards this one percent of food choice which has no nutritional value. The reason for it could be rather has..... Read More.
Dates are highly nutritious and very sweet in taste. People of all age should consume dates regularly. Dates are rich in fiber, sugar, iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, zinc, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A, vitamin K and anti-inflammatory compounds.
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Drumsticks are one of the best veggie which one can eat due to its extreme nutritional value and its ability to treat various diseases and infections. It is known as the “miracle vegetable”. Drumstick is also known as moringa and in hindi it..... Read More.
Custard apple is known as sharifa or sitaphal in hindi. It is a seasonal fruit and high in nutrients and vitamins. The taste of the fruit is creamy and sweet. It is often used to prepare shakes, juices and ice creams. It has..... Read More.
Guava is a seasonal fruit and mostly seen or grown in Asian countries. Due to its numerous health benefits it is now consumed in western countries as well. Guava is least chemically treated fruit that is it does not make use of pesticides..... Read More.
It is considered as one of the most powerful fruit on the earth and is also known as “golden apple”. It is extremely delicious and is enjoyed by everyone. Oranges are known for increasing the vitamin C content in our body. It has..... Read More.
Papaya is referred as “ fruits of the angels” by Christopher Columbus. Papaya can be found throughout the year in supermarkets. Papaya contains an enzyme called papain, which helps in digesting the proteins. It is found in highest amount in unripe papaya. They..... Read More.
Pomegranate is known as anar in hindi, is a dark red color juicy, tasty and healthy fruit. It is packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It is a rich source of potassium and..... Read More.
Ganth gobi is known as Kohlrabi in english. Kohlrabi is a staple vegetable of the Germans and it has originated from German words: Kohl meaning “cabbage” and rabi meaning “turnip”. It..... Read More.
Haritaki also known as harad in hindi and ink nut in english, is an amazing medicinal plant. It is referred as “mother of herbs”. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-ulcerogenic, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-carcinogenic, anti-viral, anti-aging, anti-arthritic, antimicrobial, antipyretic, hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic properties. It is loaded with antioxidants as well...... Read More.
Garlic is a very powerful vegetable. It has the ability to prevent the top four major causes of death worldwide i.e., heart disease, stroke, cancer and infections. It has intense aroma and can be used in almost every cuisine of the world...... Read More.
People of India and China have been using ginger for over 4700 years. Ginger is used as a spice, essence, tonics and for medicinal properties. Presence of gingerol an oily resin imparts antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to ginger.
Why should you consume ginger?
Gokhru is also named as puncture vine and is a wonderful herb that is used to treat any sort of kidney or renal disease. It is native to India and is found mostly in warm regions. The fruit of this plant is small,..... Read More.
French beans also known as french beans is one of the most versatile and high antioxidant containing food. The best part of green beans is that after it is digested, the nutrients which were absorbed during the digestion process produces its effect for..... Read More.
Gulkand also known as rose petal jam. It is an Indian delicacy. Gulkand is used in many traditional dishes. It has numerous health benefits as well. It is a powerful antioxidant and mainly used as a cooling agent.
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Indian Rennet is known by many names like paneer ke phool, paneer doda, paneer dodi and paneer booti. It has both bitter and sweet taste. It is rich in alkaloids, amino acids and arachidonic acids. It possess immunosuppressive property.
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Jaggery aka gur is prepared from raw, boiled and concentrated sugar cane. It is also made from the sap of coconut and date palm. Being calorie free, it has lots of health benefits. It is enriched with minerals and vitamins and increases body’s..... Read More.
Kulthi is known as horse gram in english. The reason why it is called as horse gram is because it is fed to the horses due to its high protein content which provides immense energy and strength to the horses. It is packed..... Read More.
Lettuce was first cultivated by the Egyptians. There are various types of lettuce available like iceberg lettuce, romaine lettuce, crisp-berg, butterhead and red or green leaf lettuce. Lettuce contains moisture, energy, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, dietary fiber and sugar also. It is rich in..... Read More.
Long pepper also known as Indian long pepper or lindi pepper. In hindi it is known as peepal or pippali. It contains volatile fragrant oil and other substances like piplatin, sesenin and pipla-sterol. It’s root’s is rich in piperine, steroids, glucoside, pipelartin and..... Read More.
Makhana is also known as fox nuts or gorgon nuts. It is a popular snack among Indians and is commonly found in Asian subcontinent. It is used for it nutritive value and medicinal purpose. It does not contain any sugar, saturated fats, unsaturated..... Read More.
Mint is known as “pudina” in hindi. It is used in almost every field like for cooking, preparing drinks, cosmetics, toothpaste, candies, inhalers, mouth freshener and also used for medicinal purpose. It provides immense cooling sensation. It is rich in calcium, phosphorus, vitamin..... Read More.
Mushrooms are edible fungi. They are basically saprophytes that is they thrive on dead plants and animals matter for their nutrition. They are loaded with proteins, phytochemicals, B vitamins, copper, selenium, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antibiotics and antioxidants. They have negligible amounts of..... Read More.
Walnuts are considered as true “brain food”. It’s not just a coincidence that structure of walnuts resembles our brain. Walnuts are extremely nutritious out of all nuts due to the presence of omega 3 fatty acid. Presence of n-6 (linoleate) and n-3 (linoleate)..... Read More.
Pistachios are nutrient dense packed nuts. People have been using this nut since 6000B.C. It contains carbohydrates, proteins, fats, fiber, minerals like potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium; vitamins like thiamine, vitamin B6, vitamin C, niacin, vitamin B5, vitamin A,..... Read More.
Almonds are being used since ancient times and still being used widely throughout the world. It is not only used in food but in cosmetic too. Almonds are very expensive. It contains both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamin E,..... Read More.
Purple cabbage is also known as red cabbage. Depending on the soil in which are growing they get their color. Although it belongs to the same cruciferous vegetable family like green cabbage, they are not similar. They are similar in flavour but their..... Read More.
Poppy seeds are also known as Khus Khus in hindi. They are kidney shaped seeds. They add color and crunch to baked dishes. Poppy seeds are rich of oleic & linoleic acids, niacin, folate, calcium, zinc, iron, manganese, vitamin B, phytochemicals and thiamine...... Read More.
Plum belongs to the family of rich cherries and peaches. Dried plums are known as prunes. Dried version has higher amounts of nutrients. Plums are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, folate and vitamin K. It is also rich in B..... Read More.
Onions are highly nutritious and excellent in treating cancer. It has very high amounts of antioxidants like polyphenols and flavonoids which helps in decreasing the inflammation. It has flavonoids like quercetin and anthocyanin. It has another flavonoid called alkenyl cysteine sulfoxide which is..... Read More.
Radish is known as Mooli in hindi. It is an alkaline vegetable and belongs to the cruciferous family. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, folate and have traces of manganese and vitamin B6. It is available in different colors like red,..... Read More.
Sprouting beans and seeds makes them more nutritious. Most commonly used sprouts are alfalfa, soy, mung beans, chana and other types of beans. The concentration of nutrients and vitamins increases considerably after one week of sprouting. They are mainly used in the form..... Read More.
Although it is rich in carbohydrates but it has excellent nutritional profile. It is one of the highest containing vitamin A rich food. It is low in glycemic index than the normal potato and is anyday more nutritious than it. It is rich..... Read More.
Tamarind is a sweet and sour fruit. In hindi it is known as imli. It is used both as medicinally and for cooking purpose. It is also available in its dried form. The dried tamarind is often used in candies. Tamarind is rich..... Read More.
Turnip is known as Shalgam in hindi. Although turnip is a common vegetable but it is not used very commonly. It has many health benefits so it should be used. It has high levels of nutrients, minerals, fiber and vitamin C.
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Spinach is considered as one of the most healthiest food on this planet due to its high and powerful content of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, special carotenoids, phytonutrients and flavonoids. It is mostly available in winters. It has minerals like potassium, manganese, zinc, magnesium,..... Read More.
Sonamukhi is a yellow colored flower plant grown in India and China. It is also known as Alexandria Senna. It is native of North Africa. The flowers, fruits, and leaves of this plants are dried and stored for its medicinal benefits. It has..... Read More.
Raisins are extremely tasty and always tends to form a part of cakes, desserts and sweets. Raisins are formed by sun drying the grapes. Black raisins are produced naturally by caramelization of sugar found in the grapes while golden raisins are produced mechanically..... Read More.
Chia seeds are highly known for their nutritional and medicinal values. It was initially used by runners and soldiers as it provided energy for running and fighting. Due to advancement in scientific research it has been seen that chia seeds are very effective..... Read More.
Fenugreek seeds are known as “Methi Dana” in hindi. It is an integral part of every Indian household. Fenugreek seeds have immense health benefits and this is mainly due to the presence of saponins and fiber along with vitamins like vitamin B6 and..... Read More.
Green beans also known as french beans is one of the most versatile and high antioxidant containing food. The best part of green beans is that after it is digested, the nutrients which were absorbed during the digestion process produces its effect for..... Read More.
Sesame seeds is one of the ancient foods found on the earth. It has the highest content of oil among all seeds available. It has lignan compounds like sesamin and sesamolin. It has phenolic compounds like sesamol and sesaminol. Sesame seeds are rich..... Read More.
Soy has emerged as one of the highest protein containing food among the vegetarians. It has gained lot of popularity recently and is available in many forms like soy milk, tofu, tempeh, soybeans, soy sauce and many more. It has nutrients, vitamins like..... Read More.
Like any other seeds sunflower seeds is also rich in vitamins, essential fatty acids and minerals. It is one of the richest source of vitamin E. The essential fatty acid which is present in sunflower seeds is..... Read More.
Vavdinga seeds is a medicinal plant and is sometimes known as false black pepper as it resembles black pepper balls. In hindi it is called as bhabhiranga. It is usually found in Southeast Asia. It is an anti-parasitic herb.
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Pinto beans is known as “chitri vala rajma” in hindi. Pinto beans are also known as Bush Bean, Common Bean, Dwarf Bean, French Bean, Green Bean, Climbing Bean and by many other names. The reason they are named as pinto beans is because..... Read More.
Pigeon Peas is known as “toor dal” in hindi. It is also known as Red Gram, Yellow Dhal, Angola Pea, Congo-Pea. Around 3500 years ago it was domesticated in India. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B1, vitamin B9, iron, manganese, phosphorus,..... Read More.
Mung beans are also known as Green Gram and Golden Gram. They were first domesticated in India. They form an excellent source of protein. Mung beans are rich in antioxidants, fiber, phytonutrients, minerals like manganese, potassium, magnesium, copper, zinc, calcium and vitamins like..... Read More.
Kidney beans are known as “Rajma” in hindi. They have originated in America. It is widely used in India. It is rich in minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and have trace amounts of iron, copper, manganese and zinc. It is rich in..... Read More.
Green peas are used and grown worldwide. It is known by many different names like english peas, pease, garden peas and snap peas. Peas are usually sweet in taste. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B9, vitamin K and have trace amounts..... Read More.
Chickpeas are also known as bengal Gram, Egyptian pea and Garbanzo beans. They are regarded as one of the oldest consumed legumes. It is commonly used in the Middle East and Mediterranean region in the form of the hummus. They are packed with..... Read More.
Black eyed beans is also known as cowpeas. In hindi it is known as lobhia or raungi. Black eyed beans are being cultivated since prehistoric times in China and India. It is rich in carbohydrates, protein, fiber both soluble & insoluble fiber, vitamin..... Read More.
Black beans are a part of kidney bean family. It is a staple crop of Central, South and North America. Black beans are widely used with brown rice, in mexican burritos or tacos, feijoada, salads and soup. They are rich in fiber, protein,..... Read More.