Goa’s Bounty: Cucumber (Cucumis sativas)

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Cucumber is a widely cultivated plant in India. Cucumber or “kakdi” in Hindi is known as “Taushe” in Konkani. The nutritional value of cucumbers makes it a healthy…

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The Sunshine Vitamin

Saturday, April 27, 2013

A couple of months back, I was constantly suffering from aches and pain, weakness and exhaustion, and even a good night’s sleep did not help. So, I decided…

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Post-workout snacks and how to tell when you really need one

Saturday, April 27, 2013

According to exercise experts, if you exercise at a moderate– to high–intensity level for 90 minutes or longer, you should consume a healthy snack within 30 minutes post–exercise.

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Goa’s Bounty : Cluster Beans (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba)

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Cluster beans, locally known as chidki-midki in Goa, are a type of green beans that are grown abundantly in India. The dried seeds of cluster beans are processed…

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Spice Highlight
Fenugreek seeds (Methi)

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Commonly known in India as “methi” HEALTH BENEFITS Fenugreek seeds are known for their long list of health

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Flax seed – A natural wonder

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Flax seeds have been consumed for over a thousand years. They are gaining popularity again due to the various health benefits that they offer. These tiny seeds are…

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Goa Bounty:
Beet Greens (Beta Vulgaris)

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Beet leaves, commonly known as beet greens, are the tasty nutritious leafy part of beetroots and in fact have a higher nutritional value than the roots. Many people…

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