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Why Should You Use Ginger, Garlic and Turmeric in Your Cooking?

My granny’s favorite was these ginger, turmeric and garlic and she made it a point to add it to every day cooking whether the recipe needed it or not. The result, she was hale and healthy and had a long life. In this post we will discuss the health benefits of ginger, garlic and turmeric. […]

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Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a plant belonging to the nightshade family. Ashwagandha in Sanskrit means horse’s smell. It has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine.  Health benefits of Ashwagandha Researchers at the Banaras Hindu University have found out that it contains many antioxidants. Scholars from the University of Leipzig have found Ashwagandha increases the cognitive […]

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Role of Antioxidants in Maintaining Optimal Health

Antioxidants protect the cells against the action of free radicals. Now these free radicals are harmful substances which damage cells and play a part in the occurrence of heart disease, cancer and various other diseases. The antioxidant substances include beta carotene, lutein, lycopene, selenium, vitamins A, C and E. The foods that are rich in […]

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How To Reduce Food Cravings?

Recently I read in an article that a drug made from the saliva of the Gila monster lizard is effective in reducing food cravings. This Gila lizard is North America’s largest lizard. After reading that, my food cravings for jelly chocolates and chocolate chip cookies, ran away to the other side of the universe. You […]

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Essential Five Super Foods

Super foods are those which are high in nutrients or phyto-chemicals and provide a host of health benefits. In this post let us discuss five essential super foods. Low fat yogurt   It adds years to your life. Good quality yogurt contains living bacteria which provides a lot of health benefits. Yogurt enhances immune response, […]

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What Is The Danger Of Having A Pot Belly?

Belated mother’s day wishes to all moms out there! This post is especially dedicated for all you moms who desire a slim, trim belly just like the gorgeous models who adorn the pages of magazines. Recently I read an article which took the life out of me. It declared a larger waist to hip ratio […]

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Health Benefits of the Treasures From the Beehive

The world of bees is fascinating, interesting and bubbles up with so much health benefits, that it would be wise if you spend some time, to know about its secrets. While writing this post I was literally transferred to the magical world of bees. Hope this post has the same effect on you once you […]