Nutripledge

Science supports that a variety of health conditions such as obesity, heart diseases, cancer, and many more can be treated or managed by eating the right foods in the right combination with a healthy lifestyle. Under this blog, we discuss how all foods can heal and prevent many health conditions if consumed with intention, responsibility, and some caution.  Thanks for visiting, get to know your food, and eat with confidence!
*Please note that the content on this page is for your general information only. Everyone’s nutritional needs are different, so consult with your health care provider before making any changes to your diet.
“Without proper nutrition, medicine is of little use …With proper nutrition, medicine is of little need.”~ Charaka Samhita, Ancient text on Ayurveda

Category: Food can heal

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread | Yellow Dot Rated Healthy Balance Bread This flavorful healthy bread is rated as a Yellow Dot, healthy balance in our food rating system (Food Coach) due to following healthy qualities that are known to promote positive health […]

High protein salad with chickpeas, tomato, bell pepper, and cucumber

High protein salad with chickpeas, tomato, bell pepper, and cucumber

This super easy and healthy salad can be easily made within 10-15 minutes from ingredients in your pantry. It will also make a delicious and comforting meal if you are not feeling well and not in a mood to cook. It provides about 4oz equivalent […]

10 Minutes Veggie Wrap with Spinach and Cucumber

10 Minutes Veggie Wrap with Spinach and Cucumber

This veggie wrap is delicious and super easy to make with common ingredients in your pantry. This recipe has been almost our daily lunch during working from home period. According to our food rating system (Food Coach) it has following healthy qualities. Moderate in calories […]

No-Fry Thekua

No-Fry Thekua

No-Fry Thekua (High energy snack) Thekua is a popular sweet snack in Bihar, India. This recipe is a healthy makeover of the traditionally fried Thekua. It was a trial, but I was surprised to find out that I did not miss the frying. And I […]

Quinoa with Turmeric and Lemon

Quinoa with Turmeric and Lemon

Therapeutic Health Benefits: This recipe is rated as a Green-Yellow Dot in our food rating system (Food Coach) and makes a super healthy meal replacer due to the following qualities which are known to promote positive health and wellbeing. Moderate in calories per serving Healthy […]

Tropical Fruit Slushie: 5 Minute Healthy Refreshment

Tropical Fruit Slushie: 5 Minute Healthy Refreshment

The weather is getting a little warmer now! So, this fun and healthy summery afternoon treat can be very refreshing and destressing. This recipe makes about 1 cup equivalent of your daily MyPlate fruit requirement. In general, eating your daily servings of fruits is vital […]

Immune Boosting and Health Promoting Green Juice

Immune Boosting and Health Promoting Green Juice

Like many others I also rushed to the grocery stores to pile on the grocery and other day-to-day necessities to help me and my family survive to cope with this COVID-19 situation. Being a dietitian, I piled on lots of green vegetables and fruits that […]

Filling Broccoli and corn in your Samosa will not make it any healthier!

Filling Broccoli and corn in your Samosa will not make it any healthier!

President Trump’s recent visit to India made me a little home sick and gave me cravings for authentic Indian samosa, which unfortunately Trump did not get a chance to try. I’m not quite sure why the chef put broccoli and corn in it, because potato […]

SAMOSA – A delicious popular Indian snack

SAMOSA – A delicious popular Indian snack

Samosa is a dazzling signature snack dish in India that I grew up eating. Chai and samosa is the best food pairing in the world. Traditional Indian samosa is potato filled pastry fried dish that everyone should give a chance. This potato and green peas […]

Dark Chocolate Health Rating

Dark Chocolate Health Rating

This Friday we pick dark chocolates for our Friday Food Talk series. Chocolate is always a winner when it comes to celebrating Valentine’s day. It can be healthy too if dark chocolate is your choice. We decided to take a deeper look into dark chocolate […]

Super Healthy Strawberry Hearts

Super Healthy Strawberry Hearts

Chocolates always steal valentine’s day as a romantic gesture. How about treating your loved ones with this homemade super healthy treat? This super easy and heart healthy dish can accompany a breakfast meal or can be a great afternoon snack. This yellow dot rated recipe […]

Friday Food Talk Pick:  Wheat Mamra – Is it healthy?

Friday Food Talk Pick: Wheat Mamra – Is it healthy?

This friday we will talk about this new product from Raja Food Inc by Swad. that caught my eyes in Indian store. This product looked like an unusually long rice puff and I purchased it mistakenly for that. Being a foodie, I looked at it […]

Super Heart Healthy Okra Recipe – Asian Indian Style

Super Heart Healthy Okra Recipe – Asian Indian Style

This Green Dot Rated super heart healthy green veggie recipe is a great balance of healthy carbohydrates, protein, fat and dietary fiber. One serving (1 cup cooked) will meet about 100% of MyPlate daily vegetable intake on a 2000 kcal diet. This recipe is an […]

Hello January!

Hello January!

New Year and Nutrition Every January I create a list of resolutions, one of them usually having to do with my nutrition and fitness levels, and every year by February I’ve slipped. For a long time, I couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t keep up […]

What nine days of fasting did to me?

What nine days of fasting did to me?

The Fall season brings many seasonal fruits and vegetables, like apples, pumpkins, and sweet potatoes. At the same time in India, Fall starts with Navaratri, a holiday with nine days of fasting in observance of the Goddess Durga’s victory of good over evil in Hindu […]

Dual Nutrition Role of Beans and Pulses!

Dual Nutrition Role of Beans and Pulses!

Beans and pulses are among the Future Fifty Foods campaign for a healthier planet. Mung beans can be harvested after two months of sowing, which makes it an ideal fit to grow between rice and wheat production. Being a legume crop, mung beans are associated […]

Imagine converting the nutrition fact label into a simple dot to help you eat healthy!

Imagine converting the nutrition fact label into a simple dot to help you eat healthy!

We have been working very hard for a couple of years to come up with a system that simplifies the useful but complex information on our nutrition fact label. In fact, nutrition fact labels can be very complex and confusing to understand and interpret without […]