DIET & FITNESS
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Lady finger, also known as okra or gumbo in English and bhindi in Hindi, is a green vegetable that is packed with nutrients. High in vitamins, minerals and fibre, it has several health benefits and is great for your hair and skin. Here are some of the reasons to make ladyfinger a regular addition to your diet. View Slideshow »
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The juice cleanse is basically done with the purpose of detoxifying the digestive system. A good detox will help you feel fresh and cleansed. Our body is exposed to pollution (both indoor pollutants and outside toxins) which results in oxidative stress, i.e. depletion of antioxidants in the body. It is critical to purify the body. The process of detoxification in the body requires a wide range of vitamins and minerals along with fluids. Juices are one of the best methods of nourishing the body without adding any toxic load or challenging the body’s resources. View Slideshow »
Countless books and articles have been read and written about diet mantras and techniques. However, some of the most widely accepted facts are nothing but myths or half-truths that might, in fact, damage your fitness levels. All of these diet and fitness myths have either emerged from 'general knowledge' or flawed research study reports in the news. From heavy breakfasts to dieting, read on to know about some common diet-related misconceptions. (Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images) View Slideshow »
Leading a lifestyle that spells good health is a combination of different factors that includes exercise and eating right. About a decade ago, for me, good health meant either being able to perform a certain exercise like bench press, running, etc. If you really want to assess your health, then you need to look at your overall health, which would mean mental, emotional and physical health. Here are 15 best fitness tips for good health – it’s better to start as early as you can, and work on your health. View Slideshow »
A lot of sports require good balance, whether it’s cycling, hiking, dancing or exercising with a stability ball. Rather than waiting until you fall and injure yourself, start working on your balance from now. Here are some simple measures you can take to improve your balance. View Slideshow »
Chia seeds are a type of edible seed with a mild nutty flavour. They are a powerhouse of nutrients, for they contain several vitamins and minerals but very few calories. Their interesting flavour makes them the perfect addition to your diet. You can sprinkle them on your cereal, vegetables dishes, yogurt, juices, faloodas (a sweet Indian drink) or baked goods. Here are some of the health benefits of chia seeds. View Slideshow »
Parsley is a herb that has a distinctly woody aroma and flavour. Popularly used as a garnish, it can be included in your dips and pastas as well. If you haven’t started cooking with parsley already, here are some of the reasons why you should start. Continue Reading »
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