Category : Diet based foods

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There is always a wrong concept that eating oranges and melons during winter would cause cold and cough. But nature has proved the concept indifferent way by providing us these fruits during winter season which means our body need to be supplemented with the seasonal fruits. Now its time for Oranges. I always prefer to eat …
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Wheat is considered to be the less  carbohydrate food and is also a staple grain of North India. This has prevailed its benefits in South too and is believed to be a simple and healthy platter. This type of Poha/Avalaki recipes are found to be an authentic and a healthy breakfast. Its diabetic and diet …
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This green vegetable is rich in iron content. It is called as Solanum nirghum (Black night shade in English), Kakkesoppu in Kannada. Though this plant comes under the category of weeds, only some part is considered as toxic both in human and animals. The finely cooked edible part of this plant is used as food …
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This recipe was totally a new one when I came to know initially. Whole wheat contains the complete nutrition compared to atta flour. This was first tried by my friend cum sis Karthika where she told that it came out really excellent and perfectly tasty too.. I am totally against wheat dosa made from atta/wheat …
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Elaichi or Cardamom is one of the most common spices seen in Indian household and is the Queen of Spices. Cardamom is no wonder a magical Indian spice which is loaded with bundle of health benefits. Its well worth adding cardamom to your food for flavor alone,but their health benefits are also wise to consider …
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Curry Leaves rice / Karuvepillai saadham is a recipe which I wanted to cook from long back. Because am not fond of curry leaves pick up some reason and postponing the recipe. Like mint, I can take this curry leaves rice only when cooked/prepared along with some tangy ingredient. But there is NO SUBSTITUTE for …
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Drumstick Leaves is called as Moringa or Murungai Keerai. This Moringa leaf is known to be the best source of nutrition and natural energy boosters. It helps in lowering the blood pressure and is sleep aid. It is found to be very effective in controlling diabetes. It is used as skin antiseptic and also acts …
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Mushrooms….. Yumm!! My all time favorite and now my son is an added member. Mushrooms are richest source of Selenium (protects urinary bladder) and Folic acid (iron). Like humans they produce Vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. Yes !! Mushrooms are the only fruit or vegetable source of this critical vitamin. White button mushrooms are …
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 “Don’t Bin left over Food – its better for you second time around” is a wonderful statement from Mail Online. According to the research in American Society, the left-over rice or a day old food is found to have surprising health benefits. This is a traditionally followed method over decades in the villages to prevent …
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“Kesar Milk Masala” I bought this box thinking as kesar/Saffron. But when I opened found like a creamy white powder form which can be used in preparing milk shakes, Kheer,Kulfis and many more. The small box contains about only  2-3 tbsp of powder which we will not buy all the time. Was thinking why cant …

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