Tips n Facts

Some useful tips and facts related to Health and Food :

Health Tips
  • Drink minimum 8 glasses of water daily for good health.
  • A minimum of 6-7 hours of sleep is essential for your body.
  • Daily brisk walk of 30 minutes will keep you fit and healthy.

Food Tips
  • To make soft idlis, add some cooked rice or soaked Poha/Aval while grinding the rice.
  • For storing coriander leaves fresh for a long time, remove any non-green leaves if present. Spread them and dry them completely and wrap in a paper towel. Store in a plastic bag and refrigerate it.
  • For cooking toor dal faster, add a little turmeric and few drops of oil. Pre soaking for 20-30 minutes also helps to cook the dal well.
  • To make soft and fluffy omelettes, beat the egg mixture with a little water or milk.
  • While making pakodas, add a little rice flour along with the besan to get crispy pakodas.

Health Facts
  • Water

Have you thought about the Water? It makes about 60% of our body weight. Water is required by various systems of our body.It helps to flush out all toxins from body, regulate metabolism etc.Dehydration can result in energy loss and can lead to various diseases.Drink minimum 8 glasses of water daily for good health.
  • Sleep

A good night's Sleep is very essential to your body. A person needs atleast 6-7 hours of sleep a day. This not only refreshes your body, but also reduces the stress in you. It also helps to improve concentration, to be fresh and smart next day. Read more on sleep and health here.
  • Walking

Walking is the most simplest and effective exercise you can do. A brisk walk for 30 minutes daily will help to keep you fit and healthy.

Food Facts

  • Cumin
 Cumin is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum. Cumin is the second most popular spice in the world.It is a good source of iron and manganese. It helps in digestion.
  • Mint
Mint is a natural herb which is very aromatic. Mint has many medicinal properties. It mainly aids in good digestion and also used to prevent nausea, stomach pain and even cold. It is rich in Vitamin A and C.
  • Curry Leaf
Curry Leaves are indispensable in our cooking, but always left out while eating. It's a great antioxidant, mainly aids to prevent digestive and kidney disorders. It's good for healthy hair, oral health and also for diabetic people. They also contain Iron.
  • Lemon Tea
Lemon tea helps to stabilize the digestive system. Its also an antiseptic which can prevent various infections. It even helps to flush out toxins from the body and refreshes your body. Adding a little ginger and honey too makes it more effective.
  • Ginger
Ginger has been a natural remedy for various ailments and been used for ages. It helps to calm the upset stomach, prevents morning sickness, heartburn and nausea. It also acts as an aid to prevent cold, cough and congestion.
  • Beetroot
Beetroot is a colourful vegetable with immense medicinal uses. It's a great source of folic acid and vitamin C, also rich in minerals. Beet greens can also be used which is high in calcium, iron, Vitamins A and C. Beetroots can cleanse our system, increases haemoglobin and also purifies blood.

  • Oats
Oats is very healthy and it should be included as a part of our daily diet. They contain high dietary fibre and can help to reduce blood sugar levels, cholesterol levels. It also helps to maintain our weight.


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