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Day 2 Diet plan by Laxmi

Day Two: Break Fast : Dosa and Steamed Vada Curry Recipe for Vada Curry: Soak and Grind Channa Dal and Thuvar Dal with Red Chillies, salt and saunf and steam the ground mixture in idly pan and do the rest like usual vada curry.  Lunch: Rice Poosani Sambar Vazhathandu Curry Pudina Thuvaiyal Soya Granules Dry Curry Lemon Rasam Curd Sambar Recipe: Pressurecook half cup of thuvar dalw ith turmeric powder. In a pressure pan temper mustard, methi seeds, curry leaves, one green chilly. Add chopped tomato and fry well. Add tamarind extract and cut pumpkin pieces, sambar powder, salt and close lid and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Open, add mashed thuvar dal and bring it to a boil.  Vazhathandu Curry: Boil finely cut vazhathandu and 1/4cup payatham paruppu with salt and turmeric powder in just enough water (so that we need not drain the water). After all the water is absorbed switch off the stove. In a kadai tempermustard seeds andjeera with curry leaves and add it to vazha

Healthy dosai milagapodi using flax seeds

Make your D osai milagapodi very healthy for the whole family by adding roasted flax seeds instead of sesame seeds. dry roast flax seeds equal to the amount of sesame seeds ,and add it along with other ingredients and powder it. keep a dabba of roasted powdered flaxseeds and keep adding to any dish u eat especially salads. this doesnt change ur taste of the original dish.flax seed oil too very gud for health. Benefits of flax seeds are as follows. Flaxseeds and flaxseed oil are popular among vegetarians vegertarians want a non-animal source of Omega-3 fatty acids.  Everyone can benefit from adding flaxseeds into their diet. flaxseed oil contains higher levels of Omega-3 than the seeds, the seeds actually have many benefits than just the oil. Here are 10 health benefits of flaxseeds and flaxseed oil. 1. Flaxseeds are great source of fiber and work as a natural laxative. 2. Flaxseed oil contains concentrated amounts of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fat. Veget

Things to avoid immediatly after a meal:

1. Donot take a bath       Bathing helps in increase of blood flow especially to the hands, legs and all the parts of the body. Therefore the blood flow to and around the stomach gets reduced. This weakens the digestive system of the stomach. 2. Donot sleep       When one sleeps the body relaxes to the maximum. The blood circulation goes to the brain and stimulates it during sleep. So the stomach and intestine will not be able to digest the food properly leading to gastric trouble and infection in our intestine. 3. Dont loosen the dress or belt        Loosening the dress will cause the intestine to twist and lead to stomach cramps too. 4. Donot eat fruits after meal        Eating fruits immediatly after meal will make the stomach bloated. Fruits should be taken either 1 hour before meal or 2 hours after meal. 5. Donot smoke         Smoking a cigarette immediatly after a meal is equal to smoking 10 cigarettes which is highly dangerous to health. 6. Donot walk         Wal

To reduce stomach pain due to gastric trouble

Add 1 tbsp of   Fenugreek powder  to Neer Mor (Spicy Butter Milk) and drink it sip by sip. If the Neer mor is taken to reduce stomach pain, then it is better to avoid green chillies in it.

Tip to reduce weight

To a cup of hot water add a pinch of Cinnamon Powder and drink it slowly sip by sip. This taken regularly helps in reducing weight.

Amla Pickle recipe for hair growth

Amla is always very good for hair growth. This pickle recipe helps in increasing the immune system and also helps in increasing the hair volume. Ingredients: Amla - 1/2 kg Fenugreek - 50gms Red Chillies - 10 to 12 Turmeric powder - 1 pinch Groundnut - 2 tbsp Asafodeita - 1/2 inch piece Gingely Oil - 3 tbsp Mustard seeds - 50 gms Cumin - 1/4 tsp Curry Leaves - 1/2 cup Chilly powder - 1 tsp (optional) Salt to taste Method: Boil water in a pan along with some salt. Remove from flame, add Amla and close it with a lid. Let it cool. When cold remove the seeds from the amlas. Grind the amlas into a fine paste. Dry roast fenugreek seeds, mustard, groundnut, curry leaves, asafodeita and dry chillies one by one and grind them to a fine powder along with turmeric powder. Heat the gingely oil in a pan. Add mustard powder, cumin seeds when it splutters add the amla paste and saute it for sometime. Add the grounded powder and mix it well again. Keep sauteing till the oil comes o

Calorie content in Chappati and one bread

One slice of bread have the same amount of calorie that is there in one chappati. But it is always better to eat one chappati than to eat one bread.

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

1/2 a tspn of cinnamon a day lowers the LDL cholesterol and have a regulatory effect on blood sugar.Studies show that cinnamon reduces the proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells. Cinnamon have an anti-cloting effect on blood. Cinnamon powder combined with a tbsn of honey every morning before breakfast relieves arthritis and helps them walk with ease within a month. Cinnamon acts as a natural preservative as it stops the growth of bacterial growth. Smelling cinnamon helps in boosting up one's memory and improves the cognitive function. It have a good source of manganese, fiber, iron and calcium. Being carminative in nature, it helps in reducing nausea in pregnant women. It helps in reducing flatulence when taken in milk shakes and soups.

Health Benefits of Ginger - Home made recipes

Ginger, a common ingredient that is used in our day to day cooking have lots of health benefits and when used regularly, it helps in releiving indigestion, diarrhea, stomach cramps as it aids in digestion. It have a good amount of vitamins and minerals that will help Pregnant Women. It also helps in curing Nausea during pregnancy. If one have congested nose, sore throat or cold and cough ginger kashayam is highly helpful. It also helps in controlling Asthma and Wheezing. Ginger have the property to reduce and releive pain and inflamation. It helps in stinulating blood circulation, cleaning the bowels and kidneys and removing toxins from the body. Ginger helps in nourishing the skin.

Home Remedy for Constipation

Constipation is one major problem many face in today's life due to the change in the food and diet. There are many reasons for one to get constipated but a few of the major reasons are 1. Improper diet 2. Anxeity 3. Stress 4. Lack of Exercise 5. Lack of fluid and fibre in food intake. Though it is always better to consult a doctor before doing any self medication, it is also better to change our personal life style and personal diet to get cured of constipation. The first thing one should do to avoid constipation is to increase the intake of water. Many feel it difficult to take the minimum required 8 glass or 1.5 litres of water every day. But if it is taken meticulously and more if the weather is warm. Fibers are very rich in vegetables, fruits, legumes, cereals and some nuts. Every day 30 gms of fibre intake is absolutely necessary for an individual. The list of vegetables rich in fiber are: 1. Turnip 2. Radish 3. Lady's Finger 4. Beans 5. Cabbage 6. Cucum

Garlic-Infused Milk: A Healthful Beverage

Bring one or two garlic pods to a boil in water. Thoroughly mash and combine with a cup of steaming milk. Anyone can enjoy this, especially expectant mothers and nursing mothers. If desired, add sugar. The best effects are achieved when the beverage is consumed without sugar. Health Benefits: 1. This beverage will aid with weight loss. 2. Assist with lowering hypertension 3. Assist in lowering the level of cholesterol.