Microbiome and Health

The human microbiome refers to the complex ecosystem of microorganisms that inhabit the human body. This microbiome consists of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microbes that live in and on the human body. In the last two decades, the field of microbiome research has grown tremendously, shedding light on the vast diversity and complexity of […]

Functional Nutrition

What is functional nutrition? Functional nutrition is a rapidly emerging field of health care that is rooted in the principles of functional medicine. At its core, it is a collaborative, systems-based, and root-cause-focused approach to nutrition that aims to optimize health and prevent disease by identifying and addressing the underlying causes of symptoms and illness. […]

Genes and Epigenetics

The study of genetics has been an integral part of the field of health and medicine for centuries. The idea that our genetic makeup plays a significant role in determining our health and wellbeing has been deeply ingrained in our collective understanding of biology. However, recent research has shown that the role of genes in […]

Nutrition and Ayurveda

Common signs of digestive system issues: Sense of fullness after eating Multiple food allergies or intolerances Nausea after taking supplements Iron deficiency, fatigue Longitudinal striations on your nails Indigestion, diarrhea, constipation Bloating, burning or flatulence after meals Diet and lifestyle habits to support digestion: Chew your food really well. Eat at the same time in […]

Gut Promoting Foods

Probiotics: consume at least one or more foods from the probiotic list on a daily basis. Note that though beer and wine have been included, the commercially prepared and bottled are generally poor sources. Apple Cider Vinegar Aged Balsamic (2 yrs. plus) Beer (unpasteurized) Cultured/fermented vegetables Kefir, Milk Kefir, Water Khimchi Miso Saurkraut Beet Kvass […]

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Some important foods that support the bodies immune system to fight chronic inflammation: Turmeric: Excellent way to get benefit is to drink turmeric milk on a daily basis. Always incorporate it with fat and black pepper to get the maximum absorption and healing benefits. Tart Cherries: Montmorency cherries ( Help with inflammation and also support […]

Eat a Rainbow!

Try and pick fruits and vegetables from each color category given below to get diversity in your diet. This is an optimum way of getting your phytonutrients, plant sterols, antioxidants ,vitamins and minerals on a daily basis. And it makes your meals look colorful and tempting. Red Foods Red peppers Tomatoes Strawberries Raspberries Watermelon Apples […]

Understanding Fats: Good or Bad

Did you know our brain is 60% fat! Fat is a macronutrient just like proteins and carbs that is very essential for the body. It got a bad rep in the 1980’s and 90’s when the profit greedy corporations linked fat to cholesterol and cardiovascular diseases due to a biased research study. Even the governments […]

Kathal Kebab

Kathal Kebab With a neutral taste and a meat like texture, jackfruit or kathal is the perfect substitute for mutton or chicken in kebab recipes. These kebabs makes are sumptuous and super easy to make. Prep Time20 min Cook Time30 min Total Time50 min Yield5-6 kebabs Serving Size100 g Cuisine Indian Course Appetizer Snack Suitable for Diet […]

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup This is a simple, 30-minute butternut squash soup infused with coconut milk and garam masala. A soul-warming, flavorful soup that’s perfect for fall and winter. Served with sautéed paneer. Prep Time15 min Cook Time15 min Total Time30 min Yield4-6 servings Serving Size200 g Cuisine World Course Appetizer Snack Soup Suitable for […]