“Top 4 Everyday Kitchen Ingredients to improve your health” – Mini Dang

Top 4 Everyday Kitchen Ingredients to improve your health - Mini Dang

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food ~Hippocrates

Over a period of time our body gets deficient in certain minerals like calcium, espically women as they enter the age of 35 to 40. Similar are the cases with the iron deficiency. There are many inorganic minerals like calcium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, etc present in our body which are required for its proper functioning. Deficiency in any of the mineral in the body may lead to severe consequences. Thus, following a balanced diet and that too when it comes from your own easy accessible kitchen should never be overlooked.

Indian Food since ancient times has been a boon to the health of living beings. But with modernization and the involvement into too much of junk food has led the upcoming generation with too much of deficiencies and diseases since early childhood. One has been involved in too much of supplements as they do not want to change their eating habits and lifestyle.

The circadian rythym which plays a very important role in one lifestyle has lost its weightage. The unawareness of the healing power of plant based materials when combined with a correct lifestyle following the circadian rythym and balancing both of them with the powerful subconsious mind can bring miracles in one’s life. It’s a holistic approach towards health and well – being and never a single aspect can help you miracle.

Earlier drinking kadha was like a daily routine that has been lost somewhere down the line as lifestyle has totally changed. People feel more comfortable to depend on medicines than on the easy available herbs and spices in your own kitchen. We witnessed how in corona pandemic we were advised to take turmeric milk, tulsi water, ginger lemon juice and even asked to have onions in our diet.

These food plants were recommended to boost our immunity so that our body could fight with the virus. Why are we not including them in our daily diets if these play such an important role.


  • A good source of Vitamin A and K, Calcium, Magnesium and Iron
  • Medicine to throat infection
  • Anti- Oxidant

To help you understand in a lay man’s language Anti – Oxidants are like soldiers. As a soldier sacrifice it’s life for it’s country similarly anti- oxidants sacrifice their life to prevent damage to the healthy cells of the body. Thus, always have Anti- Oxidant rich food.

CURRY LEAVES: Mostly used in all south Indian dishes like sambhar, upma, uttapam, poha and many more.

  • Have Antilipidemic effect thus help in weight loss, hair health, skin health.
  • Rich source of Vitamin A, B, C, Calcium and Iron.
  • It even has low glycemic index


  • It has a component Thymol which improves the gut balance and balances the heaviness of the food.
  • It lowers the blood pressure
  • It strengthens the digestive system


  • It helps in maintaining the blood glucose level and also cures indigestion.
  • It regulates the cholesterol levels.
  • It makes your hair healthier.
  • It is rich in fibre and antioxidants, it helps in flushing out harmful toxins from the body and thus, aids digestion.

The solution to everyday modern problems with health lies in your kitchen! Pause and reflect back to our ancient teachings. That’s where the real knowledge of healthy lifestyle resides in!


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