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The health benefits of water lily seeds

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF WATER LILY SEEDS

WHAT IS MAKHANA? Water lily seeds have been popped and eaten in India for thousands of years. Called makhana, they are considered a nutritious snack, and with good reason. Ayurvedic medicine recommends makhana for a wide range of health benefits, including blood sugar regulation, cardiovascular and reproductive health, and they are what is known as a tridoshic food - beneficial for all three doshas (more on these another day!) Traditionally, makhana is flavoured with ghee and spices, sometimes added to curry, and they are a food allowed to Hindus during fasting times in the festival Navratri. When we discovered makhana...

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GET TO KNOW THE OH LILY! FOUNDERS - PART 2: TRAVEL

GET TO KNOW THE OH LILY! FOUNDERS - PART 2: TRAVEL

Discover more about the 2 foodies behind Oh Lily!. How they get inspired by their travels to take you on a conscious culinary journey.

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THE POWER OF MEDITATION

THE POWER OF MEDITATION

Meditation is a simple tool with huge effects! Discover an easy way to enhance your wellbeing.

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THE 7 RULES FOR THE PERFECT PICNIC!

THE 7 RULES FOR THE PERFECT PICNIC!

Days are longer and warmer: Summer is here! And what’s stands more for summer than a picnic?!   WE LOVE PICNICS AND WE TAKE THEM SERIOUSLY! SO HERE ARE THE ESSENTIALS FOR THE PERFECT PICNIC!   ·       The weather: seems to be the obvious one but be sure to check the weather of the precise area you go and check throughout the day. The weather can change fast and you don’t want to have to leave suddenly because it starts pouring or because the wind has made a mess of your idyllic picnic scene!   ·       The food: Of course!...

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