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The Benefits and Versatality of Multigrain Flour

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By Kavya DS   “Multigrain” simply means that it contains several different types of grains, distinguishing it from whole grain flour. The product only needs to contain two or more different grains to be deemed as "multigrain". Multigrain flour is a unique blend of various and wholesome grains that are ground to mix with whole grain flour. Multigrain Flour comes with a perfect combination of fiber, protein, vitamins, energy, and minerals. Moreover, Multigrain Flour comprises of a longer shelf life. Most commonly used grains in a Multigrain Atta are oats, flax (linseed), buckwheat, soybean, Amaranth grain, Jowar, barley (millet), Bajra,...

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Soups! - The all time comfort food

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Soups! - The all time comfort food

By Vaishnavi C   Soup is that one dish that you can consume as an appetizer, main dish or a snack between your meals. It can also be made nutritious by adding the right kind of ingredients to it. The main advantage of soup is that it whatever you add to the soup, the nutrients stay in the soup it self. For example, if you are adding beans, lentils, veggies, they all get cooked in the soup and the nutrients stay in the soup. If had 15 minutes before your meal, It gives makes you feel full for a longer...

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CRASH DIETS- Desirable or not!!

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CRASH DIETS- Desirable or not!!

By Akshata Kamath A recent trend has been set on instant weight loss regime. With a plunging body image people are explicitly looking out for quick weight loss diets online. The concept of balanced diet has become a blind spot due to this. Crash diets may help individuals lose weight but are short lived. What one needs to understand is that loss of weight due to crash diets might not only be due to loss of fat in the body but can also be due to breakdown of muscles. Instead of increasing the metabolic rate one may contrarily lower it...

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Flax and Flab - The Connection

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Flax and Flab - The Connection

By Kavya DS   Flaxseeds have been consumed for at least 6,000 years, making them one of the world’s first cultivated foods. Flaxseeds contain anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids (although not the same type as that of fish) along with antioxidant substances called lignans that help promote hormonal balance in addition to several other benefits of flaxseed. Flaxseeds, sometimes called linseeds, are small, brown, tan or golden-colored seeds. In fact, linseed or “flax seed” are different names for the same seed. Flaxseeds are a great source of dietary fiber; minerals like manganese, thiamine and magnesium; and plant-based protein. Helps Lower Cholesterol...

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Are Ancient grains Truly Power foods?

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Are Ancient grains Truly Power foods?

By Vaishnavi C   Many individuals are increasingly moving towards following a gluten free diet. It may be because of various reasons - to tackle celiac disease, gluten sensitive enteropathy or because gluten can sometimes lead to weight gain. Research on gluten free products brings us to the increasing use of ancient grains. Most ancient grains are known to be gluten free and high in fibre and protein. Amaranth seeds, quinoa and black rice are three such ancient grains that have often times been referred to as ‘Superfoods’. Quinoa - Chenopodium quinoa Willd. Or simply quinoa has been cultivated for the last 5000-7000 years...

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