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Health Benefits of Buttermilk: Powerhouse of Probiotics and Nutrients

Health Benefits of Buttermilk: Powerhouse of Probiotics and Nutrients

Buttermilk is of great importance in Ayurveda, not only as a diet but also as a medicine. Buttermilk (Chhas, Mattha, Tak , Takra) is a powerhouse of probiotics and other nutrients resulting in many health benefits for our body. Just as Amrita (divine nectar) is to the gods, buttermilk is to the humans (as mentioned in Ayurvedic book Bhavaprakasha). Let’s understand probiotics (Good Bacteria): Probiotics are bacteria that line our digestive tract and support our body’s ability to absorb nutrients and fight infection. There are actually 10 times more probiotics in…

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Chew on Ajwain (Carom Seeds) to Cure Acidity, Bloating, Indigestion, Gases, etc. Instantly!

Chew on Ajwain (Carom Seeds) to Cure Acidity, Bloating, Indigestion, Gases, etc. Instantly!

Ajwain or Carom Seeds have many Ayurvedic benefits and are an instant and effective remedy for all digestive problems like acidity, bloating, indigestion, stomach ache, flatulence, etc. Not only that, chewing some carom seeds after a heavy meal makes digestion of food very easy and gives instant relief from heaviness in the stomach. Along with curing digestive issues, carom seeds also has many other health benefits and medicinal values. Carom seeds are called Ugragandha in Sanskrit (Ugra– strong, Gandha– smell) for its strong smell….

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Ghee Clarified Butter Benefits: A Gold Mine of Nutrients for Weightloss and More

Ghee Clarified Butter Benefits: A Gold Mine of Nutrients for Weightloss and More

In India, Ghee (clarified butter) has always been a sacred and celebrated symbol of auspiciousness, nourishment and healing. It is not only used for daily cooking, but it is also used in rituals of worship! Ghee comes under a category of fats known as the good/healthy fats. Ghee has numerous health benefits, which surprisingly also includes Weight Loss! Read on to know more about this gold mine of nutrition. Ayurveda, the ancient medical science of India recognizes ghee as an essential…

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Is drinking refreshing Cold Water making you ill ?

Is drinking refreshing Cold Water making you ill ?

Refrigerators were originally invented to store food and keep it edible over a longer time. They were created to minimize the impact of the outside climate on food. When refrigerators were invented and were getting widely advertised, drinking water became a commercial product in the form of chilled bottled water, and the consumer perception changed. Cold water sure feels refreshing, but do you know that it may be harming your body chronically? Today it is common for the people to drink cold water at home…

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