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Special Food for Diabetics

Diabetes has come up as one of the most deadly lifestyle diseases in recent time. Its contribution to being a cause of death is increasing by the day.It is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is not able to produce enough insulin required by the body or when it cannot use the produced insulin effectively.  It leads to higher levels of concentrated glucose in the blood.Some of the symptoms of diabetes include recurrent urination, blurred vision, tingling in the limbs, etc. Although these...

South Beach Diet Program

The South Beach Diet is all the rage but what does it mean? It is a diet that comes with the punch line ‘neither low fat nor low carb’. This diet believes in eating moderate amounts and the right kind of foods.The South Beach Diet does not starve the body, changes your eating habits and establishes a strict regimen. And the best thing is, you never have to worry about overeating or consuming too many calories or fats.With many celebrities following this diet, it is gaining popularity in many countries...

Sneaking In Fruits And Vegetables In Your Diet

Every diet plan or health expert mentions how important fresh fruits and vegetables are for us to stay healthy and fit. But the truth is not all of us jump up and grab the first fruit available to munch on and in fact hesitate to have even two decent portion of fruit.

You should understand that just because the diet plan says you have to eat fruits and veggies it doesn’t mean you survive only on salads, instead come up with new and creative recipes wherein you can include fruits too. In the end you have a healthy meal that is tasty too.



Vegetables can be added to smoothies and juices, though you will be deprived of the fibers that are present in them, you will still be able to consume the required nutrition. But once you are used to it, try and consume the juices without straining it.

In fruit juices you can leave in bits of fruits back so that there’s something to chew while you are sipping your smoothie or juice.You can try various combinations of fruits and veggies and give your taste buds something to munch on.

Though vegetables are good for health, eating them plain may be difficult for those who are finicky about their vegetables. Cook the vegetables just the right amount and inculcate tastes in them that you actually like. You may roast or grill them, add your favorite nuts to it or make delicious sauces in which you can dip your vegetables in.You can also puree your vegetables and add the to your favorite gravy so that you get the nutrition of the vegetable without actually tasting them.

You can also make different kinds of soups, that is the best way to cook and eat vegetables without noticing them. Also, with little tricks, you can modify the taste of the vegetables to suit your taste buds, for eg: bitter vegetables can be soaked in salt water overnight to reduce its bitterness.

It is true that we eat with our eyes first, so try presenting your meal in different creative ways so that they look appealing enough to be put in your mouth. Spend some extra time and effort in presenting the food well.



Give your taste buds sometime to adjust to the new taste, space out the meals well so that you get accustomed to it and dont get bored of the taste. You can explore new tastes by eating exotic fruits and vegetables and adding new spices and condiments to it.




Sinfully Good Marble Cake Recipe

Learn how to make delightfully rich and delicious marble cake where you can literally savour duo or trio cakes in one.Marble Cake RecipeYou can constantly experiment with the marbleizing effect whenever you bake this cake that turns out to be really soft and delicious while also being a visual treat. Preparation Time: 15 minutesBaking Time: 50-60 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour, 15 minutesServes: 4-6IngredientsFine or extra-fine sugar (180 grams)Self-raising flour (200 grams)Softened Margarine/butter...

Significance of Pulses

Pulses form one of the core and essential component of a person’s diet schedule. They are the most common staple food which is renowned worldwide.These are great store houses of proteins as the protein content found is 20 to 30 percent and also has abundance of Amino acid. This is the reason these are regarded as “Meat for Vegetarians.”Different kinds of pulses are also cultivated based on different weather conditions. Developed Countries like United Nations, Australia and Canada export diverse ...

Significance of Cereals

Rice, Wheat, Maize, Millets, Oats, and Barley are the major cereals, but have we ever pondered over their significance? Cereals are used as staple food worldwide and are cultivated in large quantities.  They are convenient crops as they are easy to grow and are transported without taking much pain.Cereals are regarded as the storehouse of nutrition. The consumption of cereals is regarded as a secret of healthy living and a healthy diet. Cereals are the components, which come in the category of Carbohydrates...

Side Effects Of Too Much Protein In Diet

Protein is one of the important ingredients in a balanced, healthy diet. It helps your body strengthen the muscles, blood and immune system.Also, in case your body isnt getting enough energy from carbohydrates and fat, protein takes its place to ensure your body gets enough fuel to keep up with the daily activities. Deficiency in protein leads to loss of muscle mass, loss of immunity, weakening of circulatory and respiratory system. But protein if consumed in high quantities you may suffer certain...

Sensational Potato Skins Recipe

Effortlessly garner brownie points by whipping up these deliciously simple recipes that leave the humble nutrient-rich potato skins (jackets) intact.Potato Skins RecipeCheck out the incredible versatility of Potato Skins Recipe by simply modifying the stuffing or by either oven-baking, deep-frying or using both methods in conjunction to prepare the dishes. Shrimp Salad Stuffed Potato SkinsPreparation Time: 25 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutesIngredientsYoung potatoes...

Savor The Wholesome Goodness of Oat Bran Muffins

You probably are missing out on the healthiest part of an extremely healthy and nutritious food. Oat Bran, or the external husk of the oat kernel, is usually junked during the milling of oats. However, Oat Bran contains high deposits of dietary fiber and numerous other nutrients, like minerals and salts like potassium. Of late, health conscious people have been demanding for ‘whole grain’ oats, where the oat bran is not discarded from the oats. This makes for a healthy diet, and adds the necessary...

Satisfying Sweet Rice Recipe

Nothing gives one as much satiety, texture and flavour as rice and when it is offered as a tempting dessert, then not many can resist its temptation. Any hot-blooded Asian will vouch for this fact. Elucidated herewith are two different ways of preparing sweet rice that can be eaten as a quick snack or served as dessert.Sweet Rice Recipe (In Rice cooker)Flavourful sweet rice is quite appealing to the eyes and palate with its delicate combination of rice, condiments and dry fruits cooked to perfection...

Salmon With Mango Salsa Recipe

Salmon with mango salsa is a very famous finger food, which is easy to prepare and is well suited for any kinds of parties. So, prepare it for your guests and earn some brownie points for your cooking skills.Difficulty Level: EasyServings Per Recipe: 6Preparation Time Required: 15-20 MinutesCooking Time Required: 10-15 MinutesIngredients Required6 salmon fillets, skinless1 small red onion, finely chopped4 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice1 large ripe mango, peeled and pittedSalt, to taste2 small ...

Rotation Diet

The word rotation means alteration, change etc, thus when you find the same word figuring with diet you must be quite surprised at the first go. However, interesting the whole concept might seem but the whole diet plan in itself is further unique and effective too.The rotation diet is one of the most useful and easy to formulate diet plan when you are looking for some serious weight loss. Losing weight means managing your calories better and thereby eating what will only give you the bit you require...

Rice with Vegetables

You often find yourself in a hurry and want to quickly prepare some food and want to make something nutritious as well and wonder about whether there is something that is both easy and quick and yet healthy. We all have rice and vegetables in our kitchen so get it out and begin.Cho one onion lengthwise and put oil in a pressure cooker and make the onions pink. Now add some garlic and ginger paste and one green chilli cut lengthwise so that it can be removed easily. Cook it of two minutes. Now add...

Rheumatoid Diet

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune inflammatory disease that affects joints as well as internal organs of the body.Unlike the osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis affects multiple joints and cause inflammation on the tissues surrounding the joints as well as the internal organs and hence it is referred as systemic disease and also called as rheumatoid disease.The patient may have joint pain, fatigue, lack of energy, muscle pain, stiffness of joints, functional disabilities etc. The symptoms of...

Red – The Color of Health

The very color red brings to your mind various associations such as death, danger, vitality and much more. Now here is one more word that you can associate with red and that is ‘health’.Red fruits and vegetables are highly nutritious food items and they can even save you from life threatening diseases like cancer- now doesn’t that sound interesting? Nutrients such as lycopene, hesperidin and ellagic acid in red fruits and veggies help combat cancer, maintain blood pressure, cholesterol levels ...

Reasons For Gaining Weight

The secret of losing weight lies in taking control of our blood sugar levels. For this we need to understand how the type and amount of food we eat influences our blood sugar level.Our blood sugar level gets affected when we skip meals by going on a crash diet or by fasting. When we restrict the amount of food provided to our body, our metabolism slows down.  Thus, we don’t burn calories but contrarily start to accumulate them. Hence the fat burning process stops and we gain weight.Our blood sugar...

Quick To Make Chicken Curry Recipe

Chicken curry is one of a typical lip smacking Indian gravy. It is one of the most basic non veg dishes prepared in everyday Indian cuisine. It is prepared with chicken and spices. It is best accompanied with wheat bread or rice. It is easy to cook and makes a wholesome meal. Chicken curry is rich in protein and is liked equally by children and adults. The nutritional benefits of this dish has been undermined but I will say the fine blend of all the spices not only makes this dish tasty but very...

Quick Diets For Weight Loss

Obesity is a growing concern as everyone is becoming conscious of their looks. The market is already flooding with various diets, weight loss supplements, institutes which guarantee weight loss in just a few months etc. Everyone advises a combination of a healthy diet and regular exercising to those who wish to lose weight.However, there are few sure shot-diet tips to get you started right at home. A diet is not a period of starving your body to quickly lose a few kilograms. It is a way of eating...

Quick Chutneys

It is always good to have a variety of chutneys stored in the fridge. They are great for unexpected guests as you can use them as dips or in sandwiches. There are a lot of different chutneys you can choose from. Here are the recipes for some of them.One is the tomato and green chutney recipe. For this take a thick bottom pan and add one and a half kilos of green tomatoes cut in to pieces, 500 grams of onions finely chopped and about five apples. Remove the skin and cut the apples and then put. To...

Pros And Cons Of Drinking Coffee

One of the most controversial beverages that almost every one enjoys is coffee. Many researches have taken place to prove that coffee is either bad or it is good for our health. All the scientists have been experimenting on the effects of coffee on our health, but till date they haven’t been able to prove anything with surety.But, just ask yourself one question. If coffee was so bad for us, why almost every adult consumes it on a daily basis? Why are there so many coffee shops that have open these...