Diet

Weight Loss Tips For Teenagers

13 Simple Ways For Teenagers To Lose Weight

World Health Organization (WHO) warns that 1 in 10 adolescents is either obese or suffering from the weight. It is so because teenagers prefer fried foods and sodas to greens. But little do they know that teenage obesity could lead to diabetes, hypertension, and depression at an early age. Also, it could affect the quality of adult life.

Adolescents need to lose weight and there are 13 easy ways for teenagers to lose weight

  1. Avoid soda

Soda isn’t a healthy drink as it contains sugar that can increase your sugar level to more than the permissible limit that is 25 grams.… Continue reading...

Biggest Nutrition Myths

17 Biggest Nutrition Myths Busted

Nutrition and health are the topics that are widely discussed on blogs and social media. And everyone has something important to say about health and nutrition. But it is found that people spread more misinformation than knowledge.

For example, take calorie in and calorie out formula, which is said to be quite helpful in weight loss. But the reality is just the opposite.

Let’s bust the 17 most common myths about health and nutrition with the help of science

Myth 1: ‘Calories in, calories out’ is all that matters when it comes to weight loss

While reducing your calorie intake could help in weight loss but relying solely on calorie in and calorie out formula won’t help as there are more important factors to consider.… Continue reading...

Detox-Drink-To-Beat-Summer-Heat

A Detox Drink To Beat Summer Heat

Summer has arrived and there’s little time left to change your diet and fitness routine. Stay hydrated to beat the heat and the best way is to drink plenty of water or consume fruits that have more water content. For example, take cucumber that is full of nutrition and easy to digest as well.

Detox your body in the summer months

Another way to stay healthy in summer time is to cleanse your body of unwanted toxic material. It is body cleansing and it boosts energy level and mental strength. Also, the detox drink will restore digestion or agni and recalibrate your body on all tissue levels.… Continue reading...

De-Tan-Your-Skin-With-These-Home-Remedies

De-Tan Your Skin With These Home Remedies

A good sunscreen can protect your skin from tanning but you should also try some home remedies to get rid of those ugly tanning tan lines and sunburn marks. Skin exposed to UV rays tends to become darker as a result of melanin production. The body produces melanin to counter the harmful effects of UV rays.

Try these home remedies to fade tan lines

Cabbage treatment

Cover the affected skin with cold cabbage leaves for 15 minutes and repeat it twice a day to get good results. Use fresh cabbage as the leaves of a drying cabbage won’t work well.

Continue reading...
Cheat Meals Necessary For Weight Loss

Why Are Cheat Meals Necessary For Weight Loss?

Celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija says that eating a cheat meal, once in a while, can contribute to achieving your weight loss goal in the long run. And she gives scientific reasons for this suggestion. According to her, you should use the power of chronobiology to make cheat meals more advantageous.

Why do you need a cheat meal when you are on a strict diet?

While common people will say no to a calorie-dense cheat meal, the nutritionist Pooja Makhija says that it is necessary. And the reason she gives for having a cheat meal is that it satisfies food cravings, gives a sense of happiness, and motivates to continue eating healthy.… Continue reading...

Pooja-Makhija-say-about-weight-loss

Get Hunger Tips From Mumbai-Based Nutritionist Pooja Makhija

Everyone feels hungry but people looking for weight loss are scared of hunger pangs that force them to eat more. If you feel hungry all the time, you should look at the reasons behind the hunger.

Types of hunger

Hunger could be divided into actual and emotional. Actual hunger occurs when you eat lesser meal or you are undernourished. It is an indication that your body is starving and that it needs more nourishment for which you need consuming more food.

Emotional hunger attacks when you are stressed or feeling anxious. It is the time when you take food as a stress buster and continue eating until you are completely relaxed.… Continue reading...

Home Remedies Elbows

Try These Home Remedies For Dark Knees And Elbows

There’s nothing uncommon in getting dark skin around elbows and knees but it is really strange to see people living with the ugly skin condition when there’re plenty of options to treat the dry, flaky and dark skin.

Here’re 7 ways of treating the dark ugly skin around elbows and knees.

  1. Lemon treatment

Massage the dark skin of elbows and knees with fresh lime juice and wash it after 10 minutes with lukewarm water. The acidic nature of lime and natural bleaching properties will brighten the skin tone overtime.

  1. Curd and gram flour mask

Mix 1 tsp of gram flour and vinegar with curd and mask your elbows and knees with this paste.… Continue reading...

Amazing Health Benefits Karela

Start Eating Karela For These Amazing Health Benefits

Karela or bitter gourd has a bitter taste but it has many sweet advantages to offer. But its bitter taste can be diluted into salt and spices. Also, you can develop a taste and liking for karela in the long run especially after knowing about its health benefits.

Here’re the biggest health benefits of eating karela

  1. Weight loss

Karela can aid in your weight loss program as it is low in calories, fat and carbohydrates. It is the best food for those making a weight loss diet chart.

  1. Improves digestion

Karela has lots of fiber content that makes it good for digestive system.… Continue reading...

Soluble Or Insoluble fiber

Which Fiber Should You Take More – Soluble Or Insoluble?

Dietary fibers that pass through the digestive system without breaking down are part of plant-based food items. But they are categorized into two broad types – soluble and insoluble – for convenience of understanding their functions.

Soluble fiber dissolves in water as it is made largely of plant pectin and gums. But insoluble fiber doesn’t because it contains plant cellulose and hemicellulose. Also, most plant contains both types of fibers but their amount varies from one plant to another.

Fiber is important for a healthy digestive system and many other benefits

Advantages of soluble and insoluble fibers

Continue reading...
Dark-chocolate

Popcorn And Dark Chocolate Are Good For Health

Fiber is incredibly important due to its health benefits that include controlling blood sugar, reducing cholesterol, improving digestion, preventing gastrointestinal cancer and promoting healthy weight.

You should know about the food that can give you a good amount of fiber and they are 22 in number.

  1. Pears (3.1 grams)

A pear is both tasty and nutritious as it provides a rich amount of fiber that is 3.1 gm/100 gm. But a medium size raw pear contains 5.5 gm/100 gm of fiber.

  1. Strawberries (2 grams)
Strawberries

Strawberries look delicious because of their rich color and nutrients that include vitamin C, manganese, antioxidants and fiber that is available in the quantity of 2 gm/100 gm of strawberries.… Continue reading...