Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal problem among women of reproductive age. In fact, almost 1 out of 10 women has PCOS. Some of the most common symptoms of PCOS include:: Irregular periods Unwanted hair growth due to excess male hormone (androgen) levels Acne The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid (follicles) […]
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Priya Prakash, Co-Founder, Naturally Yours. With over 10 years of experience in the organic industry, Priya is a strong believer in using healthy and easy to use alternatives in daily life. She passionately advises her friends, family and customers by sharing with them practical and easy ways to include healthy alternatives in […]
Chia seeds are such a versatile superfood that they can be easily incorporated in a wide variety of recipes in our daily diet. They can be had in three basic ways depending on the texture that you are looking for – soaked, whole or ground. Below are a few simple tips and tricks to enjoy […]
Anyone who is/has been on the journey of trying to lose weight would be familiar with the advice – avoid sugar. I am one of the passengers in that train. 2 kids and a sedentary lifestyle have done their part of adding ‘more than’ a few pounds and inches to my body. The first advice […]
Ingredients Oat flakes – 1.5 cups Almond – 1 cup (chopped) Roasted peanuts – 1/4 cup Dates – 1 cup Goji berries – 2 tsp Chia seeds – 2 tsp Honey – 1/4 cup Method Toast the oat flakes and almond in a microwave at 180 degrees C for 10-15 minutes until slightly golden. Alternately […]
We are always on the lookout for a healthier alternative to refined sugar and artificial sweetener. Coconut sugar is one such ingredient that fits beautifully in that category. It has a low glycemic index which basically means that it does not make our blood sugar levels to peak and crash drastically like normal […]
How do you differentiate Chia & Sabja seeds. Below are a few simple ways that can help you do so.
I was introduced to Medjool dates (also called as Mejdool) a couple of years back and since then i have loved it. I have them as a snack or as part of my bhel puri or use it in my salad.
Black rice or forbidden rice (chinese) is a rare but a very old variety of rice which has been grown in India for centuries. It is mainly grown in the North east (called as Chak Hao) and the southern parts (called as Kavuni~Tamil) of India.
Simply put when looking at rice varieties look at the color of the rice, the darker the shade of rice the more nutrition it has. By that yard stick Black Rice is the gold standard in rice varieties.
So let us look at some of the health benefits of this amazing rice.
If you are like me, who tends to put on weight easily then this article is perfect for you. Whenever somebody says “manage your weight”, the first that does come to most our minds is to run away and hide under the table! This is because our thinking of weight management has kind of become an ego issue a statement on our “being lazy”.
So I thought to myself, what really matters is “being healthy” and weight management is just a small part of the overall picture.
So over a period of time I have devised ways in which my concentration is on the overall picture of a healthier life rather than just lose weight.