Oh this superfood called chia seeds!

Chia seeds used to be for Chia pets, but not anymore. In the past 5 to 10 years Chia has become the superfood that everyone is raving about. Although it has been popular only for the last few years, Chia seeds have been around for thousands of years. The Mayans used Chia seeds for strength,…

Amazing health benefits of ginger

ginger

Ginger! Oh ginger! This pungent miracle root found its beginning in India and China and is known in ancient Indian and Chinese medicine to prevent and cure several health disorders. Its close relatives are turmeric and galangal who are also equally equipped with wonderful healing properties. We are going to talk about those relatives very…

A miracle called Cayenne Pepper

cayenne pepper

Cayenne pepper, scientifically called as capsicum is also known as cow-horn pepper and is related to bell peppers, jalapeños and paprika. Cayenne pepper is grown in tropical regions with temperate climates. It is used in powder form in cooking, as flakes for sprinkling on food and extracts are used to make supplements. I am sure…

Grab a fresh squeezed citrus juice

orange juice

Drink a glass of fresh squeezed orange juice along with your iron supplement. The vitamin C in the orange juice boosts the absorption of iron in food. Oranges have been discovered to have a wide range of phytonutrients called flavonoids. Flavonoid compounds called naringin in grapefruit and hesperidin in oranges have several healing properties like…

Turmeric – The wonder food of Gods!

turmeric

Turmeric, which I love to call a miracle medicine of the gods has been used by the Indians and Chinese for thousands of years to not only flavor and color their food, but also to heal and prevent several disorders of the body. The polyphenol called curcumin which renders curry powder yellow has much more…