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Sprouted Bajra khichdi

Sprouted Bajra khichdi

SPROUTED BAJRA KHICHDI Enjoy this steaming hot khichdi in such a chilly weather. Even I tried this for first time. High fibre content helps in weight loss, controlling cholesterol, triglyceride. This khichdi is an easy recipe. It is a one-dish…

Bajra the warming cereal

Bajra the warming cereal

Bajra is known as pearl millet, black millet and green millet. In Indian languages, pearl millet is bajra (Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Bengali), bajri (Rajasthani, Gujarati and Marathi), sajje (Kannada), kambu (Tamil), kambam (Malayalam) and sajjalu in Telugu. Bajra is…

Follow 80-20 plan

Follow 80-20 plan

Christmas season special Follow the 80/20 plan: Eighty percent of the year, you’ll exercise regularly & eat well. Know that you’ll slip 20 percent of the time due to festivals, holidays & work. When you accept this, you’re more likely…

Nuts and oilseeds to keep you warm in winters

Nuts and oilseeds to keep you warm in winters

Nuts and oilseeds to keep you warm in winter Nuts and oilseeds: Almonds, walnuts, cashewnuts, raisins, apricots, peanuts, black and white sesame seeds and flax seeds are nutrition-packed for cold days. They are rich in heart-healthy fats, fiber, magnesium and…

Herbs, spices and condiments to keep you warm in winter

Herbs, spices and condiments to keep you warm in winter

Herbs, spices and condiments to keep you warm in winter. Herbs, spices and condiments: incorporate ginger, garlic, cinnamon, pepper, clove, methi seeds, saffron, turmeric and cloves into one’s daily diet. Besides generating heat, spices like cinnamon, ginger, tur meric, garlic,…

Whole grains and pulses to keep you warm in winters

Whole grains and pulses to keep you warm in winters

Whole grains and pulses to keep you warm in winter. Keep yourself warm and drive away infections this winter with these heat-generating foods. Certain foods have a more warming effect than others, known as “diet induced thermognesis”, this effect is…