DIET & FITNESS
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Having trouble getting good, restful sleep? This could be due to excessive stress, poor eating habits or an unhealthy lifestyle. But don’t worry, insomnia can be easily cured with yoga. Yoga asanas and breathing exercises can help address the problem of insomnia, at the physiological as well as the psychological level. Continue Reading »
Whether you’re trying to resist eating that piece of chocolate after dinner every day or forcing yourself to go for a walk every evening, you will find your willpower being tested time and again. If you find yourself losing the battle against temptation more often than not, here are some tips to help you strengthen your willpower. View Slideshow »
It’s crucial that you breathe correctly when you exercise. When you are doing aerobic activities, like swimming or running, or other types of exercise like strength training or bodyweight training, following the right breathing pattern will ensure that your working muscles and connective tissues get enough oxygen. Proper breathing also keeps your joints lubricated. Continue Reading »
We hear about people going vegan, or gluten-free, but if we’re honest with ourselves, it’s just too hard to give up any one thing completely. Give up cheese, no way! Give up bread and pasta, too hard! Instead, what you can do is try to eat healthy, by following an overall healthy diet where you pick and choose the things from each diet that you can do, without cutting out the things that you love. We’ve saved you the effort of picking and choosing, by making a list of the best ideas from each diet that you should follow. View Slideshow »
The human tongue can identify five different tastes: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and umami. Umami is a pleasurable savoury taste imparted by glutamate, a type of amino acid. Glutamate occurs naturally in many foods such as meat, fish, vegetables and dairy products. Continue Reading »
Most of us don’t pay attention to our intake of vitamins and minerals, or even if we do, we only focus on a few of them, like Vitamins B, C and D, calcium, iron and omega-3. Magnesium is an essential mineral that most of us tend to overlook, which is why researchers refer to magnesium deficiency as the silent killer of our generation. Continue Reading »
Fruits are full of nutrients and antioxidants that keep things in your body functioning well. With brightly coloured skins and an overabundance of nourishing nutrients, fruits should be a part of everyone’s diet. But too much fruit can actually work against your health. Here are some adverse effects that excessive fruit consumption can have on your health. Continue Reading »
Try adding this power yoga flow to your weight loss regime, to benefit both your mind and body. This Sudarshan Chakra yoga workout will help boost your metabolism, build your endurance, and strengthen your immune system. Continue Reading »
Why, yes it can! Who doesn’t crave a tub of popcorn when they step into a movie theatre? How about when you’re watching a movie at home, curled up on the couch? The good news is that popcorn is one of the healthiest snacks you can eat, and not the junk food that most people think it is. Continue Reading »