Category Archives: Food

Preserving Nutrients in Food

Cooking for fussy children creatively isn’t so easy I believe, and we moms have to keep in mind – the taste, the appearance, and nutrition to get some of it to land in the little tummy. But nutrition is the most important part, and some of the important nutrients get destroyed in the process of Read More…

Grilled Sandwich with tofu and vegetables

  This is a tasty sandwich rich in proteins (tofu), vitamins and minerals (vegetables and bread), carbohydrates (bread) and calcium (cheese) and can be served in breakfast or as an evening snack. Ingredients: Whole wheat or multigrain bread For Sandwich Filling Slices or small cubes of Tofu (medium – that is soft but firm) (1 Read More…

Smart Carbs

Our food choices play a big role in how we age and in maintaining health and vitality of our body. Carbohydrates form a major part of our daily food, and paying attention to what kinds of carbs we eat can keep health issues at bay. Carbohydrates (present in food grains, fruits and vegetables) provide energy Read More…

Cooking Oils – The list

Selecting a cooking-oil which suits family health needs may sometimes be tricky. We have listed some common cooking oils along with their health benefits which can help you select the best for you and your family. The usage of oils for cooking is to be decided depending on how you want to cook food like Read More…

Do Eggs raise blood cholesterol levels?

  Eggs are known for their health benefits, as they contain proteins (all essential amino acids), carotenes, vitamins, fatty acids, and all essential minerals along with saturated fat and cholesterol as well. An egg yolk contains about 60 calories with the cholesterol content of 210 mg. So does this mean that those who eat eggs Read More…