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Health Benefits of Gardening

Health Benefits of Gardening

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We find tranquillity and healing in nature, and...

Healthy Tips for Kids This Summer

Healthy Tips for Kids This Summer

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It's summer time! For children, it is just...

Health Benefits of Tapioca (Sabudana)

Health Benefits of Tapioca (Sabudana)

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Sabudana, or tapioca, is a favourite breakfast...

Egg Substitutes for Cooking and Baking

Egg Substitutes for Cooking and Baking

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Avoiding eggs in cooking and baking can be...

Tips To Rid Your Fruits and Veggies of Pesticide Residue

By  posted Apr 3rd 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

This year the World Health Organization has selected ‘Food Safety’ as the theme for World Health Day, which falls on 7th April. HealthMeUp brings to you some tips and tricks to make your food safer to consume.  View Slideshow »

Why Indians Should Not Ignore Vitamin D Deficiencies

By  posted Apr 2nd 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

We all live with the preconceived notion that India being a tropical country will never face Vitamin D deficiencies, but if you just take a look around you, you’ll find that most of your friends are suffering from ailments like calcium deficiencies, bone problems, back aches, etc.  Continue Reading »

An Apple a Day May Keep the Pharmacist Away

By  posted Apr 2nd 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Eating an apple every day will not prevent visits to the doctor, but it does significantly cut the requirement for prescription medication. A study finds that apple eaters are 27 percent less likely to need to go to the pharmacist for drugs.  Continue Reading »

7 Compelling Reasons to Eat More Cauliflower

By  posted Apr 1st 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Cauliflower offers a healthy boost to everyone's diet. The versatile and non-starchy cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable like cabbage and broccoli. Not only is it low in calories, but it's also chock-full vitamins and minerals.  Continue Reading »

How to Fight Your Sugar Addiction – and Win!

By  posted Apr 1st 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Whether you're on a diet or not, your sugar addiction could be preventing you from losing weight or just eating healthy. If you get sugar cravings every day, and you can never resist dessert, it’s time to start fighting the addiction. Research has found that sugar is dangerous, since it activates the same pathways in your brain as other addictive substances like nicotine and alcohol. Sugar also takes a major toll on your health, putting you at risk for everything from liver problems and Type 2 diabetes to skin damage and heart disease. Here are some tips to help you fight your sugar addiction – and win!  View Slideshow »

Iron Yoga: Yoga with Weights!

By  posted Mar 31st 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Iron yoga is a new dimension of fitness that combines weight training exercises with yoga postures. It is the technique of performing yoga stretches with props such as lightweight dumbbells, kettle balls, barbells, gym balls, medicine balls, etc. The combination of static and dynamic yoga stretches with weighted props is an effective way to build muscular strength, increase flexibility and maintain overall health.  Continue Reading »

The Hidden Dangers of Frozen Foods

By  posted Mar 31st 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

Frozen foods are convenient, often appetizing and a budget solution to eating out. But are you aware that frozen foods may pose a risk to your overall health?  Continue Reading »

Overtraining Symptoms: Are You Over-Exercising?

By  posted Mar 29th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

A good exercise routine has three things – it increases your energy levels, livens your mood and builds your resistance or immunity levels. With the emergence of a lot of gyms and fitness studios, and an overdose of confusing information available on the internet, the right elements of fitness seem to be getting lost. So, in this article we explore the symptoms of over-exercising.  View Slideshow »

Why Companies Should Buy Employees a Gym Membership

By  posted Mar 28th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

The number of individuals who attend gyms has soared over the last few years. For a lot of people, hitting the gym is almost as important a part of their daily routine as going to work itself. It is therefore not surprising that an increasing number of companies are introducing corporate gym memberships. We discuss the benefits of buying your staff a gym membership below.  Continue Reading »

20 Funny Fitness & Food Memes

By  posted Mar 27th 2015 | IN Diet & Fitness

The daily grind can get exhausting, but don't give up yet. Have a laugh at these funny food and fitness memes before you get back to your routine.  View Slideshow »

 
 

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