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21 Simple Rules for a Healthy Body

Drink 3 glasses of warm water in the morning Be physically active Practice Yoga atleast 3 times in a week for 45-60 minutes Eat high protein breakfast Avoid Sugar, and simple carbohydrates such as jams, jellies Include more Fresh vegetables and fruits in the diet, recommended daily allowances 750 to 1000 gm. Eat at regular …

Detoxification after Binge Eating and Drinking

De-Toxification, or just detox, simply means cleaning the body of the harmful substances or toxins. Toxins could be the chemicals ingested such as food colours and additives or the by-products of the metabolism of certain foods or drinks, such as certain drugs or alcohol. The body has natural methods of detoxification. Liver is the main …

Super Food: Curd

We all know curd is a dairy product obtained by milk coagulation process called curdling. Curdling of milk is a very common practice in Indian homes. You must have heard about a word probiotic, but what are they? Probiotics are the live bacteria or microorganism that are believed to provide health benefits when consumed. Probiotics …

Obesity and Nutrigenomics

Nutritional genomics is a branch of nutrition which studies the interaction between nutrients and the genes of an individual. It describes the influence of genetic variation on nutrition. Nutrigenomics tries to define the relationship between specific nutrients or nutrient regimes (diet) on human health. By exploring the interaction between dietary pattern and genetic factors, nutrigenomics …

12 Foody Facts for Healthy Heart

1. Is zest good for heart health? Yes, Orange zest (outer orange covering of oranges) is rich in flavonoids, which are anti-inflammatory compounds and also the zest has anti-hypertensive effect that protects the arteries and help manage blood pressure. 2. Brewing for heart health Recent studies have shown that taking black coffee in moderation can …

Super Food-Walnut the “Brain Food”

They are the stone fruit of walnut tree. One of the world’s healthiest food, as it is nutrient dense with protein and essential fatty acids, carbohydrates, vitamins and essential minerals. The shell of the fruit that encloses the kernel is hard and two halved which has a crinkly appearance like that of the brain that …

Super Food: Sweet Potato

Sweet Potatoes are super food for diabetic people, children, cardiac people and also for weight watchers as it is high in fiber and have a low glycemic index and considered as best complex carb option. According to a study led by a university of Vienna professor, Dr. Berhhard Ludvik, published in the journal Diabetes Care, …

5 Super Nutrients To Detoxify The Body During Air Pollution

Air pollution can cause damage to the body’s cells and increase their degeneration. Pollution increases the amount of free radicals formed in the body whichare responsible for clinical conditions and also cause aging. Respiratory tract infections, breathing difficulty, increased levels of stress, heart problems and other diseases are on an increase due to alarming levels …

Super food of the week – Flaxseeds

Also commonly known as “Alsi seeds” and linseeds. They are basically food and fibre crop, which are good for weight loss, healthy heart, good healthy and clear skin, balance hormone, good digestion.Flaxseed have lignan that are unique fibre polyphenols found in plants. These lignan support the growth of probiotics in the gut and also has …

Detoxification After the Festive Season Binge

Now, that the festive season has gone, it’s time to get our health back on track after eating  sweets, chocolates, poories, fried snacks, papdi  chaat etc  It is important to clean the body and feel healthy once again.. What does detoxification means?? Well, detoxification means cleansing the blood, this is done by removing impurities from …

Balanced Diet For A Healthy Life

A balanced diet is one that contains all the nutrients in correct proportions, adequate for growth and development, energy needs, nitrogen equilibrium, repair and maintenance of normal health. In other words a balanced diet is one that provides adequate amounts of both macronutrients and micronutrients, for the regulation of metabolic processes and maintenance of an optimal health. It should include foods from all the major food groups, in proper proportions; which are: Milk and milk products Meat, poultry and fish, Cereals, roots and …

Myth about Plastic Rice

What do you understand by Plastic Rice?? Plastic rice are nothing but artificial rice that are coated with plastic and used as real rice. This was hiked in media some time back. Many complaint cases were registered regarding the supply of plastic rice. But nothing has been proved yet. These plastic rice was first surfaced …

How Important are Vitamins!!

Vitamins are organic compounds found in food, necessary for certain essential functions of the human body. These are not produced inside the human body and so are required from diet although in smaller quantities. Vitamins are essential for some very important body functions such as proper digestion and metabolism, maintaining the integrity of skin, bones, …

Diet during pregnancy is what???

Why is it so important??? The answer is, it is the only Nutrition source to foetus and majorly to ensure a healthy child and also a healthy mother post-delivery. Some important nutrients during pregnancy are:  Energy During the first trimester it is not important to increase the energy intake in diet as it is to …

All you should know about-DIABETES!!

WHO defines diabetes as “a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces”. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. The most common effect of diabetes is Hyperglycemia or increased blood sugar. Diabetes causes some serious health …

Gut bacteria affect our choice of eating!!

What are Gut bacteria? Gut flora (gut microbiota, or gastrointestinal microbiota) is the complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans and other living species. In humans the gut flora are fully developed within two years after the birth. The gut flora, appear to function like an endocrine organ, as they produce hormones and also play a role …