How To Lose Weight


How to lose weight? Everyone I know wants to lose weight, even the skinny scrawny ones (which I truly don't get); unfortunately, very few actually do anything, or at least anything right, about it. Most would opt for the easy way out - quick fix diet programs. At one point in time, it was "eat... Continue Reading →

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Fast Result; Fast Return


I've often preached that fast results from crash-diet programs and extreme exercise programs like Bootcamp, won't keep the pounds away. Losing weight is easy; try eating not more than half a rice bowl of food and a glass of water everyday for two weeks. I guarantee results. You will lose weight, but is it the... Continue Reading →

Weight Management – A Real Diet Plan


This is a continuation of my previous article, The Problem With Weight Loss. Most would easily confuse weight loss programs, diet programs and other such fads with weight management systems. If you have to cut-off food groups, meals, purchase large quantities of sub-grade supplements, subjugate your body to a variety of new and enhanced fat... Continue Reading →

Fueling Up


Most people don't really understand what the body needs in order to perform sports activities. Due to the many fads out there in the market, it is easy to lose focus. Fueling the body properly is vital in any sport but knowing how and when to fuel as well as how much, takes some know-how... Continue Reading →

Debunking The Paleo Diet


There have been so many diet programs over the decades enticing people to lose weight the most efficient and fastest way possible. There is the Volumetrics Diet, The Paleolithic Diet, The Atkins Diet, Low-Carb Diet and then there are nutrition companies coming up with diet systems of their own to promote their products. Such as... Continue Reading →

Hangover Remedies


Is it quite common for you to take a whole day to recover from a night of drinking? It has been a long time since I went all out on alcohol but I still get caught in one every now and then. The good thing is, I learnt a long time ago how to counter... Continue Reading →


I’m thinking Banana Leaf Rice….

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12 Indian foods that cut fat

 

12 Indian foods that cut fat
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You don’t have to acquire a taste for olive oil, seaweed or soya to maintain a low-fat, healthy diet.

Indian cuisine can be healthy too, if it’s cooked with oil and ingredients that take care of your heart and health.

Ayurveda suggests you include all tastes — sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent — in at least one meal each day, to help balance unnatural cravings. Here are 12 foods that can help you lose weight and gain health:

Turmeric : Curcumin, the active component of turmeric, is an object of research owing to its properties that suggest they may help to turn off certain genes that cause scarring and enlargement of the heart. Regular intake may help reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol and high blood pressure, increase blood circulation and…

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It is so important to stay hydrated even if you spend your day sitting around.

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Mild dehydration can have serious effects on health

by Michelle Bosmier

(NaturalNews) According to two new studies from University of Connecticut’s Human Performance Laboratory, even mild dehydration can have a significant impact on a person’s mood, energy levels and mental performance.

Water levels determine how good we feel

Test results show no difference between taking a 40 minute walk or sitting at a desk. Lawrence E. Armstrong, professor of physiology at University of Connecticut, lead study researcher and hydration expert with over 20 years experience, stressed on the importance of staying hydrated throughout the day, regardless of the level of physical activity one is engaged in.

“Our thirst sensation doesn’t really appear until we are 1 or 2 percent dehydrated. By then dehydration is already setting in and starting to impact how our mind and body perform. Dehydration affects all people, and staying properly hydrated is just as important for…

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