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  • Moringa, Vitamin K and Vitamin D

    You have probably heard about the importance of Vitamin D for bone health and how most of us are deficient because we do not spend sufficient time ...
  • Probiotics and Prebiotics

    Probiotics are foods rich in live microorganisms that help maintain "good bacteria"in the body. They are found in fermented foods, and sometimes certain conditions necessitate taking probiotic supplements. Prebiotics are foods that act as food for the gut bacteria. They then produces substances like short chain fatty acids that have far reaching effects throughout the body. We are becoming more and more aware of the importance of gut bacteria to overall health and well-being and we should do everything we can to maintain it.
  • Lutein and brain health

    Lutein is one of the most prevalent yellow colored carotenoid in nature. Together with zeaxanthin it is highly concentrated in the macula of the eye where it protects it from blue light, light oxidation and improves visual performance. Recently, interest in lutein has expanded beyond the eye to its possible contribution to brain development and function. In this article, we explore how might it be beneficial to the brain.
  • Osteoporosis

    Today morning, when I was about to start my yoga practice, I marveled at the design of the butt. I thought how wonderful it is that nature has give...
  • Micronutrients

    Micronutrients, as the name implies, are nutrients that we need in small quantities. But they are essential for life, and without them there are se...
  • Fiber

    From what I’ve read of dietary fiber, it feels like the body does the equivalent of eating sugarcane where you squeeze the juice out of sugarcane p...
  • Beauty from inside out

    It is said that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. It is quite true. But there’s another kind of beauty that does not depend on how physicall...
  • Why do we need antioxidants?

    We keep hearing these words- apply antioxidant rich Vitamin C serum for good skin or eat antioxidant rich foods for better health. But what do they...
  • Superfoods and Immunity

    No one likes to be ill. Feeling under the weather can have impact on every area of your life. These days, the threat of COVID-19 is like a dagger o...
  • Commercial chocolate versus small business chocolate

    Most of us probably recognize commercial chocolate. It is what most of us grew up eating and what we see in supermarkets. This low cost chocolate i...
  • Cocoa, Cacao, What's the difference?

    We’ve all had chocolate in various forms- chocolate bars, hot cocoa, cakes, mousse, ganache, ice creams and other delicious ways. All variants of c...