Dhaba is a restaurant on the highway, which serve local food dishes. Such shacks of roadside are basically mud structures with charts (charpaais), mainly for truck drivers to sit upon and have food.These hotels are also known as Truck Hotels. These offer very tasty local food and tea at very cheap rates. Some of such hotels are getting popularity due to tasty food and New Haji Hotel is an example. It is situated near Manawala, Sheikhura on GT Road. This hotel offers desi murghi, batair, beef, mutton and daal. The specialty of this hotel is fresh wheat chapati.
Moringa is a natural remedy against arthritis and body pains. It is rich in COX-2 (cyclo-oxygenase-2) inhibitors (Quercetin & Kaempferol). Aurantiamide acetate and 1,3 dibenzyl urea in seed are anti-inflammatory /anti-arthritic and analgesic activity mediated via inhibition of TNF-alpha, IL-2 and other cytokines. Carotenoids, Flavonoids and phytosterols in moringa leaf powder, control the swelling of the joints which causes the pain in Arthritis. Moringa's great immune system booster, helps to fight against the disease.
Seed priming is a controlled hydration of seeds before sowing to enhance the field emergence and vigor. There are various protocols of seed priming. Many chemicals like acorbate, salisylic acid, PEG and salts (potassium, sodium and calsium with chlorides or niterate or phophate are used). Howerver, natural agents like moringa leaf extract are even more effective and safe are also used.
Oxtail millet (Setaria italica) is a common food in parts of India. Its health beneﬁts in diabetic rats, produced a “signiﬁcant fall (70%) in blood glucose” while having no such eﬀect in normal rats. Diabetic rats fed millet also showed signiﬁcantly lower levels of triglycerides, and total/LDL/VLDL cholesterol, while exhibiting an increase in HDL cholesterol. It is recently introduced in Pakistan.
Breakfast is the best meal of the day. Always prepare best healthy food to start a day. Never for just heavy and fried food, rather go for full of nutrition and light so that you can work easily whole day. This video demonstrates a best breakfast recipe.
Poor food and poorer eating habits are the leading reasons of poor health of Pakistani people. Dr Shahzad Basra, professor, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, is struggling hard to introduce new superfoods in the country. Amaranth is a group of more than 60 different species of grains that have been cultivated for about 8,000 years. These grains were once considered a staple food in the Inca, Maya and Aztec civilizations. Amaranth is classified as a pseudocereal, meaning that it’s not technically a cereal grain like wheat or oats, but it shares a comparable set of nutrients and is used in similar ways. Its earthy, nutty flavor works well in a variety of dishes.Besides being incredibly versatile, this nutritious grain is naturally gluten-free and rich in protein, fiber, micronutrients and antioxidants
Superfoods are foods that have a very high nutritional density. This means that they provide a substantial amount of nutrients and very few calories. They contain a high volume of minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. Antioxidants are natural molecules that occur in certain foods. They help neutralize free radicals in our bodies. Free radicals are natural byproducts of energy production that can wreak havoc on the body. I am working as professor at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan and lead Alternate Crops Lab. I have introduced 7 super food crops. This video explains a basic information.