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…

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…

1/2 cup of boiled mature soybeans contains 149 calories, 17 grams of protein, and 2.6 grams of fiber. Soy is rich in protein which can be taken advantage of. Green soya beans are called Edamame. They can be part of a weight loss diet since 1/2 cup contains only 95 calories, and a good 4 grams of fiber. Soy contains bio-active compounds called isoflavones which lower diabetes & heart disease. It is also seen to…

Say a person weighing 100 kgs jumps rope at a slow pace with less than 100 skips/min and the type of skips is two- foot skip with a rhythmic bounce for 30 min, then that person loses approximately 450- 460 calories per session. With consistent jumping, one might see great results. Jumping rope not only helps you with weight loss, but also helps your muscles the gastrocnemius, quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, abdominals, forearms, and deltoids. This…

Bariatric Surgery

When & Why do people decide to get a Bariatric surgery? 1. Last attempt: After diligently slogging on the treadmill for months, and sometimes years, all that flab still does not convert to muscle. After dieting and trying all kinds of happening diets, and still the scale does not reduce a tiny point. 2. Childhood obesity: Right from childhood, have always been plump, and nothing helps to lose that stubborn weight. 3. Health conditions: Due…

In reference with the U.S. dietary guidelines, adults should consume anywhere between 25 and 30 grams of dietary fiber from food. How does including fiber help in controlling cravings? Flax seeds are considered as one of the many super foods. 100gms of flax seed contains 27 g of fiber. Meaning, each tablespoon of flax contains around 2.8 grams of fiber. A study conducted on this topic found that adding 25 grams of ground flax seeds…

Did you know that Cabbage has benefits for weight loss? 100 gms of cabbage has 1.  93% water 2.  Calories 25 3.  2.5 g fiber 4.  0.1 g fat 5.  Low / No Glycemic Index There are many kinds of diets for quick weight loss followed by people. Including cabbage in your diet plan is advantageous because cabbage is extremely low in calories and has 93% of water. For hydration this summer, drinking water is…

Weight Loss

236 ml of iced tea with sweetener contains 15 calories, or 236 ml of carbonated fizzy drink contains approximately 100 calories. Health benefits of tea is widely known. For people who don’t like drinking plain water, iced tea is a great option. It keeps you hydrated, contains a lot of antioxidants & some research states that it has a lot of flavonoids which can aid in preventing cancer. It is not aerated. Unsweetened iced tea…

Diabetes Surgery in Bangalore

Knowing the relationship between Glycemic index and Diabetes can help you know the kind of diet and how much is safe for a person suffering from diabetes to eat. What is Glycemic Index? It is a relative ranking of carbohydrate in foods according to how they affect blood glucose levels.The American Diabetes Association now advise people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to use the Glycemic Index or Glycemic Load as part of the…

Metabolic Surgery

Regular exercise is important for everyone, but especially so if you have diabetes. Physical activity combined with healthy eating and any diabetes medication that you might be taking will help you manage your diabetes and prevent long-term diabetes complications. If you haven’t been very active lately, start with a 25-30 everyday. Steadily add more time into this regimen to finally perform approximately 200 minutes of moderate intense exercise per week which includes walking, jogging, swimming,…

Breast Reduction Surgery in Bangalore

Only those with a well-developed breast region can know the challenges that come with this type of physique. For these women, a breast reduction procedure can help alleviate lower back pain, improve posture, and help their body look more in proportion. But there are also some less frequently discussed benefits that are also worth considering: Ability to participate in sports and other activities. Many times, excessively large breasts get in the way of movement and discourage…

Metabolic Surgery in Bangalore

Pre-diabetes is a wake-up call for you to start taking diabetes seriously! It is characterized by higher than normal blood sugar levels but not as high as diabetes. This condition increases the risk of getting diabetes. Fortunately you can reduce that risk with diet and physical exercise. Progression from pre-diabetes to type 2 diabetes isn’t inevitable. Eating healthy foods, incorporating physical activity in your daily routine and maintaining a healthy weight can help bring your…