Coconut is a powerhouse of essential nutrients like vitamins, dietary fibre and minerals providing wide range of health benefits. Although this functional food has been widely used in traditional medicine, its amazing benefits have been recently unlocked. Here are eight reasons coconuts are great for your health –1. It is good for your heart :
Being low in sodium and high in potassium, coconut is an excellent food for people suffering from high blood pressure. As coconuts contain no trans fats and are gluten-free, they are loaded with high amounts of dietary fibre, and are good for your heart. Coconuts not only improve the cholesterol ratio in your body, but also protects [...]
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 [...]
Ingredients:300 g of wheat in grain 280 g of wheat flour 100 g of white flour 80 g almonds grated raw 80 g of coconut grated 150 g of molasses (molasses) 1 tablespoon sesame Seeds 1 tablespoon anise 14 tablespoons oil seeds 200 mL of water
How to Make:Grind wheat. Boil water with anise for 5 minutes and turn off heat. When the water is warm, add the remaining ingredients and knead until a smooth paste. Spread this paste with a rolling pin on a floured board, until it becomes 5mm thick. Cut with cookie cutters or a glass, and place the pieces obtained in the baking previously oiled. Bake at medium heat until brown on both sides. Cool and store in an airtight container [...]
Fluoride is added to the majority of US water supplies (on the premises of preventing dental cavities) even though it is a toxic industrial waste product. Even in trace amounts, it can act as poison for our bodies.
But is it justifiable? Or as some say, are there some safer and better options for decreasing tooth decay than taking in hazardous pollutants? Turns out there are and you would be delighted to know its name: chocolate extract!
All Hail the Chocolate Toothpaste :
According to a recent study presented at the American Dental Association (ADA) 2013 Annual Session, fluoride toothpaste may have a new competitor, toothpaste containing [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Protein are the most important component of our diet. They are not only the building blocks of our body but can also help you to stay fit and in fact loose weight. So guys focus on your diet and make sure you are getting enough of the proteins. Proteins are especially important the growing age groups, pregnant females. I have tried to make this a list a combination of items from both vegan amd non vegan diet.
One interesting quote about proteins i have found is here for you:
So, take a look and try to inculcate all these items in your diet. I bet [...]