Pulses & Cereals

Health benefits of fonio

Health benefits of fonio

When it comes to cereals, our choices have been changing and searching for tastier, easy to cook, gluten free and nutritious variety of cereals. Many millets and other grains are…Read more
Health benefits of black rice

Health benefits of black rice

Black rice is range of glutinous rice varieties found in India, China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Cambodia and other Asian countries. In China, a variety –…Read more
Health benefits of Red Lentils

Health benefits of Red Lentils

If you are thinking Red lentils are lentils related to Red Bull, you are not completely wrong! This small red colored lentil, helps boost body energy supply by providing you with slow burning…Read more
Health benefits of Buckwheat

Health benefits of Buckwheat

First time we read about Buckwheat, we thought it could be economy or cheaper variety of wheat – Wheat which saves your bucks. We were wrong. Buckwheat is seed of…Read more
Heath Benefits of Sorghum

Heath Benefits of Sorghum

Sorghum, Solam, jonnalu or White millet is type of millet found in warm countries of globe. Traditionally it has been used as fodder crop, making biodiesel and making alcohol. Interestingly…Read more
Health benefits of Horse gram

Health benefits of Horse gram

Sounds like this is food for horses, isn't it? Horse Gram (Macrotyloma uniflorum) is not very popular bean, grown on hill slopes, it is consumed in few parts of India.…Read more
Health benefits of Tofu

Health benefits of Tofu

If you are a meat lover who wishes to cut down on the consumption of meat, an option would be to include tofu in your diet. Prepared from soybeans, tofu…Read more
Health benefits of Wheat germ

Health benefits of Wheat germ

Wheat grain consists of three parts – bran, germ and the endosperm. Wheat barn is the outer cover, which is generally fibrous. The bulk middle layer is the endosperm which…Read more
Health benefits of Teff grain

Health benefits of Teff grain

We wont be surprised if you hear Teff for the first time. Teff (Eragrostis tef) is also known as Ethiopian millet. Teff is basically a species of lovegrass from North…Read more
Health benefits of Amaranth / Kiwicha

Health benefits of Amaranth / Kiwicha

Amaranth is a moderately tall, broad-leafed, bushy type of plant which grows up to 2 meters. The plants produces brightly colored flowers which contains large number of small seeds (slightly…Read more
Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are small (~1mm diameter), mottle coloured with brown/grey patches, seeds of a species of flowering plant, Salvia hispanica. Chia is native to central and South America. While seeds…Read more
Health benefits of Cereals

Health benefits of Cereals

Health benefits of cerealsWe eat rice daily, enjoy wheat bread. Corn flakes with milk or oat are such wonderful breakfast. It is said to consume brown bread rather than white bread. Knowingly or unknowingly cereals form part and parcel of our daily diet. But what are cereals? What are the health benefits of cereals? What is the nutritional value of cereals?