Wellness - Alternate Cures | 0-18 yrs

Health Benefits Of Easily Available Foods


"I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you." —Joyce Meyer, American writer and motivational speaker.

Do you know that the key to your health could be in your kitchen cupboard? Yes, you heard it right. Most Indian kitchens are a treasure trove of spices and herbs that are easily available in the market. These come with numerous little-known medicinal properties and benefits. 

If you find yourself worrying about your child's healthy growth and development, instead of visiting doctors, include more of these spices and herbs into your daily cooking. It can boost the child's immunity and also, protect him from various ailments. 

Flip through the pages of the ClipBook to know in detail about the various health benefits of commonly available foods. Also, learn which herbs and spices you can safely add to baby food, every day.  


1. Curry Leaves

Do you keep aside the curry leaves which are used for tempering, when you eat your food? Apart from bringing flavour to the food, curry leaves have many medicinal uses. This article lists out some of them.

2. Fennel Seeds

Remember how our mothers would put a few seeds of fennel into our mouths and ask us to chew on them, whenever we had a mild chest congestion? Back then, we may not have understood the health benefits of this spice — but the fact is that fennel see...

3. Bay Leaves

Apart from its culinary uses, bay leaf has medicinal properties and is known for its antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, diuretic and astringent qualities. Thus, making it a perfect immunity-boosting leaf. Here are 10 health benefits li...

4. Neem

Do you know that the bitter leaves of the neem tree have healing powers? For ages, neem has been used to treat several ailments because of its antiviral and antibacterial properties. Learn more about the top 10 benefits of neem!

5. Mint

Do you know that common herbs like pudina (mint) are storehouses of nutrients? If you think that it is good only for garnishing your food, then you are wrong. Pudina is so much more than that. Let’s check out the health benefits of this wonder herb!

Common Herbs And Spices For Baby Food

Are you apprehensive about flavouring your little one's food with herbs and spices? Don't be. Add these 10 amazing condiments from your kitchen to your baby's food to give a healthy boost to her daily diet. Find out more about the top 10 Indian he...

Tennis For Kids: Top 10 Developmental Benefits

How mesmerising it is to watch Serena Williams power her way across the court, stunning opponents with her big serves. And how proud we feel to see Sania Mirza in match-winning form! For that matter, what can be more inspiring than the supple grac...

How To Treat Stomach Ache In Toddlers With Common Food

If your child has a sudden bout of stomach ache and you're not sure what to do, check out these tried and tested natural remedies that are sure to bring relief to your child's tummy ache.

How To Treat Tooth Pain In Children With Common Food

Do you want a long-term solution for your child’s dental issues? Try these Ayurvedic remedies from easily available foods such as ginger, camphor, turmeric, sesame, to relive tooth pain and foster oral health, both for instant and long-term cure.

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