If You Want To Be Healthier, Change Your Taste Buds!

When we consume highly processed foods, we are training ourselves to eat certain foods that are not fueling our body with proper nutrition. When we are hooked on such foods, our taste buds become “desensitized” and we often lose the appreciation for natural flavors found in whole foods. For example, the fruit is naturally sweet, but individuals often lose their appreciation for this more natural, subtle fruit sweetness because they are looking for that ‘hyper sweet’ taste they find in processed, refined, artificial foods. Did you know ...

Why a Sweet British Drink Is Popular

Vimto, a fruity English soft drink, is now a favorite drink. Most Americans have never heard of Vimto, a syrupy purple concoction invented in Manchester, England in 1908. (Kool-Aid is perhaps the nearest U.S. equivalent.) Today, many in the Middle East—especially in the Persian Gulf states—love the beverage. Thirty-five million bottles of Vimto are sold in the region each year, with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) being the largest non-domestic markets for the brew. Love goes beyond everyday enjo...

6 Wonderful Benefits of Himalayan Salt: The Purest Salt on Earth

Salt is the essence of life. Our body needs it, but not too much –or too little. Salt is made up of two electrolytes – sodium and chloride that help in maintaining the fluid balance in your body. It also helps regulate your blood pressure. In the last few years, salt or sodium has gained a bad reputation primarily because our appetite for junk or processed food has increased which has become the primary cause of excess salt consumption. Another reason for the sodium scare is the intense bleaching and refining that salt goes through which s...

11 Budget-Friendly Proteins to Fuel Weight Loss

With a need for fresh produce, high-quality protein and healthy sources of fat, a well-balanced diet can seem difficult to afford, especially when you find yourself in the meat aisle. But when it comes to proteins, you don’t have to stretch your budget to eat healthy and lose weight. In fact, some of the most nutritious sources of protein are highly affordable and available in bulk. Here, 11 wallet-friendly picks to stock up on to fuel weight loss: “A 1-ounce handful of almonds offers up to 6 grams of fiber, 9 grams of healthy monounsat...

Sumatra Gayo Natural

Single Origin Speciality Coffee Notes: Intense aroma, fruity flavor, grapes like, rounded body with moderate acidity. Variety: Arabica Typica Processing Method: Natural Roasting Profile: 3/5 Altitude: 1350 - 1600 m. volcanic soil around mount Geureudong and Volcano Mountain Burni Telong in Bener Meriah regency. Suitable for: Pour-over, filter and Milk based coffee   This coffee is grown under the shade of Papaya and Avocado trees on volcanic soil in a tropical clim...

How To Make A Tulsi Coconut Refresher Recipe

During these summer months, everyone can benefit from stress-relieving adaptogenic herbs like Tulsi. Have you tried our Tulsi Teas cooled with coconut water? The natural goodness of perfectly balanced electrolytes in coconut water is delicious, combined with the relaxing and rejuvenating properties of Tulsi. It is also especially important to keep hydrated with pure filtered drinking water, and a steady supply of bio-available electrolytes that our bodies need to do our best, whether it's about performing, learning, or simply enjoying ...

Rice: Health Benefits, Safety Information and Nutrition Facts

Key Points Brown rice is a crude, unpolished whole grain. It contains various nutrients, including vitamins B1, B3, and B6, minerals such as phosphorus, manganese, and magnesium, which are beneficial to health. Brown rice can help improve heart health and maintain blood sugar levels. Brown rice has a higher content of fiber, vitamins, and minerals in comparison to white rice. An allergy to brown rice can cause gastrointestinal problems and skin reactions that flare-up after consuming or while cooking the rice. Rice is a ...

5 reasons why you must trust coconut water to get you through the scorching summer

Summer is the time we find ways to keep ourselves cool. If you are still stuck on sugary drinks, these benefits of coconut water that will definitely make you switch. There’s no denying the fact that summers are a big pain considering the fact that the scorching heat can get the better of us. And that’s why there’s no denying the fact that summers are also for coolers and drinks that can keep the heat off.  Surely the juices, colas, and the good-old nimbu paani are the go-to summer drinks but coconut water, better known as nariy...

Everything You Should Know About Manuka Honey

Why Manuka Honey? Manuka honey is used as a natural ointment for wounds of all kinds. It has been hailed as a go-to germ fighter in an age of resistance to conventional antibiotics. Proponents also claim that Manuka honey can treat other conditions from acne to sinus issues. Manuka honey hasn’t been used very long as a traditional remedy. It’s the product of the New Zealand scrub plant that gives it its name. European honey bees introduced it to the area in the early 19th century. When bees pollinate from this plant, their honey is m...

10 Pulses You Should be Eating Throughout the Year

Pulses are the superfood to watch out for. So, if you have been slacking or ignoring pulses in your diet, now would be a good time to start including them. If you already consume them - well done! Not only pulse a good low-fat source of protein, minerals (such as iron and zinc) and B-vitamins such as foliate, their high fiber content can also help lower bad cholesterol levels (LDL) and decrease the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. But how well do you know the pulses you consume? Read up on our list of some of the top pulses co...
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