Nowadays, we see more and more of weight loss pills, “magic formulas for slimming” , fad “slimming diets or programs” and other such supplements on the grocery store shelves than we see natural foods and the natural benefits that come with real food. Continue reading
The best summer recreation and sport is swimming ! It is a non-weight bearing exercise, and a low impact workout. It does not stress the joints unlike walking or jogging and is the ideal exercise for those with joint and muscle pain issues. Continue reading
The names which represent sugars on the labels are –
• Brown sugar
• Corn syrup
• Fruit juice concentrates
• Corn sweetener
• Invert sugar
• High fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
Lactose, fructose, dextrose, sucrose, maltose, galactose, cane sugar, beet sugar, fruit syrup,raw sugar, confectioner’s sugar and molasses are other names for sugar.Cutting down sugar in your daily diet helps you to maintain or lose weight, reduces the risk of a number of health problems. Continue reading
Christmas is here and is time for fun and ..inevitably the eats! All that rich food and mindless eating can add to the weight woes ..and can be a huge setback for those trying hard to lose weight. Here are some tips on staying on track and avoid putting on as many kilos as possible.
India is the diabetes capital of the world, with over 60 million diabetics, and 77 million in the pre diabetic stage. It is time now to fight this epidemic that kills more people than any other disease. Take these ten oaths today to stop diabetes!
Oath #1: I will control my weight
Being overweight increases the chances of developing type 2 diabetes seven fold. To cut your chances of developing type 2 diabetes, lose 7 to 10 percent of your current weight.
In today’s fast paced lifestyle, planning and cooking healthy meals is a challenge. Here are some ideas to help you stay on health track while you lead a busy life!
Size “Zero” will be ‘in’ and ‘out’ of fashion, but “Obesity” will always remain ‘out’. It feels great to fit into a the figure hugging skimpy brands like Mango or a Zara, but you realize that those brands don’t have a free size section or a fit for ALL.
The general idea is to cut down on the intake of carbs, but very few people actually understand that. The first thing that is done in common is cutting down on the sweet stuff or rather ‘pulling-out’ your humongous sweet tooth!! (At least in our case). Hence, we starve and deprive ourselves from all that is considered food to a foodie. Continue reading