Stress can have detrimental effects on both the body and the mind. It is hence crucial to tackle anxiety and stress on a daily basis to prevent long-term damage. One effective way to combat stress is by consuming a healthy, anti-inflammatory diet that includes low-glycemic foods, quality proteins and sufficient healthy fats. Macadamia nuts are a great addition to this diet as they provide comfort and satisfaction while also offering a plethora of health benefits.
The secret to a happy & fulfilling diet
Upgrade your diet with a dose of happiness and flavour! Macadamia nuts are the perfect addition to your diet, with their creamy and rich taste that leaves your taste buds satisfied. As a nutritionist, I know that eating food that is both healthy and tasty is the key to long-term happiness. Eating healthy but tasteless food isn't sustainable and hinders nutrient absorption. That's where macadamia nuts shine, providing not only great taste but also essential nutrients for overall well-being. So why settle for bland and boring food when you can have a happy and healthy diet with macadamia nuts?
The power of good fats
Beat stress with the power of good fats!
Good fats in our diet not only nourish our brain but also tame stress hormones. However, not all fats have the same effects - mono and poly-unsaturated fats (MUFAs & PUFAs) are beneficial for our health while bad fats can be very harmful. Omega 3 and omega 6 are polyunsaturated fats, but we need more omega 3 than 6 to avoid inflammation. Macadamia nuts help balance this ratio, keeping inflammation & stress hormones in check, while boosting immunity.
Boost your antioxidant intake
An antioxidant-rich diet helps keep stress and depression at bay. Macadamia nuts are a stress-busting and mood-boosting powerhouse, thanks to their high content of antioxidant compounds like vitamin E and phenolics. These compounds are believed to combat oxidative stress and inflammation, contributing to a lower risk of depression.
Choose your snacks wisely. Steer clear of refined sugars and refined carbs, often the primary constituents of junk food. These empty-calorie foods are low in nutritional value and can fuel depression, leaving you sluggish and low. Instead, snack on macadamia nuts to boost your happiness and promote satiety with good fats. Their low glycemic index helps keep blood sugar levels balanced, giving all the more reason for a calm and content mood.
Get fit, don’t quit
Get moving to beat stress! Exercise releases endorphins that boost efficiency, uplift mood, and help combat stress. Sweating it out also promotes neurohormones in the brain, linked to enhanced cognitive function and elevated mood.
Challenges are inevitable, but maintaining a positive outlook can boost our serotonin levels, leading to a happier, stress-free life.
Macadamia nuts are more than just delicious - their crunchy, buttery flavour also packs a powerful punch of health benefits. As they are widely available in the country now - from online portals to supermarkets, we can easily make it a goal to include a healthy handful of macadamias daily (about 30g or 5-6 nuts) in our diet.
Interactive workshop by renowned nutritionist, Dr. Anjali Hooda @ Foodhall, The Chanakya Mall, New Delhi.
Love Macadamia Pop-up at Sumaya Dalmia’s (fitness expert) wellness bazaar at the quorum club, Gurgaon.
Love Macadamia booth at AAHAR 2023, New Delhi, India's largest food & hospitality trade fair.
An exquisite all-vegan brunch with nutritionist Kavita Devgan hosted in collaboration with the quorum club, Gurgaon
A seated lunch affair with nutritionist Kavita Devgan hosted in collaboration with Gurgaon Moms.
An evening of inspiration and a captivating book reading session by Vasudha Rai, Author of Ritual and Glow at DLF Golf Club, Gurgaon
Interactive session by clinical nutritionist Pooja Dhupia at Modern Bazaar, Select City Walk, Saket
A unique experience of yoga in the dark guided by renowned yoga teacher, Sharan Khanna at Quorum, Gurgaon.
An insightful shop talk with ladies who lead by our expert panelists on the topic - "Health Food Hype" at CAARA by Ogaan, New Delhi
An interactive experience at the Discovery Collection Club, New Delhi featuring the magic of live chef demonstration and the exquisite taste of macadamia nuts
An enlightening session of yoga and mindful rituals conducted by yoga instructor Sonia Kaur at The Crest, Gurgaon.