Goa’s Bounty: Sweet Potatoes (Ipomoea batatas)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Sweet potato is a starchy root vegetable that is considered as one of the most nutritious food. It is a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and…

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Smart Snacking

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Healthy snacks are an important part of a balanced diet. Most nutritionists agree that one should snack between meals and recommend the same. The key to healthy snacking…

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Goa’s bounty: Ridge Gourd (Luffa acutangula)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Ridge gourd is a very popular vegetable. It is locally known as Gonsaale in Goa and Turai in some other parts of the India. It is a nutrition…

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Spice Highlights
Mint Leaves (Pudina)

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Commonly known in India as “Pudina“.   HEALTH BENEFITS Mint is one of the most versatile plants. It has a distinct aroma, pleasing flavour and cooling effect. It…

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The nutritional benefits of Mango – The King of all fruits

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

With the arrival of summer, the markets are flooded with a variety of mangoes. Mango is one of the most nutritionally rich fruits. Aptly known as the king…

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Beat the post Christmas blues – Tips to lose that festival weight

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Post Christmas and New Year’s Eve, you are often left wondering how to get back in shape. Your top priority is to undo the damage caused by the…

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Delightful Recipe: Sweet Potato Salad

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Soft sweet potatoes, juicy apples and crunchy capsicum provide an exciting mix and match.

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Survive the Holiday Season

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Waist management during the Holiday Season This year, when your social schedule begins to expand during the holidays, your waistline doesn’t have to.During the holiday season, most people…

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Exercise, Nutrition and Diabetes

Saturday, October 21, 2017

An alarmingly increasing number of Indians are being diagnosed with some type of diabetes, or high blood sugar. As we continue to consume too much food and

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Understanding emotional eating

Friday, March 6, 2015

Our bodies respond to the way we feel.  When you are stressed out, anxious or upset, your body tries to cover up these negative emotions by trying to…

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