Adzuki beans are legumes packed with protein, essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, fibre and more.
Horsegram has the highest calcium content among pulses and is one of the richest vegetarian sources of protein. It is time go beyond the regular legumes we consume daily and discover some awesome nutrition packed legumes like Horsegram and Adzuki beans.
Did you know Millets can aid weight loss, be utilized as a food for diabetics and are great source of protein? It is also an excellent food for your digestive health as it is alkaline & easy to digest.
One of the most interesting facts about Finger millets is people with obesity can reduce most of their weight within 15 days. Finger Millets can do wonders for our health.
Millets have immense nutritional benefits being rich in protein, calcium, iron and other minerals. One of the most interesting facts about finger millet is people with obesity can reduce half of their weight within 15 days.
Chenopod leaves, used as a pot herb, are also a good source of high-quality protein concentrate and considered a very acceptable spinach substitute, generally very nutritious.
Buckwheat is another pseudo-cereal with excellent nutritional and medicinal qualities. It commands global market due to its favorable composition of protein complex with high content of lysine, fibrous material, mineral compounds, vitamins, bioflavonoid, rutin and also as an important gluten-free grain.
Leaves of amaranth superior in taste to spinach and is considerably higher in calcium, iron and phosphorous. Did you know amaranth is easy to digest.. Let us discuss the nutritional potential of health promoting foods called pseudo cereals, amaranth being one of them.
Traditional grains like amaranth, buckwheat, chenopod, millets, pulses like rice bean and kulth are nutritional powerhouses. These grains are also called pseudo-cereals. Our society both rural and urban need to be made aware of pseudo cereals and their role in our diet and general health.
Cereals like rice or wheat are an integral part of our diet, we can’t think of a meal without the either of the two depending on the region we come from. Except dietary patterns largely dependent on rice and wheat have led to widespread nutritional […]
In India no festival can be complete without sweets. With Diwali and bhai dooj around the corner, avoiding sweets seem inevitable. Moreover the whole festival euphoria makes us ignore the enormous amount of calorie & fat we end up consuming. So this Diwali let us […]
Vitamin D also known as sunshine vitamin is a fat-soluble vitamin stored in fat tissues of the body and it helps the body in absorbing calcium. It is found in two forms vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) and D3 (cholecalciferol).
Vitamin B12 or Cobalamin is a vitamin which is important in formation of healthy red blood cells (RBCs) that have oxygen carrying capacity and carry oxygen throughout the body. It is also important for the functioning of central nervous system.
Sugar free sweetener is basically food additive with fewer calories. It can be natural as well as artificial. Natural sugar substitutes include stevia, sorbitol, mannitol etc. while artificial sweeteners include aspartame, saccharin, sucralose, etc. Sugar free sweeteners are fast becoming popular in order to lose […]
We often think to consume sugar in moderation is fine. But what is moderation and how do we define moderation? Did you know sugar can be addictive? Sugar causes release of dopamine in the brain which can lead to addiction. Few of us actually make […]