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Diet & Nutrition

You Must Include In Your Diet

Starches are complex carbohydrates. These carbs are made of sugar molecules strung together in long and complex chains. They are digested slowly, leading to a slow and steady rise in blood sugar levels. Complex carbohydrates are rich in fiber and help improve digestion. They stabilize blood sugar levels and keep your energy levels steady. They […]

Diet & Nutrition

The New Sci-fi Diet that Could Save our Planet

As the Guardian’s recent report from Argentina reveals, the huge forests of the Gran Chaco are heading towards extermination as they are replaced by deserts of soya beans, almost all of which are used to produce animal feed, particularly for Europe. With Jair Bolsonaro in power in Brazil, deforestation in the Amazon is likely to accelerate, much of it […]

Diet & Nutrition

Importance for Fat Loss and Muscle

You may have heard it said that while energy balance determines whether weight is gained or lost, macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein and fat) determine whether that change is fat or muscle mass. Though that is a gross oversimplification, macros play an important role and need consideration. Simply put, get them right and you’ll reach your physique goals […]

Fitness

Cardiovascular Exercises at Home

Cardiovascular exercise, also known as ‘Cardio’ is an exercise that involves large muscles such as those of the legs and helps in making the heart and lungs stronger. They do this by allowing the oxygen to get continuously pumped to the muscles for their proper functioning. Cardio has lots of health benefits like shaping your […]

Fitness

How to consume caffeine

Having once been a banned substance – before being allowed again in 2004 – there is still a prevailing perception that it can only hinder your athletic output. But according to rugby nutritionist James Morehen, consuming 3-6mg of caffeine in liquid form per kg of your body weight prior to exercise will help improve performance for […]

Fitness

That Naturally Cleanse Your Kidneys

Inflammation in your body can cause a range of conditions, with kidney disease being one of them. To cleanse your kidneys and give them a fighting chance, get your share of turmeric. Turmeric contains curcumin which offers anti-inflammatory properties. It’s also beneficial for fighting kidney disease and those pesky stones. Add it to your rice, curries, stews, or […]

Health

The Benefits of Exercise

Rates of depression and anxiety are at their highest recorded levels in countries as diverse as India, China, the U.S., and the UK. Undoubtedly, many aspects of “modern life” — increasing social isolation, poor diets, a focus on money and image — contribute to this state. However, inactivity is another key factor. Most of us find that a sunny walk […]

Health

Healthy Eating Habits for Your Child

By teaching your children healthy eating habits, and modeling these behaviors in yourself, you can help your children maintain a healthy weight and normal growth. Also, the eating habits your children pick up when they are young will help them maintain a healthy lifestyle when they are adults. Your child’s health care provider can evaluate your child’s weight, height and explain […]

Health

Health benefits of eating well

Maintaining a healthy weight and eating a balanced diet that’s low in saturated fat and high in fibre found in whole grains can help to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy can help to reduce your risk of heart disease by […]