EASY THINGS FOR AMAZING LIFE

 

According to a report of Pew research,8/10 health seekers begins to search on the google search engine.

Nowadays most googled questions are related to health and diet.

‘’The Global burden of disease’’ published, revealed that 71.3% of deaths in 2015 were caused by dietary and lifestyle choices.

According to the report of L.E.K revealed that approx. 47% of consumers read labels at least most of the time before purchasing any product.

Due to the increasing level of awareness freely available of information, people had moved from simply getting ‘’enough to eat’’ to ‘’natural and nutritious” food to eat.

Nowadays people want to eat the food which gives them the maximum benefits.

Active future lies within active citizen”

So here comes the question what do we need to do for healthy and qualitative life?

 

There is a famous proverb that Food is the fuel for our body, exercise is the king and nutrition is the queen to remain a healthy life.

It is widely known that food that is less in sugar, boiled, steamed, and grilled is best for our body.

Fried food is unhealthy as it is high in trans fat and mostly associated with a high risk of non-communal disease’s

Today market is flooded with imported food items in name of healthy diets but India itself is a vast food court where we can find a wealth of a different kinds of food

 

WHO diet guidelines say that

 

  • A variety of nutrient-rich food should be consumed.
  • Match your food intake with physical activity.
  • Drink a lot of water.
  • Avoid fried, salty, and sugary foods.

Amazing food with amazing health benefits

 

  1. Tempeh: It is made from fermented soybean. It has a higher content of protein and dietary fibers and vitamins. Fermentation helps it to make it more digestible. It can be eaten alone or can be used in sandwiches and stews.

 

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2)Hawaijar: It is a naturally fermented soya product. Fermentation breaks the complex protein into easily digestible one. It is used in most of the signature dishes of Manipur, found at every house, and used in chegempomba dishes. ( ISOR-JESTFT) e- ISSN:2319-2402,P-ISSN:2319-2399, VOL.4, ISSUE 2 (May-Jun, 2013)

 

Parameters(%W/W)

Soyabean

Hawaijar

Total crude protein

35

43.8

Total fat

4.75

1.75

Total carbohydrate

28.6

9.4

Reducing sugar

1.10

3.1

Total Ash

3.99

3.88

Total crude fibre

3.51

5.56

Moisture

10.4

13.8

Appaiah et al,2011

Staple diets like rice and wheat can be replaced with grains that have more valuable nutritional value and health benefits.

 

Some of these are

 

  1. Buckwheat: It is a high source of protein and gluten-free, good for diabetics. It is also having a rich source of Magnesium, Copper, and Manganese. It maintains cardiovascular health.

 

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2)Foxtail millet: It can be a good substitution for rice and also Indian bread can also be made from it. It can lead to a significant fall in blood sugar levels.