Does Beer Make You Gain Weight?

Are you trying to lose weight? It might be a good idea to limit how much beer you drink. This popular alcoholic beverage can change your body more than you know. Here are five ways beer can make you gain weight: 1. Slows Down Fat Metabolism When you drink alcohol, your body focuses on metabolizing…

Gaining Muscle Mass, NOT SO TOUGH!

For anybody looking to get in shape, they would be looking to not only rip away unsightly body fat but also to gain muscle mass in the process. That’s where many people tend to struggle. Gaining muscle mass is not an easy feat, and to combine it with losing fat is near impossible, or at…

Top 10 Butt Exercises For Women

These exercises are listed in order of difficulty. If you are new to exercising, start with the first five to build butt strength and work your way up to other exercises. If you are more advanced, you can complete one or two rounds of all ten, or make up a “mini circuit” of three or…

Are Sleepless Nights The Bane Of Your Existence?

Are sleepless nights the bane of your existence? Insomnia and exhaustion are the reality for so many people. And when sleeplessness adversely impacts both health and mood, it’s something worth paying attention to. Besides of being a psychological problem, insomnia can also cause problems on the physical aspects of a person. Some physical causes include hormonal…

20 Life Hacks That Could Improve Your Health

Improving health means preventing yourself from being trapped in the vicious web of diseases, specially chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (like diabetes, coronary heart diseases etc.), cases of which are commonly seen and growing at alarming rates! Most of us, despite of understanding the importance of physical activity, ignore taking up activities like cycling, running, jogging, brisk…

Fibre: It’s Fundamental

Are you getting 30 grams of fibre recommended daily? (WHO Committee on Chronic Degenerative Diseases, ICMR 2010) There are two kinds of fibre- Soluble and Insoluble. Insoluble Fibre provides bulk in your diet and promotes satiety (increases fullness). Soluble Fibre helps in reducing LDL cholesterol (or bad cholesterol) from blood. 3 grams of beta-glucan soluble…

6 Kidney-Friendly Foods

Kidney diseases are more common than ever, and that is alarming! With increasing life expectancy and prevalence of life style diseases, US has seen a 30% increase in prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the last decade. In western countries, diabetes and hypertension account for over 2/3rd of the cases of CKD. In India…

Jasmine Rose Leaf Tea

A few days ago I came across this pack of Tea bulk by Davidson at Nature’s Basket, New Delhi, India. It’s a USDA certified, 100% organic leaf tea, packed in a paper stand up pouch (SUP) with aluminum foil lining to maintain freshness. The best thing I found about this brand is that it offers…

What To Eat Before A Workout?

The answer is very simple- Make Carbohydrates Your Mantra! Carbohydrates- Your Pre-Workout Meal Why Carbs??  Carbohydrates are an important source of energy, therefore, 55-60% of total energy intake must be contributed by carbs! Do not replace carbohydrate intake with proteins! Why? Carbohydrates must only perform their role of energy-giving, if carbohydrates are not consumed, proteins…

Healthy High-Fat Foods You Should Eat

Fat, one thing which can help you give up all your favorite foods. How? Energy-giving fats promote satiety, i.e. eating low-fat foods allows you to eat a bigger pile of food without gaining weight! Fats in food decrease the bulk of your diet, make you feel fuller and help you eat less. However, there’s a…

Colors Of Nutrients- Infused Water

“More The Colors, Healthier It Is!” -Shivika Gandhi Just like me, most of us don’t like to drink plain water and undergo dehydration. All of us know how important it is to stay hydrated all day long and specially in summers. To curb this problem, here’s my way of beating dehydration! Infused Water Colorful, attractive, this…