Category Archives: Nutrition for Women

Are you getting enough sleep?

  Did you know that in addition to physical conditioning and conscious eating, sleep plays a major role in athletic performance and competitive results? Some research suggests that sleep deprivation increases levels of stress hormone, cortisol. It is known to decrease the production of carbohydrates and glycogen storage for energy use during physical activity. In short, less sleep increases the… Read more »

8 Reasons why you should consume turmeric milk

  Turmeric milk has often told to be consumed by our mom’s and grand-mom’s. However we tend to ignore them. Well here are few health benefits that will change your mind to listening to them: 1.Relieves Cough and Cold Turmeric is loaded with antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that help battle infection as well as the symptoms of a cough or… Read more »

Quick and easy snacking recipes!!

  A few quick fix snacks that can be consumed at work and take under 5 minutes of prep time. Look below for recipes: Khakra Chat Perfect balanced meal of Protein, Complex carbohydrates, Phytonutrients from vegetables and herbs and spices Serving size: 1no INGREDIENTS 2 whole wheat Khakras 1 tablespoons finely chopped coriander leaves 15 grams moong sprouts 10 grams… Read more »

Food options for vegetarians

Being vegetarian can be either due to religious aspects or a life style choice. Some people become vegetarians because they simply find meat unappetizing – chewing and digesting hunks of animal flesh isn’t their idea of fine dining. And that’s a perfectly valid reason to embrace a meatless lifestyle. But for many others, vegetarianism is part of their commitment to… Read more »

8 foods that help you to BOOST Your Metabolism!

Foods To Boost Your Metabolism A high metabolism helps in burning fat to a greater extent. Below mentioned are some of the foods which help in boosting your metabolism for better fat loss. Almonds: Almonds are nutritionally dense. A smaller portion size gives a large amount of healthy macronutrients and calories. Beans: Beans are loaded with fiber and protein. It… Read more »

Snacking Options For Office Goers!!!

Getting hunger pangs between your main meals? Don’t know what to eat? Ending up eating junk!! Well we provide to you some expert advice from our health experts on what could be eaten. Have a look!! According to Luana Mascarenhas,(Nutritionist at Qua Nutrition); in today’s lifestyle we are so rushed we hardly have time to stop and think about whether… Read more »

Herbs And Its Uses

Herbs have been used to enhance flavors while cooking since ancient times.Besides providing flavor it also has health benefits. Below mentioned are such 10 herbs.Read below to know more! Basil: The eugenol in basil makes it a great remedy for people suffering from inflammatory bowel conditions or arthritis. Coriander: Corriander improves digestion and possesses anti-inflammatory properties as it contains chlorophyll which… Read more »

Beat The Heat!! With These Cool Drinks

As the summers set in,  people are more prone to risk of getting dehydrated. Also excessive sweating can lead to loss of not only water but electrolytes like sodium,potassium and chloride. And just plain water might not do the trick of replenishing the salts. Here’s a list of drinks for you to relish this summer: 1.Coconut water: Coconut water is  the… Read more »

7 Ways Collagen Can Boost Your Health

Collagen is the most abundant fibrous  protein in our bodies which provides a strong and flexible frame that’s able to withstand stress and heal wounds by connecting  torn skin. Nutrients in large doses such as proline, glycine, lysine, copper and manganese are all required to produce strong collagen fibers and elastin. It is found in our muscles, bones, skin and… Read more »

Health Benefits Of Ginger

Packed with abundance of nutrients and bioactive compounds, it provides various health benefits to the body. Gingerol, an active ingredient in ginger is full of powerful medicinal properties. Following are list of health benefits provided by ginger: Relieves Nausea:  Ginger is effective in preventing pregnancy-related nausea, such as morning sickness, sea sickness, chemotherapy-related nausea, nausea after surgery and morning sickness. Reduces Muscle… Read more »