Ten ways to make your kids eat more fruits & veggies

I am a mother of a four year old girl who has been a picky eater since the time she ate her first morsel of solid food. Some days were a breeze, but some were bad and most were downright miserable. Being a doctor, I know how important healthy diet and nutrition is, but children are not born with the wisdom of the benefits of healthy eating. It is a gradual learning process, for both children and parents alike. We as parents are well aware of the snowball effect a bad diet can have on our bodies and lives. Making […]

Sharon Fruit and Japanese Persimmon Nutrition Value

Persimmon is one of the less known edible fruit which is now becoming popular due to its excellent taste and nutritional properties. Sharon fruit is a variation of Persimmon and in this article we will explore all aspects of this amazing fruit so that you can make it a regular part of your diet and also know Why you are doing so. There are a number of different types of Persimmon out there and they can be broadly categorised into astringent and non-astringent type. Astringent type Persimmons cannot be eaten when the fruit is raw due to presence of a […]

Health Benefits Of Oatmeal Nutrition for Weight Loss

Given the success of oatmeal (which is porridge made of oats) it is a no brainer inclusion into our daily diet (the best benefit of oatmeal is derived when it is had as a breakfast regularly). However there are different versions of story around how healthy oatmeal is and hence there are quite a number of people asking this question – “is Oatmeal Healthy”? Well, if you are after a quick one line answer then I would say “Yes, It surely is”. However, if you are after details as why oatmeal is healthy and what are the actual benefits then […]

Popcorn Nutritional Value

Popcorn is one of the most famous snacks all over the world. It is almost a "must have" in all shopping malls and cinema multiplexes. It is very tasty and has a great flavour which drag us towards it instantly. Given its done in a constrained manner, Popcorn is one of our recommended healthy snacks for any occasion. Why? Read on to know popcorn nutritional value.   Popcorn Nutritional Value Popcorn is a healthy wholegrain food and hence it is ideal for snacking between well timed balanced meals. It is generally filling in nature and has energy enhancing carbohydrates. In […]

Ragi Malt (Salty Hot)

Ragi Malt can be made sweet or salty (and hot). The sweet version is the most common version of Ragi Malt and click here to know how to make them. Salt version is slighly new and its not something I have come across but it does come out to be very tasty. This article details out step by step process to make this newer version of Ragi Malt. Ragi Malt is famously known as poor man's health drink due to its nutritious value and affordability. It is also a very easy-to-make drink which is very filling in nature. For those […]

Ragi Malt (Hot & Sweet)

I am guessing that you are here because you know how good Ragi (Finger Millet) is (if you dont know then check our Ragi Nutrition page). If you know good qualities of Ragi and want to explore some easy food items out of it then this article will tell you how to make a healthy drink made out of Ragi called Ragi Malt. If you fancy something more solid then check our Ragi Roti page. Ragi Malt can be made sweet or salty and slighly hot. The sweet version is the most common version. This article details out step by […]