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How your eating habits affect your skin

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Did you know that what you eat shows on your skin? A lot of factors are responsible for flaky, pigmented, lifeless skin, however, most of the time we only focus on external remedies like skincare routines. Your eating habits and nourishment have a direct relationship with your glowing skin. Simple things like hydration impact your skin glow. Eating habits, lifestyle, and sleep have a direct co-relation with your skin’s health. How eating habits affect your skin You might wonder how your eating habits affect your skin. In simple terms, the nourishment that your body organs need is provided by the food that you eat. Skin is the largest organ of your body and it too derives its nourishment from the food nutrients. Hence, apart from the external application products, it is important to eat right to provide the necessary hydration, vitamins, and good oils essential for your skin. Another factor is that your illnesses reflect on your skin and a healthy body would reflect in your skin glow.

Top Millets to add to your regular meals

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Today, as eating local and going local is becoming the new norm, it is time to look inward and take a peek into the history to understand the local food of India. Local food is not just good for our health but it is also good for the environment as it has a lower carbon footprint. One of the oldest grains known and cultivated in India is millet. About 10,000 years ago, the consumption of millets was widespread in India. But as food globalization took center stage, the local millets were sidelined. The pandemic-induced health and immunity focus has put the spotlight back on millets. Millets are the most nutritious and healthy grains. They are a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals. Let's see the benefits of millets when you add them to your meals:   ●       Millet provides a high amount of energy without adding more calories and without disturbing your insulin levels. ●       Millets are known as SMART carbs. Do you know why? It is because it is high in fiber, low in sugar level

Top 10 Foods that boost your metabolism

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Have you ever wondered why some people can live on junk food and yet not gain a few grams while you seem to put on weight even at the sight of a slice? The answer lies in your body's metabolism.   A low or high metabolism rate can impact your body weight. Metabolism rate is the number of calories your body burns.  Studies show that a few foods can improve your metabolism temporarily. If you are on a weight loss journey or wish to maintain a healthy weight, you should be looking to incorporate these foods into your meals.  But first, let's see  what is metabolism? Metabolism is a chemical process that happens in the cells of a living organism to sustain life. Metabolism is the process that leads to growth. All the chemical reaction that occurs in a living being for digestion, transport of substances, and transport of nutrition from one cell to another cell can be a part of metabolism.  Metabolism is of  two categories,  catabolism, and anabolism. Catabolism is the br

Top 5 Millets to eat during the winter season

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You must have heard some top nutritionists talk about eating local and seasonal. This is not just a fad but has its roots in some age-old wisdom. Do you remember your naani asking you to eat dry fruits ladoo or millet rotis in winter? It is always suggested that having seasonal food is beneficial for the body as seasonal produce comes with a lot of nutrition that the body needs to fight the illnesses that come with a change of season.  Seasonal and local is the best, and that is for multiple reasons, one as the seasonal produce is fresh it has the maximum nutrition. Another reason is that as the local produce reaches the market faster, it retains higher nutrition as compared to exotic products that need to be shipped across the globe to contact you. Millets are locally grown in India and are known to have multiple health benefits.   Millets  in Winters In winter, it is essential to heal the body from within and keep the body warm. Winters are the time when your body builds its

Is millet good for babies? And a quick breakfast recipe with millets.

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Mothers are always worried when it comes to food for babies. Normally, the first phase of weaning and introducing food other than milk can be extremely stressful for new moms. If you are a new mom, wanting to give the healthiest and the most nutritious food to your baby, there is no need to search far and wide. Do you know our Indian Kitchen has so many healthy options for babies? One of the healthiest, easiest to find, and something that even our grandmoms prescribe are millets!   Millets for babies good or bad?   Millets are a superfood that is easily found in Indian kitchens. It is rich in dietary fiber, protein, calcium, vitamin B, and magnesium, among other things. It has slowly digestible carbohydrates. A child of growing age needs to consume essential nutrients, vitamins & minerals for healthy development. Millets are a perfect choice as they are versatile, healthy, economical, and easily available. Millets are something that has been traditionally prescribed for ba

Gluten-free diet for beginners in India

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Protein gluten, commonly found in wheat, is a major topic of discussion these days. Many are gluten intolerant or are going gluten-free to reduce weight. While gluten allergies are common these days, probably because of greater diagnosis or lower immunity, gluten-free diets are a new fad. As a responsible, healthy food brand, we do not recommend excluding a certain food group from your diet. Balance in consumption is essential. Let us understand what is gluten and who needs to go on a gluten-fr ee diet before deep diving into a meal plan. Gluten adds chewiness and structure to the grain. It is commonly found in wheat, barley, and rye. A gluten-free diet is recommended for people with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, or for people with the skin disorder dermatitis herpetiformis. A gluten-free diet also helps people with irritable bowel syndrome, type 1 diabetes, and HIV-associated enteropathy. People with neurological disorder gluten ataxia may also be recommended a gluten-free diet