Green Tea – the new elixir of health

Indeed it has taken over the morning cuppa o’ tea. Welcome to the healthiest drink available today! Green tea! Available with a variety of herbs and flavors, it is indeed a treat for the body and mind. We swear by it and after reading about its powerful health benefits, you’ll be a fan too. Full of anti-oxidants Anti- oxidants are essential for the body in every possible way. From Alzheimer’s to Diabetes, anti- oxidants work for your body by neutralizing the free radicals present after consuming food. Green tea is…

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Avocados: 10 reasons why everyone loves them

It has sealed its place as a part of pop culture, and has given us a reason to love our greens. A rock star in our super-food series, Avocados have a huge amount of benefits and add that required boost to your diet. If you aren’t yet a fan of this food, check out our list below and jump right on the bandwagon. Delicious, creamy, nutty Use them in any way. The nutty hint of the fruit and creamy texture makes it a perfect spread after being mashed up. What…

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All you need to know about Flax seeds

With all the miracle and super foods we’ve covered in our super-food series, flax seeds add to the richness of this group of foods. Tiny as they are, they are packed with a bunch of nutrients which make them a good addition to your diet. While most people who consume flax seeds eat it raw, you can also add it your homemade bread dough or bake it in cookies. Besides others, the top benefits of flax seeds are listed below. Reduces Insulin levels Good news for all those dealing with…

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5 reasons why Salmon is more than just yummy

This fish besides many other health benefits has been proven to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve brain functions as well. Salmon is also believed by many to protect the skin from the sun and the damaging effects of UV rays. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should definitely include our new entrant in the super food series in your diet. Omega-3 Fatty Acids A 100 gram serving of Salmon contains around 2.4 grams of Omega-3 fatty acids, also called the healthy fats,  which are known to have…

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Kale and hearty: 10 reasons why you should eat Kale

Another entrant in our super-food series, Kale belongs to the cabbage family of greens. Holding its own in a league of other super healthy greens like broccoli and brussels sprouts, this super food is a nutrient powerhouse. Packed with all the right vitamins and minerals, this vegetable comes in different types, the purple leaves and the more common, green kale. Vitamin powerhouse: Kale contains multiple vitamins that aid in multiple functions of the human body. The vitamin C content is among the highest present in any single food item. It…

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7 benefits of Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is another super-food that is part of the diet of most health- conscious individuals. Yogurt in general is know to be rich in nutrients and is considered a lovely dessert option instead of ice-creams and other fatty treats. Greek yogurt manufacturers make sure that excess water, lactose, and minerals are drained out of the yogurt and what’s left is a creamy, rich yogurt with less sugar and more carbs. This extra step is a boon to people who have lactose intolerance as Greek yogurt is easier to digest…

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Quinoa: The latest Super-food on the block

Move past kale and green tea, the latest food making its entry into the coveted Super-food list is a small grain-like seed, called Quinoa. While technically a seed, it can be prepared like rice, barley or other whole wheat grains. That isn’t all, it cools faster than your current breakfast super-food staple – oatmeal. There are 3 types of Quinoa, red, white and black. It is available in most supermarkets and grocery stores. Always ensure that the packaging is not damaged, as moisture can affect it like any other grain. Also…

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