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TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE: GET THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF SALT

TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE: GET THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF SALT

Humans evolved for millennia on diets that were naturally very low salt; hunter-gatherers probably ate less than one gram of salt a day. Then about 6000 years ago, the Chinese began using salt to preserve food, and ever since it’s been a major ingredient in our diet worldwide. Today the high salt content of many processed foods have pushed average consumption up to 8 gm a day- double the recommended

COOKIE MANIA

“I think cookies are unsung sweet you know?”-Bobby Flay. This delectable disc  that fits in your palm so effortlessly and melts over  your tongue,revealing  the sweet , buttery taste with each bite,it is indeed  an unsung sweet . God knows how many cookie jars have been emptied , those danish cookie boxes that had their contents  consumed in a mere jiffy and those numerous evenings that were spent with a

Hinduism and Food!

There is a very prominent tale in Mahabharat where Draupadi had a bowl of plenty awarded to her by Sun god when she along with the Pandavas was in exile. She could take as much food from the bowl as she wanted until she herself has eaten.  One day sage Durvasa and his disciples arrived at her hut and asked Draupadi to feed them. Rishi Durvasa was known for his

MANIPUR:IN THE LAND OF JEWELS

Surrounded by nine hills,the oval valley which was once a large water body,drained and unearthed by Lord Shiva himself ,the land where Lord Vishnu  is fabled to have arrived and is hence worshiped since times immemorial ,having risen up from its own ashes like the Phoenix ,behold Manipur ,the land of jewels. Mentioned at least four times in the Mahabharata, the land where the children of Arjun and Chitrangada reside,where

Icecream treats, Healthy and Delicious!!

While ice cream isn’t typically eaten for its nutritional value, there are several health benefits associated with this frozen treat. Since ice cream is a dairy product like milk or yogurt, it contains some of the same vitamins and nutritional content. Summer is the best time for Ice creams. You can make extremely delicious Ice creams at your home by following the given procedures. DULCE DE LECHE ICE CREAM- Ingredients- 1

YOUR BODY ON SUGAR

Contrary to what was previously believed-that all it really caused was tooth decay- new research maintains that the sweet stuff is so bad for our health, some experts want it regulated like a drug. Is sugar worse for you than, say, cocaine? Studies show that too much sugar (both in the form of natural sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup) not only helps make us fat, it also wreaks havoc on

MAXIMIZE YOUR HEALTH

When we are talking of health, it is not just about a healthy body but also about sound mental health. Good health can be described as the condition where both our body as well as our mind are functioning properly. The main causes behind poor health conditions are diseases, improper diet, injury, mental stress, lack of hygiene, unhealthy lifestyle, etc. Over the past few years, our lifestyle has changed and

The Culture of Convenience

The purrs of smooth engines and the coughs of not-so-smooth engines on the city streets makes for a perfect cacophony—the concrete jungle. With the hustle and bustle of modern-day living, it doesn’t take Einstein to realize that the modern youngsters are looking for convenience. Be it in grocery shopping, entertainment, housing, travel, relationships or even food; the one thing that would make up any rotten day is some convenience! And

Diwali Special

Diwali is a festival of light which is celebrated with full positive energy in India. Diwali food section gives you a perfect idea about lots of delicious mouthwatering recipes across India. Here are some recipes which you can enjoy at Diwali. DRY FRUITS BURFI- Ingredients- 1 1/2 Cups – Anjeer/Dried Figs 1 Cup – Khajoor/Dates 1/3 Cup – Almonds/Badam 1/3 Cup – Cashew nuts/Kaju 1/3 Cup – Walnut/Akhrot 1/3 Cup

Egg Recipes

Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. A whole egg contains all the nutrients required to turn a single cell into a baby chicken. Here some delicious and healthy recipes of egg which you can make at your home to give a healthy and tasty diet to your children. EGG PULAO- Egg Pulao Recipe is the delicious Indian Egg Dish which is made from boiled eggs and basmati