The Therapeutic Banana Is A Sacred Ayurveda Fruit

Banana: A Sacred Ayurveda Fruit “Bananas are one of the most widely consumed fruits in the world for good reasons. Most parts of the Banana Plant is edible. The edible parts of the plant are a rich source of fibre, minerals – potassium, Magnesium and vitamins – A, B6, C and D. Eating them could help lower blood pressure, reduce the risks of strokes and maintains a good healthy bowel movement.” In India, every part of the Banana Plant has been utilized as food, medicine, art and craft, packaging material, cosmetic and more. This plant is considered sacred and is a part of … Continue reading The Therapeutic Banana Is A Sacred Ayurveda Fruit

Amaranth (Cholai) – a Hearty Vegetable

Amaranth Superfood Rich in Iron & Calcium What is Amaranth? Amaranth Leaves – Power house of Nutrition Cholai comes in two varieties, green stemmed leaf and red stemmed. The red stemmed variety is more sour than the green stemmed variety. A few years back, the seeds (rajgira) of the plant had gained much popularity for their health benefiting properties because of which they were caped under the superfood segment. But tracing back history, amaranth seeds were the staple food of the Aztecs and have been used for centuries to make many dishes. Health Benefits of Amarnath(Cholai): Some of the health … Continue reading Amaranth (Cholai) – a Hearty Vegetable

Jamun or Black Plum Juicy and Delicious Summer Fruit

Jamun or Black Plum Juicy and Delicious Summer Fruit Jamun or Black plum is an important summer fruit, associated with many health and medicinal benefits. Jamun is known by different names such as jambul, jambas, jamun, jambolan, rajaman, kala jamun, neredu, naval, nerale, jamali, java plum, black plum and blackberry. The jamun fruit has a sweet and sour flavor and is known to be quite astringent, although this taste can vary depending on when you pick the fruit from.  Black plums contain a significant amount of vitamin C, iron, magnesium, B-family vitamins, and dietary fiber, as well as potassium, vitamin A and … Continue reading Jamun or Black Plum Juicy and Delicious Summer Fruit

Health Benefits of Almonds

Amazing Health Benefits of Almonds #ayurvedafact: Almonds if eaten without soaking, they can aggravate Pitta in the blood. The best way to prepare them is to soak them overnight and peel the skin off in the morning. Then you can blend them with dates and raisins, which also reduce Pitta aggravation in the blood. Eat up to 10 almonds in the morning and evening. Almonds are a simple, convenient and delicious snack. It is one of the richest sources of health promoting compounds among nuts. Just a handful of almonds will provide you with quite a bit of the daily … Continue reading Health Benefits of Almonds

Surprising Health Benefits of Cabbage

Cabbage Powerful Food Cabbage is powerful. Cabbages are important members of the brassica family which also includes broccoli, cauliflower and brussel sprouts. These are large, round and leafy vegetables that are believed to have originated in the Eastern Mediterranean and Asia Minor. Modern nutritional science understands its power comes from its high sulfur and vitamin C content. Either way – it’s worth adding this Power food to your weekly diet. There are many different types of cabbages with different taste and uses. They include: green cabbage, Nappa cabbage, red cabbage, savoy cabbage, bok choy and brussel sprouts. They can be … Continue reading Surprising Health Benefits of Cabbage