Eating pumpkin is good for heart and will keep you in shape as well.
It's good news for patients of High Blood Pressure that Potassium inside it will keep a check on their blood pressure also.
Nowadays we have seen small children with specs and eating a lot of junk. So parents if including simple vegetables like pumpkin which is rich in provitamin Beta- carotene (converted to Vitamin A) can keep those nasty specs away from the sparkling eyes of your kids.
For women , it has a lot of fiber to keep them in good shape and tone. And during lactation period after child birth , it keeps the hormones in optimum range of milk formation.
In the early twentieth century, people used pumpkin seeds to treat enlarged prostate symptoms, . They contain protective compounds called phytosterols, which may help shrink the prostate which is an add on benefit of pumpkin.
"So eat this Golden colour to get all the Golden Benefits."
Here is the recipe of hearty soup of pumpkin to enjoy.
Serving size: 1
Pumpkin (250 gm)
1 Medium size onion peeled, chopped
Olive oil 1tsp
Salt as to taste
Black pepper as to taste
Lemon juice 1tsp
Dried basil or fresh basil leaves for garnishing
Heat olive oil in a pressure cooker, add onion and saute for 2 minutes. Add diced
Pumpkin, saute for a minute, then add 1 cup water and pressure cook until one
Whistle is given out. Strain excess stock and reserve. Puree the vegetables.
Addthe reserved stock and a cup of water to puree to reach the required consistency.
Garnish with basil leaves, sprinkle lemon juice and serve.
SPECIAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 13-15th AUGUST BY AROGYAM WELLNESS 12 August 2016
Lets learn how to make our weekend succesful :
1. Get yourself into a mindset of consistency.
It's easy to slip into the state of mind that tells you the weekend is time to indulge. Stay on track by committing to eating the same healthy foods and portion sizes as during the week.
2. Sneak in a longer workout.
Boost calorie burn by adding 10 or 15 minutes to the weekend exercise routine
3. Pack healthy snacks for outings.
One of the best weekend eating tips to prevent the snack attacks that lead to overeating or to fast food temptation is to pack your own nutritious, clean eating munchies,
4. Plan the menu for the following week.
Taking time to plan healthy recipes for the upcoming week will make you more aware of what you are (or aren't) putting into your body over the weekend. Check your groceries too.
5. Stick to homemade instead of takeout.
Another of the top tips for weekend eating is to stick with healthy homemade recipes.
6. Order smart when you do eat out.
Eat lean cuts of meat, and ask for dressings or sauces on the side so you get some control over excess fat and calories. Order some health salads. Choose some eat out places where you can get food of your type.
7. Eat before events.
Enjoy a filling snack to curb appetizer grazing at parties. Give yourself lasting energy by choosing a filler fruit or low-fat dairy such as milk or paneer .
8. Drink more water.
Avoid soda (regular and diet) entirely, and if you're drinking alcohol consume one full glass of water between each serving of beer or wine. Stay away from mixed drinks, which are high in added sugar.
9. Watch portion sizes.
Having a little extra time over the weekend means we have more time to linger ...and pile on another helping. Get into the habit of sticking to proper portion sizes for every meal and snack.
10. Don't forget the fiber
A long weekend is sometimes an excuse to get away for a few days. When you travel, often the old digestive system can forget to function properly. Keep it moving properly with a spoonful of chia or ground flax at the end of the day.
11. Remember it's a chance to pamper yourself with right kind of stuff .
"Enjoy the holidays. If you worry about eating too much on this single day, the reality is that one day won't make or break your health plan. Unfortunately, most people start a pattern of daily 'treats' in some form or another or skip exercise due to visiting relatives. That routine then somehow continues Enjoy the holiday, but don't let it go from a day of indulgence to a month of indulgence that leads to unwanted habits that continue beyond the holiday season."
Here is your long weekend plan:
13th Aug- 15th Aug
Early morning (as soon as you wake up) : Detox your body with stomach cleanser like lemon water with honey, amla juice, aloe Vera juice or simply with copper vessel water.
Munch on power packed soaked almonds (5-7)
Breakfast (with in two hour of waking up)- any thing like poha/ uppma/ dosa/ dhokla/ porridge with a cup of tea or milk
Mid-morning (Three hours after breakfast) : mix fruit platter (seasonal)
Lunch (around 1-2 pm) : start your lunch with the bowl of salad , roti / rice dal subji dahi, or if you want to eat from different cuisine select something which is really nutritious and healthy and ofcourseyou must know the recipe.
Evening snack (Three hours post lunch) :a cup of green tea sprouts /makhana/desi bhutta / bhel etc.
Dinner (2-3 hours post evening snacks) : a hearty bowl of soup with steamed veges would do wonders
Post dinner (half - one hour before going to bed): a detox digestive herbal tea like I prefer kehwa the age old recipe.
"ENJOY AND MAKE YOUR THIS LONG WEEKEND SUCESSFULL"
AWESOME BANANA BLOSSOM 07 September 2016
Banana Blossoms is known to have numerous health benefits and is really a boon. As such it is recommended to eat it often.
They can be eaten raw or cooked and are used primarily in Salads, Curries or Soups.
Health benefits of Banana Blossom include:
* Strengthen Uterus
* Regulates Menstrual Cycle
* Highly Beneficial for Nursing mothers
* Treatment of Anemia
* Good For Diabetic patients.
* Improved Kidney function.
* Effective against Peptic Ulcer.
* Controlling Hypertension( High Blood pressure)
* Helps in Chronic Constipation.
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