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Stay TEA-Hydrated !

Stay TEA-Hydrated !

The countless benefits and untold facts about green tea

Everybody is well aware that green tea is tremendously beneficial. But do you know why and what is the difference between green tea and black tea, or any other color tea for that matter? Surely tea jus grows on a tea bush and the leaves are picked. So what is it all about and why the hype around green tea?

Green tea with jasmine

Green tea with jasmine

Well let’s start at the beginning. Essentially, there is no difference between black tea and green tea, they are the same. They both come from the same tea bush, it is only what happens after the leaves are picked that makes the difference. In fact, all tea leaves are till date picked by hand as the leaves are too delicate for Continue reading “Stay TEA-Hydrated !” »

Sea of Goodness…….

Sea of Goodness…….

They are called marine wealth for no mean reason. Shellfish can do a world of good for you.

The delight of cracking open the crab shell to savor its white flesh in a curry, the thrill of sinking your teeth into a perfectly stir-fried pink prawn, the subtle taste of a lobster linguini or the acquired taste of freshly shucked baked oysters…have you whetted your appetite enough? Join me on a shellfish tour.

Lobsters - larger than life!

Lobsters – larger than life!

Lobsters are loaded with proteins, copper and zinc which boost immunity and prevent loss of vision. They also help in the maintenance of red blood cells and nerve cells. Since they are low in carbohydrates, they are a good option when you are on a diet.

Lobsters are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and are good for your brain as well. Low in cholesterol, they help maintain heart health and prevent conditions like osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Choose fresh, alive frisky lobsters with their tails curled up. Boil, steam or grill to make them nutritious.

 

 

 

 

Prawns are a power house of protein, which you can feast Continue reading “Sea of Goodness…….” »