Of the hundreds of sugar substitutes available in the market today, honey is known to be one of the healthiest and most nutritious alternatives. Honey is natural, healthy, delicious and packed with vitamins and minerals our bodies need and thrive on. Weather you consume it or apply it on your body, it's healing ability is … Continue reading Honey: Nature’s Altenative to Sugar
Anybody familiar with Indian cuisine can tell you about the abundant use of ginger and garlic. Minced, fried, caramelised, in paste form or raw, these two wonderful herbs have a multitude of uses in traditional cooking. Touted as medicinal foods by many, ginger and garlic have the unique natural ability to cure several ailments and … Continue reading Superfoods: Ginger & Garlic
Peanuts, also known as ‘goober pea’, ‘earth nuts’, ‘ground nuts’ and ‘mungfali’, is being peddled as one of the healthiest nuts in the market today. Earlier shunned away due to its high fat and sodium content, more and more studies are now being published highlighting the health benefits associated with regular consumption of them. Its … Continue reading Nuts about Peanuts
Sugar and processed food have been inextricably intertwined for decades now. Sugar or sucrose as some call it, has many technological properties that are beneficial for large scale food manufacturers. Before food processing turned industrial, sugar along with salt and fat were used primarily as preservatives. They were added to homemade condiments jams, ketchup, pickles, etc. … Continue reading Sugar: What does it do to our food?
With Mango season right around the corner, it is essential we remember why one must make the most of it. Mangoes have a host of essential vitamins, antioxidants, nutrients, minerals, etc. which give them an enviable position in the food chain. Loved by most people and animals, this king of fruits has rightfully earned its title … Continue reading Mango: The King of Good Health