20 Exotic Fruits To Consider Adding To Your Diet

20 Exotic Fruits To Consider Adding To Your Diet

We see a variety of fruits displayed in the local markets every day, from apples, bananas, guavas, pineapples, watermelons and the list goes on and on. However, eating same type of fruit on a regular basis can be boring unless you try new recipes with them every day (which is practically not … Read more

What is a Siliment Leaf?

A collection of spices with some bay leaves

The term ‘siliment leaves’ may not be very well known. This is because they’re another, uncommon term for West Indian bay leaves (also known as pimenta racemosa). They’re often used in Caribbean cuisine and are usually more fragrant than the Turkish, California, Indian, or Indonesian version of bay leaves.  Even those who … Read more

What Exactly is Hominy?

A cob of corn

We might all be familiar with corn, but not know exactly what hominy is. Basically, it’s a food that’s derived from corn and is very different from the kernels or cob that we usually associate with the grain. In Mexican cuisine, hominy is finely ground and used for making masa among other … Read more

20 Exotic Vegetables to Consider Adding to Your Diet

a basket full of exotic vegetables

Exotic vegetables are grown in small quantities, and can’t be cultivated in some particular regions /countries. They are now becoming an important part of meals, because of their health benefits. These are rich in many important vitamins and nutrients, such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C, fiber, iron, and Potassium. 20 Exotic Vegetables … Read more

At What Age Should You Start Practicing Yoga?

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Yoga is not a form of hard-core workout, rather it’s a lifestyle that you can adopt at any point in your life. It is a spiritual discipline that tends to bring harmony between your physical and mental world. If you’re thinking about the age at which you should start practicing yoga, keep … Read more

The Many Benefits Of Eating Bulgur Wheat

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Bulgur, also known as riffoth or burghul, is a cereal food made from the parboiled ground semolina of several different wheat species. It originated in the cuisine of West Asia. Sometimes, bulgur is confused with cracked wheat which is a shredded grain of wheat that has not been parboiled like bulgur. It … Read more

What Is Carvacrol And How Does It Affect Nail Fungus

A toenail affected by nail fungus

Nail fungus, scientifically known as onychomycosis, is a fungal disease that affects the fingernails and toenails. This condition manifests when the fungus enters through the small cuts in the nail. The nail bed has a warm environment that promotes the growth of the fungus and preventing the infection becomes very difficult. Usually, … Read more

Ways To Use Oregano Oil For Candida

Oregano oil bottle

Oregano is a species of flowering plant in the family of Lamiaceae. It was native to the Mediterranean region but widely naturalized elsewhere in the temperate northern hemisphere. Oregano oil has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. The oil is extracted from the Oregano plant’s leaves. Although Oregano oil has been … Read more

Ultimate Guide to Different Types of Grains

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Nowadays, the rise in awareness about consuming a healthy diet is unfathomable. All social media platforms are fraught with loads of information about healthy food ingredients, such as grains or leafy greens. Popular influencers seem to be endlessly raving about how their bodies have responded well after switching to a healthy and … Read more

Guide to the Type of Nuts

Half cut walnuts. 

Nuts are the best snack item, particularly in the winter season. However, you can eat them in other seasons as well if you are able to find the right ones. Nuts contain essential vitamins and minerals that provide you with various health benefits as well. Here are some of the most commonly … Read more

Healthy Diet Tips for the Winter Season

Trekking mountains in the winter season

With winter come long nights, tasty snacks, stylish outfits, as well as the struggle to stay healthy to enjoy the season to the fullest. Winter also comes with a host of problems such as health issues such as flu, cough, and even weight gain caused by the comfort foods we eat to … Read more

Health Benefits of Coffee

coffee beans that spilled from a cup

If you ask people what their favorite drinks are, many would tell you that their favorite is coffee. It is no surprise that coffee is almost everybody’s go-to drink, as the beverage actually gives them energy whenever they feel sleepy or tired during the morning, the afternoon, or even at night if … Read more

Healthy Diet for Winter Season

a bowl of oatmeal with fruits

Winter is probably most people’s favorite season, as it is filled with great holidays where they can enjoy spending time with friends and family. However, no season is perfect, and despite being a favorite by many, the winter season has its drawbacks. Some of the drawbacks that the winter has are the … Read more

What is the Difference Between a Nutritionist and Dietician?

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People often use the terms dietitians and nutritionists interchangeably. As nutritionists and dieticians work in dietetics and nutrition, people do not know how to distinguish between them. However, they are two entirely different professions. They have different roles, education, and authorities.  If you have decided to turn your love for food and … Read more

What is Food Guide Pyramid?

Image of a man explaining a food guide pyramid to people.

Food pyramids were your must-know science figures back in higher secondary school. However, not many of us could crack the science behind them. The secret to a healthy life is good eating habits, and the secret to good eating habits is to follow the food pyramid.  It is a visual representation quantifying … Read more