Curcuma longa or the famous Turmeric is best known these days. From being an ancient medicinal rhizome it has now risen to become one of the most famous herbs in the pharmaceutical region.
It has been a demand in the market for quite a long time now. It is used by a lot of people worldwide. It is very accessible and has many health benefits.
It is well known as an antioxidant, however, the benefits this turmeric has is way more than that. Turmeric helps prevent cancer; lowers the risk of brain diseases and improves brain function; eases arthritis; slows down ageing; and even treats depression.
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When you think of dishes from Hawaii, what do you think of? You might think of a luau, of course, which is a classic notion of what a big, fun meal from Hawaiian culture looks like. You probably also think about fish—that’s a natural, given the islands’ accessibility to the sea. But have you ever heard of poké?
Poké is gaining popularity in more places than the Hawaiian islands, as foodies (and everyday people) continue to look for interesting food and ways of cooking. And poke fits the bill on both counts.
The typical poké uses raw fish, but you don’t have to. You can basically use whatever you want—make it vegetarian, for example. The great thing about this dish is that it’s generally packed with good-for-you ingredients, and it’s filling, too. So how can you make your own poké at home, and what might you like to try in it? This graphic gives you some insights.
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The weird and wonderful world of things that shouldn’t taste good together, but do! Do you want to amaze your dinner party guests by creating some crazy concoctions that actually work? In this piece, there are some starters, main courses, desserts and sides that you’ll have never heard, or dreamt of, before. It is also outlined the science behind these mad meals, explaining why these puzzling plates work, so you can educate your guest if they need a little encouragement to dig in. So, do me a flavour, read on and treat your guests to some dodgy, but delicious, dishes.
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Craving something sweet? Usually we go for the not-so-healthy sugary foods to ease our fancy, but here are 7 healthier foods that get rid of those sugar cravings:
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Recently I read this article where it reads that –based on an updated advice by the American Heart Association– coconut oil is packed with saturated fat which can raise “bad” cholesterol and “is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter”, say US heart experts.
This made me think it could be useful to have a very basic-quick chart with the recommended daily intakes like fats, salt, sugar and carbs.
Feel free to share it 🙂
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