Health & Fitness

Proteins: Whey, Soy, Casein….. Decoded

My mother’s colleague has been worrying herself to death and the cause of this…. Her 16 year old son wants to take protein shakes for body building. She doesn’t want him to start taking the supplements as she thinks these will have negative effects on his health. So she wanted a little help from me; […]

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Life Enhancers by Nature: The Antioxidants

Antioxidant: a word all health enthusiasts know and want to include in their schedule. So much so that a toothpaste is being marketed as saying it is an edge above others because it includes antioxidants. For those who are new to this here’s a little know how on antioxidants. Antioxidants are vitamins, minerals and other […]

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Reality check on Low / No Cal Sweeteners

Celebrations or festivities are just incomplete without sweets. Diabetics, obese or weight watchers are filled with guilt whenever they get a mouthful of sweets. A solution for this guilt: low-calorie and no-calorie sweeteners. But are they healthy??? A sweet preparation is a must at times of merry making. Sugar and its products are the most […]

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Weight Gain OH! Not Again

Have you ever stood in front of a mirror and said Why ME? I don’t even eat sweets…. Well…sweets are not the only culprit which change your hour glass shape to a spherical one. Knowing the causes of weight gain might help you in coping with it… No one likes the needle of the weighing […]

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Give Your Garden THE Vegetable Hue

Gardening has always intrigued me since the day my mother bought 11 plants for me on my 11th birthday. She said, “tend to them, show them your love, talk to them and you will feel the happiness as they grow and flourish”. Being a child I was unable to understand all that, but I used […]

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Weight loss Quick Fixes

It is rightly said that there are no short cuts to weight loss. But certain tips can come handy in losing weight as well as crossing the dreaded weight plateau. Do try these and share your experiences…. Eat Slowly: Stretch your meals to, at least, 20 minutes or longer. Our stomach, mouth and brain are […]

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Guide to Vitamins

Our current out of the box diet leaves a very small compartment for the colourful foods, which apart from adding aesthetics also add vitamins and minerals in our diet. When it comes to this food group we find it really convenient to add them from supplement bottles rather than our plates. Here’s a little nick-knack […]

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