Antioxidants – A term that you must have heard more than often, every time you visit the grocery store and pick up a food item. But, what exactly are antioxidants and why are they so important in our life? Going by the definition, An antioxidant is a molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules. But, isn’t oxidation a natural process that is bound to happen? Well, it is. But the problem arises when Oxidation produces Free Radicals, which can […]
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Is Flaxseed the new wonder food? Though you might think that we have discovered the benefits of Flaxseed only a couple of decades back, you will be surprised to know that it was cultivated as early as in 30,000 BC and in the 8th century King Charlemagne is believed to have passed a law requiring his subjects to consume flaxseeds. So, what exactly do flaxseeds offer? Omega 3 Fatty Acids which is vital for metabolism and is effective for a […]
We love this post from http://www.thewellnesswarrior.com.au. Easy swaps such as from Soft Drink to Coconut Water, or from White Sugar to Honey/maple Sugar, or from Coffee to Root Tea can do wonders for your health. The best part is that by using these healthy alternatives, you are not compromising on the taste and your craving is still getting satisfied. Try one today!
For a lot of people suffering from diabetic related ailments, artificial sweeteners are a God-sent. They can help you enjoy the sweetness in your food without compromising on your health. But, are they really healthy? One of the Harvard report quotes the following – Non-nutritive sweeteners are far more potent than table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. A miniscule amount produces a sweet taste comparable to that of sugar, without comparable calories. Overstimulation of sugar receptors from frequent use of […]