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Health and growth Game

Food,water,rest and exercise is a must for proper health and growth.In this play activity you can learn about the importance of food,water,rest and exercise for healthy living.
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Health and growth

Staying healthy can be exhausting! You need water, food, rest and exercise.

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Free Plant and Growth Game

Helping plants grow
Learn about how plants grow by experimenting with different conditions. Using heat and water, see if you can make the plant grow to a healthy size.

Helping plants grow is harder than it looks. See what they need to stay alive.

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Puffed Rice(Masala pori) - Easy and Tasty Snacks

Easy and Tasty Snacks with Puffed Rice.Healthy snacks fully packed with carbohydrates.

Preparation of Puffed Rice Snacks


Masala Pori(Puffed Rice) - 1 cup
Turmeric - 1tsp
Chilly Powder - 1/2tsp
Chat Masala Powder - 1tsp
 Salt to Taste
Oil -2tsp

Roasted Gram - 2 tbn
Roasted Peanut - 2tbn
Cucumber , boiled Peanuts,Corriander leaves

 Method :

In a bowl put oil,salt,turmeric and chilly poweder.Mix it well.Then add Masala pori,Roasted

Gram and Peanut.Or use Cucumber,boiled Peanuts,Corriander leaves.Again mix them.

Health Information:

 Masala Pori(Puffed Rice) contains carbohydrates.

 How do carbohydrates help the body?
Carbohydrates help fuel the body by providing energy.

When we exert the body with activities such as riding a bike, running or playing sport the

body uses up large amounts of energy. We have to make sure we balance the energy that goes

out, with food and water that comes into the body. We can replace lost energy by eating

foods rich in carbohydrates and drinking plenty of water.

Finger Millet(Ragi) Recipe

Preparation of Healthy Ragi/Finger Millet Roti 

Finger Millet recipe,healthy packed with calcium.Easy to make Healthy Roti


Ragi Flour- 1 cup
Tamarind juice - 1/4
Onion - 2 chopped
Salt to taste
Oil as required

For Seasoning :

Mustard,urad dal,chana dal each 1tsp


Take tawa,first do seasoning then add chopped onion and fry till it turn golden.Add water

and tamarind juice.when it reaches boiling point add ragi flour and mix it.Make small balls

and fry the roti in a pan.Possibly cover it with a lid.As color changes roti become ready

to serve.
Finger Millet
Finger Millet

Health Information: 

Ragi/Finger Millet Roti contains Calcium.

How does calcium help the body?
Calcium is a mineral that is good for strengthening your

bones and teeth. It also helps the nerves and muscles in the body work.

Good to eat with peanut chutney,onion chutney and tomato sause.

The Story of Elephant’s King Gajendra

There was a beautiful mountain named Trikuta and it is fully covered by thick forests.Gajendra,the King of Elephants ruled over all the other elephants in the herd.
  One day Gajendra with his other elephants went to a lake nearby.Suddenly a crocodile in the lake caught his leg.Gajendra tried to make himself free from the crocodile.All other elephants put their efforts together to save their King.
  First he believed his strength ie., himself, second his companions but everyone's effort resulted in vain.Gajendra finally realised that God alone could save him.So he started meditating on Lord Narayana.
  Gajendra fully surrendered himself to God.Lord Narayana.appeared in his vehicle Garuda,and saved his devotee who surrendered to him fully frm the clutches of crocodile.Gajendra offered Lord Narayana a Lotus and thanked him for saving his life.
 Surrendering to God is more important.Supreme Power "God" is the strength of the weak.Meditating God and his Namas gives us supreme bliss.

A Cool Story about Life

The Story of Four Wives 

Once upon a time there was a King who had four wives. He loved his 4th wife the most and adorned her with rich robes and treated her to the finest of delicacies. He gave her nothing but the best.

He also loved his 3rd wife very much. He's very proud of her and always wanted to show off her to his friends. However, the King is always in great fear that she might run away with some other men.

He also loved his 2nd wife. She was his confident and was always kind, considerate and patient with him. Whenever the King faced a problem, he could confide in her, and she would help him get through the difficult times.

dark clouds,a moon and a tree
The King's 1st wife was a very loyal partner and had made great contributions in maintaining his wealth and kingdom. However, he did not love the first wife. Although she loved him deeply, he hardly took notice of her.

One day, the King fell ill and he knew his time was short. He thought of his luxurious life and wondered, "I now have four wives with me, but when I die, I'll be all alone."

Thus, he asked the 4th wife, "I have loved you the most, endowed you with the finest clothing and showered great care for you. Now that I'm dying, will you follow me and give me company?" "No way!", replied the 4th wife, and she walked away without another word. Her answer cut like a sharp knife right into his heart.

The sad King then asked the 3rd wife, "I have loved you all my life. Now that I'm dying, will you follow me and give me company?" "No! ", replied the 3rd wife. "Life is too good! When you die, I'm going to remarry!" His heart sank and turned cold.

He then asked the 2nd wife, "I have always turned to you for help and you've always been there for me. When I die, will you follow me and keep me company?" "I'm sorry, I can't help you out this time!", replied the 2nd wife. "At the very most, I can only walk with you to your grave." Her answer struck him like a bolt of lightning, and the King was devastated.

Then a voice called out: "I'll go with you. I'll follow you no matter where you go." The King looked up, and there was his first wife. She was very skinny as she suffered from malnutrition and neglect. Greatly grieved, the King said, "I should have taken much better care of you when I had the chance!"

Actually, we all have 4 wives in our lives: Our 4th wife is our body. No matter how much time and effort we lavish in making it look good, it will leave us when we die.

Our 3rd wife is our possessions, status and wealth. When we die, it will all go to others.

Our 2nd wife is our family and friends. No matter how much they have been there for us, the furthest they can stay by us is up to the grave.

And our 1st wife is our Soul. Often neglected in pursuit of wealth, power and pleasures of the world. However, our Soul is the only thing that will follow us wherever we go. Cultivate, strengthen and cherish it now, for it is the only part of us that will follow us to the throne of God and continue with us throughout Eternity.

7 Best Tips for Maintaining Good Health

 Health is important for disease free survival and  longevity of of life.

7 Easy ways for Maintaining Good Health

1.Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

When you wake up in the morning, it's likely that you haven't eaten for up to 12 hours. So the first meal of the day is important, because it helps refuel the body and brain after a night's sleep.

It helps replace energy your body uses while sleeping.

Breakfast suggestions:
*cereal with milk and chopped bananas *brown wholegrain bread and
*freshly squeezed fruit juice.

2. Remember The Five A Day Rule!

Eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. For example:
freshly squeezed fruit juice, raw carrots,vegetables or salad we must include in our meal daily.

3.Foods containing carbohydrates

*All vegetables have some carbohydrates. Starchy vegetables are good sources of complex carbohydrates.
 *Grains are an important source of carbohydrates, as they contain healthy fiber.Eat brown rice, nutrient-rich whole-grain breads, millet and oatmeal.
*Fruits are also good source of carbohydrates.Use fruits that are frozen or canned in their own juice rather than syrup. Serve fruit with lunch, and have a piece of fruit for a snack. Fruits high in fiber such as apples at 19 g, oranges at 15 g and raw pineapple at 19 g of carbohydrates are good choices.
*You can find carbohydrates in both beans and dairy products. Dairy products such as milk and yogurt contain simple carbohydrates, and beans contain complex carbohydrates
7 Easy ways for Maintaining Good Health

4. Calcium

Milk, yogurt and cheese are very high in calcium. Other good sources include calcium enriched orange juice, rice beverages, and soy beverages.

5.Protein helps to repair the body

From hair to fingernails, protein is a major functional and structural component of all our cells. Protein provides the body with roughly 10 to 15 per cent of its dietary energy, and is needed for growth and repair.

 Foods containing protein:
Meat, poultry, fish, shellfish and eggs
Pulses, nuts and seeds
Soya products and vegetable protein foods

6.Fats are an important source of energy for growth, but remember we should only eat small amounts of this food group!

7.Recommended daily intake of water is between eight and ten cups.

Our bodies lose water everyday, so it's important that we replace the fluid that is lost, especially before and after exercising and during hot weather.

8 Healthy Snacks to Silence your Stomach

All physical activity need energy to keep us going!

Here are some great snacks to munch on to keep your rumbling stomach silent:

* Fresh veggies like carrots and celery sticks
* Snack-sized boxes of raisins

* Pretzels

* Low-fat yogurt

* Crackers — try graham crackers, animal crackers, or saltines

* Fruit juice boxes

* Small packages of trail mix

* Fresh fruits such as bananas, oranges, grapes

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