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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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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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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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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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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Goa’s bounty: Musk Melon (Cucumis melo)

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Musk melon is a delicious fruit available in India throughout the year. In Goa, musk melons, locally called chibad, are abundant in the rainy season. When over ripe…

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Spice highlight –
Pepper corns

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Locally known as “Kali Miri” HEALTH BENEFITS Black pepper corn is a common spice used in Goa. Black pepper is known

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Spice highlight –
Saffron

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Locally known as Kesar in India.   HEALTH BENEFITS Saffron contains many plant derived chemical compounds that are known to have anti-oxidant, health promoting and disease preventing properties.

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