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The Snack Bundle

The Snack Bundle

Stock up your cupboards with the ultimate low-calorie snack bundle taking the superfoods and delicious flavours you love from Foodhak and putting them all in one convenient place. From our ashwagandha granola and cookies to our omega-3 and fibre-rich crackers to our signature Pophaks, there's sure to be a delicious healthy snack for everyone in this bundle. Will you reach for the cookies or crackers first?

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Seeded Omega and Millet Crackers

Seeded Omega and Millet Crackers

Crisp savoury superfood crackers made from chia, sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Seasoned with oregano and high in omega-3s, these crackers are the ultimate fibre-rich low-calorie snack.

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Ashwagandha Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ashwagandha Chocolate Chip Cookies

Packed with benefits for the body and brain, this classic chocolate chip cookie gets a healthy twist thanks to the Ayurvedic herb, ashwagandha. These soft and sweet cookies are vegan, free from refined sugar, high in fibre and low GI. Made with chia seeds, dark chocolate chips and millet flour, these low-calorie healthy cookies are wholesome and nutritious.

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Ashwagandha and Cocoa Granola

Ashwagandha and Cocoa Granola

Start your day on a high with our signature Ashwagandha and Cocoa Granola. Packed with coconut chips, a variety of seeds, and the Ayurvedic herb ashwagandha, this granola is vegan, high in fibre and aids with digestion. Expertly crafted and ready to ship straight to your door, this breakfast will keep you going all day.

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Turmeric Latte Blend

Turmeric Latte Blend

Our sweet and silky Turmeric Latte Blend isn't just the perfect cosy drink, it's also the ultimate hormone balancer due to an array of active superfoods including turmeric, ashwagandha, ginger and jaggery. This low-calorie latte blend contains manganese for a metabolic boost and the promotion of healthy connective tissue.

Simply add 1 teaspoon to warm plant-based milk, stir and unwind.

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Chillimon Ginseng Pophaks

Chillimon Ginseng Pophaks

Spicy and warm, our Chillimon Ginseng Pophaks add some heat to your healthy snack roster. Made from popped lotus seeds and flavoured with a hint of paprika and chilli, these low-calorie vegan snacks are low in saturated fats. Pophaks are the perfect alternative to crisps or popcorn, but far healthier with added superfoods and wholesome ingredients.

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Salted Ashwagandha Pophaks

Salted Ashwagandha Pophaks

Our Salted Ashwagandha Pophaks taste like salt and vinegar but are healthy, light and loaded with superfoods. Made from popped lotus seeds and flavoured with salt, olive oil and the Ayurvedic herb ashwagandha, these low-calorie vegan snacks are low in saturated fats. Pophaks are the perfect alternative to your favourite crisps or popcorn, but far healthier with added superfoods and wholesome ingredients.

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Minty Moringa Pophaks

Minty Moringa Pophaks

Light and fresh, our Minty Moringa Pophaks are the perfect healthy snack for anyone who likes something a bit different. Made from popped lotus seeds and flavoured with dried mint and moringa powder, these low-calorie vegan snacks are low in saturated fats. Pophaks are the perfect alternative to crisps or popcorn, but far healthier with added superfoods and wholesome ingredients.

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Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Sweet, crunchy and healthy - our delicious Homemade Granola is packed with fibre and sweetened with maple syrup. We’ve used gluten-free oats, delicious dried apricots and chia seeds to make sure this breakfast meal gets your day off to the best start.

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Pumpkin Spice Granola

Pumpkin Spice Granola

We've taken everyone's favourite autumnal drink and created a healthy, low-in-sugar Pumpkin Spice Granola. Made with gluten-free oats and maple syrup - packed with antioxidants. No unnecessary sugar, just big flavour that'll have you thinking about crunchy falling leaves and long cosy nights. Plus, it's rich in vitamins and minerals too!

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The Breakfast Bundle

The Breakfast Bundle

Start your day on a high with not one, not two but THREE granolas! Why choose between something spicy, chocolatey or fruity when you can enjoy all three instead? Featuring the whole granola family, all free from preservatives, wheat free and sources of fibre! 

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Anti-inflammatory Diet

How an Anti-inflammatory Diet Can Help Manage Chronic Diseases

Reviewed By : Michele Porter - Nutritionist

Inflammation is the body's natural response to injury or infection. However, chronic inflammation can lead to many diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and cancer. The good news is that adopting an anti-inflammatory diet can help manage these diseases and improve overall health. In this article, we will explore the link between inflammation and diseases and provide information on how foods with anti-inflammatory properties can help manage these conditions.

Diseases managed by anti-inflammatory diet

Chronic inflammation can lead to various health issues. By eating anti-inflammatory foods and avoiding pro-inflammatory ones, we can manage certain health conditions as follows:

  • Heart diseases 
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis

Heart diseases

Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally, with more than 17 million deaths yearly due to cardiovascular diseases. Heart diseases, including coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, and heart valve problems result from chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation is a significant risk factor for heart disease as it can cause plaque buildup in the arteries, leading to atherosclerosis

Fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, and sardines are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which can help lower triglycerides, reduce inflammation, and decrease the risk of arrhythmias. Whole grains such as oatmeal, brown rice, and quinoa are rich in fiber, which can help reduce LDL cholesterol levels and lower the risk of heart disease. Seeded Omega and Millet Crackers is a crisp savoury, anti-inflammatory, low glycaemic snack that helps to maintain steady blood sugar, offering a wealth of general health benefits.

Several studies have shown that an anti-inflammatory diet can reduce the risk of heart disease. One such study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that a Mediterranean-style diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and fish can lower the levels of inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) in the body. Studies also found that the participants who followed the Ayurveda based diet had a lower risk of heart disease than those who followed a typical Western diet.

Diabetes

Diabetes is another disease that is closely linked to inflammation. Type 2 diabetes is characterised by insulin resistance, where the body's cells become resistant to the effects of insulin. Inflammation can cause insulin resistance by impairing insulin signalling pathways. An anti-inflammatory diet can help manage diabetes by reducing insulin resistance and improving glucose control.  Dishes like Burrito bowl are best options to have your diabetes in control. It is a mix of healthy and fresh veggies such as courgettes, mushrooms, carrots, onions, and cherry tomatoes in the mix, with brown basmati rice and black beans as the base is a great Mexican bowl loaded with vegetables. Studies have shown that a diet high in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and cancer. Eating whole grains like basmati rice is linked to a lower risk of heart disease. Whole grains help to reduce blood cholesterol levels.

Also, studies show that a low-glycemic index (GI) diet, which is high in fibre, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, can reduce inflammatory markers and improve glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes.

Arthritis 

Arthritis is a group of inflammatory conditions affecting joints and connective tissues. Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is caused by the breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis, on the other hand, is an autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks the joints. An anti-inflammatory diet can help manage arthritis by reducing inflammation in the body. Fatty fish, such as salmon and mackerel, are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce inflammation and improve joint health. Berries are rich in antioxidants and can help reduce inflammation in the body, which can help manage the symptoms of arthritis. 

Researches show that diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fish can reduce inflammation and improve joint function in people with rheumatoid arthritis. Another study found that a Mediterranean-style diet can reduce the risk of developing osteoarthritis.

Cancer:

Cancer is a group of diseases characterised by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Chronic inflammation is a significant risk factor for cancer as it can promote DNA damage and cell mutations. An anti-inflammatory diet can help manage cancer by reducing inflammation and promoting cell health. Natural anti-inflammatory meals like Ayurvedic Rasam, a  soup with Red Lentils which is rich in fibre, magnesium, and folate help to support a healthy heart, Curcumin, is an active ingredient in turmeric in this rasam, which has potent biological properties with the ability to reduce the risk of cancer and improve the liver. 

A study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention found that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer, including breast, prostate, and colon cancer.

Now that we have explored the link between inflammation and disease, and some of the best anti-inflammatory foods that can help fight inflammation, you can begin your healthy lifestyle by following platforms like Foodhak. From all the data and scientific studies, eating healthy is a way to stay away from silent diseases like diabetes. At Foodhak you have numerous healthy options to choose from on the menu. Many ingredients are alkaline, have anti-inflammatory properties, and promote healthy biomarkers like cholesterol and blood glucose levels. Therefore, helping you live in an era of preventative medicine. Stay hale and healthy with Foodhak!

Also read: Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Anti-inflammatory diet meal plan

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