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Diabetes: Know about the spice that could help control blood sugar levels

The key as per experts lies in eating right and eating local.

From aiding digestion to controlling blood sugar: Here are the health benefits of saunf or fennel seeds

Did you know there are many other benefits of fennel seeds, which are anti-inflammatory in nature and offer antibacterial benefits?


Here's why you should include tej patta or bay leaf in your diet

Here's how bay leaves may help diabetes patients in regulating blood sugar levels.

From controlling diabetes to aiding digestion: Know the health benefits of methi seeds

Besides adding flavour to food, methi or fenugreek seeds have a host of health benefits, from controlling diabetes to preventing cancer, alleviating digestive problems and treating acid reflux.

Spices, herbs and seasonings: How to elevate your cooking game

Spilling The Beans - 2: Arguably the most essential ingredient in all cooking, salt is responsible for eliciting an inviting aroma in our food whilst traditionally contributing one of five basic tastes (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, umami).

Plan to discard your old spices? Non-culinary ways you can use them

From being used as a home remedy for cold and flu to aiding weight loss — they come with loaded with goodness.


The price of the queen of spices will leave a different taste in your mouth

The loss of taste, if you have noticed it lately, could well be because the maker of the tea or the chef fixing the dum biryani for you has been less generous with the use of elaichi, the queen of spices and the most flavourful of them all, as its price has seen an unprecedented hike.

World Asthma Day 2019: How Ayurveda can help treat asthma

Some symptoms of asthma include chest tightness and pain due to increased coughing, breathlessness, anxiety, uneasiness in the body, palpitation and fainting.

From cinnamon to pepper: Use these spices to lose weight and reduce belly fat in winters

Apart from helping us keep our bodies warm, these spices are loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that help in boosting immunity, improving metabolism and shedding a few kilos. 

Add tulsi to your diet to boost health, says expert

Various studies in the past have suggested that there are tangible benefits to physical and mental health after consuming Tulsi often been called The Queen of Herbs.