Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients including proteins, n-3 fatty acids – especially alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Due to this exceptional nutritional profile chia seeds have shown to be beneficial in lowering risk of the chronic lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Continue reading “Strength giving seeds- Chia”
Walnuts were called Juglans regia, “Jupiter’s royal acorn” by the Romans. English walnuts seemed to have originated in Persia and is often known as Persian Walnut. With its unique nutritional profile and ability to reduce heart disease risk, walnuts have definitely gained center-stage as a quintessential therapeutic health food!
In our last blog , we discussed the origin of omega 3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA. We have suggested that it is undoubtedly one of the most vital nutrients to be included in daily diet. DHA has a positive effect on diseases such as hypertension, arthritis, atherosclerosis, depression, adult-onset diabetes mellitus, myocardial infarction, thrombosis, and some cancers. Continue reading “DHA & EPA – Omega 3 fatty acids as the panacea for all illnesses”
Consuming all kinds of seeds is now becoming a popular trend among health enthusiasts. Seeds have the potential to grow into a new plant so obviously they carry a powerhouse of nutrients and growth factors. Along with being so nutrient dense, they also have the ability to provide a feeling of fullness/ satiety. Continue reading “Super foods – Flax seeds”