Entries by Kavita Devgan

10 Foods To Curb Diabetes – Eat Right!

This year on World Health Day (April 7), the focus is on curbing diabetes, a chronic disease that has affected around 350 million people across the globe. If you think that it is just excess sugar that leads to diabetes, please understand it is not as sweet and simple as that. Who and when one gets […]

Simple Food Habits From The Greek Cuisine

Glittering beaches, hillsides stitched with grape vines, glistening sun drenched beaches… there’s lots to love about Greece. But if you ask me, then even above all these, it’s their food that wins hearts (literally too) hands down. Their diet is the healthiest, as well as one of the most delicious, in the world. And that’s […]

Why We Must Drink Some Kanji Every Day

We made a big matka full of kanji today for the family, knowing that kaali gajar (black carrots) will go out of season soon and this lot will be last for now, at least till this root vegetable comes back on the vegetable vendors’ carts. Even though I was familiar with kanji (mom would make […]

Separating Oil From Myths: Fat Facts

One food category where I feel there is just too much information floating about, yet too little real understanding actually happening is, you guessed it right – fats. They are most misunderstood! For starters, they have been branded as bad guys and a blanket ban has been issued. But that is far from the truth. […]

Chickpeas Are Deliciously Good For You!

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are the big daddy of legumes. Dating back to about 7500 years, these are eaten extensively across the world. And for a good reason! Both kinds of chickpeas – desi (Bengal gram or kala chana) and kabuli (safed chana) are nutrition powerhouses: 1/2 cup cooked (80 gm) will give […]

Oodles Of Noodles And A Pasta Recipe

I have never understood the flak noodles get… all the time. Agreed it is a high carbohydrate food, but who says carbs are bad – we need them for energy after all and grains do provide nutrients like B complex and multiple minerals that we anyways don’t get to eat enough of. And let’s be […]