Vazhaipoo is a superfood which has lots of health benefits. Vazhaipoo is also called as banana blossom, banana flower or banana heart. Banana flower is packed with essential minerals such as phosphorous, calcium, potassium, copper, magnesium and iron, vital for several bodily functions. Banana flower is good for diabetic patients as it reduces the level … [Read more…]
Snake Gourd helps to prevent respiratory problems, relieving acidity, fighting free radicals, treating liver problems, eliminating toxins, treating arterial disorders and treating diabetes. It also helps to prevent scalp disorders, treating high fever, supplying the body with low calorie nutrients and enhancing the skin.
I am always fond of brinjal and I mostly use brinjal in my kitchen. It is a low calorie vegetable which is rich in fiber and antioxidants. The cholesterol levels are brought down to a great extent by brinjal. It also helps stabilize the level of blood pressure. All this in turn lowers the risk … [Read more…]
Kovaikkai is a very healthy vegetable and is good for diabetic people. It is a creep which can grow in fields and also in backyards. Kovaikkai consists of 1.4 mg of Iron which is 17.50% of the daily recommended value. Thiamine found in Ivy gourd also plays an important role in the manufacture of red … [Read more…]
Some people does not like Bitter gourd or pavakkai or karela because of its extreme bitter and unpleasant taste. But it is packed with some key nutrients and healthy components. Bitter gourd is a rich source of cellulose, which adds to you daily dietary requirement of fibre, improving digestion. Due to its hypoglycemic action, bitter … [Read more…]
Vazhaikkai varuval is a simple and easy recipe which we do at our home regularly. We just slice the raw bananas and mix with spices and fry in oil. The green raw banana is a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals, and contains a starch that may help control blood sugar, manage weight and … [Read more…]