Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Health Benefits of Mango Peel - M.M.Mithaiwala

Mango is called the king of fruits not just for its taste and super flashy yellow color, but also for the health benefits it offers!!

  • Mango peel has compounds that would kill radicals that cause diseases. Mango peel is therefore beneficial to human body.
  • Eating tender mango with peel is found to be a remedy for dysentery, constipation, piles and indigestion.
  • Mango peel is boiled with water and this drink is used in India as a home remedy for stomach mucus membrane inflammation problems.
  • Tender mango with skin is found to be helping morning sickness.
  • The peel of mango is also found to be having good fibre content.
  • Compounds present in the mango skin help fight against metabolic diseases such as diabetes
  • Studies have indicated that the eating mango skin can help protect against some forms of cancer, compounds like quercetin and mangiferin present in mango skins are anti-oxidative in nature and protect cells from oxidative damage.
  • Mango skin is highly effective against internal inflammations like stomach ulcers or colitis
  • Mango skin is said to contain resveratrol, also present in the skin of red grapes, which helps regulate the body cholesterol levels
Mango skin is found to be having loads of anthocyanins and carotenoids. Raw mango peel is found to be having high amounts of polyphenol. Mango fruit peel is found to be having great amounts of anthocyanins and carotenoids compared to be skin of raw mango. Compounds like anthocyanins and carotenoids are powerful antioxidants that helps delay aging and protect us from varieties of diseases. These antioxidants are found to be strengthening body against arthritis, diabetes, different forms of cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Polyphenols, the natural compounds found in flora are also antioxidants that are beneficial to body. Mango peel therefore contains good nutrients that increase the resistance power of body.

Eat the Best, Leave the Rest

Friday, 24 April 2015

Basundi Recipe - M.M.Mithaiwala

 Rich, creamy, thickened milk, flavored with saffron & nuts. A gem among Indian sweets.


·       500 ml full cream milk
·       Sugar as much you require
·       few strands of saffron
·       1 tbsp milk powder
·       ¼ t/s cardamom powder
·       8 - 10 pistachios chopped finely
·       15 - 16 almond flakes Or chopped finely
·       few raisins (optional)
·       a pinch of salt


1.   Boil milk on a wide bottomed saucepan. Once milk reaches it's boiling point add sugar.
2.   Stir nicely and place on low heat add milk powder. Simmer until milk reduces to half and thickens.
3.   Scrape the sides properly as this will make your basundi more creamy.
4.   Add chopped nuts, cardamom powder and salt.
5.   Check the taste add sugar if required. Finally add raisins. Switch off the gas pour over  the serving vessel.
6.   Once it gets chilled it will thicken further.


Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil - M.M.Mithaiwala

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects on health

The Unique saturated fats of coconut oil contain antibacterial, antiviral anti-fungal and anti parasitic properties that help strengthen the immune system. Consuming coconut oil regularly will reduce incidence of sickness.

2.Skin Care:
Coconut oil acts as a natural skin conditioner. deeply penetrating & moisturizing they protect  against environmental & free radical damage it also helps with aging ezcema & even provides some sun protection.

3.Weight Loss:
The fatty Acids in coconut oil destroy candida, which triggers weight gain carbohydrate craving & fatigue they are easily digested & converted  into energy, which helps to speed up metabolism & help burn stored fat.

4.Stress Relief:
Coconut oil is very soothing you can apply the oil to your head & gently massage to help remove mental fatigue.

Almost 50% of the fatty acids in coconut oil is the 12-carbon Lauric Acid. When coconut oil is enzymatically digested, it also forms a monoglyceride called monolaurin. Both lauric acid and monolaurin can kill harmful pathogens like bacteria, viruses and fungi

MCT molecules in coconut oil are small so they are easily digested with less strain on the pancreas & digestive system. People suffering from diabetes obesity gallbladder disease or crohn's disease may benefit greatly from coconut oil.

7.Hair Care:
Coconut oil is a better conditioner for hair than any synthetic one available in the market. Use of warm coconut oil helps in keeping hair shimmering and soft

Coconut oil may improve insulin sensitivity & glucose tolerance over time. it helps regulate blood sugar levels & protects against insulin resistance. It can even help prevent Type II Diabetes.

 Healthy and Nutritious can be Delicious!!