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5 Healthy Milk Alternatives in your Diet for Weight Loss

5 Healthy Milk Alternatives in your Diet for Weight Loss

Milk, as we know, is a dairy product produced from cows. No doubt milk has many great advantages to offer but due to various reasons many people especially those on a diet for weight loss are avoiding milk and are now opting for milk substitutes. Here's why: 1. For health benefits: Milk has saturated fats and can increase the cholesterol levels, which is why many people are saying no to the regular glass of milk. 2. For ethical reasons: People who follow a vegan [...]

Matters Of The Heart

Matters Of The Heart | 6 Tips To Keep Your Heart Healthy

In the platter of life, stress is a staple ingredient these days. Due to your lifestyle and improper diet plan for heart, you will often find yourself overloaded with things or in difficult situations. Almost everyone - from kids to office goers to elderly - suffer through stress. When you feel threatened, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones including adrenaline and cortisol, which rouse the body for emergency action. This has a serious effect [...]

7 Reasons To Go Organic for a Healthy Living

7 Reasons To Go Organic

“Organic” is fast becoming the buzzword for enlightened Indians who are concerned about Healthy Living. In fact, eating organic and eating right is now becoming a growing need. Today, in the quest to increase profits, markets are employing unethical chemicals, hormones, pesticides and farming methods that result in foods that are not only less tasty and less nutritious but can lead to insidious poisoning and cause severe damage to our health in the long run. Organic food, on the other [...]

Tips for kids: Myth Fat Children Are Healthy Busted

Myth: Fat Children Are Healthy, With Age Baby Fat Will Go Away

Back in childhood, we all have been through the times when our mommies and grannies tried feeding us way more than what our little stomachs could accommodate. The reason being, children are supposed to be ‘healthy’ (where ‘being healthy’ denoted ‘being rotund). This very misconception is one primary reason why the number of obese people is on an alarming rise in India. Ever found yourself pinching a plump kid’s chubby cheeks because they looked cute? This very thought drives so [...]

Snacking:An important meal when on diet for fitness

Snacking: A Key To Good Health

Bouts of hunger between meals are something we all have experienced. Some fight the urge to eat while some just give in and indulge themselves. What if we were to tell you that eating between meals is perfectly fine, in fact it is must in your diet for fitness. Yes, it is true. Small light meals or snacks in between our regular three meals regime of breakfast, lunch and dinner, is a healthy practice and offers great advantages as listed [...]

A Bitter-Sweet Truth About Artificial Sweeteners for your healthy living.

A Bitter-Sweet Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

Sugar doesn’t quite have the best reputation, especially if you are looking to follow a healthy living lifestyle. However, let’s admit that we all love our sugary guilty pleasures. Whether occasionally or frequently, it isn’t easy to say no to these pockets of joy. Which is why we have more and more people turning to artificial sweeteners as a lower-calorie alternative to sugar. Artificial sweeteners are synthetic sugar substitutes that mimic the taste of sugar without the calories. Hence they [...]

4 Easy Hydration Tips for Healthy Living

4 Easy Hydration Tips for Healthy Living

In today’s fast-paced environment, every minute of your life is booked. You wake up, rush for work, spend the day attending meetings and evenings fulfilling social obligations. Before you know it, it’s time to wind down and go to bed. Now, when every minute of our life is taken up by earth shatteringly important things that need our immediate attention, it’s rather easy to forget the one basic thing our bodies can’t do without, i.e. fluids which are very [...]

Foods that promote Healthy Living & Improve fertility

We Are What We Eat: Foods That Promote Fertility

The first step to better fertility is to ensure you have healthy living and stay fit physically and medically. Infertility is medically defined as the inability to conceive after one year of trying for a baby. There are various factors that impact fertility. Medical conditions, unhealthy lifestyle, and improper diet are just some of them. Besides, nature’s clock too reduces fertility as age advances. Many women, who actively pursue their career, may get married at a late age, when their [...]

Folic Acid: A Important Vitamin in a Pregnancy Diet

Folic Acid: A Much Needed Vitamin For Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one the most awaited time of a woman’s life. Becoming a mother is a beautiful transformation but this period is also the most demanding and a crucial stage. Proper care at this pivotal time determines the health and well-being of the to-be-born baby and the mother. Folic acid plays a vital role when it comes to pregnancy and dealing with its complications. Folic acid (Vitamin B9) is water soluble B vitamin that every cell in our body needs [...]

Eating Disorder

Eating Disorders – Healthy Living Tips for Weight Management

Physical attributes play a very crucial role especially amongst adolescents and teens for whom a perfect physique and body means everything. Distortions in this so-called “perfect body” lead further to many psychological issues; one such rising issue being eating disorders. Eating disorders can be defined as extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors towards weight and eating habits such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder. ANOREXIA NERVOSA Anorexia is a condition where people starve themselves in their pursuit of losing weight. People with [...]