Banana stem raita-Healthy and healing meal

A refreshing raita made using banana stem.  Banana stem or vaazhai thandu has a texture similar to celery, but the flavor is subtle and unique. Banana stem is considered healthy, and is widely used in South India as a remedy for weight loss and kidney stones, as well as an effective diuretic and laxative. … Read more

Brown rice eaters have lower risk of diabetes

People who eat brown rice or other whole grains seem to have a lower risk of developing diabetes than those who eat white rice, according to a US study. A team of researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Woman’s Hospital analyzed about 200,000 adults followed … Read more

Medicinal Importance of Guava

GUAVA is a fruit of commercial importance in tropics and subtropics because of its wide adaptability to varied soil and climatic conditions. It is grown all over the country over an area of 65,000 hectares with production of 516,000 tones. The major guava growing areas are Shariqpur, Kasur, Lahore, Sheikhupora, … Read more