Milk is an important part of our diet. We begin drinking it when we are young, but our intake decreases as we get older. Some people shy away from it because they fear that it will add too much fat to their diet. Others leave it out because they believe that they no longer need it. You are never too old to reap the rewards of drinking milk. It is a great source of vitamins and nutrients, and it has several health benefits, such as:
1. Glowing Skin
Cleopatra took milk baths to help her skin stay soft, supple and glowing. You can do the same, or you can drink a few glasses of whole milk each day to get its benefits. Milk has several nutrients which help skin look [...]
Red Bull, the most popular energy drinks according to market share, with 5.387 billion cans sold in 2013. It is quite popular amongst youngters these days to get instant energy and kick. It is quite dangerous if consumed in high amounts on a regular basis. Although excess of everything is bad, there are some medical conditions where you should never consume. Consuming red bull in such conditions can be life threatening also.
Here are 6 medical conditions where you should never consume red bull:Pre-existing Heart conditions:
Caffeine can interact [...]
2 cups of cubed seeded watermelon
1/4 cup of water
Stevia to taste (make sure to go light to start on the stevia as it is more concentrated)
2 slices of lime
12 fresh mint leaves
IceHow to Make:
Puree the watermelon and water in a blender until smooth. Add stevia to taste. Cut the lime slices in half. Place a half lime slice into each of 8 glasses along with 3 mint leaves. Crush with a cocktail muddler, then fill each glass with ice. Pour in the watermelon agua fresca, and stir before serving. Makes 2 servings. 75 calories each.
Fennel seeds are a very integral part of south east asian cuisines. In addition to adding taste to your food its an important herb of medicinal importance.These seeds may appear small in their appearance but they are extremely flavorful to taste. Fennel seeds are well known for their anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They are well known to act as an antispasmodic, expectorant, diuretic as well as a stimulant. The goodness of fennel comes from its key ingredients, that embody, the phytonutrient anethole, which prevents both inflammation as well as carcinogenesis, the process by which regular cells get converted into cancerous ones. Fennel seeds are a good [...]
During the cold season our body should be set at low temperatures and lack of sunshine. One way to help is through food for the winter season that will provide calories and nutrients you need.You do not know what to eat during the cold season ? We share tips for balanced diet in winter :Switching to the winter diet
The diet was rewarding summer we no longer adequate in winter as too light for the needs of our body becomes.Fortunately, nature provides seasonal foods that have properties that we need to prevent and fight respiratory diseases , so common at this time.
We have high-calorie foods , such as vegetables, potatoes or yams, which allow us to accumulate energy [...]
Street foods are generally sold in streets, public areas like a market,in fair by a hawker, vendor with a portable stall.
They are ready to eat food or drink. Every Indian city has its own specialty of all time favorite snack and especially Indian streets are very famous for its cheap and tasty food items.
Our National capital Delhi is famous for its tasty street foods either Indian or Chinese with Indian flavor, North east Indian cuisines are also considered to one of the best food such as Naga cuisines, Assam Laksa,bamboo shot, momos, they are cheap and taste really good.
The best place to have street [...]
For healthy eating, you should cook healthy. Unknowingly you yourself add too much calories to your diet and ruin your all efforts to loose weight.
Here are 10 Cooking tips you must follow while Dieting, i bet it will help you attain your goals quickly:1. Cook starch and fat Separately:
You need both fat and starch in your diet to stay healthy. Combining them in a meal, though, isn’t a good idea. For instance, it could seriously set back your weight loss goals to make a sweet potato salad with olive oil dressing. Any time you need to cook a starchy food – grains, beans or anything else – you need to use no more than 2 or 3 teaspoons of fat.2. Use Olive or Coconut [...]