Posts Tagged ‘almonds’

All you need to know about nuts

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

If it’s a healthy heart you want, don’t forget to include nuts in your daily diet.

Read any article about healthy food or losing weight or gaining strength or improving cholesterol or good health in general and you’re bound to come across a reference to nuts. It’s as if nuts have suddenly become the flavour of the season and no one can claim to be a health nut without partaking in a healthy helping of nuts everyday (pardon all the nutty puns)!

Good nut, bad nut

So why this hoopla behind nuts and how do you know which nuts are good for you and which ones aren’t?


Don’t like milk? Alternate routes to calcium!

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Detest the taste of milk and worried about how to get your daily dose of calcium and vitamin D? Here’s a list of calcium-fortified foods which can protect you from osteoporosis!

There are scores of others who are just like you, but still manage to get their daily supplements without having to depend on dairy products. Calcium and vitamin D are essential for strong bones. So, if you are lactose intolerant or just don’t like milk for reasons unknown, check out the other sources of calcium and vitamin D.

Soy milk


Health recipe of the day: Badam Kheer

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Almonds are good for the brain and heart, improve good cholesterol levels and are great for your skin as well. They can be eaten directly, preferably on an empty stomach to ensure absorption of nutrients, or included in a drink as in this recipe.

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