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11 Necessary Health Facts About Nuts

Nuts are among earth's healthiest foods. They are loaded with fiber, nutrients and healthy fats. They help you live longer and taste absolutely delicious. No wonder, then, that millions of people are …


Easy & Healthy Yogurt Drink: Saffron Lassi

Lassi is basically plain yogurt blended with just salt, sugar or fruit, nuts and spices. A highly popular summer drink in India, it is not only refreshing but also really good for your health. The fri…


7 Super Ways to Use Cilantro Leaves

I love cilantro. The zesty, citrusy fragrance of this herb awakens my senses and gladdens my heart. At home, my curries and dal must have a sprinkling of cilantro on top, else I feel something is miss…


Zesty Potato & Herb Raita: A Summer Favorite from India

Come summer, the ubiquitous potato forms a happy alliance with cool, fresh yogurt. In the kitchens of North and Central India, this is a simple but delicious accompaniment to daily dal and rice is a b…


Kaleidoscope Quinoa

In a cooking rut? Try this kaleidoscope quinoa for something that looks as good as it tastes. It's also chock-full of healthy ingredients. 2 cups black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 cup red …


The Fast Track to Finding Balance and Fulfillment

When I began to explore the power of appreciation, I realized that my deepest friendships were the ones I’d appreciated, the ones I valued enough to look after. I also remembered the relationships tha…


5 Powerful Health Benefits of Black-Eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas, also known as black-eyed beans, are among the most nourishing in the legume family. Their name, of course, comes from the prominent black spot on their creamy skin. Growing up, my …


3 Indian Food Habits That Are Good For Health

Let me begin by clarifying that there is no such thing as a "typical Indian way" when it comes to cooking and eating. This nation is simply too vast and varied for that. However, certain healthy tradi…


Summer Salad with Sunflower Dressing

Colorful and fresh, this salad is refreshing for anytime! 1 head red leaf lettuce, chopped 1 head butter lettuce, chopped ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved ⅓ cup red onions, cut in half moons …


A Surprisingly Simple Way to Soothe Aching Feet

A recent survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) revealed that nearly 77 percent of Americans experience foot pain in some form or other. The reasons range from everyday fatigue to…


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