July 20, 2018
WHAT IS KOMBUCHA Kombucha, known as the “immortal health elixir,” originated in the Far East more than a 100 years ago. Kombucha is a sweet and tangy probiotic fermented drink that is a mixture of both black tea and sugar. It helps in maintaining the health of our body because of the many minerals and vitamins present in it. The fermentation process works by the bacteria and yeast and takes a maximum of 12 days to complete. This is also known as SCOBY. Kombucha has a wide range of benefits, some of which have been proven by scientific research and...
June 26, 2017
Spinach is a desirable leafy green known for aiding in good health. It restores energy, improves the quality of blood and increases vitality. Spinach is rich in iron. Take note that iron plays a central role in the proper functioning of red blood cells which help in transporting oxygen around the body, in energy production and DNA synthesis. Spinach also happens to be a very efficient source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid as well as being a good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2. Vitamin K is important for maintaining bone health....
June 18, 2017
For a bit of background, Buckwheat is a plant that is cultivated for its grain-like seeds and as a cover crop. You might not know this, but it is also known as common buckwheat, and even Japanese buckwheat or silver hull buckwheat. It is possible that you might have seen this plant in a number of diets. This is because Buckwheat has a number of dietary and health-related benefits. Nature is full of such products, and it will do you good if you add them to your diet too. Health Benefits of Buckwheat Buckwheat is a great source of high quality, easily digestible...
June 06, 2017
Avocados are known for their pear shape and their hard skin. Cutting an avocado can be quite a hassle, especially because it has a massive seed in between. However, despite all this, avocados happen to be used in various recipes for soups, salads, sandwiches to main courses and even in dessert. They are famously known as a superfood and are part of a numerous diet. Avocados can be used in many different ways for different purposes! Let’s see what they are! Here are some ways to use an avocado: You can make smoothies using an avocado. Not only does...
August 05, 2016
Almonds It is recommended that runners eat a small handful of almonds at least three to five times a week. They are an great source of vitamin E, which is an antioxidant that many runners lack because there are very few good food sources of it. Studies show that eating nuts regularly lowers your cholesterol levels, decreases your risk of heart disease, and may also help to protect you against cancer. Yoghurts One cup of Greek Yoghurt provides 13 grams of protein and 40 percent calcium, so this is the perfect snack. Yoghurt with live cultures provides the healthy bacteria...