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We are exposed to viruses, bacteria, carcinogens, allergens, environmental toxins and more every single day of our lives.. We are surrounded by billions of...
Too much junk food, fizzy drinks, or even leafy veggies can release excess HCL in the stomach and cause ulcers. Nausea, heartburn, headache, loose motions are common symptoms of hyperacidity. To avoid, eat timely and small meals, with fresh seasonal foods and less of spice and oil. Drink licorice tea to relieve acid reflux. Sleep 2–3 hrs after a meal. Practice yoga.
Antioxidant-rich amla prevents graying by fighting free radicals and cooling the pitta dosha. It nourishes hair follicles and increases blood supply to the scalp. Being anti-microbial, it also inhibits dandruff. Apply a paste of 1/2 cup yogurt, 2 tbsp gooseberry powder, 1 tbsp fenugreek powder, and 1 tbsp curry leaves paste on damp hair. Rinse after 20 min to get lustrous, durable tresses.
There are more than 400 different viruses that can cause infections, including the common cold, the flu, hepatitis, mononucleosis and HIV. Many people choose...
Amla (Indian Gooseberry) triggers your metabolism, regulates blood sugar, boosts immunity to stave away colds, supports liver in detoxing, acts as a laxative due to rich fiber content, and shields your heart by lowering cholesterol. Consume as a juice, first thing in the morning, to maximize nutrient intake and fat burn. Add a little salt, cardamom powder, or honey to enhance its taste.
To have the brain working at its best, stick to a diet of fish, fruits, nuts, and high-fiber legumes. They stabilize blood sugar and prevent brain decline. Eat blueberries to enhance the brain's neuroplasticity. Include turmeric in your diet, for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant curcumin, helps keep dementia away. Indulge in aerobics and meditate to improve your mood and reduce inflammation.
There are delicious vegan alternatives to cream and egg whites to froth up your cocktails. Agar agar (from seaweed), versawhip (from soy), pineapple gum srup, beer and chickpea brine, are renowned foamers and emulsifiers in vegan cocktails. Nut butter adds the right dose of creaminess, while serving as a fat washer. Texturize your drink with coconut cream. Enjoy with vegan side dishes.
Mix 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp salt. Combine 3/4 cup unsalted butter, 1/3 cup sugar, and 1 tsp vanilla extract. Fuse the 2 mixtures. Mix till you achieve consistency to roll into balls, adding upto 3 tsp cold water. Roll into balls. Push your thumb into the middle of the balls to make dents. Fill dents with 1/3 cup strawberry jam. Bake for 10-12 min in a preheated oven (350 F).
Cranberries are rich in Vit A, B1, B2, and its proanthocyanidins remove blockages in the lymphatic system. This aids in the regular drainage of fat, fluid and toxins from your tissues. This reduces cellulite and water weight. Its abundant antioxidants help the liver in the detox process. Mix 1oz 100% unsweetend cranberry juice with 7oz water for a great cran-water drink.
Walk barefoot to ground your body and for anti-inflammatory benefits. Hug a pet or loved one. Munch on a bowl of antioxidant-rich blueberries to stall early aging. Drink refreshing spa water. Treat your sweet tooth with beneficial dark chocolate. Don’t be stingy with spices. Take regular time-outs and go on a holiday. Get enough sleep. De-stress by taking a walk in nature.
Cataract leads to clouding of the eye lens, causing vision problems. Juice of Cineraria maritima (dusty miller) herb is known to dissolve cataracts and treat corneal clouding. Ashwagandha, a potent Ayurvedic medicine, reduces light-induced damage to the eye lens. Anthocyanosides in Bilberry herb help the body produce rhodospin, a critical pigment that aids proper vision.
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Simply crush a tsp of coconut or papaya or pomegranate to make an enzyme peel paste. Apply it as a thin mask on face and neck in mild circular motions. Rinse with cold water after 15-25 mins and apply a moisturiser. It cleanses pores, improves skin tone, removes dead cells and promotes skin renewal. It also fights wrinkles, dryness and whiteheads.
Cranberry contains antioxidants that defer the UTI causing bacteria from attaching to the bladder. Consume 8 oz cranberry juice in the morning or through the day. Bearberry is a diuretic herb that has antibiotic and astringent properties that cleanse the entire urinary tract. Take under guided supervision and avoid consuming both together to avoid allergic reactions.
There are 6 primary tastes - sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent. Sweet is nourishing, stabilizing and healing. Sour stimulates the sense organs and gives rise to relish for food. Salty is moistening, softening and appetizing. Bitter clears the palate, absorbs moisture and removes toxins. Pungent stimulates digestion and opens the channels.