It's most likely safe to say at this point that we all know sugar is bad for our health, correct? We understand that we should not consume it regularly; however that is often much more straightforward said than done. So by what means we can beat sugar desires for good?
1 out of every 100-200 people in India suffer from epilepsy. It is a neurological disorder characterized by recurrent and unpredictable seizures (commonly known as fit). Though epilepsy need not be feared more than diabetes or hypertension, yet there is a social stigma which makes healthy living and normal life i.e.- going to school, marrying and finding employment difficult for these people. A person to be diagnosed with epilepsy should have at least two seizures that were not caused by some [...]
Today, there are plenty of professionals out there who work during the night shift, whether it is doctors, nurses, police officers, call centre executives or even fire fighters. Their job expects them to be present at any time of the day or night. It’s true that your body and mind need to put in more effort to practice healthy living and perform during the night hours since they are accustomed to getting rest during those hours. That’s why those [...]
Welcome to the world of sprouts. In case you haven’t already befriended these curly-wurly wonders from the plant kingdom, here are 6 good enough reasons for you to do so.
Detoxification plays an important role when following a low calorie diet. It is a process where the body gets rid of harmful toxins that has entered the body through wrong diet, pollution, unhealthy eating practices. There are many foods that easily fit in low calorie diets due to their detoxification properties. Presence of antioxidants makes them important. Cucumbers, green tea, dudhi, some spices and herbs are few examples. Dudhi is a very common food that comes in mind while thinking of [...]
Type 1 diabetes or T1D (also known as juvenile diabetes and insulin dependent diabetes) is a chronic illness characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by the beta-cells of the pancreas. The main role of insulin is to allow the uptake of glucose by various cells of the body. Glucose — a sugar — is a main source of energy for the cells that make up muscles and other tissues. In absence of insulin [...]
Most of us are familiar with making New Year resolutions about getting into shape, only to lose them somewhere down the line. Actually, more than a just weak resolution, there are a host of other factors that keep us from getting into shape, such as: Busy lifestyle, especially in metro cities Socializing Festivals Work pressure Lack of physical activity or exercise Improper eating habits and low awareness of dietary solutions Crash diets Some starve themselves to shed those excess pounds in a jiffy, only to put them back [...]
White Food has other nutritional benefits like Beta-glucans and Lignans that provide powerful Immune Boosting activity. It helps to reduce the risk of Colon, Breast and Prostate Cancers, and Balance Hormone levels, reducing the risk of Hormone-related Cancers. Momos is type of steamed bun filled with some form of filling. It is the traditional delicacy of Tibetan regions like Nepal and Bhutan, but is also commonly cooked in Sikkim and Darjeeling areas of Indian. As it is steamed and the filling in [...]
Most of us wait with bated breath for the much-awaited holiday season. Like a tightly wound-up coiled spring, waiting to be released. Because it is marked with fun, travel, food, entertainment and time with family – there are loads of obstacles in following your diet for fitness. So while you gear up for the reveling, make sure you don’t make it your agenda to feast on anything and everything that you find sinful. Moderation is the keyword here. Go easy on [...]
Diwali is here. The time of the year where everyone sends their diet for a toss and dives right in to the mithai platter. Diwali brings along with it a lot of relatives, a lot of food and a lot of good times. But apart from the lights and family get-togethers, Diwali is a festival coated in ghee and sugar. The grandeur of sweet treats and rich meals is seen across households in India. Sweets are shared around in circles [...]