Monthly Archives: July 2012

Organic Vegetables & fruits: What’s on sale tomorrow?

Tuesday 31/07/2012: Pick your own farm fresh veggies & fruits – peerkan, kovaikkai, lemon, yam, carrots, beetroot, brinjal, pumpkin, onion, snake gourd, bottle gourd, turnip, beans, bhindi, tomatoes, greens (mint, coriander, palak, mulaikeerai, thandukeerai, araikeerai, paruppukeerai, murungaikeerai, senkeerai, ponnankanni, etc), … Continue reading

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Papaya: The fruit of the angels

Called the “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus, Papaya is a wonder fruit with luscious taste. It is a rich source of antioxidant nutrients such as carotenes, vitamin C and flavonoids, vitamin B, folate, minerals, potassium and magnesium. And … Continue reading

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What’s on sale today?

Pick your own farm fresh veggies and fruits :lemon, yam, carrots, beetroot, brinjal,pumpkin, onion, snake gourd, bottle gourd, turnip, beans, bhindi, tomatoes, greens (mint,coriander, palak, etc), potatoes, baby corn, cauliflower, capsicum, radish, lettuce, chow chow, cabbage, papaya, pineapple, country mangoes, … Continue reading

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The role of diet in diabetes

In India 4.5 million people are victims of diabetes. The main reason is irregular meal, mental stress, lack of exercise. Diabetes disease related to metabolic, in which oxidation of carbohydrates and glucose is not fully detected. The role of diet … Continue reading

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July special offer:organic starter pack

24 Letter Mantra?s offer pack on sale ? save money on this organic starter pack worth Rs. 302.00 (that contains Tur Dal 500g, Sonamasuri handpounded rice 1 kg, cumin 100g, mustard 100g, chilli powder 100g, turmeric powder 100g, coriander powder … Continue reading

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Where do you come from?

When I take a bite of, let’s say, a crunchy apple in my hand, so many thoughts criss-cross my mind: – The many days and nights she stood under the sun and stars – Those bees that visited her when … Continue reading

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Difference between organic and conventional farming

The main differences between organic and conventional farming are the following: Fertilizers: Organic farmers apply natural fertilizers such as compost or manure to feed soil and plants. On the other hand conventional farmers apply chemical fertilizers to promote plant growth. … Continue reading

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Dhanyam tips for lifelong health

Are you ready to make a few changes in your eating habits for a lifelong health? SAY YES to wholesome, unprocessed food Food in its natural state, unadulterated by any artificial preservatives or additives tastes better and is more nutritious. … Continue reading

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Kombucha:The immortal elixir

Where did Kombucha originate? Kombucha originated in Northeast China or Manchuria and later spread to Russia and the rest of the world. What does it contain? Kombucha contains multiple species of yeast and bacteria along with the organic acids, active … Continue reading

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Dhanyam recipe of the month: Quinoa Pilaf

Ingredients: 1/2 cup carrot, diced 6 cups quinoa, cooked (same method as cooking rice) 1/2 cup green onion, diced … Continue reading

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