Thursday, 21 June 2018

International Yoga Day

The World Yoga Day, also known as the International Yoga Day, falls on June 21. The theme of this year is  "Yoga for Peace."

The main aim to celebrate this day is to create an awareness worldwide on the importance of staying fit and healthy.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014 had suggested that June 21 be celebrated as the international Yoga Day globally every year. The word Yoga has been originated from Sanskrit word Yuja, which means ‘to join or unite’

The first International Yoga Day at Rajpath, had created two Guinness Book of World records. First with the participation of 35,985 people and second. as many as 84 nations participating in the event.

Yoga originated in ancient India around 5,000 years back. Yoga is an amalgam of physical, mental and spiritual practice which helps enhance one's physical as well as mental health along with the self-healing ability.

Yoga also aids in combating stress causing changes in the genes, a study carried out by the researchers from Psychology at Coventry University in the United Kingdom, with Ivana Buric as the lead researcher, pointed out.

Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.

#yoga #internationalyogaday #peaceofmind #stressfree



Monday, 18 June 2018

Don't take good health for granted

Don't take good health for granted

No one wants to be sick. But tell me very frankly when do we start to take notice and some action about our health, only after we fall sick or are in the process of losing our health. During this time, we make all sorts of promises and resolutions. But once we get it back, we often return to our old ways. Isn't this true??

Good health is one of those things that is usually taken for granted. Chronic, degenerative conditions usually takes years, even decades, to develop, nothing develops overnight.

For example, heart attack or a tumor in your body, do you think it developed overnight? No way. It took a long time to get to a size where it becomes visible. All your hardwork of abusing your body in the form of unhealthy lifestyle, stress, junk eating, toxic buildup, weakened immune system which had probably been around for years too showed it's effect. Do realize that, once a disease takes root, the decline usually starts gaining momentum.

To know how to preserve good health do get in touch with us at shilpsnutrilife@gmail.com or visit website www.shilpsnutrilife.com

#goodhealth #eathealthy #healthylifestyle #exercise #avoidjunk #shilpsnutrilife

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Antioxidant rich chutney

Nutritious Antioxidant Rich Chutney.

Made using fresh coriander, mint, spinach, curry leaves ...apt for any season....improves immunity. ..
beneficial for people suffering from Cholesterol, BP, Diabetes.

Goes well with dosa, idli, dhokla, chilla, pancakes, chapati, upma , sandwiches, rice or rotis.

For recipe visit
http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40921

Or also on my android app "shilpsnutrilife" http://bit.ly/1Suuc0E

#Nutritiousantioxidantrichchutney #shilpsnutrilife #BP #cholesterol

Eat your vegetables day

Eat Your Vegetables Day - 17th June

Eat Your Vegetables Day is dedicated to getting people eating their veggies, and also in spreading awareness of their diversity and necessity in a healthy diet.

To make sure you’re getting enough ensure that you’re eating at least a half a cup of each vegetable you decide to consume, or a cup of a medley.

So go ahead have your dose of fibre,  antioxidants, vitamins..... Let us know your creative ways... Mine is in the comment below

#eathealthy #diet #vegetables #greenleafy

Friday, 15 June 2018

Sheer korma Happy eid

Sheer Khorma or Sheer Khurma

Sheer Khurma is a typical traditional Eid dessert without which Eid is incomplete. Its an essential of the Eid serving table and is really delicious and rich in terms of nutritional value. Sheer Khorma is prepared with vermicelli, milk, nuts, dates and sugar and is served warm at breakfast on Eid day.

Rich in good quality protein, calcium, healthy fats, some amount of vitamin B12, the presence of nuts like almonds, pistachio helps to enrich it with antioxidants and zinc. One can substitute sugar with honey, dates or jaggery as this offers a higher nutritional value to the dish and adds a richer taste.

A fabulous dish to enhance the flavors of Eid and other sweet moments.

BEST WISHES TO YOU FOR A HAPPY AND BLESSED Eid

Eid Mubarak

#sheerkurma #eid #kheer #shilpsnutrilife

Fresh dates

Fresh dates health benefits

Dates are a type of sweet fruit that grows on palm trees. Dates are a good source of energy. Around 100gm of fresh dates gives 133kcal.

Up to 80 percent of the date flesh is sugar that the body can easily access for energy. Fresh dates have sugar like fructose and dextrose that when eaten replenishes energy and revitalizes the body instantly; thus, for these qualities, dates are being used to breakfast during Ramadan months.

Fresh dates are a particularly good source of calcium, which helps promote strong teeth and bones.

Dates are rich in dietary fiber. Most of the fiber is of the insoluble type, promoting smooth functioning of intestinal tract. It also prevents dietary LDL cholesterol absorption in the gut.

They contain many health benefiting flavonoid polyphenolic antioxidants known as tannins. Tannins are known to have anti-infective, anti-inflammatory, and anti-hemorrhagic (prevent easy bleeding tendencies) properties.

Dates  are low in  fat, 100 g of dates, has only a fraction of a gram is fats.

Muslims generally break their fast by eating dates. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is reported to have said: “Break your fast by eating dates as it is purifying.”

So go ahead have a few dates everyday whether dried or fresh as u wish just enjoy the benefits............

#dates #purifying #energizer #shilpsnutrilife #diet #fooducated

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

World blood donor day 14th June 2018



World blood donor day 14th June 2018 

A blood donor must be deemed healthy before donating blood.

There are many benefits to donating blood like anti cancer,  improved iron stores, the people who benefit most from blood donations are regular donors.

University of California researchers estimate that your body burns about 650 calories with every pint donated, as the body has to work to replenish itself.

You can only donate once every two months, because of the wear and tear your blood-producing systems undergo. 

Donate blood,  save a life and improve your health too. 

#donateblood #blooddonorday #savelife #Shilpsnutrilife 




Monday, 11 June 2018

Product Review Too yumm


My review about product "TOO YUMM" snacks

Since many of my clients are asking about this product. I have nothing against the product or the company this are solely my views what I think about the product as a nutritionist.

None of the foods are good or bad. Take help of a qualified person if you want to make smart and intelligent healthy choices.

https://youtu.be/oAUMCXi_4Ss

#eathealthy #diet #healthysnacks #fastweightloss #weightloss #shilpsnutrilife
https://youtu.be/oAUMCXi_4Ss

Sunday, 10 June 2018

What are you aiming at pills or natural foods

What are you aiming at.... Pills or natural foods.

When someone says would you eat 10-12 katoris dal to meet your protein requirement or say drink 1-1.5 litre milk to meet a day protein requirement....and advices to take just take 2 scoops of so n so powder and meet your requirement....what do you feel....again shortcut to health.

But friends please use your senses why would you want to meet the requirement with only one food when God has created so much variety.....he has taken care u don't get bored eating only one food  ...don't get fooled.....check the  person's qualifications. ...connect with a specialist who will help you plan your diet intelligently.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40905
#eathealthy #Shilpsnutrilife #diet #weightloss #fastweightloss

Sit less move more

SIT LESS MOVE MORE
Sitting is the new smoking.

Gavin Bradley, director of Active Working, an international group
Gives following suggestions -

Hold standing meetings,Walking meetings.
Walk over to a colleague’s desk instead of sending an e-mail.
Use the stairs instead of the elevator.
Take your calls standing.
Taking a lunch break.
Walk around.

Isn't this Simple stuff.

No matter how much you exercise, sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death, sitting too long can kill you, even if you exercise.

Have you started moving!!!

#Healthylifestyle #sitting #activity #exercise #Shilpsnutrilife

Friday, 8 June 2018

Sitting for long hours can affect you

Can sitting for long hours put you in trouble?

You may want to stand up while you read this.

Experts now say you should start standing up at work for at least two hours a day -- and work your way toward four.

Today, the average office worker sits for about 10 hours - office meeting, sending emails, eating meals,  mobile, computer etc.

Medical researchers have long warned that prolonged sitting is dangerous, associated with a 

-significantly higher risk of heart disease
- diabetes
- obesity
- cancer
- depression
- muscle and joint problems especially muscles in your lower body are turned off.
- Metabolism slows down 90 percent after 30 minutes of sitting.
- Enzymes that help break down fat drop by 90%
- Good cholesterol drops by 20%

Just getting up for five minutes is going to get things going again.

So SIT LESS MOVE MORE

#Healthylifestyle #sitting #activity #exercise

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Connect with Nature

#worldenvironmentday
CONNECTING WITH NATURE

Go on a leg powered journey
The simplest way to get back into the way of life of our ancestors is to travel in a more traditional way. We didn’t evolve driving on a motorway or riding a train.

Slowing down, and walking to the top of a mountain, canoeing across a lake, riding a horse or being taken on a journey through wild country by a husky dog sled are all great ways to reconnect with nature.

Similarly walking barefoot on the grass or along the beach. Focus on the feeling of your feet connecting with the earth and the sense of feeling grounded that can come along with this.

Do try this. ...also comment below if you have any further ideas.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40883

#worldenvironmentday #plasticpollution #ecofriendly #reuse #recycle

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Three Rs that can save us

THE THREE R’S THAT CAN SAVE US

We’re probably throwing out more food/money than we realize. We all do…but few of us recognise this and fewer still admit to it! In fact each of us throws away on average 120kg of food a year. but what can you and I do about it?? Do I really waste food?

The following  three R’s can save us!!!

REDUCE – food wastage by buying more efficiently. Take a list with you to the grocery store; you’re less likely to buy items that you won’t use. Even better option is to plan your meals for a week which eases out shopping and cooking both.

REUSE- unwanted item where possible instead of disposing them
Donate any unopened non-perishable items that you definitely won’t use. Clean out your fridge/freezer/cupboards on a somewhat regular basis and use  anything that is getting near to the manufacturers “best by” date.

RECYCLE - compost
Use any leftover food,use your creativity. If at times you have brought a vegetable, it already started spoiling so can’t reuse it, you’re down to “recycle”, that’s where composting comes in, possibly some nice soil will magically appear.

Just THINK.EAT.SAVE: Reduce your foodprint!
Save Food, Save Environment and Save Lives………

So now you are aware about the 3R’s!
http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40875
So Have fun #Reducing, #Reusing and #Recycling #Worldenvironmentday

Monday, 4 June 2018

Beat plastic pollution

World environment day 5th June 2018

With “Beat Plastic Pollution” as the theme for this year’s edition, the world is coming together to combat single-use plastic pollution.

Here are some super easy ways to get started.

Bring your own shopping bag made of cloth

Stop buying bottled water. ...use Stainless Steel or earthen ware bottles

Say no to disposable plastics, Replace disposable items with reusable like made of neem or edible alternatives.

Instead of plastic straw,  use one made from wheat or bamboo.

Look out for packaging when shopping, like buy Ketchup, mustard, oil, vinegar, and other products in glass jars and bottles.

Let's each one of us pledge "If you can’t reuse it, refuse it"

Share your ideas about bringing down the plastic pollution.

#worldenvironmentday #plasticpollution #ecofriendly #reuse #recycle

https://youtu.be/WKzwUIUxALA

Sunday, 3 June 2018

White Jamun

WHITE JAMUN (WAX JAMBU) FRUIT

Have been seeing this fruit on and off lately everywhere quite in abundance……thats white jamun,have you heard of it, its a variant of the black jamun, the tree produces white coloured fruit,commonly known as white jamun.

White jamun  is grown especially for its cooling nature that can be very refreshing and slaking on a hot day. They are pear-shaped structure, comes in varying colors ranging from white, pale green color, green, pink, rose red and crimson color. The fruit is crisp, almost crunchy and juicy in taste you can eat these fruits out-of-hand, without any need to peel the skin.

Common names of the fruit include wax apple, love apple, java apple, chomphu, wax jambu, rose apple, bell fruit, makopa.

Health benefits
Stops diarrhea & dysentery.
Relieves throat affections and other respiratory diseases.
Removes worms.

Vinegar made from the fruit gives relief in colitis, indigestion, stomach diseases. It relieves gas and improves digestion.

Many members of the Wax Jambu family have volatile oils which help in medicinal applications. The medicinal oil is present throughout the living tissue most of the Wax  Jambu species.

A 2008 study published in “Advances in Biological Research” also indicate the fruit’s phytochemicals have mild antibiotic and antifungal properties against staphylococcus, candida aureus and mycrobacter smegmatis.

Go ahead Njoy the fruit especially now when its in season.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=5606

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

World no tobacco day

The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is "Tobacco and heart disease."

Tobacco use is the second leading cause of CVD, after high blood pressure.

The WHO MPOWER measures  include:

Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies;

Protect people from exposure to tobacco smoke by creating completely smoke-free indoor public places, workplaces and public transport;

Offer help to quit tobacco (cost-covered, population-wide support, including brief advice by health care providers and national toll-free quit lines);

Warn about the dangers of tobacco by implementing plain/standardized packaging, and/or large graphic health warnings on all tobacco packages, and implementing effective anti-tobacco mass media campaigns that inform the public about the harms tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure.

Enforce comprehensive bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and

Raise taxes on tobacco products and make them less affordable.

http://www.who.int/campaigns/no-tobacco-day/2018/en/

Don't skip Suhoor

Don't skip Suhoor (pre-dawn meal)

Suhoor is regarded as a benefit of the blessings in that it allows the person fasting to avoid the crankiness or the weakness caused by the fast.

Eat suhoor(sehri) just prior to dawn. Yes, it's hard to get up at that hour, which is why it has many benefits and rewards. And this morning meal is generally recognized as the single most important meal of the day. as this is needed to get you through the day. Many people eat a late night meal and sleep through till the dawn prayers. This is not advisable.

Skipping Suhoor prolongs the fasting period as your body will need to rely on the previous meal to provide you with all the nutrients and energy until Iftar (dinner). Due to the longer hours of fasting, you are more likely to feel dehydrated and tired during the day. Furthermore, skipping Suhoor also encourages overeating during Iftar, which can cause unhealthy weight gain.

So all those doing Ramadan please eat suhoor.

#Ramadan #ramzan #healthyfasting #shilpsnutrilife

Monday, 28 May 2018

Watermelon idli


Watermelon (White portion -peel) Idli

A fruit which is the best for the ecosystem, its each and every part is useful, the fruit itself pink portion, seeds and yes the rind i.e the white portion. After trying my hands on dosa, I tried idlis, they were also super soft and tasty.

Ingredients:
Rice – 1 cup
Melon pieces(white rind portion alone) – 1 cup
Whole Red chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seed
finely chopped onion-1 med, green chilli-2-3, coriander and curry leaves
Salt – for taste
Fruit Salt eno - 1tbsp

Method:
Soak rice in water for two hours.
Puree the white portion of the watermelon.

Grind the soaked rice and melon puree together into a smooth batter. You can also add onions, red chillies, green chillies, curry leaves, coriander seeds, cumin seeds while grinding.

Add salt and eno to the batter and mix well. No need to ferment the batter. Keep this aside for about 15 minutes so that all the flavours blend well.

Grease the idli moulds, pour the batter in the moulds and steam the idlis in a pressure cooker or steamer.

Steam for 10-12 mins or until the idlis are done.

Serve the steaming hot idlis with coconut chutney and sambar.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40848

#recipes #diet #weightloss #shilpsnutrilife #watermelon

World nutrition day

World Nutrition Day 28th May 2018

Good nutrition is an investment like no other ...the more you invest in your health now, the more you potentially save in health bills later.

Wellness or illness
It's all in your hands, you can choose to subsidize your illness by  pills, powders or invest in wellness.

If you choose wellness then you need to invest now to reap the benefits long term.

Think and make healthy choice.

#shilpsnutrilife #investinnutrition #eathealthy #healthylifestyle

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Watermelon Sabzi

Watermelon white portion (peel) sabzi

Do you know that the rind of water melon is edible? The term rind usually refers to the skin or peel of a fruit.

In watermelon, the rind consists of two parts – the outer green skin and the inner white pulp.The outer green skin of the rind is hard and inedible, so it is discarded. The inner whitish part of the rind is edible, although it has a bland taste when raw and is not as soft as the central red part.

About water melon white rind it is said that is very helpful in relaxing blood vessels and lowering blood pressure as it has a high dose of cirulline amino acid.

Finding a use for it also helps cut down on the amount of garbage you produce, so it’s good for the environment as well.So why to throw it, and try making its sabji.

It is very simple, tasty and easy to make. It tastes very similar to loki(bottle gourd), cucumber, turai all water based vegetable group.

My Mom use to make it, i remember enjoying it a lot, hope my version is nearest to hers.

For recipe visit
http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=5542

#diet #obesity #exercise #shilpsnutrilife #summers #watermelon

Friday, 25 May 2018

Watermelon Dosa


Watermelon (White portion -peel) Dosa

Isn’t it amazing to have a fruit whose each and every part is useful, the fruit itself pink portion, seeds and yes the rind i.e the white portion. A few days back i tried this dosa believe me its amazing ….do try.

Ingredients:
Rice – 1 1/2 cup
Melon pieces(white rind portion alone) – 1 cup
Fenugreek seeds – 1/2tsp
Scrapped coconut – 1/2 cup
red chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seed
finely chopped onion-1 med, green chilli-2-3, coriander and curry leaves
Salt – for taste

Method:
Soak rice and fenugreek seeds in water for two hours.
Puree the white portion of the watermelon.

Grind the soaked rice, coconut and melon puree together into a smooth batter. You can also add red chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds while grinding.

Add salt to the batter and mix well. The batter doesn’t have to ferment.

The batter should be little thinner than Idli batter consistency.

Now add finely chopped onion, green chilli, coriander and curry leaves to the batter and mix well. Keep this aside for about 15 minutes so that all the flavours blend well.

Heat tawa/griddle and pour a ladle full of batter spread and cook on both the sides in medium-low heat till they turn golden brown.

Serve hot with Chutney or Sambar

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40844
#recipes #diet #weightloss #shilpsnutrilife #watermelon

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Gulkand

Gulkand (Rose petal jam) the summer cooler

“Gul” means rose and “kand” means sweet.

Thus, Gulkand is a sweet preserve made of rose petals also known as rose petal jam. As we all know, flowers are the loveliest objects on earth and amongst them Rose is the Queen.

Rose petal jam(Gulkand) made primarily of rose petal,which is collected at their peak condition.Can be preserved for years,this preserve tastes better and is more effective after it has matured for a month or two.

Gulkand is native to India and Pakistan. It is an Ayurvedic tonic and a delicious and healthy food that can easily be prepared at home.

Gulkand is one of the ingredients used in Paan – the traditional Indian mouth freshener and digestive.

View health Benefits Of Gulkand

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=5530

Or www.shilpsnutrilife.com

Or view on my android app " shilpsnutrilife " bit.ly/1Suuc0E

#gulkand #cooling #AntiOxidant #immunity #sunstroke #nosebleed #digestive #shilpsnutrilife

Monday, 21 May 2018

Sabja Seeds

Sabja seeds or falooda seeds or tukmaria or basil seeds.

Sabza seeds are very cooling, digestive, diuretic know further http:/shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=3892

Or view on my "shilpsnutrilife" android app bit.ly/1Suuc0E

Try having 1tbsp of sabja seeds this summer for the cool cool effect.

#Sabjaseeds #faloodaseeds #tukmaria #basilseeds #naturalcoolant #digestive #diuretic #healthysummer #shilpsnutrilife

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Saunf Water

#HealthySummerdrinks
Saunf (variyalli) sherbat – Fennel seed water

Saunf ka sherbet is basically a cool sherbet which is prepared from fennel seeds or saunf mixed with spices. An awesome healthy drink recipe which is sure to improve your digestive functions and enhance your appetite at the same time keep you cool too.

Ingredients
100 gms fennel seeds (saunf)
500 gms sugar
water as required
salt, jajira powder, lemon juice as per taste

Method
Grind saunf and keep it side
Take sugar and water combine it and boil it when its disolves make it like chasne but not thick chasne.
Then remove from flame and mix saunf in it.
Keep it for 3 hour and strain it.
At the time of serving add little sherbat, crushed ice and fill it with chilled water.

Add salt, jajira powder and little lemon juice as per taste.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40831
#sunstroke #cooling #hydrating #shilpsnutrilife #digestive #saunf #variyalli

Friday, 18 May 2018

Banana lassi

#HealthySummerdrinks
Banana Lassi

This lassi is a comination of banana and curd both of which are very helpful in hot climate.

Banana is a fruit that contains high amount of potassium and low levels of salt. This combination helps to regulate the blood pressure also helps in low pressure that occurs in summer.

They also regulate body temperature, protecting you from heat sickness in the summer

Curd or yogurt as it is popularly known is an excellent summer food to include in your daily diet, as it can provide you with essential carbohydrates, protein and calcium.Yogurt also adds a dose of probiotics, beneficial bacteria that keeps your digestive system running smoothly.

Bananas regulate body temperature, protecting you from heat sickness in the summer

2 big ripe bananas / kela (peeled and sliced)
1-1/2 cups fresh curd (dahi / yogurt)
1-2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
Crushed Ice-Cubes

How to make Banana Lassi:
Combine all ingredients in a big blending jar.
Blend for few minutes until smooth.
Pour in serving glasses, add some ice cubes.
Serve chilled.

Variation can be chilled banana milkshake

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40828
#shilpsnutrilife #summercold #heatsickness #digestive #healthysummer #probiotics #lowbloodpressure

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Tamarind Drink

Tamarind drink

A crisp concoction of tamarind water & cumin  flavored with mint, black salt, chillies & ginger. Each ingredient plays a role – tamarind & mint have cooling properties, cumin & black salt aid in digestion & chillies provide the essential indian kick.

Ingredients & Method

1 cup tamarind pulp
2 tbsp roasted jeera (cumin seeds)
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1/2 tbsp kala namak
2 tsp red chilli flakes (adjust to taste)
Chopped ginger
5 tbsp granulated sugar
1 cup water
Table salt (to adjust)
5 cups water, cold
To Garnish – crushed ice, boondi, mint leaves (optional)
   
Blend everything in a blender for 2-3 minutes until you get a smooth but runny paste. Place a colander over a large bowl & sieve the paste through it. Top with 5 cups of water. Adjust the salt.Chill till ready to serve.

Before serving, stir thoroughly, pour into glasses, garnish & serve.

#summers #healthysummerdrink #weightloss #diet #shilpsnutrilife

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40812

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Bael Sherbet

#HealthySummerdrinks
Bel sherbet
Bael or wood apple is also known as Elephad Bengal Quince. It gets its name of wood apple due to the hard cover.It is native to India.

It is an excellent summer cooler. The juice is very soothing and a great medicine for heatstroke. It cools down the body and the stomach, and helps preventing heat exhaustion in summer season.

Bael fruit is a storehouse of  good health nutrition and is a energy booster.

Packed with protein, phosphorus, Vitamin C and B complex thiamine and riboflavin and tannin it strengthens the heart and mind.

It cures acidity, increases body resistance and improve the memory.

It also cures ulcers and gastric disorders, treats acidity, burning sensation in the stomach and nausea, cleans the stomach of impurities and also cures amoebiasis.

A good source of beta-carotene, Bael also cure liver problems.

Here is how to make Bel Ka Sharbat:

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40805
#summercold #sunstroke #shilpsnutrilife #belsherbet #cooling #woodapple

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Herbed tea with sabja

#HealthySummerdrink
Herbal Iced Tea with Sabja seeds

A refreshing and cooling tea for hot summers

They are cooling and prevent heartburn and also relieves a bloated stomach.They are very good for digestion especially in a hot climate.

Herbal Iced Tea with Sabja seeds: Take 4 cups of water. Add two tablespoon of black tea or green tea leaves, 6-8 freshly cut basil leaves and heat till the tea boils. Strain tea and refrigerate. To this add 1 large lemon juice.  While serving add soaked sabja seeds to this and garnish with slice of lemon or cucumber.

#diet #obesity #weightloss #shilpsnutrilife #healthysummerdrink #summers

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Thandai

#HealthySummerdrinks
Thandai is a refreshing milk based beverage specifically associated with the Holi festival. This tradition is majorly a part of North India esp rajasthan. As we all know that Rajasthan is one of the hottest places in India… In dry summer winds, Thandai makes you feel cooler and have many other health benefits as well…

It also serves an instant energizer in the scorching summer heat.
The ingredients present in thandai have several health benefits visit link for details

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40799

Or view on my "shilpsnutrilife" android app bit.ly/1Suuc0E

#thandai #milk #peppercorn #shilpsnutrilife #summercold 9

Happy Mother's Day

Celebrate mother’s day  on a healthy note

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world and “MOTHERS DEFINETLY  RULE OUR WORLD”.Being a mother is arguably one of the most important jobs in the world. And being fit and healthy gives your job a boost an egde above the rest.

A healthier mom is a happier mom…..Pamper your moms, thank her not only on mother’s day but each day as she makes all your days special.Following are a few tips for all you supermoms out their to keep yourself fit and healthy, and you kids ensure your mom follow all of this…….

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=5573

Or also on my android app "shilpsnutrilife" http://bit.ly/1Suuc0E

#mothersday #healthymoms #shilpsnutrilife #pamperyourmoms

May is barbeque month

May is Barbeque Month
Grilling has existed in the Americas since pre-Colonial times. Edward G. Kingsford invented the modern charcoal briquette.

Since barbecuing is not a difficult method of cooking, this is a great month for you to try it out – even if you’re not really much of a cook! 

The smoky flavor, the fun flavors of marinades, the grill lines that form on the food, or the fresh taste that comes from cooking something over high heat for a short amount of time.....amazing

Can be done anywhere isn't it!!!! Plus A healthier cooking alternative to frying.

Here is what we barbequed, the veggies, panir,  mushrooms at Grape county Nashik

So what are you upto

#barbeque #shilpsnutrilife #healthysummer
#diet #weightloss #healthy

Friday, 11 May 2018

Rajasthani drink Rabdi

Rajasthani drink – Rabdi

Rajasthani drink made with (Bajra) Millet flour and yogurt. Its refreshing, cooling and good thing to have during summers.

Flour of Pearl millet (Bajri) is mixed with buttermilk to make a thick sauce which is kept in the sun to ferment. After about 3 to 4 hours, it is cooked by boiling it until the flour is cooked. It may be eaten hot as soup, but it is usually kept overnight. Additional yogurt or buttermilk can be mixed. Cumin seeds (zeera), dry fruits, etc., can be used as garnish. It can be also be served chilled, garnished with cumin seed powder and green coriander.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40792
#cooling #detoxification #shilpsnutrilife #healthysummer
#diet #weightloss #healthy

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Cooling sattu drink

#HealthySummerdrinks
Cooling Sattu (channa flour) drink
Sattu is prepared by dry roasting Bengal Gram and making a fine powder of it.

Regular consumption of Sattu protects from heat wave during hot season. Most of the stomach disorders are generated by improper digestive system. Sattu keeps stomach cool and clean. Sattu helps fight constipation

Here is how we make Sattu drink (one glass)

Ingredients :
Roasted Chana Sattu – 1 Tablespoon
Roasted Barley Sattu – 1 Tablespoon(optional)
Salt – as per taste
Roasted cumin seed powder – a pinch
One can add chopped onion,green chilly, grated raw mango, coriander, mint, etc. as per taste. One can also make it sweet with jaggery.

Method : 
In a glass add both sattus , salt, cumin powder and other ingredients. Add chilled water. Mix well. 
Your healthy summer drink is ready.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40756
#sattudrink #coolingfood #digestive #healthysummer #sunstroke #shilpsnutrilife

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Mint beverage

#HealthySummerdrinks
Mint beverage
Mint (Pudina) is a powerful herb with a sweet flavour, and a cooling after-sensation

Rich in Vitamins- βeta Carotene (Precursor of Vitamin A ), Vitamin C, Folate and also has essential minerals like Iron,manganese, potassium, calcium, zinc,copper,etc .

Health benefits
•Relieves symptoms of indigestion, heartburn and irritable bowel syndrome as it relaxes the muscles in and around the intestine.
•Combats bad breath.Crushed mint leaves helps in whitening teeth
•Cleanses the blood and detoxifies.
•Helps in dealing with skin irritations, has anti-acne properties esp due to its cooling nature.

#mint #cooling #detoxification #shilpsnutrilife #healthysummer
#diet #weightloss #healthy

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Poisar gym session 5th may coverage

Getting up to a news like this is a privilege.... Thanks God

Navbharat Times featured the session on "Eat Right to Play Right" conducted by Poinsur gymkhana on 5th may, wherein I spoke about the diet essentials for a sports kid.

#Navbharattimes #shilpamittal #Shilpsnutrilife #sportsdiet #diet #dietforkids

Friday, 4 May 2018

Coconut water

Coconut water – the fluid of life

Tender coconut water is the natural isotonic beverage with almost the same level of electrolyte balance as we have in our blood.

Here is how it is excellent for the summer:

Oral rehydration medium – high in magnesium, potassium, saline and natural sugar. Popular with athletes.
Keeps the body cool.
Application on the body prevents prickly heat and summer boils and subsides the rashes.

It can be used (in emergencies) as a substitute for blood plasma.
The reason for this is that coconut water (the water found in coconuts – not to be confused with coconut milk, which comes from the flesh of the coconut) is sterile and has an ideal pH level. Coconut water is liquid endosperm – it surrounds the embryo and provides nutrition.

Keeps the body cool.

#shilpsnutrilife  #summer #healthy #healthysummer  #diet #weightloss

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Watermelon juice - Healthy Summer drinks

#Healthysummerdrink
Watermelon the super duper cooler

It is the season of watermelons. They are best during the summer as they are sweet and juicy.
As the name says it all watermelon is 92% water and only 8%sugar.

Research shows that watermelon cuts the risk of sun related skin damage by 40%. That’s because watermelon is nature’s richest source of lycopene, an antioxidant that scavenges the UV-induced free radicals that cause sunburn and wrinkling. Lycopene may also help reduce the risks of cancer and other diseases.

Watermelon can help improve sleep. It is high in vitamin B6 which helps manufacture serotonin and dopamine (mood related chemical) in brain.When levels of serotonin increase at night, the brain is less sensitive to disruptive stimuli (like noise) during sleep.

It helps the body flush out toxins because it contains the organic compound citrulline, which is an amino acid that has been shown to help the liver and kidneys filter and get rid of ammonia. Ammonia comes in external forms, but is also a by-product of the proteins our bodies are burning up constantly for energy, and it’s quite damaging to our cells.Watermelon may also just give the liver an overall boost.

Watermelons are rich in electrolytes, sodium and potassium which are lost through perspiration. Also its high potassium content helps to control BP.

They are rich in Vitamin A, B and C. What’s more, they are low in calories and very nutritious.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40739

#summerdrinks #watermelon  #healthysummer  #digestive #thirstquenching #sunstroke #shilpsnutrilife #cooling

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Barely water

#HealthySummerdrinks
Barley water
In some countries, people consume barley rice during summer for its cooling properties.

Boil a table spoon of barley seeds in a liter of water. Bring down the quantity to half, if you don’t enjoy the bland taste, then you could add a dash of lemon and keep consuming barley water through out the day.

-Barley water also brings down the heat content in the body.
-It also works as an excellent substitute to aerated drinks to quench your thirst.
-As it’s a cooling agent it also helps reduce burning sensation in the stomach.
-It improves digestion and fight constipation, feeling of nausea.”
-Barley water also prevents urine from stinking. Infact it is the best medicine when you have a Urinary Tract Infection.
-Regular consumption of barley water cleanses your kidney and keeps it free of toxins.

A study conducted by American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has shown that the fiber that comes from barley water lowers cholesterol, cuts risk of Type-2 diabetes.The antioxidants in barley prevents cancerous growths.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40736
#summerdrinks #barleywater #healthysummer  #digestive #thirstquenching #sunstroke #shilpsnutrilife #cooling

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Sugarcane juice -.healthy summer drink

#HealthySummerdrinks
Sugarcane Juice –the very cooling drink

It may sound completely ridiculous at first, but sugarcane juice is actually good for you. Though it is comprised purely of sugar, it is comprised of the right sugar; that is unrefined sugar.

Sugarcane juice is sugar in its basic form: raw. Raw sugar is naturally good for the body, as it contains nutrients and minerals.

Refined sugar has been stripped of the nutrients and minerals, a process similar to the “bleaching” process of wheat flour. Refined sugar is pure carbohydrate and contains no other nutritional value, and during the refinement picks up unnatural chemicals such as phosphoric acid, sulfur dioxide and formic acid.

Watch out for other health benefits
http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=5623

Or also on my android app "shilpsnutrilife" http://bit.ly/1Suuc0E

#summerdrinks #sugarcanejuice #healthysummer  #digestive #thirstquenching #sunstroke #shilpsnutrilife #Sweating #musclecramps #nausea #headaches #sunburn

Monday, 30 April 2018

Buttermilk - Healthy Summer drinks series

Buttermilk excellent summer drink

Sweating, muscle cramps, nausea, headaches, sunburn – sip on the buttermilk, whipped yoghurt with chilled water garnished with cumin and mint.

Buttermilk is also efficient in reducing body heat that happens due to some internal and external conditions such as high temperature. Therefore, buttermilk is quite effective and beneficial during the summer season.

It is a good cure for summer diarrhoea caused due to excessive heat. Its pro-biotic properties suit the intestinal tract and help strengthen the digestive system and the immunity of the body.

Buttermilk is rich in potassium, vitamin B-12, calcium, phosphorous.

Go ahead sip on this cooling beverage.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40733

#buttermilk #chass #summers #healthysummerdrinks #shilpsnutrilife

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Aam Panna Recipe

#Healthysummerdrink
AAM KA PANNA  (Green mango juice)

Aam Panna is a rejuvenating and refreshing cooler prepared using raw green mangoes during the hot summer months. Kairi Panha works as a digestive and also serves as an excellent mocktail during parties, as it can be prepared beforehand in large quantities and refrigerated.

Panna also means 'emerald' in Hindi - probably one of the reasons why this juice gets its name is its light green colour.

Easy recipe to make cooling AAM (kacchi kari) KA PANNA-- peel raw mango, chop into big pieces, add water, jaggery, black salt n boil in pressure cooker for one whistle. After cooling blend in a blender,dilute with water, add roasted jeera powder, garnish with mint leaves n serve chilled.

Also a variation which i tried was, added a tbsp of pudina corriander chutney to a glass of panna....it was awasome...do try.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=40727

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Refreshing and cooling drink

Refreshing and cooling drink

Looking for something refreshing to drink that will not only act as a coolant but also hydrate and at the same time tastes delicious? This is the drink for you. There is nothing more refreshing then lemon, cucumber, watermelon and mint water!

To find out the benefits and for the recipe visit http:/ shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=5586

Or view on my "shilpsnutrilife" android app bit.ly/1Suuc0E

Stay cool and refresh this summer.
#Refreshing #coolingdrink #detoxification #hydratewell #watermelon #naturalcoolant  #diuretic #healthysummer #shilpsnutrilife

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Culinary uses of raw mango

Culinary uses of raw mango

Include as much raw mango in your diet as you can, be creative…..
for some creative tips visit
http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=5510

also on my android app "shilpsnutrilife" http://bit.ly/1Suuc0E

ENJOY MANGO SEASON TO FULLEST

#aampanna #rawmangosalad #rawmango #rawmangochutney #rawmangolunji #shilpsnutrilife #eathealthy #sunstroke

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Raw mango and sunstroke

Beat the heat with raw mango

-It is excellent for preventing sun stroke.

-Its high Vitamin C content helps by increasing immunity and preventing the common summer cold.

-It helps in preventing anaemia, TB and typhoid.

-It is quite rich in fibre helps maintain your digestive sysytem.

-Rich  in potassium has the power to keep blood pressure down as well. 

-A high potassium and magnesium content helps to prevent acidosis, muscle cramps, stress and heart problems.

Ever wondered how essential your aam ka achaar and kachi kairi (raw mango) ki chutney and panha is in the summer? No wonder the housewives are busy stocking these up! Add raw mango to your salad, poha, upma or chew on it raw with a little salt and red chilli powder.

http://shilpsnutrilife.com/?p=5421

#foodstopreventsunstroke #rawmango #kacchikari
#sunstroke #shilpsnutrilife  #summercold #onions   #healthysummer  #eathealthy  #Sweating, #musclecramps #nausea, #headaches #sunburn #vitaminC #lemon #rawmango
#chass

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Coconut water and sunstroke

Coconut water – the fluid of life

Tender coconut water is the natural isotonic beverage with almost the same level of electrolyte balance as we have in our blood.

Here is how it is excellent for the summer:

Oral rehydration medium – high in magnesium, potassium, saline and natural sugar. Popular with athletes.
Keeps the body cool.
Application on the body prevents prickly heat and summer boils and subsides the rashes.

It can be used (in emergencies) as a substitute for blood plasma.
The reason for this is that coconut water (the water found in coconuts – not to be confused with coconut milk, which comes from the flesh of the coconut) is sterile and has an ideal pH level. Coconut water is liquid endosperm – it surrounds the embryo and provides nutrition.

Keeps the body cool.

#foodstopreventsunstroke
#coconutwater
#sunstroke #shilpsnutrilife  #summercold #healthysummer   #Sweating, #musclecramps #nausea, #headaches #sunburn