DIET & FITNESS
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While we know that fruits and vegetables are healthy, do we really know how and why they are so good for us? Why are we meant to eat 3-6 servings of fruits and vegetables each day? And how do they help in fighting diseases? A big reason behind their nutritional value is that they are full of antioxidants, which fight harmful chemicals in our body. Here we have the top miraculous antioxidant fruits and vegetables that will help in maximizing overall health. Read on... *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images View Slideshow »
There are loads of fun workouts like Zumba, spinning, and bootcamp, which includes spurts of cardio and resistance training, what’s missing is the basic understanding of one’s body. A workout that is intense yet fun, should benefit you and not affect your health. Read about ways to prevent overtraining or over exercising. Continue Reading »
Sex is hot! Sex makes you sweat and some sexual positions demand a lot from certain muscle groups! If you skip your cardio for the day, get erotic and experience the health benefits of sex internally and externally. These sexual positions are not restricted to the bed, let go of yourself and pump up your exercise routine. View Slideshow »
We try our best to avoid inflammatory conditions that result from infections or injuries. But, what about internal inflammatory conditions that cause a number of serious ailments? Often, chronic inflammation is associated with a host of diseases, some even life threatening like cancer and heart disease. Further, you will be surprised to find that most of the internal inflammatory conditions occur due to the increased consumption of certain foods. Here's taking a look at what these foods are and how they cause inflammations. (Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images) View Slideshow »
Standing on your head is not just a yogic pose. This yoga posture is called Shirshasana and under proper guidance it can improve brain function and help one overcome several health problems. Follow Rajesh Sharma, fitness instructor and yoga expert as he takes us step-by-step through the process. Continue Reading »
We choose different workout regimes like walking, weight training, aerobics, football, running, etc. to lose weight, be lean, strong and fit; gain muscle and lose fat. But each of these physical activities requires different approaches to fuel energy for an effective workout. The following are lists of food and pre-workout snacks to energise you for cardio, weight training, yoga, tai chi, running and games or sports. View Slideshow »
An ideal diet plan can yield successful results only when you stick with it. With so many diet options out there, choosing the right diet becomes a tricky affair. It is important that one chooses a diet that fits right with his/her lifestyle and personality as it will be easier to maintain it. Here are few tips on how to choose the ideal diet for yourself this year. Continue Reading »
While we know that there are a lot of foods that are super healthy and good to eat, we may not consume them regularly. However there are certain foods, which are important to consume on a regular basis, as these comprise of essential vitamins and minerals that all of us will benefit from. They also have good levels of fats, proteins, and carbs, which are all equally important for a balanced diet. So what are these foods that will benefit us greatly if consumed every day? Continue Reading »
If you think that you are slowly losing your battle against unhealthy foods and snacks like deep fried wafers and cookies, it’s about time you learnt the basics of healthy cooking methods and tricks, along with healthy eating habits that will serve you well in the long run. The most effective way manage your weight is through healthy cooking and healthy home cooked meals. Continue Reading »
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