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Little known sources of omega 3 inside your pantry!

Since a very young age, we have been watching advertisements of Fish Oil supplements. It’s embedded on our subconscious that “if you want omega 3, turn to commercial Fish Oil supplements” And if you are somewhat health-conscious you would know that walnuts and flax seeds are good sources of omega 3 as well. And then there […]

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Vegetarian Diet Series: Science-Backed Health Benefits Of Vegetarian Diet.

Once upon a time, they did a 20 year long extensive and intensive study on people in China and found out that (amongst numerous other things) that people who avoided eating meats and animal products and ate predominantly grains, fruits, and vegetables tend to enjoy longer and healthier life! Boom! The world went gaga and […]

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RUSHICHI BHAJI- A NUTRITIOUS WAY TO CELEBRATE GANESHOTSAV

“RUSHICHI BHAJI” athavla ka kahi? (Did you remember?). If not, here I am to make you nostalgic about our tradition and it’s health benefits. Ganeshotsava is my favorite festival for years. But apart from modak, the recipe which ruled my heart during this festival was “RUSHICHI BHAJI”. Yes, you heard it right. Well, I am […]

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Indian Traditional Mango Recipes: The North & East Edition!

In this part, we will escape to the north and the east to see how they like to savor their mangoes… Let us look at traditional mango recipes from the Bengalis, RajasthanisPunjabisis, the northeastern Assamese, Meghalayan Kashmiri and natives of Uttarakhand.   If you have not read the first part, quickly go take a look and […]

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Indian Traditional Mango Recipes: The South India Expedition!

Though most often feared, mangoes have great regard in our mythology. Apart from enjoying it as a fruit, mangoes are used in preparations of pickles, curries, raita, dals throughout the country. Here we shall explore few uncommon, traditionally prepared mango dishes in the southern half of the country namely, Tamilians, Keralites, Andhras, Kannada, Maharashtrians, Gujaratis, […]

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Black Jamun [Part II]: Health Benefits & Recipes Takeaway…

In the previous part, we learned about how the Jamun fruit, as well as seeds, could help manage diabetes. In this part, we will explore other benefits this fruit has to offer and also some desi preparations.  Amongst them, is a common beverage called Kala-khatta, a spicy, tangy beverage and a preferred ‘gola’ (Indian ice […]

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