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Is Isabagol and Psyllium Husk Same? Is it OK to take psyllium husk everyday?

 Psyllium husk and isabagol are one and the same thing. Research shows that psyllium for constipation is an excellent remedy that improves bowel movement, fecal water content as well as transit time.  What is psyllium husk used for? Psyllium fibers improve constipation symptoms by increasing water retention capacity in the intestinal tract, thus creating a water-rich colonic environment. As a result, feces become soft and bulky. More research is under way to explore the connection between intestinal micro flora and psyllium husk's role in constipation.  Is it OK to take psyllium husk every day? Well, it is okay to take psyllium hus daily as long as you want to ensure a proper bowel movement. But dependence on Isabagol is not recommended. Discontinue taking psyllium when constipation issue has resolved as prolonged dependence might interfere with nutrient absorption in the gut. Does Psyllium husk cause gas? If you are willing to increase fiber intake, then there are many ways to do

Do Chia Seeds Induce Weight Loss or Fat Loss?

 Well, it's not for nothing that these tiny black pearls have emerged as a superfood in the fast-advancing world of today. but chia seed is no magic bullet to induce weight loss. no doubt, chia seeds are a super nutritious food - aka superfood - but their role as weight loss agents is debatable.  there are not too many studies or research papers to validate the claims that chia seeds for weight loss work. if you are starting on a chia seed diet to lose fat and weight, think again. chia wont do you the favors of fat loss. They are rich in protein, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and minerals.  Chia is known by different sobriquets:  “the seed of the 21st century”  “new gold”  “superfood”  “super nutrient”  ω-fatty acid (omega) powerhouse half of the world's population singing chia seed weight loss songs does not even know how to eat these black pearls. there's a right and wrong way to do so! what's that?let's see A mineral powerhouse K (potassium) 0.726 g/100 g Mg 0.449 

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How to make quinoa dosa for weight loss diet on roti tawa [ easy protein dosa recipe without rice, urad dal]

 How to make dosa with quinoa, that too without rice and urad dal? here's what I do to make soft and crispy dosa at home. to begin with, I have used homemade quinoa flour or atta in the recipe. if you have store-bought quinoa, please use that. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa flour/atta 1/4 cup each of yellow moong dal, red lentil or masur dal, and green mung beans salt 1/2 cup -water (according to need for making dosa batter) jeera green chili 1 tsp- flaxmeal 1/2 tsp- methi powder (fenugreek) soak lentils for 5-6 hours before blending them with a little amount of water. please check the description for the ingredient list. soaking legumes and lentils help reduce phytate or anti-nutrients that cause gas and digestive problems and make absorption of minerals difficult for the body.  How to make quinoa more digestible if you want to actually enjoy the benefits of dosa, then dot look for instant dosa recipes. rather, go the traditional way and make dosa with fermented batter. fermented food

Ivy Gourd Recipe [ How TO Make Kundru/Kundri/ Tendil Bhaja]

During my 2.5-year-long stay in Odisha, I have watched my MIL make some of the simplest yet delicious Odia recipes. This kundru bhaja is an example. Now that I am back home, I am following her recipes.