Friday, 26 May 2017

SUMMER SPECIAL MANGO AND RED RICE SALAD


Hot and Sultry days are here and everyone trying to keep themselves cool .Here is a amazing cool ,nutritious ,healthy and refreshing salad recipe to beat the blazing hot days and at the same time enjoying the summer fruit( mango) too.
Ingredients:
Red rice- (cooked and cooled)-1 cup
Spring onion-1 bunch (finely chopped)
Bell pepper- 1 cup (finely chopped)
Mango – 1 small (diced)
Lemon juice- 1 tbsp
Extra virgin olive oil-1 tsp
Salt –acc taste
Pepper-acc taste
Mint leaves- (for garnishing)
Green coriander-(for garnishing)
Method:
 Soak red rice in water for 3-4 hours before cooking. Cook rice in pressure cooker up to 3-4 whistles. Off the gas. Now allow it to cool. Take a big bowl; add rice, spring onions, bell pepper and mango pieces. Put lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper in another bowl and mix it properly. Now pour this seasoning over salad and toss everything well. Garnish with mint and coriander leaves.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Eat right to get glowing skin and healthy hair.

In our quest to get glowing skin and healthy hair we are looking for miraculous remedies.But the answer lies in simple solutions.
Getting proper nutrition ,good sleep,keeping your self hydrated are few habits that really helps.To get better results include fresh coconut water in your daily diet atleast twice and add 1 tsp of extra virgin coconut oil to your diet as well.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Health tracker devices- a boon or curse


Though these devices help us to track our routine activities and keeps us motivated for achieving our fitness goal,the other side of the spectrum is unable to show a perfect picture of it.It has increased the level of anxiety and stress in people.They have become obsessed to achieve the fitness goal.Meeting everyday health target is the only concern among people.They are not enjoying exactly what they are doing,just focusing on completing the target and at the end of the day gained stress. They have lost the real joy and happiness in doing a workout session.people have forgot that being healthy is about mental health also and not going skinny alone.
Workout which you really enjoy without stressing yourself- is the actual way of acquiring health. Don't allow your fitness band to be your health Dictator.

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Cooling exercise for summer.


Its important to exercise daily. But in summer no one likes going out and do strenuous exercise at gym and sweat. In that case we must look for some exercises that will keep ourselves cool and active as well.
Swimming is a healthy and wonderful exercise for summer. It’s not only cooling  and soothing for the body but also help in toning and strengthening body muscles. Early morning walk in park and evening strolls are both relaxing for the body and mind during this season. Also, in Ayurveda, shitli pranayama is recommended for instilling coolness, brightness and peacefulness in the body and mind.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Surprise summer Hydrator- zucchini


Zucchini is a popular summer squash made of 95% water.It is a good source of dietary fibre,vitamin A,C and k, folate and magnesium.It is best to use it fresh and raw in salads because cooking leads to loss of water.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Is water a mood enhancer?

People usually don't consider water as a mood enhancer.However,studies have proved otherwise.Even mild dehydration can alter a person's mood,energy levels and ability to think clearly.

Try this summer cool drink.
Ingredients
1.cucumber chunks 4-5
2.basil leaves 4 to 5
3.fennel 2 tsp
4.1/2 lemon
5.tonic water/soda/filtered water
6.cucumber slice with basil leaf to garnish

method

Muddle cucumber chunks and fennel together.Tear basil leave with hands and add to it.squeeze lime juice.Shake well all the ingredients and fine strain in a glass.Top it with tonic/filtered water or soda, garnish cucumber slice,basil leaves and serve.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Get up and get moving




Science and technology has made our life comfortable and we are able to achieve everything faster at just one click. But when it comes to health and fitness, it seems difficult and time consuming for most of us because first thing which knocks is gym, some regular yoga, Pilates, swimming etc.and we forget about a simple 40 -45 minutes’ walk which is the easiest way of achieving health.your health is about your lifestyle and a long term goal.
So get up and move, this is what you can keep going in your life for your better health without any complicity and time bar.