May 25, 2018
Barley is one of the oldest grains cultivated in human civilization. And even to this day it is found in most of the Indian households. Barley has many benefits when incorporated in the daily diet. One cup of barley has only 1gm of fat, and an impressive 10gms of protein and 6gms of fiber. High fiber content means, one can stay fuller for a longer period of time. Most of the fiber in barley is
May 24, 2018
Grape fruit are chosen by many people aiming at weight loss as it has many proven studies conducted to prove its effects. There is one published in the Journal of Medicinal Food that reveal that eating just half a grapefruit per day makes a significant impact on weight loss. Another study printed in the journal Metabolism found that eating half a grapefruit before meals may help reduce visceral (belly) fat and lower cholesterol levels. Participants
May 24, 2018
To consume food high in antioxidants are important. Antioxidants contain compounds that fight diseases. It is believed by scientists that they help prevent and repair the stress that occurs from oxidation in a normal cell. Some small percentages of cells get damaged during oxidation and turns into free radicals. This can start a chain reaction to harm more cells and possibly disease. Unchecked free radical activity has been linked to diseases like cancer, heart disease
May 23, 2018
Diary milk are derived from animals like cows and goats, where as soya milk is a plant based milk from the extracts of soyabeans. The nutrition content of both are interesting to know. 236 ml of soya milk contains 80 calories, 4g of fat, 7g of protein & 300 mg of calcium, where as the same 236 ml of Cow’s milk has 150 calories, 8g of fat, 8g of protein and 300 mg of calcium.
May 22, 2018
Weight gain? Cortisol may be your real culprit for those extra kilos. Cortisol is also called the “Stress Hormone”. When life throws a lot of stress, the body reacts by producing cortisol/ stress hormone, which in turn increases the appetite. Stress generally leads to emotional eating and this in turn leads to increase in weight. Over eating can become a habit and lead to obesity.
May 21, 2018
As parents, choosing a healthy snack for your children is an important responsibility. 100 gms of french fries has 274 calories, 14.08 g of fat. 100 gms of apple has 52 calories and 0.17g of fat. Not only are french fries oily unhealthy, but contain a lot of sodium content too. Apples are rich in antioxidants, flavanoids, dietary fibre. They have the ability to reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes & heart disease.
May 21, 2018
1 large 8″ cucumber can have 34 calories and 0.45g of fat. It is very low in calories and is an excellent weight loss option for people watching weight. It is loaded with Vitamin K, Vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and other essential minerals. It rehydrates the body. It is a refreshing snack that helps relieve your hunger pangs. So the next time, you feel hungry, reach for a refreshing slice of cucumber than a sugary
May 8, 2018
White tea is made from the sun-dried leaves and the buds of Camellia sinensis. This is the same plant that also produces other kinds of tea like green or back tea. This tea is the least processed and is harvested when extremely young, and hence has a distinctive flavour and more properties. It is light and sweet in taste. 28 milligrams of caffeine is present in 236ml cup of white tea. Obesity has been on