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5 Things You Need To Know About Probotics For Healthy Living

5 Things You Need To Know About Probotics For Healthy Living

Each of us has more than 1,000 different types of bacteria that live in our digestive tract, helping us to break down food and absorb nutrients. These bacteria are the ‘good bacteria’ called the probiotics that confer a health benefit on the host. The word "probiotic" is a compound of two Greek words: "pro," to signify promotion of and "biotic," which means life. The very meaning of the name signifies an affirmative role that the probiotics play towards our health [...]

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Kabuli Chana Salad

Serving 2 Salad Bowl Ingredients 100 Gram Chole (Chick Peas) boiled 50 Gram Cabbage chopped 1 Medium Capsicum (Bell Pepper) chopped 1 Medium Tomato chopped 1 Piece Green Chillies chopped 2 Tea_Sp Lemon Juice 1/2 Tea_Sp Chaat Masala 4 Tea_Sp Coriander chopped 1 Medium Cucumber *Add to taste: Salt,Pepper   Method: Take a mixing bowl. In  that add boiled channa, chopped green chillies, bell pepper, tomato,shredded cabbage and add salt mix it well. Everything blends well. Finally add chat masala powder and coriander leaves and serve it immediately.   Nutritive Value: Calories    Carbs    Proteins   Fats        102 [...]

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Zucchini Basil Soup

Serving 4 Soup Bowl Ingredients 1 Tea_Sp Olive Oil 1 Medium Onion sliced 5 Cup Vegetable Stock 1 Medium Potato chopped 5 Medium Zucchini chopped 5 Table_Sp Basil Leaves chopped 1/4 Tea_Sp Salt 1/4 Tea_Sp Pepper   Method: Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Swirl in oil then add onion. Cook until softened. Add broth & potato.  Bring to a boil Reduce heat and simmer until potato is tender Add the zucchini and return to a boil, simmer until tender, about 5 minutes Do not overcook, it will dull the soup's color Remove from heat and cool slightly Puree in batches [...]

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Quinoa Soup with Chicken

Serving 10 Soup Bowl Ingredients 2 Table_Sp Olive Oil 1 Cup Onion chopped 3 Medium Garlic Clove 1/4 Cup Carrot diced 2 Table_Sp Oregano 2 Table_Sp Jeera (Cumin) ground 1 Tea_Sp Red Chilli Flakes 2 1/2 Cup Chicken Breast chopped 200 Ml Chicken Broth 2 Cup Tomato skewed 1 Cup Quinoa Method: Rinse quinoa Cook quinoa for 5 minutes. Chop/dice all vegetables and chicken breast. Heat oil on high heat Brown chicken Add garlic, onion, carrot and celery; cook for 5 minutes Add oregano, cumin and paprika Add chicken broth and tomatoes pulp Simmer for 10-15 minutes Nutritive Value: Calories    Carbs    Proteins   [...]

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Palak Carrot Roti

Serving 6 Medium Ingredients 1 Cup Bajra Flour (Black Millet) 1/2 Cup Carrot grated 1/2 Cup Palak (Spinach) chopped 1 Tea_Sp Green Chillies Paste 1 Tea_Sp Garlic Paste 2 Tea_Sp Oil 1 Table_Sp Lemon Juice *Add to taste: Salt,Pepper *Flour for rolling Method: Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into semi-soft dough using enough warm water  Divide the dough into 3 equal portions and roll out each portion into a circle of 75 mm (2.5") diameter, using a little bajra flour for rolling Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each [...]

Quick and Easy Diwali Sweet Recipes

Baked Multi grain Karanji (Serves 2) Ingredients: For outer layer 1 1/2 Cup Multi Grain Flour 10 Grams Ghee 1/8 teaspoon Salt For Filling 1/8th Cup Almonds, Coarsely Powdered 1/8th Cup Pistas, Coarsely Powdered 1/8th Cup Raisins, Cut into halves 1 Teaspoon Cardamom Powder, Freshly powdered 1 Teaspoon Flaxseeds 1 Teaspoon Pumpkin Seeds Recipe: Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius Combine the Flour, Ghee and salt in a bowl, mix it until the mixture resembles a coarse meal Sprinkle water onto the crumbly dough and with your hands push the dough from the sides to the [...]

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A Guide To Healthy Living-Eating Healthy while Eating Out

Healthy living, is living in a healthy way and implies physical, mental and spiritual capacity of a person to make healthy choices Hunger can strike at any hour of the clock. It could be when you are waiting for your bus, driving through the town, working long hours at the office or just while taking a long walk. And this is what changes your track and lands you on the door of your nearest restaurant. More and more people now [...]

Raksha Bandhan Special Recipe: Healthy Oats and Beetroot Cake

Serving:  7 piece Ingredients: 40 grams Rava (Semolina) 20 grams Maida (Refined flour) 40 grams Oats 50 grams Beetroot 30 grams Butter 30 grams Sugar 2 tablespoon Honey 2 tablespoon Flax seeds 2 tablespoon low fat milk 1 tablespoon Walnut 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla essence Recipe: Pre heat oven at 180 degree C for 15-20 minutes, grease and dust the cake tin. Roast Semolina and Oats separately Cream Butter, Sugar and Honey Semi boil 1 small Beetroot and blenderize it and use 2-3 tablespoon of the Beetroot pulp Take 2 tablespoon of Flax seeds flour and mix [...]

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Importance of Functional Foods in your Diet Plan for Weight Loss

Balanced Diet plan for Weight Loss is incomplete without the incorporation correct functional foods A healthy diet plan for weight loss includes all the necessary nutrients required by your body within the limits of your daily calorie intake. It is found that certain food and food components have beneficial physiological and psychological effects except from that of providing nutrients.Such foods are called as Functional foods. Functional food is food which is given an additional function (often one related to health-promotion or [...]

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5 Foods To Boost Healthy Living Of Your Brain

5 Foods To Boost Healthy Living of your Brain We need food not just to please our taste-buds but to provide fuel and energy for our healthy living and to keep us active throughout the day. And more importantly we need food to provide fuel to the most important organ of our body i.e. the brain and the central nervous system. A proper balanced diet goes a long way in keeping us energetic and alert. Lack of certain nutrients or [...]