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Are You Eating Real Food?

Are You Eating Real Food?

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Instead of following one fad diet after...

Healthy Foods: Benefits of Eating Fish

Healthy Foods: Benefits of Eating Fish

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The health benefits of seafood far surpass the...

Tackling Heart Disease the Nutritional Way

Tackling Heart Disease the Nutritional Way

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Taking care of your heart is not just about...

5 Nutritional Supplements Every Man Needs

5 Nutritional Supplements Every Man Needs

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A vast majority of men don’t get adequate...

8 Tips to Fight Workout Fatigue

By  posted Mar 26th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Do you feel exhausted every time you head to the gym? Workout fatigue is a real problem that can make you want to skip your workouts. Here are some helpful tips to boost your energy levels and get your workouts back on track.  View Slideshow »

16 Surprisingly Fibre-Rich Foods for Digestion

By  posted Mar 26th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Refined foods get clogged in the colon, causing gas, indigestion, flatulence and constipation. On the other hand, high-fibre foods keep the colon healthy. So, rather than relying on over-the-counter medication to treat constipation, it is recommended that you shift to a high-fibre diet.  View Slideshow »

Diets Rich in Whole Grains Lower Premature Death Risk

By  posted Mar 25th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

A study conducted at the Harvard Public School of Health suggests that a diet rich in whole grains and cereal fibre may help lower your risk for premature death.  Continue Reading »

The Importance of Electrolytes

By  posted Mar 25th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

You have probably heard the term ‘electrolytes’ in the context of dehydration, but have you wondered what they are? Read on to find out the role they play in the body and the best sources of electrolytes like calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorous and sodium.  Continue Reading »

Ayurvedic Cooking: Effects of Gunas, Doshas and Food on Digestion

By  posted Mar 25th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Our Prakriti, i.e. constitution, could be either Vata, Pita or Kapha or a combination of the three. It affects not just the shape of one's body, but also bodily tendencies (like food preferences and digestion), and the temperament of one's mind and emotions. For example, the earth element in people with Kapha dosha is evident in their solid, sturdy body type, their tendency for slower digestion, their strong memory, and their emotional steadiness.  Continue Reading »

12 Foods That Have More Vitamin C than Oranges

By  posted Mar 25th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

When asked about Vitamin C, most people think only of oranges. While oranges do have a substantial amount of Vitamin C, here are 12 other foods that have much more of this essential nutrient.  View Slideshow »

New 'MIND' Diet May Cut Alzheimer's Risk by Half

By  posted Mar 24th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

A new diet developed by researchers at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago could lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease by as much as 53 percent. Researchers claim that this diet is easier to follow than the Mediterranean diet.  Continue Reading »

10 Tips to Make Your Homemade Pizza Healthier

By  posted Mar 24th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Pizza isn't necessarily junk food; it all depends on how it's made. Pizza can be a greasy fast food or a combination of healthy and tasty ingredients. Which one sounds better to you?  Continue Reading »

Cranberries: Cure Urinary Tract Infections and More

By  posted Mar 21st 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Cranberries are the little red berries you see on Christmas wreaths and other holiday decorations. Packed with both nutrition and flavour, they are rich sources of fibre and Vitamins C and E. They have several health benefits, the most common one being treating and preventing urinary tract infections.  View Slideshow »

Unhealthy Diets in Childhood Affect Heart Later

By  posted Mar 20th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

A new study warns that what a child eats during childhood has a long-term effect on their health later. The research suggests that poor eating and lifestyle habits results in a decline in heart health in childhood itself.  Continue Reading »

 

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