Category Archives: Weight Loss

Top 5 seeds you should include in your diet

Nature has provided us with so many power packed resources,one such is in form of seeds.Check out below few of seeds that can benefit your health. 1.Sunflower seeds Powerhouse of folate, vit-E, selenium, copper essential to maintain heart health. How to incorporate in diet: Top it on your salads or munch a few during your snack time 2.Sesame seeds These… Read more »

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 »

Health tips for Iftar!!

Ramadan aka Ramzan is in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a month of fasting, prayer,giving and self-evaluation observed by Muslims. The month lasts 29-30 days depending on the sightings of the crescent moon. During this period, practicing Muslims fast from dawn till dusk. This is a complete fast where you eat & drink nothing. Not even… Read more »

7 foods that help in reducing blood glucose!!

FOODS THAT HELP REDUCE BLOOD GLUCOSE Bitter Gourd: Bitter gourd lowers blood glucose and also lowers glucose in all the tissues of the body. They promote proper carbohydrate digestion. It can also reverse insulin resistants, and prevent complications that occur with uncontrolled diabetes. Cinnamon: Cinnamon contains cinnamaldehyde which can lower blood glucose by almost 30%. At the same time it can lower LDL… 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 »

Gluten Free Alternative: Buckwheat

  Buckwheat a type of pseudocereals is consumed in the same way as cereal grains, but does not grow on grasses. Quinoa and Amaranth are two common examples of pseudocereals. Buckwheat is in no way related to wheat and thus does not contain gluten. Buckwheat manufacturers pocess it into groats, flour and noodles. Also buckwheat tea is available in markets. They… 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 »