Water or milk is boiled with oats to make oatmeal. Fruit and sugar are the most popular toppings for oatmeal across the world. With rising pressure to make oats appetizing in forms apart from porridge, people have devised novel methods to incorporate them into one’s diet. So, oat-based idlis, parathas, uttapams, cookies, pastries, pies, and smoothies are becoming increasingly popular.Continue reading
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Phytoestrogens-Healthy or Unhealthy
Humans need to consume food to help their body grow and retain its health. We get food from plants and animals in the form of fruits, vegetables, cereals, pulses, grains, and meat. Daily consumption of food ensures significant nourishment, metabolism, and energy supply to the body.
One such essential compound needed by the human body is Phytoestrogen. Phytoestrogens are natural compounds present in plants and can be supplied to the human body through plant-originated food. Phytoestrogen originated from the Greek word where “Phyto” means Plant, and Estrogen is a hormone found in the human body.Continue reading
Why is it essential to have a clean gut?
Microorganisms are an inseparable part of our lives. There’s always a misunderstanding that microbes are harmful organisms that affect our health. However, it’s just partially true. Our body contains billions of microorganisms in the form of bacteria, viruses, etc., half of which are harmful to us while the other half can fight the hazardous microorganisms.
Our entire body is filled with millions and trillions of microbes, but more than 70% of them lie in our gut. Studies have proven that the microbes in our clean gut contribute significantly to our healthy immune system and ensure the supply of essential nutrients.