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Vegetarians can also meet their protein intake

Vegetarians can also meet their protein intake

Even though people wonder where vegetarians get their protein, it isn't hard to meet the required amount for a Vegetarian. According to the Dietary Guidelines, women need 46 grams of protein and men need 56 grams of protein (but this does vary depending on your activity level, age and more).

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Benefits of Cucumber

Benefits of Cucumber

Cucumbers are also known to be an excellent source of vitamins, including anti-inflammatory vitamin K, infection-fighting vitamin C, and energy-producing pantothenic acid (vitamin B5). Body-beneficial minerals include bone-building manganese, as well as potassium and magnesium, both good for your heart.

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Benefits of White Pepper

Benefits of White Pepper

White Pepper is an amazing storehouse of health benefits and you will be surprised at how it can improve your health.White Pepper helps in fighting with problems from minor toothache to major digestive issue.

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Benefits of Cumin Seeds

Benefits of Cumin Seeds

Cumin seed is a culinary herb that is native to Asia, locally known as jeera. It is actually a fruit of cumin herb. Cumin seeds are known to have many medical benefits.

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Good Nutrition Leads to Good Score in Exam!

Good Nutrition Leads to Good Score in Exam!

Exam season is always a hectic season for everyone involved - the kids, parents, and even the teachers. Whether you're a student or the parent of a child sitting school exams, are there quick and easy food tips to help maintain those all-important energy levels and improve concentration and memory?

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Benefits of Yellow Capsicum

Benefits of Yellow Capsicum

Yellow Bell Pepper is a variety of the colored Capsicums. It gets it bright pigment from the pH of the soil and is basically a ripened green pepper. Yellow Peppers are very mild in flavour and sweet in taste. They are quite juicy and can be cooked very easily.

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Benefits of Red Bell Peppers

Benefits of Red Bell Peppers

Red capsicums, being riper, are sweeter than green capsicums. Shape also varies with each variety, from the more commonly found blocky shape to a pointy capsicum. Red bell peppers are an excellent addition to a healthy diet.

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Benefits of Pudina (Mint)

Benefits of Pudina (Mint)

Mint(Pudina) is a popular herb that can be used fresh or dried in many dishes and infusions. Mint oil is often used in toothpaste, gum, candy, and beauty products.

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Beautiful skin starts with nourishment from within

Beautiful skin starts with nourishment from within

Our skin does naturally age. Wrinkles and age spots are the inevitable result of time, but skin ageing may be sped up by overexposure to the sun and tanning beds, strong soaps, chemicals and most importantly due to poor nutrition.

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Sources of Protein

Sources of Protein

Protein is important to our health, our workouts and recovery, and our brain function; without it, we wouldn’t function at our best and our bodies wouldn’t be able to support us long-term.

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What You Should Know About Your Bread?

What You Should Know About Your Bread?

Bread is one of the most preferred meal options all over the world. Indians too consume a lot of bread whether as a snack, a side or a full-fledged breakfast dish. One thing however that needs to be taken into account is which bread is being consumed.

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Sesame: Little Seeds, Big Benefits

Sesame: Little Seeds, Big Benefits

The sesame seed is so versatile that its presence is prominent in culinary experiences across the globe. They have a mild, nutty flavor and are used to add taste and texture in many recipes. They can be consumed raw, but the wider application is to roast it and add it as garnishing.More often, they are used in salads and as toppings on bread & in Indian Sweets. 

These tiny sesame seeds have huge health benefits.

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Boiling egg can be messy if you dont know this simple things

Boiling egg can be messy if you dont know this simple things

Even the simplest of cooking demands a degree of care and attention. But in the end all it involves is first knowing the right way to proceed and then happily being able to boil perfect eggs for the rest of your life without even having to think about it.

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New Year = New Healthy Food Habits

New Year = New Healthy Food Habits

At the beginning of the New Year, our motivation for changing our eating habits is often very strong. But as we get busy it can become difficult to keep our resolutions. It's imperative to create realistic goals and increase your awareness about what you're eating.

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Why You Must Have Jaggery (Gur) Every Day in Winters

Why You Must Have Jaggery (Gur) Every Day in Winters

Jaggery is derived from sugarcane and date palm and is a type of cane sugar. It comes in all kinds of forms-from semi-liquid to solid blocks of different shapes ans sizes. Jaggery is loaded with nutrition as it is rich in fibre and vital nutrients and is free from chemicals. It is an essential ingredient in several Indian recipes and tastes absolutely divine.

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Different Types of Flours

Different Types of Flours

Wheat is the most common grain to be crushed into flour. Archaeological surveys have found that it was used in the Indian subcontinent since the Indus Valley civilisation (3300 BC - 1700 BC). Ancient Indian scripts including the Rigveda (one of the oldest surviving texts known to man) mention the use of wheat flour in various forms, including being mixed with milk, fried in ghee and spiced with cardamom, pepper and ginger. Barley and rice flours were also used.

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Tips for Cooking Rice

Tips for Cooking Rice

The Yajurveda, one of the four key Sanskrit texts of Hinduism, describes the making of rice cakes as a ritual offering to Agni, the God of Fire. The Shunya Purana, written by Ramai the Wise in the 10th - 11th century AD, states that 50 varieties of rice, such as Nagra, Jhinga-sal and Panloi, were grown in Bengal even then. Many of those varieties are now extinct but these three varieties are still being conserved on special farms by rice conservationists.

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Dairy Products

Dairy Products

Milk is eaten in some form in every part of India. Milk is drunk on its own or flavoured with spices, flowers and herbs. It is also made into products that are curdled, as in paneer or chhena, non-curdled, such as ghee and khoya (made by cooking milk until it solidifies), or fermented, as in yogurt.

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Lentils and Beans

Lentils and Beans

Lentils are ancient foods and were eaten in India in prehistoric times. Lentils are called ‘dal’ in many parts of India. The word denotes the raw product as well as cooked lentils. They are essentially carbohydrate and protein with no fat.

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Why Breakfast is Important and You Should Not Skip

Why Breakfast is Important and You Should Not Skip

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet many people skip the meal because of lack of time, preparation or even appetite compels to the skip the meal.

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Are You Eating Brain Food - Almond

Are You Eating Brain Food - Almond

One thing that is a must for your kid every day are almonds - which are an excellent supplement being loaded with lots of nutrients that are necessary for those growing years.

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8 Superfoods for Strong Bones

8 Superfoods for Strong Bones

Typically, when we think about health, we don’t think about bones. We are always in misconception that bone problems occur to only elderly people.But building healthy bones starts in young age only by adopting healthy nutritional and lifestyle habits is important to help prevent osteoporosis and fractures later in ours life.

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Drink Water on an Empty Stomach

Drink Water on an Empty Stomach

Your body, internal organs and various process need time to wake up and kick-start their function after long hours of rest. Health experts advice that it is best to start your day with some warm/normal water to get your metabolism going.

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Good Health Starts With Healthy Food

Good Health Starts With Healthy Food

We choose food based on our enjoyment factor. Eating is such an enjoyable experience that we often choose to eat foods that taste very good. Sometimes, we eat more than our bodies actually need, which in turn makes us fat, unhappy and depressed.

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