Sunita P's Blog – May 2012 Archive (12)

Beta Carotene Rich Pumpkin Dip

Do you know that the orange colour in pumpkins comes from a pigment called beta carotene.Beta carotene has been known as an immunity booster especially in the elderly.Some studies have also shown that increased consumption of beta carotene can reduce the risk of cancer.It is also well known for it's anti-aging and antioxidants properties.

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Added by Sunita P on May 30, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Healthy Summer Coolers for Kids

 Simple and Quick Summer Coolers

It's summer time and the temperatures are considerably above normal.Summer is also the time for some refreshing and chilling coolers.How do you beat the scorching heat?Do you prefer aerated cold drinks or make fresh and healthy coolers at home?

Come and explore some refreshing and healthy coolers that are all natural-yes,without any preservatives.



Healthy Ragi Drink:

You  will need-

Ragi flour-2…

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Added by Sunita P on May 29, 2012 at 4:57am — No Comments

Wonders of Oats and OatMeal

Oatmeal is one of the healthiest foods known for its high nutritional values.Oatmeal has been approved as a heart friendly food as it lowers cholesterol and lowers the risk of heart diseases.



Types of Oats and Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a whole-grain…

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Added by Sunita P on May 29, 2012 at 4:55am — No Comments

Banana PanCakes in a Jiffy

In my previous post I had mentioned about the several health benefits of banana.

Today  I will give you a simple pancake recipe using banana.

Basic Banana Pancake

Ingredients

Bananas-2 ripe medium size

Sugar-3 tablespoon

Honey-2 tablespoon

Castor sugar/powdered sugar-1 teaspoon 

For the Batter

All purpose…

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Added by Sunita P on May 29, 2012 at 4:53am — No Comments

How to make Kids Eat their Veggies

When my son was a toddler,I had to go through some trial and error every single day.Mealtimes were like challenges for me but I slowly learned some important lessons.Today I'm going to share some ideas that really worked for me and I hope this will help you guide your kids to eat more veggies.

Why Kids Should Eat Vegetables?

Vegetables have high nutritional values which protect us from many diseases like cancer,diabetes and heart diseases.Vegetables are rich in…

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Added by Sunita P on May 28, 2012 at 4:45am — No Comments

Turmeric- The Amazing Health Food

Turmeric(Curcuma Longa) is a sharp tasting spice derived from a root and is commonly used as a culinary spice in South Asia.This spiceccomes from the underground stem(rhizomes) of the turmeric plant.It has a sharp,woodsy taste and pungent aroma.It has been widely used as a traditional remedy to cure many ailments in…

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Added by Sunita P on May 28, 2012 at 4:42am — No Comments

Awesome Health Benefits of Banana

Filled with vitamins,minerals and fiber,bananas provide some important nutrients to the body. Bananas come as a versatile fruit and are loved by both adults and children.They are an excellent source of energy and can be eaten as whole,sliced to make fruit salad or mashed as baby food



Nutritional Value

  • Potassium-Bananas are rich in potassium, a mineral essential for healthy heart,muscle,kidney and digestive…
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Added by Sunita P on May 28, 2012 at 4:40am — No Comments

Quick and Crispy Pakoras(Snacks)

Pakoras are a great choice for evening snacks.A cup of hot beverage with hot and crispy pakoras,a perfect way to enjoy a Sunday evening with family.

Indians relish different kinds of pakoras.They can be made with almost any …

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Added by Sunita P on May 28, 2012 at 4:39am — No Comments

Build your Child's Immunity with Curd

Simple and Refreshing Curd

Yogurt or curd is a dairy product which is made by lactic fermentation of milk.It is a therapeutic food known for its refreshing taste and smoothness.One should always consume fresh curd made from fresh and pure milk.



Types of Curd

  • Thick Curd
  • Whisked Curd
  • Sweet Curd

 How to Store

Always store curd in the fridge and not in the…

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Added by Sunita P on May 25, 2012 at 11:52am — No Comments

Healthy and Delicious Yogurt Dips (Raitas)

Curd is a part of …

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Added by Sunita P on May 25, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

Choose Healthy Cooking Oil for your Family

Supermarkets today are flooded with several brands and varieties of cooking oils.All oils have different characteristics like nutritional properties,smoking point and culinary uses.Irrespective of your preference,it is always advisable to choose liquid fat over solid fats like butter and margarine.



Oil Fats

  • Saturated Fats-These fats increase the levels of total cholesterol and LDL which is the bad cholesterol.This allows fat to…
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Added by Sunita P on May 25, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

Awesome Health Benefits of Banana

Filled with vitamins,minerals and fiber,bananas provide some important nutrients to the body. Bananas come as a versatile fruit and are loved by both adults and children.They are an excellent source of energy and can be eaten as whole,sliced to make fruit salad or mashed as baby food



Nutritional Value

  • Potassium-Bananas are rich in potassium, a mineral essential for healthy heart,muscle,kidney and digestive…
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Added by Sunita P on May 25, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments

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