We are just in seven days in the month of April and there’s a long way to go. By now most of you must have had your salaries credited to your accounts. However, if you are one of those unlucky few (or if you’re a college kid) who haven't been paid yet then this article might just help you.
You probably don’t know but it’s World Health Day today and you clicked on this article just to know about eating healthy on a meager salary. That’s right! On this ‘auspicious’ occasion we shall let you in on a few tricks and some healthy food items to eat on a budget.
Lentils cost anywhere from INR 40 to INR 100 but are a powerhouse of fibre and protein. A half cup of lentils has around eight grams of fibre and nine grams of protein, which is really good for your heart. Moreover, lentils take a mere 15 minutes to cook. If you are in hurry, this is what you need.
Research suggest that increasing your intake of soluble fibres from five to 10 grams each day could result in a 5% drop in your bad cholesterol levels. And for that you need to fit a healthy diet of oats in your daily routine.
No, not your usual cup of tea. Green and Black tea are loaded with antioxidants that boost your immune system and help your heart health. In fact, some research suggests that those who drink 350 ml or more a day are less likely to suffer a heart-attack. So, would you like some tea?
If your eyes hurt while reading this then you need carrots. Carrots are a rich source of Vitamin A that not only help your vision but also boosts your immune system. Have you ever seen a rabbit wearing specs? No, you haven't.
It’s usually served on the side of your chicken tandoori but make no mistake, it’s pretty healthy. Cabbage, a cruciferous vegetable is linked with lowering the risk of cancer. It’s rich in Vitamin C and K, loaded with antioxidants, delivers fibres and detoxifying sulphur compounds and is also low on calories. What else do you want?
So, eat good, stay healthy and keep sharing!