Health tip # 69

In reference to last week's health tip, I found a fruit which is termed as queen of tropical fruits. When there is a King, its obvious that there should be a Queen. Here it is.... Mangosteen The fragrant, edible flesh of the Mangosteen can be described as sweet, tangy, citrusy and peachy. Native to Indonesia... Continue Reading →

Health tip # 68

Durian fruit No, its not Jack-fruit. Revered in Southeast Asia as the "king of fruits," Durian is relatively unknown to many countries outside Asia. Durian is the only fruit banned from airline cabins, hotels and public transportation due to its strong and pungent smell. Durian fruit is native to Borneo and Malaysia producing at least... Continue Reading →

Health tip # 66

Monstera deliciosa Monstera deliciosa is a species of flowering plant native to tropical rain forests of southern Mexico, south to Colombia. The name is derived from 'monstrous' in reference to the size it grows and deliciosa means "delicious", referring to the edible fruit. It has a taste similar to Banana and Pineapple mixed together. Some... Continue Reading →

Health tip # 65 – Miracle fruit

Oh yes, Miracle fruit. It contains a protein that makes bitter things taste sweet. That's right, when you chew this berry it causes sour substances to taste sweet, that's why it was given the name Miracle fruit. It accomplishes this feat by utilizing a molecule called miraculin, which works by distorting the shape of sweetness receptors on... Continue Reading →

Health tip # 55

Henna (Mehendi) Henna has been used traditionally to treat hair and scalp problems. Apart from coloring hair, henna has been used as a medicinal plant over the centuries because of its many health benefits. Henna is said to be originated in Asia and popularly known as Mehendi in India. It is also said that since... Continue Reading →

Health Tip # 54

Rocket leaves Being native to the Mediterranean region, rocket leaves are commonly known as Arugula which is widely popular as a Salad vegetable in Italy and Portugal. Arugula is only found in northern part of India and not most of us are aware of this awesome salad vegetable. In India the leaves of arugula are... Continue Reading →

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