Calorie Management

How To Identify Hidden Sugars In Foods


The names which represent sugars on the labels are –

• Brown sugar

• Corn syrup

• Fruit juice concentrates

• Corn sweetener

• Invert sugar

• Honey

• Malt

• 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

7 Tips To Stay Healthy This Christmas

7 Tips To Stay Healthy This Christmas


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.

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9 Oaths To Stop Diabetes

9 Oaths To Stop Diabetes


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.

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Crazy Diet Plans

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