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30 Sep 2019

Moringa Powder

Some of the Wonderful Health Benefits of Moringa:

  • It’s nutrient-packed. Moringa contains vitamins A, C, and E; calcium; potassium; and protein.
  • Fights free radicals – molecules that cause oxidative stress and cell damage (i).
  • It fights inflammation – helping to prevent chronic diseases like diabetes, respiratory problems, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and obesity (ii) (iii).
  • Reduces diabetes symptoms by reducing lipid and glucose levels (iv).
  • Protects cardiovascular system – prevents plaque formation and reduces cholesterol levels.
  • Protects the liver with high concentrations of polyphenols.
  • Has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties to fight infections.
30 Sep 2019

Drum Stick Powder

Benefits of Drumstick Powder

Helps control blood sugar and blood pressure
Drumsticks contain vital nutrients that help lower blood sugar levels when consumed regularly. It also helps control blood pressure and promote heart health, by making sure blood thickness and heart health function to the optimum.

Strengthens bones
Drumsticks are rich in two vital nutrients that are essential to bone health, keeping osteoporosis and osteoarthritis at bay. Calcium and iron are both minerals that are known to enhance the quality of your bones, so consuming an adequate amount of drumsticks can really help with that.

Drumsticks are rich in B vitamins like thiamine, riboflavin and niacin, making sure that skin health and hair health are maintained. The folic acid is also good for pregnant women. Drumsticks also offer the benefits of vitamin A, like eye health and skin rejuvenation.

Keeps the digestive system in check
This vital ingredient is great for liver health, and also treats stomach issues like constipation, acidity, gastritis, colitis and so on. It can keep stomach-related cancers at bay. It is also a natural antibacterial agent, and cleanses your gut from the inside out.

11 Sep 2016

Malabar Spinach

Malabar spinach’s thick, semi-succulent, heart-shaped leaves have a mild flavour and mucilaginous texture. Malabar spinach (Basella alba or ruba, a redder variety) is actually not spinach at all , and it doesn't taste much like spinach at all. When it's raw Malabar spinach has very fleshy, thick leaves that are juicy and crisp with tastes of citrus and pepper. When cooked, though, Malabar spinach does look and taste a lot more like regular spinach. It doesn't wilt as fast, though, and it holds up better in soups and stir-fries. It's a popular green in Asian, Indian, and even African cuisine.

Nutritionally, Malabar spinach provides a good amount of vitamins A, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B6 (niacin) and C, as well as the minerals calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium and sodium. The succulent mucilage is a particularly rich source of soluble fiber

As a healing agent, this botanical is chewed to give relief in cases of mouth ulcers. The astringent quality of the cooked roots is beneficial to curb diarrhea, while the cooked leaves and stems are summoned when a mild, effective laxative is called for. Ongoing research is examining the traditional role played by Malabar spinach as a remedy for infertility and as a potential ingredient in testosterone-boosting herbal cocktails.

24 Jul 2016


Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives ballpark mustard its bright yellow color.

Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric (Curcuma longa), the bright yellow of the spice rainbow, is a powerful medicine that has long been used in the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent to treat a wide variety of conditions, including flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, bloody urine, hemorrhage, toothache, bruises, chest pain, and colic.

Nutritional Profile

Turmeric is an excellent source of both iron and manganese. It is also a good source of vitamin B6, dietary fiber, and potassium.

A Few Quick Serving Ideas:

  • Add turmeric to egg salad to give it an even bolder yellow color.
  • Mix brown rice with raisins and cashews and season with turmeric, cumin and coriander.
  • Although turmeric is generally a staple ingredient in curry powder, some people like to add a little extra of this spice when preparing curries. And turmeric doesn't have to only be used in curries. This spice is delicious on healthy sautéed apples, and healthy steamed cauliflower and/or green beans and onions. Or, for a creamy, flavor-rich, low-calorie dip, try mixing some turmeric and dried onion with a little omega-3-rich mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Serve with raw cauliflower, celery, sweet pepper, jicama and broccoli florets.
  • Turmeric is a great spice to complement recipes that feature lentils.
  • Give salad dressings an orange-yellow hue by adding some turmeric powder to them.
  • For an especially delicious way to add more turmeric to your healthy way of eating, cut cauliflower florets in half and healthy sauté with a generous spoonful of turmeric for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and toss with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste.

Health Benefits of Turmeric:

24 Jul 2016

Indian Round Gourd


This unique squash-like gourd is native to India, very popular in Indian cooking with curry and many gourmet dishes. Green colored, apple sized fruits are flattish round in shape

A water-rich vegetable, it keeps your body cool and healthy,. Some research indicates it is also very good for healthy skin and hair.

Round gourd is regarded as super food for its numerous health benefits. It contains antioxidants like carotenoids and many anti-inflammatory agents, which help controlling blood pressure, heart diseases, and strokes and prevents cancer formation. It is very mild and soothing vegetable for intestinal tract. It contains a lot of fiber and a water-rich vegetable, it keeps your body cool and healthy, that helps in digestion relieves stomach acidity and prevents constipation and diarrhea. It also increases the urinary flow and excretes toxins from the kidney and is very effective in prevention of prostate cancer. 

It is a low calorie diet vegetable and a good source of Vitamin A.

24 Jul 2016

Purple Yam

The Ratalu purple yam is also known as Violet yam, Hiaaya, Uhi, kand and Indian purple yam. It is a root vegetable and a member of the Dioscoreaceae family. The yam is essentially the tuber part of the plant, most often storing nutrients and energy in the form of carbohydrates and water, which sustains the plant's growth and ability to survive adverse conditions.

 Ube yams have the distinction of having of a purple or lavender color. In the Philippines, the natural sweetness of the ube yam is often used in desserts such as cakes, pastries and ice cream. Also called purple yam, the ube yam appears in cuisines around the world.