Benefits of Chia seeds

Benefits of Chia seeds

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Best things come in small packages… Chia seeds are tiny, yet so mighty. 1 tablespoon of chia seeds has more calcium than a glass of milk, as much fiber as a cup of oats and twice the omega-3 content of a 1/4-cup serving of walnuts. Chia's nutritional profile (1 tbsp) Calories: 58 Fat: 3.8 grams Protein: 2 grams Ways to reap benefits from these seeds… Here are some… Soak them in water till they soften and increase in size. Eat as it or add to anything Add them to protein drinks and vegetable juices Sprinkle on dosas or add in idli batter or even yogurt Add them to salads, pastas or poha Mix them in your favourite jam If you fancy a smoothie, try this yum morning smoothie Ingredients: 1…
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Go 100% Fad free

Go 100% Fad free

Food and Recipes, Health Tips, Healthy Living and Nutrition
So guess you'll read my previous article last week about Fad diets and its not so promising effects. For those who missed it, click here. This week, I'll further share what promising alternative you could best follow... Read on... Snack smart: We are always in a rush and that is also how we snack… tend to pick up a large bag of chips or a pastry packed with 500 calories. Snack smart by packing fruit or yogurt! Read about my ideas of on-the-go-snacks here Select whole grain breads and cereals. These contain the essential parts and naturally occurring nutrients of the entire grain seed. Whole grains include wheat, white rice, brown rice, millet, oats. Best is to eat your regular ghar ka khana (home made food). Did you know that…
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Beat the Heat.. and stay on your Feet

Beat the Heat.. and stay on your Feet

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As temperatures continue to rise this summer, staying hydrated becomes important to regulate your body temperature. While all beverages can contribute to your daily water intake, plain old water - free of calories and sugar, should be your go-to. While water may be the healthiest thirst-quencher, it’s far from the most interesting. For a new twist on plain old water and to satisfy your craving for more flavor, put your ice cubes to work. You can infuse plain water with fruits and herbs and create these amazing magical ice cubes. These not only add a little extra nutritional bang to your regular old glass of water, but will keep you sipping pretty all summer. Also, the herbs and fruits have many health benefits. Grab your ice cube tray and get started with…
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Perfect On-The-Go Snacks

Perfect On-The-Go Snacks

Food and Recipes, Healthy Living and Nutrition
When on the go or forced to stay in front of the computer for long hours , we’ll most likely grab and munch any food that is handy. Unfortunately, these are often highly processed and lead to problems like weight gain and obesity. To keep yourself from grabbing something of that sort, ditch your bag of chips or biscuits Stock up options that are rich in fiber to keep you feeling full, protein to give you energy, and some healthy fats to make you feel satiated. Here are a few guilt free options. Boiled Chickpeas/sprouts Chick peas offer plenty of health benefits. They are high in fibre, low in fat and calories, and packed with protein. Chickpea sprouts are high in vitamin C, with 45 % of the daily suggested intake…
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Weight loss hacks

Weight loss hacks

Food and Recipes, Health Tips, Reviews
Whilst we sign up ourselves for many expensive ones, free ones, tough ones, straight forward ones, little cheating ones or any other form of diet plans to kill those extra pounds of weights on us, did u know that there are some very easy, simple yet highly effective ways to lose weight. Whilst these may not be new and/or you could be aware of most of these easily available hacks, however I feel it's my job via my blog to reiterate them for a better YOU! So 'weight' no more and read on...I'm sure you'll start to feel lighter ;) 1. Water Have you ever consumed 3 litres or more water in a day?  Try it!! There will not be left with much room for junk food. Sincerely try it…
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Superfoods – Eat these for a healthy YOU

Superfoods – Eat these for a healthy YOU

Food and Recipes, Health Tips, Healthy Living and Nutrition
Who doesn't like Super Heroes. Of course we like them not because of their crazy costume sense, (green or purple u̶n̶d̶e̶r̶w̶e̶a̶r̶ overwear, seriously!!)... Or because of their undying appetite of saving the world. However most of us like them because they like to be cooly under cover and always play a dual role in life. They mix well with work and family, leading a normal lifestyle and yet secretly end up helping and protecting their loved ones or anyone in general in their heroic self. Well the same happens in the food world too... I have listed down these 5 Superfoods for a healthy YOU!! They not only get mixed up along with regular cuisine and yummy dishes, however also provide loads of benefits when consumed by itself... Stock your…
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