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Book-2: Guide to Total Wellness -1.0

1) Seeds:

Seeds are power houses of nutrition with healthy fats, proteins (some with all the essential amino acids that the body cannot produce), soluble and insoluble fibres and many antioxidants. A fistful of different seeds crushed or ground and added to food will be beneficial in curing many diseases and also in keeping you healthy as you age.


Basil seeds and leaves

Contains Benefits

  • Reduces body heat and acidity.
  • Good for weight loss
  • Improves skin health eczema and psoriasis, cures acidity & helps dental health
  • Helps flush out toxins from the body
  • Alleviates depression, mental fatigue, migraines and stress
  • Helps make you feel happier
  • Haves antispasmodic properties
  • Have Limonene, citral, eugenol, citronellol and terpineol
  • Have lutein, vitamin A and K,
    betacarotene, and zeaxanthin
  • Have potassium, copper, calcium, folates, magnesium and manganese.
  • High in fibre and proteins
  • High in iron and folate
  • Have calcium and magnesium
  • Contain omega-3 fatty acids
  • High in anti-oxidants
  • Helps regulate blood sugar
  • Is anti-inflammatory
  • Helps regulate cholesterol
  • Protects against cancer
  • Helps check ageing
Flax seeds
  • High in fibre and lignans (polyphenols).
  • High in Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Great source of protein, Vit-B1 & B6
  • Have manganese, phosphorous, magnesium, selenium, iron, potassium, copper and zinc
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Improves hair and skin health
  • Improves brain health
  • Helps in menopausal symptom relief
  • Lowers the risk of ARMD.
  • Helps prevent breast cancer & endometrial & ovarian cancer
Hemp seeds
  • Excellent Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio (3:1).
  • High in gamma linoneic acid
  • Perfect protein – contains all 20 (including all 9 essential) amino acids.
  • Rich in phytonutrients and fibre
  • Rich in a wide range of vitamins and minerals
  • Helps against cancer, diabetes,
    skin allergies and obesity
  • Helps against ADHD, heart disease, high BP, multiple sclerosis and arthritis.
*Jack Fruit roasted seeds


  • Rich in digestible fibre, proteins & minerals, potassium, manganese, magnesium, iron and copper.
  • High in Vit B-6, Vit-A and folic acid.
  • Low in Carbs, Cholesterol and Fructose.
  • High in anti oxidants.
  • Protects against heart diseases, High blood pressure and diabetes.
  • Enhances immune system.
  • Have anti-ageing and anti­cancer properties.
  • Maintains Thyroid health.
  • Improves bone strength.
#Jamun Seeds


  • Rich in nutrients, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins.
  • Contains ‘jambolin’ that prevents conversion of starch into sugar.
  • Has high protein content.
  • Contains calcium and iron
  • Contains fructose.
  • Reduces cholesterol
  • Improves digestion, skin health and eye sight.
  • Controls blood sugar.
Pumpkin seeds
  • High in fibre
  • Has vit-B, E and K
  • Good source of plant based Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Great source of copper, zinc, magnesium, phytosterols and manganese
  • Has a high concentration of the amino acid tryptophan and all other amino acids in proper ratio
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Has anti-microbial properties
  • Lowers anxiety levels
  • Improves heart health
  • Increases immunity & prostate health
  • Has anti-diabetic effects
  • Holds benefits for post­menopausal women
  • Improves liver health
Pome­ganate seeds (Anar­dana)
  • A rich source of almost every type of antioxidants. Higher than in green tea and red wine
  • High in polyphenols
  • Contains health boosting tannins, anthocyanins and ellagic acid
  • High in vit-C and potassium
  • Protects cells from free radicals
  • Prevents premature ageing
  • Boosts the level of oxygen in blood
  • Prevents blood clots·
  • Reduces risk of cancer and heart disease
  • Reduces hardening of artery walls
Sesame Seeds
  • Has a mild sweet and tangy flavour.
  • Has preservative properties like lemon.
  • Checks the progression of atherosclerosis
  • Reduces the damage in cartilage
Sun flower Seeds
  • High in antioxidants
  • Rich in protein
  • Good source of zinc & magnesium
  • Rich in phytosterols and iron
  • Magnesium
  • Helps with testosterone and sperm production and sexual health
  • Prevents diabetes
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Good for digestion
  • Boosts heart and skin health
Water melon seeds, Or

pickled water melon rinds

  • Fat free, low in sodium and has very low calories
  • Significant vit-A, B6, C and amino acids. Potassium, magnesium, and other important nutrients.
  • Have very high levels of lycopene, a phyto-nutrient.·
  • Linked with heart, bone and prostate health.
  • Has powerful anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties
  • Helps reduce high blood pressure and keep the urinary tract in healthy working order.

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