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Heart Health, Stress and Healthy Fats

Heart Health, Stress and Healthy Fats

We as a community, carry a lot of stress as a by-product of all the things we juggle in our lives. Career, education, social commitments, weather, traffic, deadlines, various other responsibilities, etc. That coupled with our lifestyle choices can play a significant role in increasing the risk of CVD. An article published in Stanford health says “People from South Asia—India,…

St Patrick’s Parade of the Nutritionally Rich and Famous

St Patrick’s Parade of the Nutritionally Rich and Famous

What can be a better way to celebrate St Patick’s Day than by eating our POWER HOUSE GREENS of the vegetable world.   Showdown:   Spinach: Popeye’s Spinach, commonly know as “saag” in northern India as we all know is the winner, it is rich in vitamins, minerals and concentrated source of phytonutrients such as carotenoids and flavonoids that provide powerful antioxidant protection. Calorie for…

The new PMS

The new PMS

Yes you read it right, we are talking about the new PMS-Physical, Mental and Spiritual and this one applies to both sexes and to all age groups J   Although they appear as different entities and seem like there can be no relation between them, I have now come to a deeper understanding that they are all intertwined.   When…

Ghee – Friend or Foe?

Ghee – Friend or Foe?

How many times have we heard, “Ghee is bad for your health, it is a saturated fat that will clog the arteries and make you fat” I am often asked this question, weather the ancient wisdom of using ghee for cooking is correct or the doctor who asked me not to consume it anymore?   Unfortunately the food dear to…

Sprouting your way to good health

Sprouting your way to good health

Mother Nature has its own special way of communicating with us. All we got to do is open our eyes and look around us. Just like for example, the season spring. We see bare branches holding buds, shoots sprouting from the ground, allowing you to witness the miracle of growth around you.   Eating with the season is like playing…