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

Surya Namaskar For Weight Loss and Yoga Asana Health Benefits

Surya Namaskar: a sequence of 12 yoga postures The Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar) In Hindu mythology, the sun god is worshipped as a symbol of health and immortal life. The Rig Veda declares that “Surya is the Soul, both of the moving and unmoving beings”. The Sun Salutation originated as a series of prostrations to the sun. The logical conclusion is that the sun is the life or energy source for this planet and is an element in everything we eat, drink or breathe. The Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskara, is a Yoga practice comprises a sequence of 12 yoga postures, … Continue reading Surya Namaskar For Weight Loss and Yoga Asana Health Benefits

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

Benefits of Miswak

Benefits of Miswak The miswak (miswaak, siwak, sewak, السواك) is a teeth cleaning twig made from a twig of the Salvadora persica tree (known as arak in Arabic). A traditional alternative to the modern toothbrush, it has a long, well-documented history and is reputed for its medicinal benefits. Studies indicate that Salvadora persica extract exhibits low antimicrobial activity compared to other oral disinfectants and anti-plaque agents like Triclosan and Chlorhexidine Gluconate. In addition to strengthening the gums, preventing tooth decay and eliminating toothaches, the miswak is also said to halt further increase in decay that has already set in. Furthermore, … Continue reading Benefits of Miswak

Amla Murabba Health Benefits

Amla Murabba Amla murabba may be taken every morning as a tonic. Amla is a very rich source of Vitamin C. According to Ayurvedic Medicines, 100g of amla juice contains as much vitamin C as two fresh oranges. A murabba made from amla is traditionally used as a general health tonic to sharpen the mind and relieve fatigue. Being a rich source of Vitamin C and containing antioxidant property, Amla Murabba improves and reinforces the immune system. Amla is one of the natural richest source of vitamin C. Along with it, Amla also contains minerals, polyphenols, iron, protein, carbohydrate, and fiber. It is … Continue reading Amla Murabba Health Benefits

Black Raisins Is Yet Another Super Healthy Tiny Fruit

Health Benefits of Black Raisins Raisins contribute to your daily fruit intake and deliver energy. … When grapes are dehydrated to produce raisins, the nutrients become more concentrated, making a handful of raisins a snack rich in B vitamins, iron and potassium. Besides nutrients,raisins are also a good source of carbohydrates for energy. Why Black Raisins Are Good For You? Raisins and nuts are both high-energy-density foods, meaning they have small serving sizes but high calorie counts. That means they’re not optimal for weight loss. However, since they are rich in nutrients like fiber and healthy fats, they are healthy … Continue reading Black Raisins Is Yet Another Super Healthy Tiny Fruit